NYC: Ger-Nis International seeks Administrative Assistant

11 Jan
Company: Ger-Nis International

Location: Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Position Title: Administrative Assistant

Hours: 40 hours per week

Pay Rate: $10-$12 per hour (negotiable based on experience)

Deadline: January 17th, 2011

Start Date: January 24th, 2011

Who We Are:

Ger-Nis International, LLC is a Brooklyn based importer and distributor specializing in Organic & Fair-trade fruit and vegetables as well as fresh herbs.  We are seeking a qualified administrative assistant to help our managing director, our controller and our culinary center manager. We are a company that believes fully in the way of organics, fair- trade & sustainable produce trading as well as educating consumers in regards to the food they eat.  We seek an addition to our team who can stand by our ideals and understand that it takes hard work and dedication to achieve success in the relatively new world of organic fair-traded products.  This position will wear many hats and need to service the administration needs of the three managerial positions in the company.

Job Description:

This position requires a person that can act as a “jack of all trades”—Responsibilities will include general office management, data input, organizing personal calendars, appointments, travel arrangements, and other miscellaneous tasks and errands. This position will be the administrative assistant of the controller, the managing director and the culinary & herb Center manager.  This position will get to interface with all the many facets of the company as a whole, organic & fair-trade vegetable side as well as the culinary center.

Skills ideally include experience and proficiency with:

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Office (especially excel, work & access)
  • Adobe CS5
  • Photoshop, Illustrator
  • QuickBooks
  • Bonus software includes: WordPress, eventbrite 

You should:

  • Have extremely good organizational skills
  • Be detailed and precise beyond belief
  • Have cooking skills and recipe writing knowledge
  • Like Food, Dogs and Kids
  • Have a thick skin, and understand faced paced stressful environments
  • Be a quick learner and analytical thinker
  • Have a sense of humor

To apply for the position, please submit resume and cover letter to

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