AvalonBay Communities

  • Receptionist

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 10:37 AM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Position Type
    Temporary (Full Time)
    Job Type
    Non Exempt
  • Overview


    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018.


    AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. We currently own and operate approximately 82,000 apartment homes in the US and employ approximately 3,000 associates. We are currently searching for a Receptionist to work in a temporary assignment at our Regional Office in downtown Boston.  

    The Role

    For an assignment duration of 3 months, the position requires a highly motivated professional to perform a wide range of administrative and project support tasks. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    •Greeting guests, screening/directing calls, and coordinating with building security.

    •Accepting all deliveries, preparing all outgoing UPS packages, arranging for courier services, and distributing mail.

    •Making room reservations for meetings, ordering meals, and maintaining conference rooms.

    •Ensuring the lunch room and copy room are tidy and fully stocked at beginning and end of day.

    •Making folders and tabs for new files, archiving old files.

    •Performing basic data entry, such as entering insurance certificates and expense reports.

    •Assisting the Office Manager with various tasks, including ordering office supplies, coffee, and toner; reporting office maintenance issues; and providing basic IT assistance.

    •Assisting various departments with projects as needed.

    Additional Info

    The ideal candidate will be dependable, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and meeting new people, have a warm and friendly personality and a great attitude. We are looking for a motivated individual who possesses exceptional customer service skills and is ready to be a part of our team.



    •High School diploma equivalent (GED)

    •One year of administrative and/or customer service experience

    •Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    •Strong verbal and written communication skills

    •Ability to multi-task and attention to detail


    AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.
    AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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