Office Receptionist

  • Riverworks Development Corporation
  • Milwaukee, WI, 53202
  • Part Time
  • Associates Degree
  • Entry Level

Salary Range: $10.50 - $11.50 per hour

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Job Description:

Position: Office Receptionist
Status: Part-time (20 to 30 hours per week; Monday - Friday)
Report to: Administrative Specialist
Responsibilities: The receptionist will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate staff member, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties. Provide clerical support to Riverworks staff while working in a team approach with staff.

Position Responsibilities (Activities)

  • Serves as the gatekeeper for the organization, effectively communicate in a positive and professional manner with the public and the staff.
  • Handle the reception area including answering all incoming calls and transfer to the appropriate person. Greet guest and usher to appropriate meeting area.
  • Generate correspondence in the form of basic letters, fliers, brochures and newsletters. Process incoming mail and other correspondence.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings by notifying membership, confirming attendance, etc.
  • Manage the Website and Facebook pages and other communication sites.
  • Handle the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
  • Handle other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating.
  • Provide programmatic and administrative support where needed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
1. Possess an Associate’s degree.
2. Experience in the clerical support field (2 years experience preferred).
3. Computer proficiency (Microsoft Suite), organizational writing and verbal skills.
4. A self-starter who takes initiative and who is flexible.
5. Enjoy working with and for a diverse community, with strong interpersonal skills.
6. Willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse group of businesses and individuals.
7. Multi-task oriented. Professional, dependable, respectful and patient.
8. Preferable, City of Milwaukee resident.

Riverworks Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Starting Hourly Pay Range: $10.50 to $11.50
Availability: Immediately
Mail or Fax Resume to: Debbie Powers 526 E. Concordia Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53212 Email:
Company Description:

Organization: Riverworks Development Corporation (RDC) is a dynamic and growing nonprofit community economic development corporation that envisions a vibrant and diverse community of residents, businesses, and stakeholders who jointly create and maintain a prosperous neighborhood and quality of life. Riverworks Development Corporation drives social and economic development by aligning residents and businesses with specialized resources that strengthen Harambee, Riverwest and surrounding communities. 
Background: RDC is committed to developing a housing strategy which provides a supportive and resource-rich environment where low and middle-income families enjoy the benefits of housing stability. This is accomplished through data-driven strategies that provide quality, integrated services to residents pursuing homeownership and wealth building, and also by helping existing homeowners stay in their homes and benefit from emerging market trends. This position will directly support RDC’s’ goal to serve as a resource, coordinator and strategist for the rapidly changing housing ecosystem in the Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods. This position reports directly to the Executive Director