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Category: Admin – Clerical

Position/Title: Receptionist

Details:

Purpose/reason for this Position: The primary focus of the Receptionist is to answer and handle all incoming telephone calls and greet and assist all visitors to the Station. This job requires the ability to make a positive, first impression in person or on the phone.

Core Job Functions:

*Operates telephone switchboard handling internal and external calls, taking messages or connecting the call to proper station personnel. Pages station personnel when necessary.
*Greets visitors to the station and notifies department or employee of visitors request.
*Answers questions from viewers regarding program schedule.
*Performs clerical support services for other departments as needed.
*Performs other duties as assigned.

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Date Posted: 6/23/2015

Closing Date: 7/23/2015

City: Huntsville – 35801
State: Alabama

Experience:

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities: Ability to operate a telephone switchboard and to impart good telephone manners as established by company guidelines. Good communication skills. Outstanding and outgoing personality. Knowledge of telephone etiquette and ability to handle difficult callers. Excellent organizational skills. Performance of basic computer skills. Command of the language. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

Requirements:

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities: Ability to operate a telephone switchboard and to impart good telephone manners as established by company guidelines. Good communication skills. Outstanding and outgoing personality. Knowledge of telephone etiquette and ability to handle difficult callers. Excellent organizational skills. Performance of basic computer skills. Command of the language. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

Physical Requirements: Good manual dexterity in order to operate numerous small buttons and keys on telephones, computers, adding machines and other such equipment. Good eyesight to read and process reports and letters. Hearing to communicate with station personnel via telephone and in person.

Additional Information:

Relationships:

INTERNAL CONTACTS: All station personnel, Messengers

EXTERNAL CONTACTS: General public, Station clients, Vendors

Statement about Other Duties: The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

Contact: Interested applicants must apply online at Tribunemedia.com. Filter the Job Search by location, US-AL-Huntsville, to view all open positions at WHNT.

Please send resume by email to nonda.sloan@whnt.com or to WHNT TV, Attn: Nonda Sloan, 200 Holmes Avenue, Huntsville AL 35801.

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