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HR Options Lead Receptionist in San Francisco, California


Our client, Williams-Sonoma, Inc., has an immediate need for a temporaryLead Receptionist at their corporate offices in San Francisco.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSI) is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. The family of brands, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham, is among the best known and most respected in the industry. They offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home.

A temporary position is an excellent opportunity to gain industry experience or get your foot in the door with an employer. It’s a great way to network, pick up new skills and expand your resume.

Come work for us!We offer competitive pay, as well as SF Health and Sick benefits and 401(k) upon meeting the eligibility requirements.



  • Meet, greet and direct all visitors in a professional, pleasant manner

  • Check in visitors and inform associates guests have arrived.

  • Issue visitor badges, following WSI security procedures.

  • Ensure that all associates have proper WSI photo identification before entering the workplace.

  • Issue temporary associate badges to associates following WSI security procedures.

  • Maintain and update the daily badge log following WSI security procedures.

  • Maintain and update a hardcopy of the corporate phone book on a monthly basis.

  • Be an active member of the Emergency Response Team.

  • Reserve Parking for associates and guests

  • Monitor security video cameras following WSI security procedures.

  • Answer and direct all incoming calls accurately.

  • Act as an information resource for all associates.

  • Ensure all associates entering the parking areas are authorized to do so.

  • Maintain a professional appearance of reception area at all times - clean, attractive and uncluttered.

  • Direct all deliveries, and couriers to loading dock/mailroom area.

  • Distribute catalogs as requested or needed

  • Backup receptionist for other WSI Corporate locations on an as needed basis

  • Manage Bicycle Reservations on a daily basis. Inventory bicycles daily.

  • Other Facilities support as required.


  • Reception experience in a corporate environment and/or Hotel front desk concierge preferred.

  • Ability to work comfortably in a high volume fast paced environment.

  • Strong computer and data entry skills with strong working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word & Excel.

  • Must enjoy and excel at greeting and directing visitors and callers.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and effectively within a team and adapt to new situations.

  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.

  • Display a professional, detail-oriented and proactive approach.

  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external individuals

Job ID2019-2845