Executive Assistant, Legal

Cambridge, MA
Oct 08, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

Intellia is looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to support the administrative needs of a growing legal team including the General Counsel and other key members of the Legal leadership team. The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide administrative assistance with complex calendars, scheduling of meetings with internal and external partners as well as assisting with time-sensitive projects. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to interact professionally with all levels and functions within the company, as well as external partners.

Here are some additional responsibilities for this role:

  • Managing complex calendars

  • Scheduling meetings, both internally and with external partners

  • Booking complicated travel –national and international, both internal and external

  • Filing internal expense reports for executives as well as external visitors

  • Handling and compiling confidential materials

  • Digitizing original copies of sensitive documents and receipts and sorting them in an organized filing system

  • Proof-reading documents

  • Compiling presentations and agendas for meetings

  • Collaborate with other administrative teams to maintain smooth office operations

  • Other projects and duties as assigned

About You:

You are an experienced Executive Assistant who takes direction well, has excellent organizational skills, thrives with multi-tasking, and can handle changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. You have exceptional interpersonal skills, and you maintain a high level of attention to detail and data integrity in everything that you do. Ideally, you have proficiency in MS Office applications (specifically PowerPoint and Excel).

Meet your future team:

This role will report directly to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. The Legal team is made up of 17 individuals who bring a range of experience and knowledge. You will join a team of passionate individuals who enjoy working with one another.

The team is currently working virtually and while a tentative return to the office is slated for November, flexibility will continue for the legal group. Although in a virtual environment, the group has made it a priority to continue to foster a sense of community among the team. This includes virtual happy hours, team all-hands, and more! You can expect to join a hardworking, collaborative environment.


EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.