Job Description Summary
The Receptionist is a member of the Facilities Department and is responsible for fulfilling STEMCELL’s reception services at the assigned office location(s), in addition to supporting office services and completion of front desk related projects that support the alignment of core services. The successful incumbent is part of a small team of receptionists providing coordinated services to the organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Answer and manage all incoming calls and direct them to the appropriate person and/or department.
- Greet visitors and manage visitor/delivery logs.
- Issue and track temporary employee ID badges and Compass cards.
- Receive and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers.
- Print and post daily meeting room schedules.
- Draft and disseminate company-wide communications on behalf of the Facilities Department.
- Facilitate document storage pickups, drop offs, and confidential shredding services; monitor off site storage inventory.
- Support the coordination of reception services at multiple sites.
- Coordinate catering, flowers and cake orders as required.
- Maintain inventory of office supplies.
- Act as a Fire Director during emergency evacuations.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Post-secondary education would be considered an asset e.g. Diploma.
- Minimum of 1-2 years in reception, administrative support and/or customer service is required.
- Customer-focused mindset with strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) both in one-on-one and in group settings.
- Computer proficiency with advanced level typing skills is required.
- Top-notch organizational skills, detail-oriented and proficient at time management to execute multiple tasks.
- Demonstrates a proactive approach to assignments and projects.
- Team oriented - ‘one-team’ behavior is a must.
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.
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