Job Facts

Job Status: CLOSED

Job Title: Human Resources Director – Imported Gourmet Food

Location: Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA

Industry: Gourmet Food

Market: US Domestic

Channel: Local Markets (retail, restaurant and wholesale)

Reporting to: CFO

Salary Range: (USD) $65k to $85k base

Benefits: Bonus + Health + 401k

Visa: No sponsorship available

Job ID: JO-1601-361


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Industry(ies): Food, Food Beverages / Confectionery,

Function(s): HR & Recruitment, Administrative,

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Job Description

Our Client

Our client is a mid-size international very high end gourmet food company with Retail, Restaurant, Wholesales and on-line sales in the USA.


The HR Director will take over internal HR administrative duties from the Finance Dpt who had it previously. The company is developing and need now a fully dedicated HR person.

Ideal Profile

The ideal candidate is an HR manager or HR Director with good experience in Payroll processes and Restaurant business.

Job Description

  • manage weekly payroll for company staff (overtime, paid time off, absences…)
  • monitor the health benefits for the company (enrollment of new employees, administrative updates)
  • classic administrative HR duties such as worker’s compensation, reports, etc…
  • update of the employee hand book
  • and any other administrative HR duties.



  • Degree in Human Resources
  • 5 to 8 years experience in HR
  • Strong knowledge of MS office
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Ability to create reports and structures where lacking
  • Appreciated previous experience: Fashion, Luxury Goods, Luxury Products, Consumer Goods, CPG, FMCG, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Watches, Jewelry, Food & Beverages, Perfumes, Fragrances, Cosmetics, Beauty, Wines, Spirits, Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars
  • Appreciated previous titles: HR Manager, Human Resources Manager, HR Director, Human Resources Director, HR Generalist, Human Resources Generalist