Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Dewberry Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC
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Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work, that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in our Raleigh, NC office. The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative, receptionist and logistical functions in support of a fast-paced, multi-disciplined engineering business.","The support provided by the Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is diverse and ranges from general office support duties to some technical work that requires strong capabilities in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat. They will also be trained in Dewberry-specific software. This position requires flexibility, technological ability and a strong client focus. We offer a competitive salary, based on experience. Specific duties include:

Answer calls and greet visitors.
Administrative support for professional and technical staff including business development, marketing efforts, financial reporting, and general administrative functions.
Maintain appearance of meeting spaces, audio-visual equipment and conference room calendars.
Schedule appointments and make travel arrangements.
Register staff members for internal and external functions including registration and processing check requests.
Create, edit and maintain simple spreadsheets in MS Excel.
Create, edit and maintain forms, templates, reports, specifications, and letters in MS Word.
Create, edit and maintain simple presentations in MS PowerPoint.
Purchase office supplies and maintaining office supply inventory.
Oversight of office appearance and orderliness.
Interact regularly with building staff, postal and delivery representatives, and Dewberry logistics personnel.
Process and distribute mail and intra-office correspondence.
Other duties as required.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area preferred.

Experience working with Engineering or Architectural firm a plus.

Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook required

The ability to create improved work efficiencies through the effective application of technology.

A service-oriented, flexible and “can do attitude.

The ability to organize and prioritize workload as needed to meet schedules.

Presents a positive image of Dewberry in line with our overall brand:

Speaks clearly, enunciates words, portrays a warm, professional demeanor.
Handles multiple concurrent projects.
Ability to work independently.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.