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This position is an opportunity to join a nationally recognized, yet locally rooted, 50-year-old firm with a dynamic history and an eye on progress.
Fenimore Asset Management is dedicated to helping investors preserve their wealth and grow it over the long term. Decades have passed, but Fenimore’s mission endures:

• Serve with total integrity
• Provide superior return and profit
• Commit to excellence
• Be a friend

This position will be based at Fenimore’s headquarters in Cobleskill, NY.

Position Summary:

This position will provide support to our investors by serving as the front desk receptionist. This individual will welcome our investors, by phone and in person, and assist with their administrative needs. This position requires a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.

The candidate selected for the role will be motivated to pursue advancement including industry licensing.

Qualifications & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Excellent communication skills and client focus
• Must be extremely organized and capable of multi-tasking
• Position requires a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
• High level of initiative, professionalism, and quality standards

Primary Responsibilities:

I. Front Desk Receptionist
• Service our investors with account maintenance requests
• Greet all who call or visit our headquarters
• Support the service team with preparing meeting materials
• Triage phone calls to different areas of the firm as appropriate
• Schedule meetings and coordinate calendars
• Assist with the maintenance of the office such as ordering supplies, working with vendors, and assisting with the daily mail

II. Special Projects
• Other duties as assigned
• Ad hoc projects from internal teams will be requested
Supervisory Responsibility
This position will not include supervisory responsibilities.

Pay Range
This role is an hourly position. $25 – $30 per hour. 37.5-hour work week. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus and paid time off.

To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to


The preceding job description has been designed to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Other duties may be added, or this job description amended at any time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the principal duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the principal duties of the job, except where to do so would cause an undue hardship on Fennimore’s business operations.
Employment at Fenimore’s. is at-will, which means that either the employee or Fenimore’s. can terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. Nothing in this Job Description should be construed to diminish the at-will employment relationship in any manner.

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