CMG is a mission-oriented landscape architecture studio working to increase social and ecological wellbeing through artful design. We are a passionate and creative collective of equal voices. We value collaboration, and it is reflected in our work environment and design process. Six principals with distinct aesthetics and interests lead our firm of over 30 designers with one common goal - to protect and improve our cities and communities every day. For 20 years, CMG has been making a positive impact on the landscape and our profession with passion, innovation, and leadership. We are located in San Francisco — the city that is, in many ways, the overarching project of our two decades of practice. We are currently developing a plan for a return to in-office work.


You are a motivated and administrative professional with at least 3 years professional experience as an Executive Assistant or Office Administrator. This position will require in-office work a minimum of four days per week. Your will provide general support in the following key areas:

General Office

  • Open and close office daily and greet guests
  • Manage and order kitchen and office supplies
  • Order lunch for employees/clients/meetings
  • Manage CMG calendar(s) including reoccurring staff meetings, leadership meetings and scheduled leaves
  • Receive, manage and coordinate all mail and shipments
  • Manage travel and bookings for principals and project teams
  • Manage general office budget and review spending monthly
  • Manage and track office subscriptions, memberships and licenses
  • Coordinate and distribute employee announcements and communications
  • Be the first point of contact for employee questions regarding office operations and administration

Return to Office Coordination

  • A key part of the role in the near term will be assisting with coordination of return to office administrative and operational needs

Office Facilities

  • Manage CMG’s facilities including janitorial, maintenance, improvements and misc. office projects
  • Arrange for maintenance, repair, and purchase of office equipment, furniture and facilities, including: window cleaning and repair, furniture repair, construction, painting, doors and keys, plumbing, HVAC, security alarm, janitorial, large format printers and copiers

Account Management and IT Support

  • Manage accounts and user access including conferencing, supply orders, ZipCar, Lyft, postage meter, telephone, mobile phones
  • Accounting/Admin Email Accounts
  • General support for IT Coordinator including coordination of purchasing and software roll-outs

Human Resources and Accounting Support

  • Support Operations and Accounting Processes: employee benefits enrollment, payroll, employee on/off-boarding, administration of employee performance review process
  • Timesheet and PTO tracking
  • Review and coordinate employee time-off request approvals
  • Support employee professional development request review and budget tracking

Event Planning

  • Plan, Schedule and Coordinate all CMG Office Events including Annual Party, Weekly Happy Hour, Salons and other internal events
  • Guest List and invitations
  • Manage and coordinate event vendors
  • Setup before events and breakdown afterwards



  • Minimum of 3 years experience as Executive Assistant, Office Administrator, or equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Applicant needs to have initiative and be self-directed
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills


Salary Range: $60,000-$75,000

Competitive Benefits, Including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) Retirement, Discretionary Profit-Sharing 

To be considered for this position, please upload the following materials in one single PDF. Links will not be considered.

  • Cover letter - no more than 500 words
  • Resume
  • References – at least two
  • Submit a single PDF combining all of the materials above, 15MB maximum

CMG Landscape Architecture is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace and celebrate difference.  We are committed to maintaining a high level of design and quality of life within our firm in order to attract and retain a wide array of employees whose diverse perspectives will be reflective of the world at large.   

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