Front Desk Reception

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #29295
  • Salary: $18.00 Per Hour

Compensation: Est. Avg. $18 – 20/hour + bonus
Location: New York City

Job Overview:
Our client is seeking a receptionist to manage the front desk on a daily basis and to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team and contribute to the success of the organization. If the candidate successfully completes the temporary role and meets the expectations for job performance, they may be considered for a full-time position with the company.

As the Front Desk Receptionist, you will be responsible for the following —

  • Greeting and welcoming guests as soon as they arrive at the office
  • Directing visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Answering, screening, and forwarding incoming phone calls
  • Ensuring the reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and materials (e.g., pens, forms, and brochures)
  • Providing basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Receiving, sorting, and distributing daily mail/deliveries
  • Maintaining office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitoring logbook, issuing visitor badges)
  • Ordering front office supplies and keeping inventory of stock
  • Updating calendars and scheduling meetings
  • Arranging travel and accommodations, and preparing vouchers
  • Keeping updated records of office expenses and costs
  • Performing other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing, and faxing

To be considered for the Front Desk Reception role, you should have 

  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • High school degree; additional certification in Office Management is a plus


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for career growth and development

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted by Atlantic Group within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, their resume will be kept on file for future opportunities and they may be contacted for further discussion.

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Job ID: 29295