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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 effectively. Candidates must demonstrate initiative and an ability to work independently.

This position is 35-­40 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 (Mezcal).

 

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Archiving & filing (PO, Invoices, Bills)

Email communications with Distributors and Warehouse

Billing

Invoicing

Monthly reports

Maintenance of CRM system

Renewal and Submission of State permits

Renewal and Submission of Federal permits

Inventory Management

UPC creation and management

Quickbook Reconciliation

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

Knowledge of Quickbooks a plus but not required, will train

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. Emailed applications preferred. No phone calls please.