Executive Assistant to the CCO

Santa Rosa, CA

Company Description

NorCal Cannabis Company has developed and shaped the legal cannabis industry since 2015.  We have quietly become one of the best funded and largest vertically-integrated cannabis companies in California, with much more on the horizon.  2019 will mark our “coming out” moment as we begin introducing retail and product experiences that will lead, legitimize and broaden cannabis culture in California and beyond.  Put simply, we are going to redefine the term high growth. Our team is committed to professionalism, integrity and has high standards of productivity and work quality.

Position Description

The Executive Assistant supports the Chief Compliance Officer, a dynamic leader and busy executive who oversees public affairs, government relations, compliance, organizational development, and corporate social responsibility. The right candidate is someone who is interested and engaged in the areas of work the CCO leads and can support execution across all of these distinct business units. The CCO is looking for someone who is innately organized, detail oriented and is enthusiastic to gain deep insight into building and growing California’s cannabis industry. The nature of the position means that the Executive Assistant will participate in a diverse range of activities; working independently in a support role; taking the lead on projects; integrating into internal or external team initiatives.   

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Directly support the CCO and anticipate needs by thoroughly understanding her priorities and making her generally more efficient
  • Fielding phone calls/emails, managing calendars, doing follow up, meeting and event arrangement, preparing reports, doing research, project coordination, administrative support, advanced computer skills, ability to train others
  • Coordination and relationship management with consultants, lobbyists, lawyers, investors and other critical outside partners
  • Maintains an efficient flow of information between all levels including internal and external contacts on a wide spectrum of plans and priorities
  • Sensitivity to confidential information
  • Other duties as needed

Critical Qualifications

  • Requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients and vendors
  • Extremely detail oriented, dependable, trustworthy and hardworking
  • Commitment to positive communication, teamwork and learning
  • Technically savvy


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience in a high-profile administrative role
  • Excellent understanding of G-Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Reliable transportation
  • Background working in the cannabis industry is a plus, but not required

NorCal Cannabis Company  offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, unlimited PTO, and a collaborative work environment in an emerging market. The job description is representative of typical duties and responsibilities for the position and it is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the company to fluctuate with business needs.

This position is based out of our Santa Rosa Corporate office.  Local candidates will be considered

This position reports to the CCO. Please send a cover letter, resume, LinkedIn profile to hr@norcalcann.com.

NorCal Cannabis Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Compensation is dependent on experience.