Job Details

Receptionist, Saks Fifth Avenue Corporate Office

location NEW YORK , New York , United States
category Merchandising
Job Opened July 11th, 2018
Job Number 180006GO
Job Type Full Time

job description

Who We Are:

HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.


Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.


Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO.


We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.


A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.


What This Position Is All About:

The Receptionist is responsible for providing the highest level of support to any Senior Level Executives. Must be a self-starter and able to take ownership of projects with a willingness to learn all platforms and programs in the department.  Must be detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced working environment.  The incumbent must hold a strong relationship with all business partners; maintain a high level of professionalism, personal standard behavior and appearance. The highest level of confidentiality is required in the role.

Who You Are:

  • Must be able to work in a professional, fast-paced environment and be willing to deal with shifting priorities.
  • You get things done by engaging in high level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a positive, solution-oriented and customer-focused attitude.
  • Must be resourceful and hold strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Sense of urgency flexibility ability to multi-task.
  • Good organizational and clerical skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Willingness to learn.

You Also Have:

  • University or college degree.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to quickly learn systems, process, and procedures.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Gmail Suite) and computer skills.

As The Receptionist, Saks Fifth Avenue Corporate Office, You Will:

  • Greeting all guests entering the Corporate Saks Fifth Avenue office.
  • Conference Room Management.
  • Manage Gmail calendar and phone for Executive Office.
  • Extensive booking of travel arrangements including – flights, hotels, cars, reservations, etc. (both domestic and international).
  • All expense reporting and reimbursement.
  • Order and manage all office supplies for Executive Office (including pantry).
  • File and maintain all paperwork confidentially.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint to complete projects.
  • Buying office support as needed to all Divisions.
  • Back up support to other Executive Assistants.

How Often You May Travel:

  • NA

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance.
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount.

 Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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