Receptionist

ApplyBoard

Kitchener City, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Administration
  • Post Date: 05/16/2021
  • Website: applyboard.com
  • Company Address:

About ApplyBoard

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Job Description

We’re building a movement - an education revolution. We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
 
We’re building a movement - an education revolution. We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
 
ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
 
About Us:
Education is a right, not a privilege. Our mission at ApplyBoard is to make quality education accessible to students around the world. Through our platform, students from across the globe have access to the best institutions in Canada and the USA; allowing them to easily pursue their educational dreams. Our experts help streamline the application process from submission to enrolment and take care of all the details in between.
 
ApplyBoard now has the largest user base in the study abroad industry in the world. We are backed by some of the most prestigious global venture capitalists in Silicon Valley and Toronto and are one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the Waterloo region.
 
Our team:
We are a startup built on innovation and diversity. Our team comprises of over 50% women, 10 nationalities and over 25 languages spoken! Over the last 3.5 years, we have grown to have employees internationally, with team members in Canada, Vietnam, China, India, and Nepal, with no signs of slowing down!
 
The Role
At ApplyBoard, our success depends on our people, productivity, and procedures. The Receptionist role is the supportive force driving each of these areas, and we’re currently seeking someone stellar to take the reigns.  
 
The ideal professional for the role is a flexible problem solver with superb communication skills with a detail-oriented mindset. He/she should have prior experience thriving in an administrative capacity in an office environment. Multitasking and the unique ability to deftly handle the unexpected are essential qualities to bring to the position.

Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring delivery of A+ Customer Experience to all guests visiting or calling the ApplyBoard office
    • Responsible for receiving and distributing couriers or special shipments received into the office
    • Responsible for arranging for outgoing couriers
    • Ensure all phone calls are answered or returned in a timely manner and direct calls to the appropriate employee
    • Assist in receiving after-hours deliveries when available (may include early mornings, evenings or weekends as required and available for)
    • Stay up-to-date on ApplyBoard services to accurately provide information to prospective clients over the phone or in person
    • Managing all day to day reception related duties
    • Manage booking of external space and set-up for any off-site meetings as required
    • Ensure the reception area is kept clean, tidy and organized
    • Respond quickly and professionally to employee requests or questions as appropriate to the role
    • Track office requests and assign the task to the appropriate employee

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proven administrative experience
    • Superb written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time-management skills and multitasking ability
    • Proficient in G-Suite and/or Microsoft Office, with an aptitude to learn new software and systems
    • Solid interpersonal skills
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Comfortable handling confidential information
    • Ability to adapt to changing situations in a calm and professional manner

What we offer:

      • The opportunity to have an impact on a product that is positively affecting change to thousands of students lives every day
      • Working alongside a brilliant and globally diverse team that is the fastest growing in the Waterloo region
      • Great compensation and benefits package to keep you healthy and happy!
 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard, however, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 
 
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.
 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard; however, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. 
 
Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 800 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.
 
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard, be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 
 
About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.
 
 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  
 
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we provide equal opportunity to applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require an accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected] Requests will be addressed confidentially.

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