Receptionist in Charleston, SC at Hendrick Automotive Group

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: Charleston, South Carolina


Summary:

Responsible for answering and directing incoming phone calls. Greets customers as they enter the dealership showroom.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Answers incoming calls in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Takes accurate messages.
  • Maintains CSI at or above company standards.
  • Directs calls to the appropriate department or person.
  • Greets customers as they enter the dealership showroom.
  • Directs customers to the appropriate department or person.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

No prior experience or training required.

Verbal and Writing Ability:

Ability to receive and communicate with customers courteously, efficiently, and professionally.

Math Ability:

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations.

Certificates and Licenses:

Environment Demands:

Duties are performed primarily at a desk in an office setting.  Work includes frequent clerical and administrative responsibilities and interaction with customers and employees. 

Physical Demands:

The Receptionist is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Collects and researches data.
  • Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Adaptability - Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Judgment - Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this employee.  The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor.  This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of the company.

Hendrick Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information regarding the EEOC, please visit https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf.