Receptionists greet guests and visitors entering in the office, hospital and alike establishments. They direct visitors to suitable person or department, reply and forward phone calls, get messages, schedule appointments and carry out other secretarial duties. These professionals are usually hired by hospitals, medical and dental offices, schools, private companies and government offices.
Alternate Job Titles
1. Medical Receptionist
2. Reception Clerk
3. Dental Receptionist
4. Front Desk Clerk
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326 New East Street
Austin, TX 32311
kelly.smith @ email . com
August 12, 2016
Mr. Charles Andrew
325 Windsor Street
Houston, TX 26325
Dear Mr. Andrew:
I came across your advertisement for the position of a Receptionist at Hyatt and would like to apply for the same. Due to Hyatt’s repute as a prominent, innovative and rising company of the USA, I am inspired to pursue my customer service and front desk interests at your organization. My diverse and strong academic and clerical background would make me a precious asset to Hyatt.
Through my internship as a receptionist at East West Company, I gained practical experience in greeting clients and visitors, directing them to the exact employee and giving information in person and by phone. In addition, I am well versed in performing clerical duties and able to maintain front desk security and access lists. Please refer to the enclosed resume which contains details of my skills and attributes.
I will contact you after August 20th to set up a meeting time in which I might further discuss my qualifications for the receptionist position. In the interim, I can be reached at (000) 584-8965 or via email at (Email).
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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