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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS
1. Office Assistant, part-time
Direct Importer of fine Italian foods in need of a new member to join our growing team.
This is an entry level, part-time position with the potential to turn full time.
We are a creative, friendly bunch, but are focused, hard-working, goal oriented, and wear many hats. It can get hectic and stressful, quickly. The person in this position will be the first point of contact; answering the phones, receiving and responding to general emails, taking client orders for product over the phone or via email, some inside sales, assisting Reps in the field, work directly with warehouse personnel, creating invoices and packing slips, clerical/office work including writing checks, handling the daily UPS shipments and ease into LTL shipments. Eventually this person will handle almost all the shipping.
Here are the attributes you must have to be successful in this position:
-Must be punctual
-Must have a friendly, optimistic, “can do” disposition
-Must be highly organized & extremely detail oriented
-Must be able to easily multi-task
-Must be professional in dealings with clients over the phone as you will be the first point of contact with our clientele and will be building relationships
-Must be an excellent, articulate, and respectful communicator
-Must be able to think critically & have excellent problem solving skills
-Must have a strong command of the English language both spoken & written
-Must be able to respond & converse professionally to clients/vendors via phone & emails (including correct use of grammar and spelling)
-Must have proficient with PC computers & Microsoft Office programs (mostly Excel & Word)
-Must have some sales experience
-Must be able to work quickly and with accuracy
-Spanish &/or Italian language skills
-Html knowledge and advanced website management skills
-Social Media skills
-Some cooking knowledge
This is a great place to work, but the expectations are high. An entry-level position could lead to greater things, depending on your commitment. A good opportunity for someone who would like to learn more about the gourmet food business, import business, or small business operations in general.
Please email you resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org as a PDF to be considered.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!
The Italian Harvest Team