Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Walker Warner Architects Walker Warner Architects Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 31 '19Posted on:


Walker Warner Architects is an award-winning San Francisco firm with a staff of 50+ that has completed many residential, winery and hospitality projects in California, Hawaii and other Western states. Our office is friendly and spirited, with regular happy hours, field trips and design-focused presentations. We are conveniently located in SoMa within walking distance of all major transit systems.

For more information about our projects and firm, please visit us on Instagram or our website.

We are seeking a full-time Receptionist / Administrative Assistant with a desire for long-term job stability to join our creative and collaborative team. The position is responsible for providing friendly, professional guest service while balancing support to the firm’s Office Manager and other members of the Administrative and project teams. Previous experience working in a design firm environment is preferred.


  • AA, BA, or BS degree preferred
  • 2+ years of professional administrative experience, front office experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google G Suite apps
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good graphic design skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suite apps is a plus
  • Meticulous attention to detail, quality and thoroughness
  • Proactive and able to work independently with good judgment and minimal direction
  • Highly organized and capable of effectively handling multiple projects and tasks concurrently
  • Adaptable and resourceful in handling shifting, sometimes competing, priorities and tight deadlines while maintaining a friendly, positive and helpful attitude
  • Ability to interact with clients and employees alike with utmost professionalism
  • Must maintain strict confidence and discretion around highly sensitive information


  • Act as the first point of contact and provide a high level of service for all guests 
  • Answer the main telephone and direct calls as needed
  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries
  • Manage architectural and office supplies
  • Assist the Office Manager with facilities management
  • Assist the Office Manager with coordinating lunches, meetings, and office events such as holiday parties and office field trips
  • Provide administrative assistance to Office Manager, Leadership Team, and Office Teams on other projects and tasks as needed


We offer a competitive compensation package including profit sharing, 401(k), health, dental, vision and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, commuter check and flexible spending accounts.



Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with the job title in the subject line. We will acknowledge receipt of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted. Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls. Reposting this job description elsewhere is not permitted.

Thomas Hendricks
Walker Warner Architects

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