Temporary Seasonal Receptionist

Berliner Specialty Distributors - Hyattsville, MD3.7


Are you looking for a job over the summer with a great company that can benefit from your phone and customer service skills? If so we want you on our team! We are looking for someone to cover our phones and visitors M-F from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during our busy season which runs from May through September.

Berliner Specialty Distributors (BSD) is the #1 Out of Home (OOH) ice cream distributor in the Baltimore/Washington area, distributing the worlds most desired brands including Good Humor and Ben & Jerry’s.

Berliner Specialty Distributors has an opportunity to join our team as a Seasonal Receptionist. This position will lead the customer service experience as a first point of contact via phone and for visitors in our busy office environment. This is a great opportunity for summer work!

What You’ll Do:

  • Welcome visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Direct visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong but friendly personality
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Professional demeanor under pressure
  • Passionate about Customer Service

Berliner Specialty Distributors is a 75+ employee ice cream and frozen dessert distribution company based in Hyattsville, MD. BSD was awarded its first exclusive concessionaire territory in 2012 by Unilever to develop the OOH Markets in MD/VA/DE/DC and, most recently, NJ and PA. Unilever is a $60B company with brands that include Good Humor, Popsicle, Ben and Jerry's, Breyer's and Magnum, and BSD has been singled out as Unilever's “Distributor of the Year” twice in recent years. BSD also supports Mars and Wells Blue Bunny distribution.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • Telephone Skills: 2 years (Required)
  • Customer Service: 2 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Employment Length:

  • 4 - 6 months