S5 Agency World

Receptionist - Rotterdam

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Active since 21-12-2017 Job category Facility Management
Location Rotterdam Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 38 - 0 Salary N.O.T.K.
Working @ S5 - Work hard, play hard!

At S5, we don’t expect our customers to settle for second-best and you shouldn’t either. Like you, we have great ambitions: to become the world’s leading shipping agency service. Challenging for sure, and hard work but also interesting, dynamic, satisfying and definitely fun. Always with our corporate values as a solid foundation, of course.

Our no-nonsense approach is to-the-point and clear, hands-on and can-do. From communicating with worldwide customers to having a nest of poisonous spiders removed from a shipment - never a dull moment! Fortunately, you always have your colleagues to fall back on who are dedicated professionals like yourself. Independent team players who together want to make a difference to our customers and help improve our shipping industry.

Everything at S5 is new and we are open to any innovation or change which might benefit our customers. If you see a new opportunity, we will encourage you to seize it. We will also encourage you to grow along with us, with plenty of career opportunities and a strong focus on professional training.

From day one, you are an integral part of our team, both inside and outside the office. More than anything we need team spirit to realise our international ambitions. In a dynamic world, we aim to grow fast.

To become the best because only the best will do!

Expecting the unexpected?

S5, based in Rotterdam, is looking for a:


Role description:

As a receptionist you are responsible for the answering and handling of incoming phone calls in a friendly and timely manner. You are the first point of contact for visitors and ensure a friendly reception of guests. You are furthermore responsible for handling incoming and outgoing mail, parcels and emails.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Answering phone and transferring calls to the person involved;
  • Supporting Office Management in the daily work;
  • Administrative support;
  • Handling in- and outbound mail and parcels;
  • Reception of guests and visitors; be the first point of contact;
  • Archiving.

This vacancy is open to strengthen our Office Management team in Rotterdam (head office of S5 North Europe).


  • Friendly;
  • Accurate;
  • Hands-on;
  • Flexible;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Not a 9-to-5 mentality;

Education & requirements:

  • Minimum MBO degree, preferably in the area of Office management or Administration;
  • 2-5 years relevant working experience in a similar job;
  • Likes to be at the centre of the organisation;
  • Proficient in English as well as Dutch (verbally as well as in writing)
  • Commitment to the company, based on our core values of Service, Innovation, Integrity and No-Nonsense.

Our offer:

S5 offers a challenging job with good opportunities to develop yourself within a growing international and professional environment.

Salary and other benefits:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Other emoluments such as pension and a health insurance contribution;
  • Personal development and training opportunities.

Yes, I want this job:

We invite you to apply! Please send us your CV and cover letter. Let us know why you want to work for S5 and why you think you are suitable for this position. Do you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact our Human Resources department at (+31) 10 506 2000.


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Facility Management
Industry / Industries Logistics & Supply Chain
Region Netherlands
Keywords Maritiem, Logistiek, Haven, S5, Sophia Griffioen, Shipping Agent, Receptionist, Administrative, Office

Contact information

Name Sophia Griffioen