Position Title: Legal Receptionist – Entry Level
Location: Washington, DC
Industry: Law Firm
Work Hours: 10AM – 6PM
Salary: Approximately 30,000 – 35,000 annually

Responsibilities Summary:

  • Answer telephone calls on the console, forward callers, and take messages for appropriate personnel
  • Greet visitors to the Firm, taking care of their luggage and promptly announcing their arrival to appropriate personnel
  • Send out daily visitors list to security
  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and in a pleasant manner while engaged with individuals on the telephone and with visitors to the office
  • Handle overhead announcements and in-house paging of office personnel when requested
  • Place building maintenance requests; and create and submit vendor check requests for Office Manager
  • Maintain employee daily attendance spreadsheet
  • Communicate with office services for hospitality needs as necessary
  • Ensure that the reception area has a professional, business-like atmosphere
  • Serve as backup to the other Receptionist/Main Conference Services Coordinator
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications Summary:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Interest in the legal field, as demonstrated in undergraduate coursework, extracurricular activities, or prior jobs or internships
  • Previous reception experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and ability to learn new software is required
  • Outstanding organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Possess high attention to detail, a strong work ethic and is self-motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, efficiently multi-task and produce a high-end work product in a fast-paced environment