Office Manager/Project Coordinator Opening in San Francisco, CA

Kearns & West’s San Francisco office seeks an Office Manager/Project Coordinator for immediate hire. Kearns & West is a national collaborative problem solving, dispute resolution, stakeholder engagement, and strategic communications firm with offices in Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Portland, OR, Sacramento/Davis, CA, Riverside, CA, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Washington DC. Kearns & West’s collaboration programs are designed to take a diverse range of issues, opinions, goals, and interests and organize them into clear, productive processes that lead to successful conclusions. The Kearns & West approach encompasses assessment, outreach, engagement and collaboration, process and meeting design, facilitation, environmental dispute resolution, and development of communications tailored to each project’s unique process. We are in need of project coordinator and office staffing support.

Office Manager / Project Coordinator Position

Small consulting office seeks energetic office manager/project coordinator to join our San Francisco office. Background and/or interest in natural resource management, energy, and/or environmental issues strongly preferred. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and has great initiative, can accomplish tasks quickly, and who can successfully balance working as part of a team with working well independently. Successful applicants will also have strong written and oral communication skills. Requires high quality attention to detail, initiative, and excellent organizational skills. Areas of responsibility include general staff support/maintaining office operations; managing staffing schedules; providing administrative/financial, project management, and research services support; assisting with writing and proofreading materials and finding and developing visuals/graphics; assisting with meeting planning and note-taking; providing project support to office staff; as well as office manager tasks such as ordering supplies, and upkeep of office equipment.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Strong candidates will ideally have two to three years of experience, but recent graduates will also be considered. A Bachelor’s Degree and demonstrated interest in environmental issues, natural resource management, and/or energy is strongly preferred.


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously is a must
  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful and handle pressure/tight deadlines gracefully
  • Ability to interact and perform in a team-based environment
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Charts, graphs and visuals assistance a plus
  • Experience or interest in webinar technology (e.g. Adobe Connect)
  • Experience or interest in graphic design
  • Experience or interest in social media

TO APPLY: Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to personnel @ with the subject “SF Office Manager/Project Coordinator.” We ask that you do not call or email staff directly. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.