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About Handel Architects

Handel Architects is a nationally recognized, full-service architecture, planning and interiors firm dedicated to bringing design excellence to urban environments throughout the world. We are a fast-paced and results-driven firm working from offices in New York City, San Francisco, Denver, Boston and Hong Kong, and we are looking for people that share our passion.

About the Job

Our New York office is looking for an enthusiastic receptionist to collaborate on building a company culture that’s welcoming, innovative, and fun! You will be part of a dynamic team that supports our office in an ever-changing world. In addition to greeting employees and guests in the office and on the phone, you will be the go-to resource for everyday needs, information, and office culture liaison.


  • Greet and direct guests as they enter
  • Answer phones, transfer calls to appropriate parties; relay messages
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail and packages
  • Schedule messenger service
  • Tidy and maintain the reception desk, assist in maintaining the cleanliness of conference rooms, supply closets and kitchen
  • Re-stock and refill all office supplies (notebooks, note pads, trace paper, folders, tape dispensers, staplers, etc.)
  • Routinely check inventory of copy room and order necessary supplies (toner, special inks, plotter paper and special paper)
  • Routinely check kitchen pantry supplies (coffee, tea snacks, paper towels, etc.) and refill/rebrew as necessary
  • Support lunches/coordinate catering for internal office events. Lead set up and break down
  • Coordinate conference room scheduling, meeting arrangements, and catering needs
  • Coordinate with building office via ‘Aware Manager’ for confirming office visitors/guests, ordering disposal bins, facility repairs/maintenance, and submitting vendor COIs as needed
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support to the firm's Partners and senior staff
  • Assist the People Operations Team with general administrative assignments, coordination of training, new hire orientation, employee appreciation, and special events

Attributes & Skills

  • Is dependable, organized and friendly with a strong work ethic
  • Has good typing and word processing skills; familiarity and skill with Word and Excel
  • Is interested in the world of art, architecture, construction and/or interior design
  • Enjoys learning about new restaurants and events in NYC, and hosting and event coordination in and out of the office
  • Holds a college degree

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary range: $45,000 - $55,000 commensurate with experience
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Competitive PTO
  • 401(K) with Employer Contribution
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Please note: this is an on-site position that requires the individual to be in the office Monday-Friday from 9:00am-6:00pm

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