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Office Assistant for Suro International Importers

Suro International Importers seeks an Office Assistant to assist the President and team with the day to day administrative functions. This role requires strong organization and bi­lingual communication skills, as well as the ability to identify and solve problems efficiently. Candidates must demonstrate initiative and an ability to work independently. Job is based in Philadelphia. 

This position is 27-­35 hours a week. Starting wage based on experience: $10-14 hr

Suro International Importers is a quickly growing company founded by restaurateur David Suro Piñera. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Jalisco David immigrated to Philadelphia in 1985. Excited to showcase the food and spirit of his homeland, he opened Philadelphia’s first upscale Mexican eatery, Tequilas Restaurant, in 1986. It has since become world-famous for serving authentic cuisine as well as offering a list of over 80 brands of fine 100% Agave tequilas.

David Suro has made his life’s work telling the story of tequila and agave distilled spirits. Since launching Siembra Azul Tequila in 2005, he has worked tirelessly for the promotion of quality, transparency and ethical business practices. After 10 years of setting an example and challenging the consumer, David Suro is excited about the expansion of Suro International portfolio: Siembra Spirits. The creation of Siembra Spirits is an invitation to celebrate responsible producers who honor the history, the land and the people of Mexico. Three brands make up the Siembra Spirit Family: Siembra Valles (lowland tequila), Siembra Azul (highland Tequila)  and Siembra Metl (agave distillate project)

With the anticipation of new products we have the spirit world’s attention. We’re ready to deliver but need help!

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Archiving & filing (videos, photos, personal files)

Processing of samples & promotional materials to distributors

Answering e-mail correspondence for President

Management of President’s agenda and travel logistics

E-mail communications with on and off premises accounts

Educate clients and promote category of agave distilled spirits at events and seminars

Create & upload engaging social media content

Update website with events and media (photos and videos)

Create Keynote presentations for use in marketing and sales seminars

Create promotional materials such as brochures, booklets, and sell sheets

Coordinate visits and follow-ups with marketing team outreach

Maintenance of CRM system

Qualifications

Experience

Minimum of 1 year relevant experience

Self Starter, team and detail oriented, able to lead and handle multiple projects at once

Commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability

Mac and PC savvy

Microsoft office proficiency

Language skills

Bilingual Proficient in English/Spanish

Application instructions: Please send cover letter and resume to: m.cisneros@suroimports.com. Addressed to Maria Cisneros. E-mailed applications preferred. No phone calls please.