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Jobs and Careers at SMEG

SMEG is a well-established Italian, family-owned business.  Our staff are the heart of our business, and we pride ourselves on offering a working environment that promotes positive well being, and providing opportunities for personal growth.

To find out more abut SMEG, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, open positions at SMEG USA will be posted here.

Applications

If you think you have the skill set and would fit the Smeg culture please apply directly for a specific position we are currently advertising on this webpage. We also accept speculative applications, if you would like to submit a speculative application please complete the below form.

JOB TITLE:

eCommerce and Digital Marketing Manager

 

TEAM ASSIGNMENT:

Sales and Marketing Team / Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)

 

WORK LOCATION:

(1) NEW Corporate Office:  4 Sellers Street, Kearny, NJ  07032 (est. Q2 2022)
(2) Showroom:  A&D Building, 150 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10155
SMEG is not entertaining fully remote candidates for this position as this time. To breed strong company culture, in office presence will be required.

 

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-time Regular Employee / Non-Exempt

 

SUPERVISOR:

Director or Sales & Marketing, MDA - North America

 

JOB PURPOSE:

SMEG’s back-office is a boutique shop but expanding rapidly to support the brands popularity and growth.  We are looking for a smart, dynamic, experienced, and passionate team player to join us in this newly created position to:  1)  Manage and grow all aspects of SMEG’s digital marketing program; and, (2) create and launch the brands entry into eCommerce.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. As DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER, the candidate will be responsible for all content,  creative development for the entire website, social media accounts and online advertising:
    1. Control, maximize and grow SMEG’s social media presence with the support of internal colleagues and the brands agency partner;
    2. Create activities and promotions via innovative marketing and social campaigns to drive traffic to the site leveraging internal resources;
    3. Maintain all online content, working in tandem with sales, service and operations to ensure accuracy and relevance;
    4. Responsible for marketing and campaign planning for the webshop, communicating plans to internal audience.  Increase newsletter subscription base, setting a strategy for delivery and content, and tracking progress;
       
  2. As ECOMMERCE MANAGER, the candidate will be responsible creating, launching and maintaining the brands B2C platform:
    1. Lead the implementation of an Online Shop strategy, working closely with the Sales Operations team to integrate and grow the online direct sales channel, achieving the defined targets and driving profitable revenue.
    2. Maintain all aspects of the online shop from catalog management and updates to transactional management and client-facing customer services efforts;
    3. Create, run and maintain an evaluation system to ensure the team is operating to the mark with keen focus on client satisfaction, stock availability, short and medium term objective analysis;
    4. Create and maintain systems that alert internal stakeholders of operational opportunities and challenges;
    5. Preside over the company’s marketing budget line items catering to this area in close consultation with the COO and Director.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree (marketing or business management, communications ecommerce or relevant field of study) preferred however demonstrative experience, minimum of 5 professional years in relevant categories, will suffice;
  • Preferred current or prior experience:
    • B2C experience in consumer products or luxury sector with proven eCommerce and digital marketing;
    • as an eCommerce Manager with a proven record of growing online sales and driving revenue;
    • launching an eCommerce on-line shop and supporting digital campaigns;
  • Prior experience in the consumer products industry is an asset;

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of organization, efficient time management and superior interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, this is a solo position with no subordinate roles;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with proven track record influencing the purchasing decision.  Writing samples / portfolio will be required;
  • Experience launching a web shop from the ground up, evaluating online POS systems and kicking off direct to client logistics expertise preferred;
  • Technical aptitude required and product knowledge in the appliance industry desired but not mandatory;
  • Budding epicurean who, at a minimum, appreciates fine food, and at-home baking and cooking is helpful to “connect” to the essence of our business;
  • Inquisitive mindset and ability / desire to “read the room” and connect to target audience;
  • Self-starter and proactive working with internal / external stakeholders with experience building and maintaining business relationships;
  • A positive attitude and truly authentic enthusiastic personality are a must.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Languages:  English.  Spanish and Italian would also be helpful.
  • Demonstrated advanced capabilities using Microsoft software suite and Web / Cloud based template systems preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport are required.
  • Must be authorized to legally work in the US.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  No staff / personnel is assigned to this position.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 50% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 70%+ of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception; ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel; 40% of the time may/will require standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, carrying, pushing and lifting up to 40 lbs. The work environment varies depending on location and travel accommodations.

