Temporary Job



New York, NY 12-01-2021
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Receptionist (Temporary)

The Job

The Daily
The Receptionist will be primarily focused on greeting all visitors for CNN in our fast-paced New York office and connecting them with the appropriate CNN contacts. This person will interact and be the welcoming face of CNN visitors, including high-profile guests, CNN Talent and Executives. This person will also be responsible for answering phones, directing calls, taking messages, and maintaining a log of incoming visitors.

Additionally, the Receptionist will perform a variety of administrative duties, including but not limited to composing routine correspondence, maintaining office supplies for the reception desk and conference rooms, compiling data for routine reports, and maintaining regular upkeep on various aspects of the office. The Receptionist may also provide back-up administrative support as needed.

Are you who we have been looking for?
• We are looking for someone who is pro-active, polished, professional, and eager.
• This individual must be able to astutely recognize high profiles guests and confidently escort them to their destination
• Candidate must be able to work with high profile talent and executives with ease.
• Must be able to work well independently as well as part of the Business Administration team.
• We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, trustworthy, hard-working and someone who will ensure the confidentiality of CNN employees and arriving guests. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who brings solid administrative experience, and will have with the backing of a supportive, collaborative team.

The Essentials
• High school education or equivalent required.
• College coursework/degree preferred.
• One year of relevant office experience required.
• Ideal candidate must present a professional and friendly image, excellent verbal, and written skills, and be detail oriented.
• Candidate must also be a self-motivated individual who regularly takes initiative.
• Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment and juggle many tasks simultaneously needed.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3y99x-54-210-223-150-42 in your application.