Operations Administrator @ Canndescent

Location: Santa Barbara, California

Employment type: Full Time | Experience required: Associate

Canndescent is a leading cultivator, distributor, and manufacturer of ultra-premium cannabis. We are passionate about creating transformative products that will help tune and enrich the human experience. We strive for excellence by hiring exceptional performers that can contribute to a fun and inspiring work culture. We are currently looking for an Operations Administrator for our office in Santa Barbara, CA to join our team. 

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting directly to the COO, the Operations Administrator will be an informational hub for the operations team and be able to have a pulse on all projects, deadlines, and functional teams. While supporting the COO on light administrative tasks, you will also be managing a variety of managerial, administrative, and operations related projects/deadlines. Problem-solving, coordinating, project management, organization, research, presentation, and strong administrative skills will be needed to be successful in this role.

As the Operations Administrator you will:

  • Support the COO by managing/assisting on assigned projects including progress reports, managing deadlines, and collecting deliverables from involved parties

  • Ensure that project milestone are established and accomplished

  • Be an extension and information hub for the Ops team to manage projects, deadlines, and priorities

  • Participate in vendor identification and selection by gathering/researching information and presentations from potential suppliers, and establish evaluation criteria

  • Be a liaison between Operations and Marketing to maintain appropriate levels of packaging inventory and supplies

  • Be a liaison between the Operations, Distribution, Packaging, and Sales team to funnel inventory information and provide forecasts

  • Create agenda and schedule Ops meetings for teams, and keep track of KPIs

  • Take notes during meetings, calls, and follow up on action items

  • Assist with managing COO’s calendar, schedule, and travel

  • Research and maintain tradeshow/event calendar

  • Manage the website inquiries and pass off to appropriate contacts

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and relevant varied professional experiences

  • Learning information, processes, and systems quickly

  • Strong project management, administrative, and organizational skills

  • Diplomatic problem-solving skills

  • Relationship building and managing

  • Establishing and keeping track of timelines, KPI goals, and projects

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, delegate, and hold people accountable in a professional manner

  • Being a highly collaborative team player, while also being able to work independently with little to no supervision


  • Equity: When you do well, we all do well. Every employee of Canndescent is an owner of the company

  • Growth Opportunity: Being part of a company at the forefront of the fastest growing industry in the US.

  • Healthy work environment: We provide a professional and fun work environment that brings passion and profession together

  • Health: Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Paid time off: Vacation and Holidays


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About Canndescent
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At Canndescent, we marry the mastery of cannabis cultivation with the canvas of your life. Canndescent cultivates ultra premium cannabis flower and curates it for the adult-use California market