 

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Approximately less than 5%  (if required, mostly throughout the contiguous United States, however travel to the factories in Italy might also be necessary for meetings/training)

 

OTHER:

  1. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management.
  2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.  An email will be sent from the hiring manager if selected for an interview. Traditional process flow includes several introductory phone calls, virtual interviews, and personal meetings. NOTE: SMEG does not acknowledge all inbound resumes received.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

LOCATION: Starting Q1 2022 2-3 days a week on site with flexible hours

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Full-time Regular Employee/Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Director of Finance and Operations

JOB PURPOSE:  The AP Specialist is responsible for computing, classifying and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records of the organization are accurate.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Responsible for accounts payable to vendors. Verifies bills and charges with department heads.  Enters bills, expenses, payments.
  2. Alert upper management about discrepancies and or sudden change of costs/expenses.
  3. Responsible for processing refunds to customers for warranty purposes.
  4. Responsible for processing employee expenses.
  5. Reviews and assist in disputing charge backs, penalties and allowances imposed by customers.
  6. Review and process vendors/customers claims, including but not limited to spiff and promo rebates.
  7. Assist in reconciling bank accounts and credit card statements.
  8. Initially assist and then take over calculating commissions for Independent Reps.
  9. Reconciles general ledger entries.
  10. Assist with tax forms collection, including but not limited to W9 and reseller certificates.
  11. Assist with weekly and monthly files as needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 years college degree (Bachelor’s Degree).
  • 1-2 years of experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar role, in same or similar industry preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Fluency in Italian language preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to accomplish work tasks.
  • Highly organized and process driven.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, including but not limited to Excel and Outlook. Proficiency Quickbooks a must. Knowledge of SAP required. Knowledge of Concur preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Adherence to tight deadlines and quick turnaround time.
  • Languages English written and spoken. Italian preferred, but not required.
  • Office or other equipment: Computer, Fax, Phone, Copy Machine
  • License None
  • Legally authorized to work in the US.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 99% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 80% of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception; ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel; occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, couching, carrying, pushing and lifting up to 20 lbs. the work environment is quiet with occasional spikes in noise level due to activity in the office.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

0%

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management.  Your signature below simply indicates your acknowledgement of receipt and understanding of this document.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

JOB TITLE: Logistics Coordinator                                   

LOCATION: currently remote – Starting Q1 2022 2-3 days a week on site with flexible hours

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Full-time Regular Employee/Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Director of Finance and Operations

JOB PURPOSE:  The Logistics Coordinator processes orders and oversees cycle of order fulfillment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Receives and processes orders from a multitude of customers, including but not limited to major retailer chains, buying groups and whole-seller. Customers may at times require EDI. Logistics coordinator will need to have experience with EDI, including set up, orders and invoices processing. Makes sure orders are shipped on time.
  2. Communicates with customers about order status and payment.  Creates invoices both in the accounting system and customers’ portals. Request payments when down-payment and payment in full are required before releasing products.   
  3. Instructs warehouse to ship orders and to apply labels correctly.  Orders labels when necessary.
  4. Obtains estimates for shipping costs and confirms bills match the initial estimate from the freight forwarder.  
  5. Works alongside with supply chain coordinator by confirming future needs based on open sales orders.
  6. Works alongside with bookkeepers to verify charge backs, penalties and short payments. Support to dispute charges back is required.
  7. Other tasks required based on specific needs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 years college degree (Bachelor’s Degree).
  • 3-5 years of experience in the same or similar role, in same or similar industry preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to accomplish work tasks.
  • Highly organized and process driven.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Quickbooks a must. Knowledge of SAP required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Languages English written and spoken
  • Office or other equipment: Computer, Fax, Phone, Copy Machine
  • License None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None.

