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Executive Assistant to the CEO

Eikon Therapeutics
Hayward, California
Start date
Aug 3, 2022

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Administration, Clerical
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay, NextGen Bio
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Company Description 

Eikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the intersection of chemistry, engineering, computation, and biology to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon’s discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders (Nobel Prize, 2014), culminating in the creation of microscopes which enable real-time, molecular-resolution measurements of protein movement in living cells, thereby unlocking otherwise intractable classes of proteins as drug targets. 


We’re looking for a skilled and dynamic Executive Assistant to provide support to our Chief Executive Officer. Your role will be to support the office of the CEO during an exciting and intense time of rapid growth and change.  You will handle day-to-day administrative tasks, and work closely with other team members to manage internal and external activities.  This role will also interface with members of Eikon’s Board of Directors and their offices. 

Eikon is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage qualified individuals of all races, color, religion, ethnicities, sex, sexual orientations, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply.

About You 

  • Embraces new challenges that come with a rapidly growing organization
  • Highly skilled calendar management and scheduling expert
  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic
  • Proactive problem-solver with a “can-do” attitude
  • Comfortable interacting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Can be trusted to handle confidential information with complete discretion
  • Highly organized; able to prioritize multiple tasks and roll with sudden changes
  • Works well independently and with colleagues at all levels of the organization

What You’ll Do 

  • Schedule internal and external meetings across multiple time zones
  • Manage multiple busy executive calendars
  • Reconcile monthly expense reports
  • Manage travel needs for the CEO
  • Work as a team with the other EAs and assist with coverage, overflow, etc.
  • Assisting in preparing Board materials and communication
  • Perform additional administrative tasks as needed


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in complex meeting scheduling and executive calendar management
  • Attention to detail and digital/technical proficiency
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and follow-up skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience handling highly confidential information with absolute discretion
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite and a variety of other systems such as SAP, Slack, Docusign, Acrobat and the like
  • Notary Public, or willingness to become certified as a Notary Public, desired but not required

Eikon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.

In accordance with the Company’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, the Company requires all employees to be Fully Vaccinated with one of the FDA approved COVID-19 vaccines, which includes those vaccines that have received the FDA’s emergency use authorization.  You will be expected to be Fully Vaccinated as of your Start Date.  If you believe that you are exempt from this requirement under an applicable law or regulations, including Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, you will need to contact the Company’s Human Resources group. For purposes of this section, Fully Vaccinated means (i) the completion of the vaccination regimen as approved by the FDA (by way of example, 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine), and (ii) timely receiving booster vaccination, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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