Front Desk Receptionist Jobs

Front Desk Receptionist Overview


Front desk receptionists are the face of many companies, working as the first contact clients see when walking into an office or the first voice heard on the phone. As such, front desk receptionists must have a balance of both customer service and administrative skills. Depending on the office, sample front desk duties may include answering phones, taking messages, directing clients, filing paperwork, scheduling appointments, performing data entry, and tracking incoming and outgoing mail. Front desk receptionists may also double as secretaries for staff depending on the size of office worked for and may perform additional tasks such as booking travel or organizing schedules. Those with front desk reception skills may also qualify for positions such as front office manager, control desk coordinator or corporate secretary.

Front Desk Receptionist Education Requirements


Generally, there are no specific education requirements for front desk receptionist jobs. However, most employers will require a high school diploma or GED. Those with an associate's degree or certificate in an office administration discipline will most likely have an advantage for open positions. Associate degrees and certificate programs in office-related subjects are available at many community colleges, trade schools or vocational schools.

Front Desk Receptionist Job Market


The job outlook for front desk receptionists is expected to rise approximately 14 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment opportunities are projected to be best for those with computer and database skills as more offices move towards digital filing systems. Growth is expected largely in the healthcare field as more medical practices expand and open in response to the growing and aging population.

Front Desk Receptionist Salary


The median annual salary for receptionists is $25,990 per year. Salary ranges vary depending on years of experience, job location and educational background.
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28 Front Desk Receptionist jobs found on Monster.

