Hi, I'm Maria ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป

Office Ops in San Francisco

I love working with people

Iโ€™m passionate about creating meaningful experiences and I am committed to helping people succeed.

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Company Culture

From my experience working with international startups, I'm a strong advocate for thriving company culture.

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Employee Experience

I believe people perform their very best when they are happy at work. I'm eager to explore how I might help create happier and more inspiring places to work.

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Team Member Onboarding

Iโ€™ve handled logistics and communications for new hires to ensure an awesome onboarding experience.

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Office Operations

From greeting visitors to working with vendors, Iโ€™m your go-to-gal for making an office run smooth.

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Project Management

I've led various company-wide projects, such as โ€˜Random Acts of Kindnessโ€™ and 'Cheers for Peers' โ€“ initiatives to further team member recognition

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Event Coordination

Iโ€™ve coordinated an array of company events, such as happy hours, meetups, holiday parties, and company retreats.

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Public Speaking

Having studied communication in college and having presented at meetups and community events, I enjoy speaking in front of groups both large and small.

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Data Analysis & Administration

To identify current and future company needs, Iโ€™ve analyzed team member feedback and maintained databases of team member information.

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Organization

Iโ€™m a big fan of staying organized. If there is anything that needs organizing, send it my way! I love keeping tidy.

I'm a smooth operator

Iโ€™m on a mission to enable people to love their work and to feel their best selves.

Office Operations

Today, I work with the innovative team at Lyft. In my multifaceted role, I serve as the liaison between all internal teams and the Office team.

Office Coordinator

While at Narrative, I managed office operations to maintain a positive work environment while also leading culture initiatives to bridge the gap between our international offices.

People & Culture Operations

Prior to Lyft, I was a part of the awesome People team at Buffer where I focused on building a more transparent and productive place to work.

Community Support Manager

Working with the social gifting startup Wrapp, I functioned as the voice of the community and was compelled to provide the best support possible.

More about me

When Iโ€™m not geeking out on creating meaningful experiences for people, you can find me enjoying a cup of coffee at my favorite coffee shops, reading a good book, or hiking around the beautiful California coast.

Get in touch

To learn more about me, take a peek at my resume or shoot me an email at mariadurkee@gmail.com.