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Executive Administrator

Kriya Therapeutics
Redwood City, CA
Start date
Sep 23, 2022

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Kriya Therapeutics is a transformative gene therapy company with the intent to expand gene therapy to broader disease indications leveraging in house manufacturing capabilities and novel therapeutic designs. 

Our mission is to identify, develop, and bring to market high-impact therapies that have the potential to improve the lives of patients with metabolic and other inflammatory diseases . Our team is made up of leading scientific experts who are passionate about improving patients’ lives and easing the burden of these life-changing disorders for patients. Our team is motivated by the promise of novel drug development and is driven to find more efficient and effective ways to conduct scientific and clinical evaluations that rapidly deliver impactful medicines to patients in need.  

Our leadership team has a track record bringing innovative new therapeutic treatments to a global market, and along with our seasoned board of directors, is fully committed to the responsible pursuit of transformative therapies that significantly impact patient health and wellbeing.

Primary Responsibilities:

Candidate should have experience supporting a CEO and be able to work a hybrid work schedule

  • Manage the calendars, across multiple time zones, of our CEO, including balancing multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities and deadlines 
  • Coordinate and manage schedule and logistics of key internal and external meetings (such as leadership team meetings, board meetings, executive meetings, investor meetings, etc.) proactively prioritize all key priorities, milestones, commitments, and deadlines
  • Flexible schedule and available to support the needs of the CEO in a very dynamic environment
  • Assist with all preparations for meetings and video calls
  • Communicate proactively and regularly throughout the day on schedule changes and priorities, keeping executive well informed 
  • Draft and proofread memos, letters, presentations, contracts, reports, and marketing materials 
  • Facilitate internal communication, including meeting agendas, notes, presentation decks, and ownership of follow up tasks 
  • Assist in planning and coordination of company-wide events and activities
  • Manage confidential and non-routine information 
  • Maintain consistent interaction amongst the executive leadership team and with the Chief of Staff
  • Provide Board of Directors meetings and event support planning & scheduling meetings, material dissemination, travel etc.
  • Help with travel domestic and international travel arrangements for CEO and assist with expense reporting


Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Executive Support and Office Management

  • 5+ years of experience in executive support in a fast-paced environment, preferably start-up/high growth
  • Ability to come into the Redwood City office on a hybrid work schedule
  • Highly organized with strong project management and prioritization skills
  • Superpowers in attention to detail, organizational and planning skills, and ability to achieve results under tight deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to take initiative, exercise judgment, and work independently; takes ownership and responsibility
  • Relationship-builder with experience supporting executives across different time zones and creating connections across a dispersed team
  • Expert scheduler with Microsoft Outlook, comfortable with frequently shifting schedules (and reschedules)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Efficiency expert who leverages creative problem-solving skills
  • Experienced at interacting with everyone in the company and outside parties
  • Professional demeanor and a positive attitude about work and providing service – no task is too big or too small
  • High sense of ownership and responsibility
  • MS Office skills and the ability to learn unfamiliar software programs (Box; Sharepoint; Expensify)



Kriya is revolutionizing how gene therapies are designed, developed, and manufactured – with a goal of improving speed to market and reducing cost.

We leverage our proprietary computational engine, in-house manufacturing infrastructure, and integrated design platform to engineer technologies and therapeutics with the potential to transform the treatment of a broad universe of diseases.

Find Us
4105 Hopson Road
United States
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