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Director of First Impressions


Wanted: Super organized and amazing people person
Location: Downtown Bellevue, Washington

Position summary

We are looking for a true ‘A’ player to join our team as our Director of First Impressions. This role is part office manager, part client reception, and is designed for the individual who thrives on serving people and loves creating an exceptional experience for clients and the team. Our team members are highly valued, supported in their growth and development and compensated more than competitively. And, above all, Alterra exudes our people—first values.

Job description

We’re looking for a super-organized and amazing people person.

  • If you want your daily work to have a significant positive impact on people’s lives…
  • If you want to work on a team with other passionate, high-performing and talented people…
  • If you want an opportunity to learn, grow and develop yourself…
  • If you are looking for something fun, fast-paced and meaningful…
  • Then you have found your dream job!

Alterra Advisors is hiring a Director of First Impressions to deliver the daily ‘wow’ to our valued clients and our team. As the first one to greet our guests, you’re an integral part of delivering the 5-Star experience we strive for every day. Success in this position is imperative to achieving Alterra’s mission of being a leading wealth management firm in the Pacific Northwest.

You’ll be the ultimate host to our clients and guests who contact Alterra and visit our office. As client reception, your mission is to create a welcoming experiencing, creating a lasting ‘wow’ impression. As the leader of our team care initiatives, you are vital to caring for our team and enhancing our Alterra culture.

You are the Rockstar we are looking for if you are a super people person with positive charm, resourceful, enjoy working in fast-paced environment, are a self-starter, have highly detailed, organizational and problem-solving skills, and can manage tasks efficiently and effectively.

Work Experience:

2+ years of relevant work experience as a high-level executive assistant, customer service, and/or office administrator.

Other expectations/skills:

  • Positive, friendly and good-humored personality.
  • Mature, wise, poised and polished professional with attitude of service.
  • Excellence and world-class quality work is the only acceptable standard.
  • High attention to detail, processes, and efficient work.
  • Superior skills in Excel, Word, and general internet savvy.
  • Excellent verbal, written and editing skills.
  • Residence within reasonable commute to downtown Bellevue is a must.

Full time in office position, starting at 40 hours a week, 8 AM-5 PM.


BETTER than competitive, complete with full medical and retirement benefits, and flexible vacation policies to help you recharge when needed!

Must satisfy background check.

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
— Winston Churchill

People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
—Henry David Thoreau

The greatest wealth is to live content.

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
—Charles Spurgeon