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Craigie on Main

Administrative Assistant

FOH · Cambridge, Massachusetts
Department FOH
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Craigie on Main, led by James Beard Award-winning chef Tony Maws, is a Central Square staple famous for its dedication to quality without compromise. We are equally passionate about the quality of our ingredients and the the people who prepare and serve them. We are passionate about learning, growing, and helping each other.


We are seeking an organized, independent and driven jack of all trades to join our team as a full-time Administrative Assistant. 

NOTE:This is not a typical, 9-5 desk job. If that sounds cool to you, please keep reading. 


About the job:

The Administrative Assistant works closely with FOH and BOH to keep this place running like the champ it is. Some of the tasks and projects involved are: 

  • Reservation management (via OpenTable, email and phone calls).

  • Updating and printing menus daily.

  • Receiving and sorting mail, scanning invoices and entering data for bookkeeping.

  • Spearheading recruiting for FOH and BOH.

  • Assisting with organizing events at the restaurant and off-site.

  • Assisting with restaurant upkeep and repairs and maintenance.

  • Ordering and receiving of restaurant and office supplies.

  • Assisting with monthly inventory .

  • Website maintenance.

Most of your work will get done during the day, but you will get to stay and help out with dinner service or events on occasion. You will also enjoy competitive pay in addition to a range of benefits including paid time off, insurance, and referral bonuses.


About you:

  • You have experience in office and/or restaurant management

  • Experience with Open Table is a plus

  • You like to make checklists, and you love to check stuff off as done

  • You are a self-starter who works well both with and without direct supervision

  • You are comfortable with technology, such as mildly temperamental printers and the computers that talk to them

  • You love to learn and you share our passion for ‘quality without compromise’

  • You keep a level head (and sense of humor!) under pressure

If you think this sounds like the job for you, please send us your resume and a few words about why this position speaks to you. We’ll be in touch!


Craigie on Main is an equal employment opportunity employer. The position description listed above intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Please inquire for a full-position description.

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