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 99% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 80% of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception; ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel; occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, couching, carrying, pushing and lifting up to 20 lbs. the work environment is quiet with occasional spikes in noise level due to activity in the office.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

0%

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management.  Your signature below simply indicates your acknowledgement of receipt and understanding of this document.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

JOB TITLE:                   National Sales Manager, Multi-Unit Projects  

TEAM ASSIGNMENT: Sales and Marketing Team / Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)

OFFICE LOCATION:

(1) NEW Corporate Office:  4 Sellers Street, Kearny, NJ  07032 (est Q2 2022)

(2) Showroom:  A&D Building, 150 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10155

PRIME WORK LOCATION:      East Coast

CLASSIFICATION:        Full-time Regular Employee / Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR:              Director of Sales & Marketing, MDA - North America

JOB PURPOSE:            SMEG is a boutique shop but expanding rapidly to support the brands popularity and growth.  We are looking for a smart, dynamic, experienced, and passionate team player to join us in this newly created position to: (1) conceptualize and develop a national program sales strategy; (2) implement, market and pitch the program at the decision-making level; (3) maintain sales pipeline and serve as lead project manager for awarded contracts.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (to start):

  1. Program Development:
    1. Create an innovative national strategy for SMEG’s multi-unit marketing and sales program considering all variables of the brands complex distribution network;
    2. Formalize processes and procedures keeping partners and stakeholders informed and engaged;
  2. Business Development:
    1. Create and maintain steady marketing campaigns to generate interest in the brand as a contender, source and evaluate RFQs;
    2. Conduct brand pitches to relevant hospitality, procurement companies and residential architectural / real estate development firms via in-person and virtual meetings; 
    3. Contribute to the development of create activities and promotions via innovative marketing and social campaigns that will generate further interest in the brand;
    4. Maintain centralized contact databases and prepare periodic activity reports;
  3. Project Management:
    1. Create and maintain systems that track projects from bid through award and delivery;
    2. Ensure the successful delivery, installation and after sale conduits have been achieved.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree (marketing or business management, communications or relevant field of study) preferred however demonstrative experience, minimum of 5-7 professional years in relevant categories, will suffice;
  • Preferred current or prior experience:
    • working multi-unit (builder/developer) projects in the consumer products or luxury sector;
    • proven sales and project management expertise;
    • as a multi-unit / bulk volume sales manager in the kitchen and bath industry with a proven record of growing sales and positive margin levels;
  • Prior experience in the consumer products industry (specifically kitchen & bath or appliances) is a marketable asset;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of organization, efficient time management and superior interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, this is a solo position with no subordinate roles;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with proven track record influencing the purchasing decision during in-person (2-15 people) and virtual meetings.  Writing samples / portfolio will be required;
  • Experience developing and sustaining a national sales program preferred;
  • Ability to decipher and understand complex RFQ / bid documents and contracts;
  • Technical aptitude required and product knowledge in the appliance industry desired but not mandatory;
  • Budding epicurean who, at a minimum, appreciates fine food, and at-home baking and cooking is helpful to “connect” to the essence of our business;
  • Inquisitive mindset and ability / desire to “read the room” and connect to target audience;
  • Self-starter and proactive working with internal / external stakeholders with experience building and maintaining business relationships;
  • Relationships with national hospitality and residential architectural /real estate development firms preferred;
  • A positive attitude and truly authentic enthusiastic personality are a must.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Languages:  English.  Spanish would be very useful and Italian helpful.
  • Demonstrated advanced capabilities using Microsoft software suite, primarily PowerPoint (for presentations) and Excel (for statistics) are vital;
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport are required.
  • Must be authorized to legally work in the US.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

No staff / personnel is assigned to this position.

