• Receptionist

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Patients & Purpose
  • Overview



    Title: Receptionist


    Company / Location: Patients and Purpose/ New York


    Department / Discipline: Reception


    Competencies/Qualifications: Nimble Learning, Verbal and Written Communication, and Manages Ambiguity. Strong Proficiency in the following programs: Outlook, Excel, Word, Keynote, PowerPoint, and knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Demonstrate a high degree of Professionalism, Customer Focus and Organizational skills.




    Patients and Purpose, a fast paced highly awarded full service advertising agency with a special focus on patient marketing, is currently seeking a full-time Receptionist. Culture is a huge part of who we are at Patients and Purpose and plays a role vital in the way work. With the role of receptionist you act as a voice, collaborator and “team-promoter” for the agency. 


    The ideal candidate will be someone who is a self-directed, agile, fun and high-energy team player. The candidate will focus on providing exemplary customer service by leveraging excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude and openness to jump in to help when needed. He/she should be able to multi-task and act quickly in a fast- paced work environment. We are looking for a candidate that is eager to learn/apply new skills through a hands-on experience.


    At Patients and Purpose we believe in promoting from within. This entry-level position would be a great fit for someone who is interested in working within the advertising field but is unsure of the sector in which they want to focus on. If you are a high performer and have the experience, and drive to work for one of the most respected agencies in the game - this may be the right opportunity for you.



    • Welcomes visitors by greeting them professionally and always with a smile
    • Over-sees conference room scheduling, tracking all client and internal activities occurring at the agency
    • High-volume phone both internal and external
    • Coordinates and orders team lunches 
    • Compiles companywide Out of the Office (OOTO) documentation and communicates it to the agency on a weekly basis 
    • Submits expense reports and secures all travel arrangements for multiple SVPs 
    • Assists with client and internal meeting preparation, as needed
    • Contributes to new hire process and agency announcements of new hires
    • Coordinates with security and facilities to ensure a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment
    • Keeps receptionist responsibilities manual as well as templates up to date
    • Other special projects as requested by Senior Leadership or Human Resources
    • Communicates and promotes all internal agency events 
    • Manages company headshots and various aspects of company branding throughout the office
    • Works closely with Creative Assistant and Executive Assistants on various projects and needs for the agency, its SVP’s and MP’s
    • Oversees calendar for agency and manages the usage of our company Café for all internal and external events



    • Bachelor’s degree required, recent grads preferred
    • A customer service focused attitude
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with people at all levels
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
    • Excellent writing skills with the ability to adjust tone to meet the audience


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