Receptionist - 3 Month Term in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 10/11/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as a Receptionist, at The North West Company (NWC), you are the first point of contact for Winnipeg Logistics Service Centre (WLSC) who provides guests with professional and friendly service. You will also answer incoming phone calls and direct callers to the appropriate extension or department. If you are an expert on streamlining office operations this opportunity is for you!

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Answer incoming calls, direct callers to the appropriate extension or department professionally and efficiently;
  • Monitor lobby and front entrance to ensure the area is clean and organized;
  • Greet visitors and notify appropriate employee of their arrival;
  • Oversee bookings for meeting rooms and presentation equipment;
  • Assist with morale and team building initiatives;
  • Maintain and administer office supplies;
  • Maintain WLSC contact list;
  • Assist the Corporate HR team with administrative tasks; and
  • Process Giant Tiger West credits/debits.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 2 years general office experience is required;
  • Previous reception experience in is an asset;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products is necessary;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and listen effectively to provide a high customer service level; and
  • Must have strong customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers.

Location:     100 Murray Park Road, Winnipeg, MB

Reports to: Manager, Customer Service, Store Connect

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization.

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