Front Desk Receptionist

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Palo Alto
  • Salary: $16 - $18

Website 18/8 Fine Men's Salon Palo Alto

Full Job Description

Front Desk Receptionist for Upscale salon in Palo Alto
18/8 Fine Men’s Salon at Palo Alto is an upscale salon. We are located in Town and Country Village, next to Stanford, at 855 El Camino Real, Suite # 3, Palo Alto. We are looking to hire immediately full-time, energetic, professional staff to create a great experience for our guests. Compensation includes Hourly Salary + Bonus.

We are looking for a Receptionist to manage our front desk on a daily basis. As a Receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for our salon. You will welcome guests and greet people who visit the business. To be successful as a Receptionist, you should have a pleasant personality, as this is a customer service role. You should be able to deal with emergencies in a timely and effective manner while streamlining salon operations. Multitasking and stress management skills are essential for this position. This role may require working in shifts, so flexibility is a plus. Ultimately, a Receptionist’s duties and responsibilities are to ensure the front desk welcomes guests positively and executes all tasks to the highest quality standards.


  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the salon
  • Check-in guests and communicate to stylists about their guests
  • Answer phone calls and book appointments
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email


  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Customer service attitude
  • High school degree; additional certification in Office Management is a plus

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

COVID-19 considerations:

  • socially distanced stations
  • Sanitized after every customer service


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)