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Receptionist/ Front Desk (Santa Monica)

compensation: Please see job ad
employment type: full-time

Why Choose Community Corp (CCSM)?
Join us in our newly remodeled work space perfectly located in Santa Monica just steps away from the Third Street Promenade and a short walk to Santa Monica Pier. (Good eats AND the ocean breeze!) Our employees enjoy a 9/80 work schedule – which provides every other Friday off. Our team of about 70 employees works closely together committed to our mission and vision. It isn’t all work here though, we have several employee events throughout the year to celebrate our success and build team spirit. Sounds like a place you would enjoy? Keep reading!
Position Summary

Community Corporation of Santa Monica, ("Community Corp.") is a non-profit organization that restores, builds, and manages affordable housing for people of modest means. Founded by community leaders in 1982, Community Corp. has pioneered the development of architecturally significant and environmentally sustainable affordable housing. It has built or restored more than 90 properties throughout Santa Monica, creating nearly 1,700 affordable homes and transforming the lives of more than 4,000 people every year. Our work contributes to the distinct character of Santa Monica, making it a more inclusive, caring, and environmentally sustainable city.

The Receptionist Front Desk is the first point of contact for Community Corp. at the front desk and on the phones. S/he must be able to provide excellent customer service and ensure the smooth operation of the front desk for applicants, tenants, and Community Corp. staff members. S/he also provides other critical administrative and organizational support for the office.

Essential Position Responsibilities
Greet and assist people at the reception area and have excellent phone etiquette
Provide courteous, efficient and enthusiastic customer service to all tenants and visitors
Support other staff by completing administrative tasks
Handle incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries for office staff
Order and organize supplies for the office and monitory inventory
Open the office to the public at 8:00 a.m. and close the office at 5:30 p.m.
Accept rental payments from tenants and maintain written records of the payments
Manage petty cash
File, scan, copy and mail, including re-filling credit on the postage machine
Complete other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will exhibit grace under pressure, be detail-oriented, and organized. Fluency in multiple languages, in particular English and Spanish, is preferred. Must have basic math skills and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Proficient in Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of YARDI a plus, but not necessary. Strong preference for candidates with a track record of being punctual, professional and courteous.

Education and Experience
High school diploma, some college preferred. Minimum 2-3 years of related experience.

Office location/Work Schedule/Environment
CCSM is ideally located in Santa Monica just steps away from the Third Street Promenade and a short walk to the Santa Monica Pier and beach. We offer a 9/80 work week whereby staff work 9 hour days, Monday through Thursday, and rotate working 8 hours on one Friday and off every other Friday. It is a business-causal yet professional and productive work environment. The main responsibilities of this position are performed in a busy office environment. This candidate must be able to keep focused despite many interruptions and distractions.

Travel Requirements
Occasional travel primarily in Santa Monica to visit properties in the Community Corp. portfolio. Occasional trips to stores to purchase supplies. Must have a valid California driver's license and legally required car insurance.

Benefits & Compensation
• non-exempt
• 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off
• Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance
• Paid holidays, sick and 4 weeks of vacation

CCSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7019333061


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