Location: Santa Monica, CA, USA
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Kite, a Gilead Company, is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient's own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma .
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We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us as a Senior Administrative Assistant to support the Vice President of Translational Medicine at Kite, a Gilead Company. You will handle a wide range of support functions in a dynamic, growing environment. You will be a key member of the team and like everyone on the team you may be asked to jump in to assist in areas outside of your primary responsibilities. You will be flexible to support urgent activities outside the regular work hours as needed, dedicated, and resourceful with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role.
Responsibilities (include but limited to):
+ Handle schedules and coordinate travel and logistics for the Vice President of Translational Medicine as well as their direct reports
+ Scheduling team meetings
+ Making bank deposits and post office trips
+ Accounts payable duties (vendor files, contacting vendors, etc.)
+ Prepares materials and presentations for meetings and set up rooms as needed
+ Generate meeting minutes or collect action items as needed and appropriate
+ Responsible for processing and completing expense reports
+ Answers calls and assists in handling emails
+ Provides general administrative support, including providing copies, maintaining files and updating shared files on the server
+ Assists in coordinating interviews and greets candidates
+ Assists with planning company and department events
+ Assist with seating assignments & IT provisioning for departmental hires
+ Other duties as assigned
+ 5+ years' experience in a senior or executive administrative role with at least 2 years in a scientific organization (preferably in a biotechnology setting)
+ Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience)
+ Extraordinary attention-to-detail with the ability to meet bold deadlines
+ Skilled in organizing and prioritizing meaningful time demands
+ Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills with ability to effectively communicate and partner with all levels of the organization
+ Deep understanding (advanced skills) of Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
+ Ability to adapt in a constantly evolving environment
+ Ambitious with a strong sense of ownership in areas of responsibility
+ Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and discretion
Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma .
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Everyone at Kite is grounded by one common goal - curing cancer. Every day, we aim to establish a direct line between that purpose and ourday-to-day work.
We are creating Kite together, with the recognition that the best teams are built by the best people. We maintain an attitude of curiosity, and creativity with each challenge as we develop a new market for cancer therapies. We appreciate and respect one another, and most importantly, we don't take success for granted.
While we've come a long way to make what others viewed as impossible, possible, we know one thing is certain. Today is just the beginning.