• Reston, VA, USA
  • Required Clearance - None
  • Administrative/Clerical


Reston, VA


FLSA status:



Clearance level:

Able to obtain


Summary of essential job functions:

The Receptionist role is vital to handling office operations, serving as fulcrum of our office operations, ensuring timely dissemination of information, and ongoing support administrative support. Sallyport is looking for a passionate, self-motivated experienced individual who brings an eagerness to learn, grow and contribute to the success of our international projects. (This is a temporary position.)


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Answers telephones and directs the caller to the appropriate associate. Will transfer a caller to an associate's voice mailbox when the associate is unavailable.
  • Greet, escort and badge visitors.
  • Receives, sorts and forwards incoming mail. Maintains and routes publications.
  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients.
  • Coordinates the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (FedEx, UPS, etc.).
  • Maintains office supplies. This includes the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
  • Maintain calendars and scheduling of conference rooms and manage executive travel itineraries
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele.
  • Point of Contact for office facility requests by employees and property management.
  • May also assist with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • Minimum high school diploma/GED
  • 2-4 years of proven administrative, receptionist or assistant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of office management responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work


Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


About us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.


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