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Receptionist
Summary
Title:Receptionist
ID:5412
Department:Administration
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Classification:Regular
Status:Full-Time
Description
Company Description

The Lindt Chocolate family of brands - Lindt, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover, combine to be the 3rd largest chocolate company in the industry. Each brand has carved a unique niche in the hearts of consumers.  Our products can be found in major mass, drug, and grocery chains in all 50 states and in company-owned and independent retail locations. With a strong retail presence domestically and abroad, we are poised to meet the needs of our customers for life’s everyday moments, seasonal celebrations, and special occasions.


Position Summary:

The Receptionist is responsible for setting the tone for the experience of our visitors and callers by providing a high level of professionalism and customer service.  In addition to answering and managing incoming calls, this person welcomes vendors, distinguished guests, colleagues, business partners, and prospective job candidates while also ensure consistent engagement and observation of the company's security protocols.  On occasion, this individual may provide back-up support to other departments and/or administrative functions within the corporate office. 

We are seeking an individual who enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.  

Essential Functions:

 
  • Processes incoming telephone calls efficiently, politely, and as expeditiously as possible
  • Welcome vendors, distinguished guests, colleagues, business partners, and prospective job candidates; quickly discerns the reason for their visit and ensures their needs are met in a professional, engaging manner
  • Ensures appropriate security protocols are met by following established procedures and maintaining the visitor sign-in log
  • Interacts with all levels of the organization, including senior leaders
  • Collects mail from the building mailroom, sorts and distributes to departments
  • Processes outgoing mail and overnight deliveries, including delivery of items to appropriate receptacles for pick up
  • Provides administrative support to the Executive Assistant to the CEO and the Human Resources Department
  • Assists in the planning and execution of internal and external company events
  • Manages inventory, restocking and distribution of office supplies
  • Supports meetings with request supplies and lunch orders, if needed
  • On occasion, may be asked to provide project and/or administrative support to other departments within the corporate office

This position works Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with a one hour break for lunch.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

 
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Basic to intermediate technology skills - knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Front desk experience
  • Professional demeanor
  • High level of self-initiative and direction
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately

Benefits Information

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, bonus program, generous health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and other ancillary offerings.   In addition, we have a retirement savings 401K plan, 10 paid holidays, paid personal time off, and generous discounts on our delicious products! 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.
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