Receptionist - MSP

Värde Partners - Minneapolis, MN

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $99,000 a year
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Receptionist

Minneapolis, MN

The Receptionist role at Värde offers qualified candidates the opportunity to work in a global, fast-paced, environment with a focus on professional, confidential client service. It would require being responsible for the efficient managing of visitors, clients, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of clerical duties that support the overall mission and vision of Värde. This position works as part of a team of front desk support staff.

Värde Partners is a $14 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a value-based approach to investing across a broad array of geographies, segments and asset types, including corporate and traded credit, real estate, mortgages, financial services, real assets and infrastructure. The firm sponsors and manages a family of private investment funds with a global investor base that includes foundations and endowments, pension plans, insurance companies, other institutional investors and private clients. Now in its third decade, Värde employs more than 300 people globally with regional headquarters in Minneapolis, London and Singapore.

Värde’s investing activities are guided by the following investment philosophy: (i) search opportunistically for undervalued or inefficient markets; (ii) invest in financial assets at a discount to their intrinsic value; (iii) identify catalysts for value recognition; (iv) pursue medium-term investment horizons; and (v) manage risk through diversified investment programs and trading strategies.

Our firm’s core values of Integrity, Excellence, Collegiality, Innovation and Humility are apparent in our workplace every day. Värde employees are rewarded for their contributions, especially their passion, expertise and ideas. For more information, please visit our website at www.varde.com. If you would like to be considered for employment with Värde Partners, please review our open roles on our careers page.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Welcome visitors and visit while they wait for their party to greet them.
Handle incoming calls and route internally
Monitor kitchens, ensuring they are tidy and coffee pots are full and coffee condiments /paper supplies are stocked throughout the day
Handle FedEx/courier deliveries and pick-ups
Monitor conference rooms for tidiness and replenishing supplies
Assist in monitoring and managing conference room calendars
Pick up, open, date stamp invoices and sort mail for Executive Assistants to pick up
Maintain security by following procedures; monitoring logbook; issuing visitor security badges
Maintain safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Assist office assistant in maintaining office supply inventory
Serve as back-up for presentation needs
Log gifts and checks received
Call for professional car service and/or special courier services
Assist Office Manager as needed
Miscellaneous office tasks that can be done at the front desk
Perform office closing duties each day;
Discard old conference room calendars, organize chairs, coasters, clean up misc. remaining beverage or lunch debris and turn out lights
Restock kitchens; including coffee, beverage condiments, and paper supplies
Load/unload dishwasher and tidy kitchens
Perform other duties as needed
Order postage and mange postal machine
Provide beverage set-ups and catering for internal meetings when requested
Initiate VCs, BlueJeans, Skype & conference calls
Track FedEx shipments, itemize invoices & order supplies
Receive & distribute office faxes
Place fruit order for office & keep bowls replenished

Qualifications:
5+ years Receptionist experience in a professional services environment
College degree is preferred but not required
Strong Outlook and Word skills preferred
PowerPoint and Excel skills a plus
Experience with multiple phone lines (5+)
The successful applicant for this position must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
The ideal hours for this role are 8:00am-5:00pm

Värde Partners Management, LP is an equal opportunity employer.