Office Assistant for NYC-based Wine Importer

Office Assistant for NYC-based Wine Importer

AP Wine Imports
New York, New York

$18/hr · Part time


AP Wine Imports, a wine importer and distributor based near Bryant Park in New York City, is currently seeking a part-time office assistant to start ASAP. Our portfolio consists mostly of French wines in addition to a selection of Italian, German, and Swiss wines. This is a great entry-level position for someone who is seeking to learn more about the wine business and wine in general.

Please take note of the hours as this is a part-time position and benefits are not offered, however there is opportunity to move to full-time at a later date. If interested, please forward your resumé and a brief cover letter highlighting experience. Details are as follows:

• Monday – Thursday
• 10am – 5pm
• Hours may occasionally be extended to complete tasks and/or to cover for the office manager in her absence.

• Process wine orders on a daily basis using and QuickBooks Enterprise
• Liaise between our warehouses, customers, and sales team about orders/delivery issues
• Update website on WordPress with new producer information and tech sheets
• Add, edit, and update inventory on
• Open new customer accounts in QuickBooks
• Create technical/sales sheets using Photoshop & Adobe
• Submit wines from our portfolio to various wine publications for review
• Post to social media accounts periodically (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
• Answer phones and take messages
• Greet guests to office
• File documents
• Maintain cleanliness of office (washing wine glasses, breaking down boxes, etc.)
• Occasional wine deliveries (1 bottle to 1 case of wine)
• Assist principals, office managers, and sales team with matters as they arise

Desired Skills:
• Intermediate to fluent French-language skills preferred but NOT required
• Excellent customer service skills
• Basic abilities in the following programs preferred but not required: QuickBooks, WordPress, Microsoft Word & Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Google G-Suite
• Ability to lift up to 40lbs weight (1 case of wine)