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Receptionist - Philadelphia

Summary: Provides full-time Reception desk coverage in the Duane Morris Conference Center. Responsibilities include transferring calls to appropriate individuals and departments, along with coordinating daily meeting room set-up, food services, and audio-visual needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer and transfer incoming calls and greet guests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Utilize room reservation software (NFS) to assist and manage with meeting room bookings for Philadelphia office, and other US offices as needed.
  • Provide recommendations for conference room selection to accommodate meeting needs such as anticipated headcount, and/or video or audio conferencing needs.
  • Assist with placing catering orders with food services for in-house meetings.
  • Monitor all meeting activity in conf. center and coordinate set up/clean up as needed.
  • Providing administrative support (scanning, copying, fax routing) for internal and external guests.
  • Coordinate desk coverage with other Philadelphia Receptionists for lunch breaks, trainings, vacation, and illness.
  • Coordinate equipment deliveries with mailroom and information services personnel for room set up, including delivery of flipcharts, easels, and all meeting related audio-visual equipment and furniture.
  • Communicate service calls and repairs on an as needed basis to the appropriate service departments.



  • Ability to multi-task and good organizational skills required.
  • Two to three years of related job experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Bilingual fluency in Spanish-English preferred but not necessary.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Office, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to anticipate client and attorney needs to ensure seamless operation of conference center activity.
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia area, including local restaurants, hotels and cultural attractions.
  • Ability to prepare conference rooms and equipment for each meeting in a timely, organized and effective manner.
  • Must be a confident, independent thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and interact with a diverse group of attorneys, staff, and clients, while safeguarding confidentiality. 
  • Outstanding customer service skills. 
  • Able to lift and move furniture/equipment as needed (up to 25 lbs).


           Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans

           Commuter, HSA and FSA Spending Accounts

           Short-term and Long-term Disability and Life Insurance Coverage

           401k and Pension Plan

           22 PTO Days, 11 Paid Holidays

           Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)

           Professional Development Training

           Back-Up (Family) Care Advantage and Employee Assistance Program


EEO STATEMENT:  Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979-1224.


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The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements.  In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator.