Administrative Assistant

ID
2017-2628
US-MA-Braintree
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Administration

Overview

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing an exceptional experience as the first person to interact with clients and vendors both face-to-face and over the telephone.  Provides the highest level of customer service by greeting guests, clients and associates in a professional, warm and sincere manner.  Oversees the front desk, performs office assistant/administrator functions, manages internal meeting spaces and ensure general office organization.

 

If you are a proven performer who enjoys working on collaborative teams, thinking outside the box and exceeding expectations, you may qualify for an exciting and rewarding career at Liberty Construction Services.

Responsibilities

  • Provides best in class service to external clients, business partners, and vendors in person, over the telephone and by email correspondence.  Professionally interacts with clients, visitors, vendors and all departments/divisions within the company.  Answers the phone in a timely manner, screens and directs incoming phone calls to the appropriate person.
  • Receives mail and packages daily.  Signs for and records packages. Promptly sorts and processes all incoming U.S. mail and interoffice mail.  Distributes mail and packages to all appropriate persons and/or departments/divisions. 
  • Manages all outgoing mail and outgoing courier service needs for associates and departments/divisions.  Monitors supplies for the postage machine and ensures funds are added timely.  
  • Performs a broad variety of administrative duties, including preparing and formatting reports, electronic filing, updating and circulating various company listings via e-mail, scheduling and managing monthly employee birthday luncheons. 
  • Responsible for maintaining, placing all service calls, and tracking all copy/scanning/fax machines in the office. 
  • Organizes and maintains the appearance of the internal meeting spaces/conference rooms and general office area. 
  • Maintains conference room calendars; assist with scheduling/coordinating appointments, events and meetings.  Oversees and coordinates arrangements for in-house meetings for clients, business partners and employees, including ordering food and beverages.  Assist with setting up AV equipment and conference calls, contacting IT department as necessary.
  • Communicates directly with building owner/landlord on matters relating to office temperature, cleaning services, maintenance, and communicating and arranging repairs.
  • Assists with preparation for new hires, coordinating equipment, setting up workstation or office, distributing keys and key fob, providing information on office security, scheduling training on copy/scanning/fax machines and interacting with Human Resources for service request forms.
  • Maintains the supply closet and kitchen area, ordering general office materials and supplies and kitchen supplies.  Places special orders at the request of supervisor or other management staff in the main office when needed.
  • Ensures that kitchen is stocked and restocked on a daily basis with adequate inventory of k-cups, hot and cold cups, lids, paper towels, utensils, dish soap, hand soap, etc. 
  • Confirms sufficient resources are provided at common office stations and equipment (copy/fax paper, pen/pencils, staples, etc.).
  • Update necessary forms to administer reception, conference rooms, and kitchen areas: conference schedule, telephone extension list, and field staff mailing.
  • Assists with document storage including the coordination of retrieval, archive documents and record keeping.
  • Manage social media sites under the direction of marketing department.
  • Order and submit business card reque
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with all members of the Liberty team.
  • Performs other office related duties as assigned or directed.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, College graduate preferred.
  • Strong work tenure of 3 to 5+ years of directly related experience in administrative/receptionist role.  Social media experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to build relationships with staff, external partners, clients and executives.
  • Strong organizational skills reflecting the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with high quality and excellent attention to detail and to be adaptable to various competing demands.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Outstanding team player willing to help out at a moment’s notice.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; database management, internet search engines and social media sites.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Liberty's Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional and courteous
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Outstanding team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

 

 

 

 

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.

 

This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

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