Receptionist (Full Time)
Race-West Company

Posted August 26, 2018

Employment Type Full-time

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company Race-West Company

Location 3265 Johnson Ave, Suite 301
Riverdale, NY 10463



Race-West, a family owned company backed by four generations of integrity and character, has been committed to providing our customers with the best produce in the industry. We provide the highest level of customer and grower service in the marketplace through complete transparency from farm to table. Our company is driven to exceed the expectations of our produce partners.

Race-West is always looking for talented, self-motivated and driven individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting and progressive environment, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

Race-West is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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The Hiring Manager

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As the Receptionist for the Race-West Company in our Riverdale, NY office, you will be the first point of contact and will provide administrative support across the organization. You will answer all incoming telephone calls as well as handle the flow of people through the business to ensure all reception responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered with high quality in a timely manner. Our Receptionist sets the tone for our company by being an outstanding listener and information source and knows all points-of-contact for every department within the company to promptly assist customers. In addition, he or she performs administrative duties and operates the telephone switchboard for call routing.

The ideal candidate has a four year degree from an accredited college. He or she must be reliable and dependent, have a pleasant and courteous personality, strong administrative and organizational skills, strong phone and computer skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Greets all customers in a warm, sincere, and helpful manner
  • Manages all inbound phone inquiries and routes calls accordingly
  • Directs customers to the appropriate department or point-of-contact
  • Coordinates questions and issues with the appropriate department personnel
  • Oversees general administrative duties
  • Provides additional administrative assistance as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • 4-year degree required
  • Must be reliable and dependable
  • Helpful attitude and friendly demeanor
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issue that may arise
  • Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure and remain professional
  • Strong computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office suite

  • Family owned and run since 1944. Intimate work environment
  • Room for advancement
  • Growing and strong financially
  • Direct deposit
  • Stellar 401(k)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Health insurance