Administrative Assistant / Sales Support – South Bronx, NY

Role: Administrative Assistant / Sales Support

Status: Contract to Hire

Contract Duration: 4 months

Contract Pay Rate: $22 to $25/hour

Perm Salary Range: $45K to $50K

Location: South Bronx, NY

 

Keys to the role:

  • 100% onsite - Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm, 1-hour lunch paid, no remote options.
  • COVID vaccine policy – will need proof of 2 shots.
  • Recent grad - Assoc or Bach degree
  • Good tech skills, especially with excel, social media

 

Overview: 

An award-winning specialty food manufacturer in the South Bronx is seeking a smart, punctual, highly organized team member with strong written and verbal communication skills.  This growth position focuses on sales support, customer service, and logistics, but also includes cross-training in purchasing, HR matters, and various admin functions.  This is a great opportunity to interface with customers, vendors, and company employees in all departments.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Draft correspondence and various documents, excellent writing skills are a must
  • Support the planning and execution of tradeshows and events
  • Inventory, storage, and care of tradeshow and media props and equipment
  • Greet and assist onsite guests
  • Answer inbound telephone calls, professional phone etiquette is a must
  • Help develop and implement the transfer of physical files into e-files
  • Social Media and Website support, knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter
    etc, preferred
  • Human Resource Support
  • Sales Support includes but is not limited to, taking phone orders, invoicing, sending
    samples, shipping labels, maintenance and updating of excel sheets, HACCP support
  • Customer Service Support via phone, email, and social media
  • Perform a variety of other office tasks
Qualifications: 
  • Experience in office administration or other related fields 
  • Self-starter with a strong ability to prioritize and multitask 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Must exercise a high degree of independent judgment 
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Social Media experience
Additional Qualifications:
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience in customer service 
  • Multi-tasker who can assess and accommodate changing priorities 
  • Computer proficiency - Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Publisher 
  • Proactive problem solver

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