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 50% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 70%+ of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception; ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel; 40% of the time may/will require standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, carrying, pushing and lifting up to 40 lbs. The work environment varies depending on location and travel accommodations.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Approximately less than 65%  (mostly throughout the contiguous United States, however travel to the factories in Italy might also be necessary for meetings/training)

OTHER:

  1. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management.
  2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.  An email will be sent from the hiring manager if selected for an interview. Traditional process flow includes several introductory phone calls, virtual interviews, and personal meetings. NOTE: SMEG does not acknowledge all inbound resumes received.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

JOB TITLE:           National Training Manager             

LOCATION:

(1) NEW Corporate Office:  4 Sellers Street, Kearny, New Jersey  07032 (est Q2 2022)

(2) A &D Building, 150 East 58th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10155

SMEG is not entertaining fully remote candidates for this position as this time. To breed strong company culture, in office presence will be required.

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION:               Full-time Regular Employee / Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR:                     Director or Sales & Marketing, MDA - North America

JOB PURPOSE:  SMEG’s back-office is a boutique shop.  We are looking for a smart, dynamic, experienced and passionate team player to join us in this newly created position to:  (1)  Create, manage and grow all aspects of SMEG’s brand and major appliance product training program; and (2) lead execution of in-person and virtual brand and product trainings throughout North America.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Program Creation;
    1. Conceptualize, develop, publish, share and leverage brand and product training decks (PowerPoints) and short Product Knowledge (PK) modules using imagery and video assets either given, commissioned or acquired;
    2. Control, maximize and grow SMEG’s Unique Selling Propositions (USPs) with the support of internal colleagues and factory personnel;
    3. Maintain all content, working in tandem with product management, to ensure accuracy and relevance;
    4. Create training activities and promotions to drive traffic to in-person and virtual events;
    5. Be a team leader to propagate and perpetuate positive, factual and relevant brand and product information throughout various channels;
  2. Program Implementation;
    1. Lead all brand and major appliance product training sessions, in person and virtual, with key audiences (SMEG internal team members, new hires, retail sales associates, Distributor Partner sales teams and, on occasion, consumers);
    2. Work closely with internal stakeholders (product management, sales and marketing) to integrate new product launches and grow stories around longer lifecycle products;
    3. Create, run and maintain an evaluation system to ensure the program is operating to the satisfaction of audience members and stakeholders as well as unearthing new thoughts and ideas;

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree (marketing or business management, communications or relevant field of study) preferred however demonstrative experience, minimum of 5 professional years in relevant categories, will suffice;
  • Preferred current or prior experience:
    • in the consumer or luxury products sector with proven sales, marketing or training expertise;
    • as a training manager with a proven record of positive audience reception and company sales growth;
  • Prior experience in the household major appliance sector is an asset;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of organization, efficient time management and superior interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently, this is a solo position with no subordinate roles;
  • Must be comfortable public speaking in person with groups from 5-50 AND virtually via web platforms;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills and proven track record influencing the purchasing decision.  Writing samples / portfolio will be required;
  • Technical aptitude required and product knowledge in the appliance industry desired but not mandatory;
  • Budding epicurean who, at a minimum, appreciates fine food, and at-home baking and cooking;
  • An electric and enthusiastic presentation personality to keep audiences engaged and active;
  • Inquisitive mindset and ability / desire to read / connect to target audience behavior, needs and purchasing influence;
  • Self-starter and proactive working with internal / external stakeholders with experience building and maintaining business relationships;
  • A positive attitude and truly authentic enthusiastic personality are a must.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Languages:  English.  Spanish is helpful.
  • Demonstrated advanced capabilities using Microsoft software suite especially PowerPoint. Adobe a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport are required.
  • Must be authorized to legally work in the US.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:    No staff / personnel is assigned to this position.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 30% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 70%+ of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception; ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel; 40% of the time may/will require standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, carrying, pushing and lifting up to 40 lbs. The work environment varies depending on location and travel accomodations.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Approximately 50-60%

