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Receptionist II

Nektar Therapeutics
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Jul 21, 2022

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Administration, Clerical
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

We are looking for a professional Receptionist II to maintain our front desk operations.  Candidates must possess strong communication skills, both written and oral, the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, with initiative, discretion, confidentiality and remain calm under pressure.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Receives and directs visitors, employment applicants, salespersons and customers to appropriate locations and parties. Typically operates a single or multiple position telephone system. Maintains a visitors' log and issues badges when necessary. Notifies personnel of visitor arrival. May perform related clerical work such as word processing. May use company intranet, paging or other computer-based systems. Additional duties may include filing, sorting, mail distribution and completing special clerical projects.

Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. Answers the company telephone and greet visitors. Maintains the master telephone extension list, along with updating the Company telephone and pager list. Performs miscellaneous administrative work, including typing, database input and regulation updates. Maintains vendor and emergency contact lists. Responsible for distributing pagers at direction of Facilities Management. Maintains reception area in an orderly and professional fashion. Generates name strips for mail slots and cubical location labeling. May assist in issuing keycards, along with auditing the key card database on a monthly basis. Performs other administrative duties as required.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Requires a minimum of a High School diploma. Equivalent experience may be accepted. A minimum of 2 years industry experience in office services is required. Experience working in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry is a plus. Good communication skills both oral and written are a must. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Good computer skills are required. Excellent organizational skills are required. Must have an ability to multi-task.


Nektar Therapeutics is a research-based development stage biopharmaceutical company that discovers and develops innovative medicines in areas of high unmet medical need. Our R&D pipeline of new investigational drugs includes treatments for cancer and auto-immune disease. We leverage Nektar's proprietary and proven chemistry platform in the discovery and design of our new drug candidates. Our success is rooted in four key elements: our track record reflected by a portfolio of successful approved medicines which emanated from our chemistry platform and are made available globally by our pharmaceutical partners, our unique research and development pipeline of new investigational medicines in cancer and immunology, our proprietary and proven science and technology approach that fuels our discovery efforts and our team of dedicated scientists, clinicians and employees focused on bringing new medicines to patients with debilitating diseases.

Stock Symbol: NKTR

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ



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455 Mission Bay Blvd South
San Francisco
United States
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