KDI Design, Inc.
Job Description
Job Title:  Receptionist
Reports to:  Director of Operations

KDI is a “boutique” commercial furniture dealership & interiors firm, servicing the Chicagoland area & across country, offering the services & products of an efficient, streamlined, dealership centered around the client’s experience. At KDI we have a strong commitment to our clients, community & our employees. Honesty, integrity & professionalism are our cornerstones & we are seeking a driven individual to join our growing team. If you are looking to grow your career & join a talented group of professionals that are motivated by exceeding expectations, look no further.


• Maintain order at front desk: answer phone calls, answer door, sign for all incoming packages & distribute
• Maintain order of studio: organize and pick up studio as needed
• Manage supply orders
• Manage and coordinate travel
• Manage social media presence
• Manage newsletter (both internally and externally) and draft blog
• Maintain CRM Database with client/vendor information
• Maintain and update company accounts and memberships with local chambers, WBE
• Create and distribute team meeting minutes
• Perform employee onboarding and offboarding
• Demonstrate thorough knowledge of, compliance with, and assist with maintaining KDI procedures and standards


• Bachelor’s degree
• 3 years’ experience (commercial furniture industry preferred, but not required)
• Demonstrate a proactive approach, professionalism, confidence & poise
• Strong organizational skills
• Manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
• Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands & timelines
• Persuasive, encouraging, & motivating
• Strong written & oral communication skills
• Ability to effectively prioritize & execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other duties within the Interiors Team and within KDI may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organizational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.


• State of the art laptop/tablet
• 50% coverage of industry/position accreditation fees
• Internet portal to employee information
• Direct deposit of payroll
• 401k savings & investment
• Healthcare, dental, vision programs
• Mail service pharmacy
• Synergy partners credit union
• Short-term & long-term disability
• Life insurance ($25,000 employer-paid)
• Flexible benefit plans (pre-tax benefit plans)
    o Medical expense reimbursement
    o Dependent care expense reimbursement
    o Commuter expense reimbursement
    o 529c bright directions college savings plan
    o Employee assistance program
• Company outings
    o Employer paid hotel accomodations & attendance - neocon (yearly)
    o Volunteering at Anderson animal shelter (yearly)
    o Volunteering at Casa Kane County (yearly)
    o KDI for a Kure breast cancer event (yearly)
    o Vendor hosted events
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