OTHER:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.  An email will be sent from the hiring manager if selected for an interview. Traditional process flow includes several introductory phone calls, virtual interviews, and personal meetings. NOTE: SMEG does not acknowledge all inbound resumes.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

JOB TITLE:

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

 

TEAM ASSIGNMENT:

Sales and Marketing Team / Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)

 

LOCATION:

(1) Corporate Office:  4 Sellers Street, Kearny, NJ  07032 (est. late-Q2 2022)
(2) Showroom:  A&D Building, 150 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10155
SMEG is not entertaining fully-remote candidates for this position as this time.

 

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-Time Regular Employee

 

SUPERVISOR:

Director of Sales & Marketing, MDA - North America

 

JOB PURPOSE:

SMEG’s back-office is a boutique shop, but expanding rapidly to support the brands' popularity and growth.  We are looking for a smart, serious, and passionate team player to join us in this newly created position to:  1)  provide administrative support to the outside Sales Management Team; and, (2) liaise with the inside office team on administrative topics relevant to the divisions of business development, marketing, and sales. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Create and maintain contact databases for various channels;
  2. Maintain prices lists, product information sheets, and a complete library of product specifications / technical data;
  3. Organize resources necessary to assemble high-quality PowerPoint sales presentations and coordinate materials for meetings;
  4. Maintain dealer partner dealership agreements and act as clearinghouse for all new account set-ups;
  5. Follow up on general inquires received via email and phone, and direct to proper team member or partner;
  6. Maintain one-on-one relationships with the outside sales managers and act as their point-of-contact when they are absent;
  7. Weekly outgoing support phone calls and email contact to all sales representatives (direct and indirect) to offer support and product information;
  8. Support national accounts with information loads onto their portal sites;
  9. Maintain national media calendar / advertising schedules, and roster of all multi-unit project bids;
  10. Support the coordination of all marketing collateral materials, POS, and mailing campaigns;
  11. Maintain national authorized dealer database and associated image library.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school degree mandatory; 
  • Associate degree (marketing or business management, communications, ecommerce, or relevant field of study) preferred, however demonstrative experience will suffice;
  • Minimum of 2-4 professional years in a professional office environment with administrative experience is mandatory.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High degree of organization, efficient time management, and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Self-starter, proactive, “can-do” attitude are must-haves;
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to accomplish work tasks, on on matters of sales strategy and support;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Proven track record in office/sales/marketing administration;
  • Technical aptitude is very helpful;
  • Budding epicurean who, at a minimum, appreciates fine food, and at-home baking and cooking is helpful to “connect” to the essence of our business;
  • Inquisitive mindset and the ability to anticipate others' expectations;
  • Experience building and maintaining positive business relationships;
  • A positive attitude and truly, authentically-enthusiastic personality are a must.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Languages: English (Spanish would also be very helpful, as would Italian);
  • Demonstrated advanced capabilities using Microsoft software suite, in-particular, Word, Excel (lookup, pivot tables), and PowerPoint;
  • Valid Driver’s License is required;
  • Must be authorized to legally work in the US.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

No staff / personnel is assigned to this position.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position will require frequent sitting, remaining in a stationary position 50% of the time, talking, hearing, typing, looking at a computer screen 70%+ of the time, ability to identify and distinguish colors, ability to focus and have depth perception, ability to use hands/fingers to handle or feel.  40% of the time may/will require standing, walking, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, carrying, pushing, and lifting up to 40 lbs. The work environment varies depending on location and travel accommodations.

 

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Approximately less than 1%  (travel is not anticipated for this position, but some local, metro New York travel might be necessary for meetings/training).

 

OTHER:

  1. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict other tasks that may be assigned by management;
  2. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.  An email will be sent from the hiring manager if selected for an interview.  Traditional process flow includes several introductory phone calls, virtual interviews, and personal meetings.

NOTE: SMEG does not acknowledge all inbound resumes received.

 

SMEG USA, Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

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