Receptionist in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company Mission

Our overall mission is simple. We want Empire Today to be the place where our customers can have beautiful floors, made easy. Empire Today is one of the leaders in both residential and commercial installed flooring. We provide customers with options of name brand tile, wood, carpet, and window treatments, to name a few. With your help, Empire Today will continue to enable people to enhance the appearance of their home or business in the easiest way possible.

Business Area

Empire Today’s Human Resources department is a critical component to meeting our business needs through managing our most valuable resources – our employees.  The essential functions of the department include recruiting, safety, employee relations, compensation, benefits, compliance, and training and development.


  • Greet and direct all visitors to correct destination in person, on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries

  • Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring logbook; issuing visitor badges.

  • Receive, sort, and distribute mail

  • Organize and maintain electronic filing, and support other staff

  • Provide word – processing and clerical support

  • Able to maintain an organized and professional reception area


The successful candidate will possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, A.A./ A.S preferred

  • Three to Five years administration/receptionist experience preferred

  • Highly Skilled in greeting guests in a courteous and professional way

  • Well versed in managing multiple line phone system and handling multiple incoming calls

  • Intermediate user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and front desk software applications

  • Ability to type 40 wpm

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ability to multi-task

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred

Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick online enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.

  • A premium 401K Investment Plan with a dollar for dollar match up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!

  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs. 

  • Prescription Drug Coverage

  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.

  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care

  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck

  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D

  • Short Term Disability Coverage

  • Long Term Disability Coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service

  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires.

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.