Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
The Weitz Company - Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company of today descends from a small carpentry shop founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855. Its client-focused culture offers expertise in private and public projects, as well as specialized sectors such as alternative energy and military construction. The Company's clients and partners receive value through sustainable design and construction, Integrated Project Delivery, lean construction and Virtual Design and Construction. Weitz is employee owned and ranks as one of the top 50 largest general building contractors in the United States.

The Weitz Company is looking for an experienced Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to be located out of our Des Moines, Iowa office.

This position is responsible for the professional and efficient managing of visitors, internal customers, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of clerical duties. The position also performs a wide variety of clerical and administrative duties including creating correspondence, coordinating events, and processing invoices. This position may report to another administrative role or other assigned supervisory person. This position will be located at our corporate office.

Required Skills

General computer proficiency such as MS Office Suite and email required. Candidate must possess excellent verbal and organizational skills, independent judgment, as well as the ability to multi task. Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Individual must demonstrate professionalism at all times. Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.

Required Experience

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed as a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant :

Education: A high school diploma is necessary for this position.

Candidate must have a minimum of three years administrative experience

Candidate must have experience in dealing with customers/clients in a professional capacity.

Experience in answering a multi line phone is preferred .

For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.


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