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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Per Year
Reston, Virginia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Temporary Receptionist - Reston, VA

As a Receptionist you will:
  • Receive and route incoming calls to their appropriate destination.
  • Greet all visitors providing information, directions or assistance as needed. This could include clients, vendors, new hires, applicants, current associates or business associates.
  • Order office supplies including coffee, office materials, etc.
  • Perform cashiering duties including receiving and logging in checks electronically and maintaining daily deposit reports.
  • Ensure the proper delivery of all delivered items received at the reception desk.
  • Perform miscellaneous clerical functions, such as mailings, and assists with projects for departments as needed.
  • Schedule/monitor the use of conference rooms for financial advisors and other internal associates.
  • Maintain a clean and presentable area in which to greet clients, both internal and external.
  • Perform other various projects and duties as assigned, including filling in for Client Assistants at certain times.
  • This is a Temporary position therefore not benefit eligible at this time. Potential to turn permanent depending on future needs within the branch. On a temporary basis to last at least a few months.
  • Full time working 37.5 hours per week, 8:30am-5:00pm with an hour unpaid lunch

What we look for:
  • High school diploma required. Prior receptionist/administrative experience preferred.
  • Prior financial industry experience preferred or an interest in learning financial services
  • Excellent oral communication skills; excellent telephone and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; ability to be flexible.
  • Ability to handle difficult clients and situations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Who we are:
Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than $167 billion in client assets and over 3,300 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.

Baird has built an environment of trust, respect and teamwork, where associates are our greatest asset. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 4 on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017, its fourteenth consecutive year on the list. To learn more about Baird's culture, click here.

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