Administrative Assistant

Higher Taste is a local, family-owned food manufacturer specializing in Vegan and Vegetarian foods. We are seeking a hard-working and dedicated individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant - a vital position on the team at our company! Opportunity for advancement! We're looking for someone with experience coordinating administrative tasks, including human resources, sales & marketing. A bilingual candidate (Spanish/English) is highly preferred!

 

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant position is responsible for coordinating human resources, marketing and sales tasks as well as other administrative work as needed.

 

Schedule 

The general schedule is Monday-Friday 8 am - 4 pm or until the work is complete. May be asked to begin workday early (6 am) on occasion. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

The Administrative Assistant needs to:

  • Be able to coordinate multiple administrative tasks

  • Utilize computer programs in order to complete tasks (Microsoft programs, Google Docs)

  • Assist with human resources, including posting jobs, conducting interviews and coordinating new hire onboarding

  • Assist with sales and marketing work, including new account set up and sales outreach

  • Coordinate label ordering

  • Cross-train on order desk and other office job duties

  • Answer phone calls

  • Help with other administrative tasks as needed

  • Complete all required food safety trainings

  • Always prioritize food safety in the production facility

  • Be reliable, hard-working and efficient but thorough!

  • Be flexible and up for changing priorities

  • Be cooperative with co-workers and have an attitude of teamwork

 

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 1+ years in administrative/office work (preferably in a food manufacturing environment)

  • Ability to use Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Strong communication and people skills

  • Understands how to offer great customer service

  • Must be a team player who is willing to learn and work hard!  

  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: Bilingual Spanish/English


Additional Skills

  • Graphic design

  • Website design/maintenance

 

PAY AND BENEFITS

  • Pay is $17-20/hour, DOE

  • After a 90-day period of employment we offer Paid Time Off

  • After a 90-day period of employment we offer a stipend for health care benefits

  • After a year of employment we offer Paid Vacation

  • After a year of employment we offer an employer-matched retirement savings account

 

**We conduct background checks after a conditional job offer has been made.**

To apply, email your resume to highertastehr@gmail.com with "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

HIGHER TASTE

981 N. Holladay Street

Cornelius, Oregon 97113

info@thehighertaste.com

(503) 230-7944

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