Burr Forman McNair HHI   Hilton Head Island, SC   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
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Posted on October 11, 2020

Burr Forman McNair has an immediate opening for a full-time receptionist to work 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at its Hilton Head office.  Responsibilities include:

  • Operating the firm's phone system
  • Answer and direct phone calls in a polite and friendly manner
  • Taking and distributing articulate messages
  • Directing inquiries to appropriate personnel
  • Receiving visitors and directing them to the appropriate destination, or notifying appropriate individuals of their guests' arrival
  • Maintain various logs  
  • Communicating clearly, effectively, and in a pleasant manner while engaged with callers and visitors to the firm's office
  • Maintaining professional appearance and demeanor when on the job
  • Order catering for meetings as requested
  • Scheduling conference rooms/maintaining conference room calendars
  • Maintain reception area and all common areas in a clean and tidy manner and report needed office repairs
  • Proofreading accurately, efficiently, and dependably, checking for appropriate formatting and spelling/grammatical errors
  • Maintaining regular, prompt attendance
  • Working well with others as part of a team
  • Assisting with other secretarial and/or administrative duties as requested
  • Coordinate repair service calls
  • Maintain working relationship with all delivery drivers and vendors
  • Order supplies with direction from Legal Administrator
  • Receive deliveries and incoming mail, log and distribute
  • Take inventory of beverage/kitchen supplies and order as needed
  • Performing other duties as assigned

The successful candidate should have a high school diploma or GED and three months of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  He/she must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor and must demonstrate good grammatical, spelling, and punctuation skills and proficiency in MS Word.  45 wpm typing preferred.  Competitive salary, benefits package, and pleasant work environment.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Burr & Forman is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, and promoting lawyers and staff without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military and protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, or disability.