Westland Insurance Group Ltd has an exciting new opportunity for a Receptionist to support our Head Office in beautiful South Surrey, BC .
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with excellent communication and organization skills.
Named the 2018 Big Brokerage of the Year by Insurance Business Canada, Westland is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Canada with over 1400 employees in more than 130 offices throughout BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
We have experienced rapid expansion in the past 5 years and are positioned to continue on this growth path.
What we offer : Base salary
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work / life balance
Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs
The Opportunity :
You are often the first line of communication with Westland Insurance. You need to be an exceptionally service-driven, people person with an excellent phone voice and organizational skills.
Do you have an outgoing, friendly disposition and can naturally make others feel comfortable? Your professional approach and inviting personality make you an ideal person to create the first impression for our clients.
The role :
Greet guests and provide direction accordingly
Answer and direct incoming calls
Receive, sort and prepare all outgoing mail by post and / or courier into correct categories, using established guidelines
Receive, sort and distribute all incoming mal / courier deliveries
Manage meeting room bookings
Ensure meeting rooms are clean and ready for use
Provide support to other administrative team members
Other assigned duties as required
Here’s what you bring :
Minimum 3 years of prior reception experience and any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of and competency in the knowledge, skills and abilities
Ability to work Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Excellent verbal communication skills for greeting clients, answering calls and dealing with multiple requests internally and externally
Computer and MS office experience
Effectively work in a team environment
Self-motivated and ability to demonstrate initiative
Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task, think quickly, and problem solve
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion
Strong work ethic without sacrificing your ability to have fun on the job
Department : Administration
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position