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Open position at the Permanent Mission of Iceland and Consulate General in New York

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant


The Permanent Mission of Iceland to the UN and the Consul General of Iceland in New York are seeking a receptionist/administrative assistant.

We are looking for an organized, hardworking, flexible and service-orientated individual who is willing to become a valued member of a small but effective team.


Primary responsibilities include

   ·           Acting as contact person for communications, logistical and

      administrative matters - providing reception services to walk-in

      visitors and via telephone/email enquiries and respond to queries

      and/or refer to the appropriate contact.

  ·           Maintain records such as telephone directories, diplomatic/consular

      lists, and emergency contact numbers.

   ·           Answer requests from visa applicants and other tourist related


   ·           Point person for mail and shipments.

   ·           Manage the pantry and meeting rooms.

   ·           Help with events and activities and other administrative tasks as



Working hours

Full-time position, Mondays through Fridays, ability to work outside normal working hours if needed.



Basic requirements:

   ·           High school diploma or relevant work experience.

   ·           Some college education a plus.

   ·           Fluency in English, both spoken and written.

   ·           Good computer skills, MS Office, Internet and Social Media.

   ·           Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

   ·           Excellent organization and communication skills.

   ·           Valid US work permit.


Please send applications by email to [email protected] before end of business day on August 1st. For further information contact Hlynur Gudjonsson at unmiss[email protected]




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