Short Term Receptionist Contractor-1

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-3834

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Receptionist Job Description

Two Sigma Investments, LP (TSI) is a technology company dedicated to finding value in the world's data. Since its founding in 2001, Two Sigma has built an innovative platform that combines extraordinary computing power, vast amounts of information, and advanced data science to produce breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields. Today, Two Sigma manages over $46 billion in assets and employs more than 1,200 people globally. For more information, please visit

General Purpose

Receptionists are vital to the success of any company simply because they are every company's first official representative.  The primary purpose of the Receptionist is to project a professional and courteous impression to our clients, consultants, employees and any other guests.  As a Receptionist at Two Sigma, you will handle the flow of people through the business and ensure that all reception-related responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

The Receptionist job description will include a variety of assignments and duties, where possessing a professional attitude, excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are of utmost importance in the daily operation of the team.  The position reports to the Head of Office Services.


  • answer telephone, screen and direct calls
  • take and relay messages
  • provide information to callers
  • greet persons entering organization
  • direct persons to correct destination
  • deal with queries from the public and customers
  • ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of organization
  • monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness
  • provide general administrative and clerical support
  • prepare correspondence and documents
  • receive and sort mail and deliveries
  • schedule appointments
  • maintain appointment diary either manually or electronically
  • organize conference and meeting room bookings
  • co-ordinate meetings and organize catering
  • monitor and maintain office equipment & nearby supply areas
  • control inventory relevant to reception area
  • maintain the reception area tidy as well as nearby conference rooms
  • support team on special projects when opportunities arise

Education and Experience

  • 4 year college/university degree
  • GPA > 3.0
  • previous experience working in reception in an office or hospitality setting
  • knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • knowledge of computers and relevant software application
  • knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • keyboard skills
  • ability to work a switchboard