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Medical Front-Desk Receptionist Job in Phoenix, AZ A large and growing organization in the North Phoenix area is looking to fill a front-desk medical receptionist job on a temp to hire basis. This opportunity is with a well-established organization and allows for immense growth potential. The right candidate will be someone who possess great verbal and written communication and has a desire to su...
L&T Health and Fitness Hyattsville, MD, 20787
L&T Health and Fitness (L&T) is looking for an energetic, service oriented fitness professional to lead front desk operations for a fitness center in Hyattsville, MD. L&T Health and Fitness (www.ltwell.com) is dedicated to managing fitness and wellness programs for individuals and organizations across the country. L&T is an award winning, woman-owned business enterprise and a leader in worksite f...
Providence Marriott Downtown Providence, RI, 02904
Position Summary: Serving guests at the front desk while providing the highest level of service possible in an efficient, courteous and professional manner by following Marriott standards of aggressive hospitality and adhering to guidelines and procedures. Experience: Has hotel knowledge: hours of operation, staff, property information, and services. Trained on the PMS for Marriott Trained ho...
XL Health Club is looking for energetic and friendly people to join our growing team. -enjoy interacting with members and guest -have a familiarity of gym equipment aerobic classes, and exercise. -Exceptional customer service skills -strong communication skills are required -Ability to build a relationship with members - Excellent time management and organizational skills -Ability to operat...
Position Overview The responsibility of the receptionist is to answer the phones for the company. It is expected that phones be answered and calls be transferred in a professional and pleasing manner. The receptionist must be reliable with excellent work ethics and communication skills. Opportunity to transition to customer service based on competency and performance. Requirements Communication...
We are looking for candidates who have excellent personal presentation and interpersonal skills for our Front Desk. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and a can-do approach to any task. Candidate will be the face of the company so needs to be organized, polite and courteous. Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Experience in accounting background is a plus. Knowledge o...
Passion to serve seniors with excellent customer service skills Answer inquiries from residents and persons entering establishment: Provide information regarding scheduled activities, services provided; such as valet and laundry services, locations of departments, employee offices, and resident addresses. Operate telephone system to answer, screen, and forward calls, providing information, takin...
JOB DESCRIPTION Maximum Title Loans is the Valley's Premier Title Lender in Arizona, specializing in upscale title loans. The Front Desk Receptionist / Administrative Assistant provides office reception and performs a variety of administrative duties for senior management at the Maximum Title Loans Corporate Team. We are family-owned and operated so in this position you will excel in what it take...
Overview: Front Desk Receptionist needed. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, fitness knowledge a plus but not required. We will train. Position requires light clerical, computer and phone work. The primary function is to meet and service guests. Job Requirements: 4 years fitness club reception experience preferred Understanding of the health, fitness and spa industry, Pool/...
Marten Transport Kiln, MS
JOB TITLE: ROOM ATTANDANT REPORTS : House Keeping Supervisor POSITION SUMMARY: Performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor. Room attendant promotes a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, friendly and should also able to address guest requests and problems. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ente...
Marten Transport South San Francisco, CA
JOB TITLE: ROOM ATTANDANT REPORTS : House Keeping Supervisor POSITION SUMMARY: Performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor. Room attendant promotes a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, friendly and should also able to address guest requests and problems. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ente...
Oneworld Community Health Centers Omaha, NE, 68102
OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. is a rapidly growing, dynamic, multi-specialty clinic whose mission is to provide culturally respectful, quality health care with special attention to the underserved. We are looking for a dynamic Dental Front Desk person who is passionate about making a difference and impacting others through the delivery of high quality care and strong team work. OneWorl...
Duties include: • Answer and manage incoming phone calls. • Greet arriving customers and check guests in and out. • Schedule pet appointments for grooming and daycare. • Prepare, review, store and retrieve customer files. • Use the computer system to coordinate requested activities and services for pets. • Contact local veterinarians’ offices for pet health information. • Maintain a clean a...
Works the front desk and call center to provide premier customer service, check clients in and out, aid service providers, and create a warm atmosphere by answering phones, selling retail, solving problems, and assisting clients. Please complete the application on our website: http://www.naava.com/careers-guest-care-coordinator Performance Dimensions and Tasks Checking clients In and Out -​Gre...
JOB DESCRIPTION Maximum Title Loans is the Valley's Premier Title Lender in Arizona, specializing in upscale title loans. The Front Desk Receptionist / Administrative Assistant provides office reception and performs a variety of administrative duties for senior management at the Maximum Title Loans Corporate Team. We are family-owned and operated so in this position you will excel in what it take...
POSITION PROFILE Supports the daily operations of one or more MS locations including any or all of the following: copy production and finish work, operation of a mail center, maintaining billing logs and reports. Supports the region's MS logs and reports, the MS services during implementation and fills in for absences and vacations throughout the Ricoh Management Services locations, as well as as...
Virtual Client Specialist (Sugarhouse) compensation: $12/hour Looking for a front desk/receptionist position in a fun/relaxed atmosphere? Look no further. A Virtual Client Specialist provides front line client service for large Virtual Office Company and is integral to the success of the organization. With over 100 employees currently, and growing, the Client Specialist represent the face of the...
POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Front desk Receptionist COMPANY: Jacey Clevenger Agency PREPARED BY: Jacey Clevenger POSITION OBJECTIVE: Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests and offering them a beverage, answering phones, handling company inquiries, and sorting and distributing mail. Schedule appointments for Agent and li...
PAY: $9-11 DOE HOURS: Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm (Must be flexible) LOCATION: San Juan Capistrano, CA STATUS: Long Term Cashier will be responsible for receiving payments from customers getting their vehicles maintained, repaired, buying parts or fluids specific to certain vehicles. As well, act as the front desk receptionist and answer telephones. Candidate will need to explain servi...
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC Anaheim, CA, 92808
THIS IS A TEMPORARY TO PERMANENT OPPORTUNITY Wyndham Vacation Ownership is the world's largest vacation ownership company with an impressive list of world-renowned destinations. We've grown and excelled by remaining true to our corporate values of integrity, accountability and exceptional customer service. It is the strong values and Count On Me! service promise of being respectful, being respons...

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Receptionist

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$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.6%
High School
24.6%
Bachelor's
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Associates
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Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
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