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Marketing Clerk & Front Desk Assistant

Primarily responsible for completing marketing clerical, administrative, and shipping duties.

Additional responsibilities are providing professional front desk duties to cover daily meal periods and other front desk time off coverage.  Duties will include accepting deliveries, assisting visitors, answering inquires, and may assist with opening/sorting/posting mail, and copying/scanning payments.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 1 or more years of experience in reception, administration/office, marketing or a combination of education and experience that would enable performance of the full scope of the position
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) & related software applications
  • Superior phone communication skills
  • Strong mathematics and word processing proficiency
  • Ability to manage workload and required to communicate when assistance is needed
  • Reading comprehension, critical thinking, strong English grammatical and spelling skills


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Expert knowledge of MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) & related software applications
  • Experience with SCS or equivalent or other contact management software preferred
  • Expert computer proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Outlook, and Internet


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem solving – the individual proactively identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Interpersonal Skills – the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new things
  • Oral communication – the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills, and conducts meetings, as required
  • Attention to Detail – the individual practices thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task and when reviewing documents
  • Written Communication – the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information
  • Planning/organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans
  • Quality control – the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Adaptability – the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Dependability – the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance
  • Safety and security – the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly


Essential Functions – General

  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality by determining which information and documentation is confidential and should be limited and not conveyed to unqualified parties is critical for this position
  • Ensure all requests are responded to within 24 hours (1 business day) of first contact
  • Build, strengthen, and maintain positive business relationships by establishing rapport with internal and external personnel
  • Maintain ongoing two-way communication promoting professionalism, teamwork, positive employee morale, and outstanding customer service
  • Provide timely feedback to management concerning possible problems, service failures or recommendations to implement areas of improvement
  • Promote professionalism reflecting the highest level of moral and ethical behavior
  • Accept additional tasks, special projects, and other related duties and/or direction as assigned and work collaboratively with other AGWS Managers and staff
  • Must be willing and have the ability to work additional hours and partial limited holidays pursuant with industry demands during peak business needs, as requested
  • Interact with Management and guests presenting a polished and professional image in all settings


Essential Functions – Marketing

  • Online webinar/seminar registration including deck, registration spreadsheet and registering people manually
  • Creation of presentation kits
  • Preparation of marketing mailers
  • Assemble Agent training binders
  • Package and ship marketing materials for Clients/Conferences/Trade shows
  • Build Marketing Pitch kits (Folders with specified marketing materials and collateral)
  • Organize and keep accurate records of Inventory
  • Print and Bind internal/external documents
  • Update and maintain the marketing material archive
  • Send files and order materials to print vendors
  • Back up for shipping responsibilities in the absence of the Logistics Coordinator or when additional assistance is needed


Essential Functions – Front Desk              

  • Ensure timely processing of incoming and outgoing mail including delivery services
  • Exceptional customer service at front desk ensuring customers, vendors and employees have a professional and pleasant experience while being greeted with a smile
  • Maintain the front lobby and personal work area with a clean appearance and decorum, keeping all reading materials stocked and visually appealing
  • Charge and assist with visitor and Human Resources photos using company iPad
  • Remain at front desk during workday to cover daily meal periods and other front desk time off coverage, as required

The duties listed above are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing; they are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific duties, responsibilities and activities does not exclude them from the position as they may change at any time with or without notice.


Headquartered just outside of Chicago, Illinois, AGWS is an innovative provider of administration services for Agents and Dealers offering vehicle protection products, limited warranties, and a variety of environmental and aftermarket products across the United States. Since its inception in 1998, the goals of AGWS are to offer superior claim processing, exceptional customer service, and unrivaled profitability options. Products are insured by “A” or “A-” (Excellent) rated carriers. AGWS is part of the American Guardian Group of Companies and enjoys an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.




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