Receptionist II

San Francisco, CA, United States
Dec 26, 2018
Administration, Clerical
Biotech Bay
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Position Overview

Receives and directs visitors, employment applicants, vendors and customers to appropriate locations and parties.

Typically operates a single or multiple position telephone system. Maintains a visitors' log and issues badges when necessary. Notifies personnel of visitor arrival. Will perform administrative work such as word processing and data entry and work with other facilities operational systems.. Additional duties will include filing, sorting, mail distribution and completing special administrative projects.

Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. Answers the company telephone and greets visitors. Maintains visitor logs and issues temporary badges. Maintains the master telephone extension list. Performs miscellaneous administrative work, including database input, outlook calendaring, distributing facilities work orders via computer system, and provides other support to facilities as required. Maintains vendor and emergency contact lists. Maintains reception area in an orderly and professional fashion. Generates name strips for mail slots and cube location labeling. May assist in issuing keycards, along with auditing the key card database on a monthly basis. Performs other administrative duties as required.

Requires a minimum of a High School diploma. Equivalent experience may be accepted. A minimum of 2 years industry experience in office services is required. Experience working in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry is a plus. Good communication skills both oral and written are a must. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Good computer skills are required. Excellent organizational skills are required. Must have an ability to multi-task. Attention to detail and follow through in completing assignments/projects is a must. Proficient knowledge in the use of Microsoft Suite such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications is a must. Must demonstrate an ability to learn new systems and software programs quickly. Outstanding customer service skills are required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Nektar Therapeutics will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner proscribed by the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.