We have an exciting opportunity for a RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT to be the face of DGF Chicago and support leadership and staff on a daily basis. This role will also assist in special projects and accounting support. This position will be based at our Chicago, IL location.

Key Responsibilities:

Administrative duties for the DHL Global Forwarding Facility
Electronic monitor and Welcome Board postings
Ordering and distribution of office and coffee supplies
Greeting, checking in and directing visitors
Answer telephone calls, respond to questions, and direct callers to appropriate parties
Printers toner cartridge inventory and distribution
Coordination of equipment repair
Schedule meetings, rooms, and setup required equipment
Arrange lunches upon request
Sort and distribute mail and packages
Mail services
Maintain databases
Other duties as assigned

Skills / Requirements:

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in a clear and concise manner
Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit
Language skills, English required
Proficient organizational skills
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and PDF
Switchboard/phone operator experience
Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment
2+ years of Administrative Assistant Experience
High school diploma or GED required
College degree preferred but not required

Physical Work Environment:

Sitting for extended periods of time at a computer
Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work; may involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (up to 20 lbs).
Requires manual dexterity and visual and hearing acuity. DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

OurTOP EMPLOYER prestigious certificationattests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.At DGF, we dont build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the worlds leading logistics company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry,when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF,because we have:

Thelargest global networkwith more than ~30,000 passionate employees
The mostefficient processesandfastest response times
Thebest solutionsandbest customer service

Our Vision:The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission:Excellence. Simply Delivered.Our Purpose:We connect people, improving their lives.Our Values:Respect & ResultsOur Goals:Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF)is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF’s logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers’ increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.Tracking

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