Office Manager
San Francisco, CA
Posted on 3/21/2023

51-200 employees

Audio & video transcription editing platform
Company Overview
Descript's mission is to make video a staple of every communicator’s toolkit, alongside docs and slides. The company's video editor has AI-powered features and intuitive interface fuel YouTube and TikTok channels, top podcasts, and businesses using video for marketing, sales, and internal training and collaboration.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Administrative & Executive Assistance
  • At least 4 years of experience as an office manager or in a related role
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; you love to create and manage systems and have a clearly defined process for getting things done
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have a sense of humor and a willingness to pitch in and go with the flow!
  • You are a self starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You're an excellent problem solver with exceptional attention to detail
  • You are upbeat and fun, love to make a playlist or get creative when it's someone's birthday and enjoy bringing creativity to challenges and problem solving
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the office
  • Send internal communications in Slack updating employees about upcoming events, important information and required action
  • Maintain and update the office's physical space, including liaising with vendors (IT, janitorial services etc.) and ordering office supplies, kitchen and bathroom necessities and additional equipment as needed
  • Develop, implement and communicate policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and productivity of the office and remote work
  • Assist the HR team with onboarding new employees, send welcome packages to all new employees, manage equipment and coordinate immigration and EDD notices
  • Be the first point of contact for the building management including lease renewals, coordinate insurance related to the SF office and manage any required building maintenance
  • Assist with logistics for conferences, meetings, and trade shows
  • Plan and coordinate team events including virtual happy hours, in person happy hours, all in person company gatherings. Manage TripActions (travel platform)
  • Own the process for ordering and distributing end of year gifts in conjunction with the holiday event and coordinate gifting including sending congratulatory gifts for new babies, weddings etc
  • Help plan and organize our monthly Assemblies (all hands meetings)
  • The office manager is the first call in the event of an alarm activation