Admin Assistant, Biotech (Outlook Scheduling Needed) – To $40s/Contract to Start

Job Type: 
Office Services and Support
Administrative Support
Clerical Support
Employment Category: 
Temp To Hire

Our client, a RTP area biotech conducting breakthrough research in the field of gene therapy, is actively recruiting for a highly capable and versatile Administrative Assistant, with extensive experience in Outlook Scheduling, to join its top-notch team.

This is a wonderful foot-in-the-door opportunity with one of the fastest growing companies in the Triangle. It is doing innovative work that will change the lives of patients throughout the globe. We seek an experienced administrative professional whose administrative skills (detailed further below) are complemented by the desire to contribute to their patient-focused mission.

Role will focus on high-volume meeting scheduling for multiple parties located in the US and abroad. Outlook will be used extensively in this position, and advanced skills will be essential.  Further, the environment is highly dynamic, and priorities are often shifting. We seek a disciplined, adaptable and focused candidate who will thrive in this setting despite disruption and pace.

In addition to meeting scheduling, responsibilities will include:

  • General Support tasks – e.g., welcoming guests, assisting with questions and directions.
  • Liaising between executives and internal/external clients.
  • Assisting with travel arrangements.
  • Keeping conference rooms stocked with supplies.
  • Providing administrative support to R&D teams.

This Administrative Assistant will interact with a very broad constituency including high level executives, junior level staff, clients, contractors, visitors, etc. He/she will be the face and/or voice of the company and must always convey a professional and congenial manner.

Other requirements include:

  • 2-3 years’ professional admin experience
  • Advanced MS Outlook skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication and customer service skills

Ideal candidate will offer extensive meeting scheduling experience, but client will consider candidate with proven admin background and Outlook abilities.

This is a wonderful company that offers an empowered, mission-driven and positive company culture. They are a highly “people-matter” group that are doing very important work. We seek an eager go-getter who wants to learn the industry and expand their skillset. High growth potential for the right candidate exists.

This is a temp-to-hire opportunity that will offer an 8 AM – 5 PM schedule. Compensation will be dependent on experience and in the $41-45K range

If interested, please forward Word resume for review. Local candidates only.