Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Party Plus Tents + Events
Glen Burnie, MD
Nov 15, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
_Administrative Assistant/Receptionist _*Administrative Assistant / Receptionist*_Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team to start a career and grow with the company instead of the next stop on the path that leads to Nowhere?_ Do you have prior experience in Customer Service or Retail Sales? Are you highly organized and able to think on your feet to help resolve customer event needs? Is the declaration *"willing to do what it takes to get the job done"* more than just a clichA$ (C) ? If you answer YES to each of the above, *Join Party Plus Tents + Events, *as we have the opportunity for you.Successful candidates enjoy working independently, are results oriented and thrive in a fast-paced environment. _*Party Plus Tents + Events, based in Glen Burnie, MD, has been serving the DMV area since 1986 and is celebrating its 27th Anniversary under current ownership.*_*We offer COMPETITIVE WAGES *_*PLUS *_*COMMISSIONS, Paid Vacation, Company Sponsored Healthcare and SIMPLE IRA Plan, in a Drug Free workplace.**Typical Work Week: *30 - 40+ hours*Nature of Work: ** Must be able to service customers in a polite, friendly, and professional manner whether in person or on the telephone to assist sales staff "sell" special event rental order.* Possess strong phone skills to assist sales staff with clients in meeting their event needs.* Type Proposals for Client Contracts.* Communicate the rental equipment and services contracted to all department managers to ensure all details of the event are covered.* Coordinate outside services when requested by client.* Must assist clients with event changes, reservations, contracts, questions, register transactions and revise existing orders.* Must be able to process cash and credit card payments, as well as make change and credits.* Attend networking events, Trade & Bridal Shows to help develop new business.*Working Conditions: *Most of the work will be done in general office conditions. Will be exposed to outside elements while attending networking events. Work is extremely fast paced, demanding and very rewarding.*Skills/Requirements: ** Microsoft Office proficiency is a must; training on rental software will be provided.* Prepare rental forms and contracts.* Telephone marketing skills a must.* Answer telephone and process phone orders.* Recommend rental equipment to customers that best meets their needs.* Work with clients to schedule on site survey inspections.* Provide written event price estimates according to established procedures.* Must be able to provide, understand & complete instructions furnished in written, oral, or scheduled form.* Communicate all event details with internal staff to ensure a smooth event.* Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience & receive and offer constructive criticism when necessary.* Must possess basic sales and customer relation skills.* Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers.* Must pass company drug screen.* Proficient in building relationships.* Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems.*Minimum Qualifications: ** Minimum of one-year experience in Customer Service or Retail Sales.* Must have Hight School Diploma or equivalent experience.* Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly.* The ability to speak other languages is a plus.* Must maintain professional personal appearance.* Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.* Must have driver's license and own transportation.Job Type: Full-timePay: $14.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Paid time off* Retirement planSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:To help keep our staff and customers as safe as possible, we have installed plexiglass hygiene barriers, provide hand sanitizing stations, also sanitizing high touch areas often, and provide gloves and masks for our staff.Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)* Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

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