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Receptionist

Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-13626
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

This role will head our front desk at our Technology building in San Francisco and will be responsible for meeting, greeting and directing all visitors in a professional pleasant manner.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Issue visitor badges, following WSI security procedures
* Check in visitors and inform associates guests have arrived
* Ensure that all associates have proper WSI photo identification before entering the workplace
* Issue temporary associate badges to associates following WSI security procedures
* Maintain and update the daily badge log following WSI security procedures
* Maintain and update a hardcopy of the corporate phone book on a monthly basis
* Be an active member of the Emergency Response Team
* Reserve Parking for associates and guests
* Monitor security video cameras following WSI security procedures
* Answer and direct all incoming calls accurately.
* Act as an information resource for all associates.
* Ensure all associates entering the parking areas are authorized to do so.
* Maintain a professional appearance of reception area at all times
* Direct all deliveries, and couriers to loading dock/mailroom area
* Distribute catalogs as requested or needed
* Backup receptionist for other WSI Corporate locations on an as needed basis
* Manage Bicycle Reservations on a daily basis. Inventory bicycles daily
* Other Facilities support as required

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because you have...

* Reception experience in a corporate environment and/or Hotel front desk concierge preferred.
* Ability to work comfortably in a high volume fast paced environment.
* Must enjoy and excel at greeting and directing visitors and callers.
* Demonstrates the ability to work independently and effectively within a team and adapt to new situations.
* Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
* Strong verbal & written communication skills.
* Display a professional, detail-oriented and proactive approach.
* Ability to interact professionally with internal and external individuals

Technical Competencies required:

* Strong computer and data entry skills with strong working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word & Excel.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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