Skywalk GmbH & Co. KG, based in Marquartstein, Germany, is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of paragliders, kitesurfing equipment, inflatable event tents and other lightweight event equipment. Top quality, innovation, design, and excellent service are key value propositions within the organization.

Skywalk is opening an office in Charlotte, North Carolina and is looking for a talented and experienced Office Manager (m/f). Since this is a business expansion and start-up, the Office Manager will need to thrive in an entrepreneurial setting and be willing to take on diverse responsibilities.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day-to-day office management functions
  • Work closely with management to set up office, sales and distribution functions
  • Liaise with legal and accounting teams
  • Support sales representatives and distributors
  • Assist with lead generation and the processing of orders
  • Supervision of office and warehouse staff

Must Haves

  • College degree or advanced vocational training in a relevant business field
  • 3+ years of experience as an office manager with increasing responsibility
  • Experience at managing an office and the complexity of tasks such as order processing, billing, basic accounting, staff supervision, employee training, customer service, assisting management, reporting

Your Profile

  • Passion for entrepreneurial work and business development
  • Ability to work unsupervised, self-motivated, “can do” mentality
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Strong communication skills, intercultural awareness and tolerance
  • Team building skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • German language skills are a plus, but are not required


What we offer

  • Exciting work environment
  • Ability to express own ideas and implement change
  • Flat hierarchy and direct decision-making authority
  • Product training
  • Career development and leadership opportunities
  • Competitive salary, generous paid vacation and benefits

 

We look forward to your application!

Please send a current résumé or curriculum vitae to the General Manager for North America
Mr. Sean Herrity
sean.herrity@skywalk.org

For more information, please visit our websites at www.skywalk.org & www.x-gloo.com