Receptionist

Job ID
2018-1263
Category
Administration
Jersey City
NJ

Overview

About Lord Abbett:

 

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.

 

From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.

 

We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

 
Now that you know our history, are you ready to be part of our future?

 


Job Overview:

Serving as the face of Lord Abbett & Co LLC at our global headquarters in Jersey City, the Receptionist establishes a smart, friendly, and hospitable tone for all visitors. This person will also be providing full administrative support for reception, facilities and guest services. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support to the Corporate Facilities Services Department as needed.

  • Welcomes and announces clients, applicants, and visitors to Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC.

  • Operates call directory equipment to transfer incoming calls to correct person.

  • Responsible for opening, maintaining and closing down the reception area, including operating the digital kiosk.

  • Assists with scheduling and preparing meeting and conference rooms.

  • Arranges for and reserves projectors and other meeting equipment, ensuring equipment is in good operating condition.

  • Arranges video and/or web conferencing as needed.

  • Monitor the comings and goings of Vendors, Contractors and Logistical Personnel

  • Involved in administrative projects as needed.

  • Maintains records and logs of service requests and tracks their status.

  • Provide back up to the Managing Partner’s administrative assistant.

  • Light word processing duties.

Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, listening)
  • Works well under pressure and able to adapt to a dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to organize, manage, and plan several concurrent initiatives with varying priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong telephone answering skills

  • Solid word processing skills

 


Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Proven ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Resourceful and able to use excellent judgment when addressing challenges/solving problems

 

 

Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.

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