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Executive Assistant

G&A | South San Francisco, CA | Full Time | Opened 24 days ago

Job Description

About the Role:

Vera Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing innovative biologic therapeutics with transformative clinical potential.  We seek a highly skilled and motivated Executive Assistant to join a fast-paced and collaborative team.  The Executive Assistant will support our CEO and other executives. The ideal candidate has an innate passion for providing exceptional executive support, is trustworthy, embraces a growth mindset, and excels at being mindful of details in a high performance-oriented, fast-paced, and ever-changing environment


  • Assist with multiple executive calendars - scheduling, organizing and managing complicated schedules with internal and external participants
  • Understand business priorities and identify process improvements
  • Document meeting minutes, manage meeting communications and ensure action items are followed through when needed
  • Manage relationships and communication with employees, partners, business connections, and investors
  • Lead and support execution of projects and programs such as the company all hands meetings, team buildings, holiday parties
  • Compose and prepare correspondence, slide decks, presentations, meeting materials, etc.
  • Organize the logistics and planning for events, trainings, and meetings
  • Research and plan professional travel, organize activities and manage expenses
  • Prepare expense reports and manage purchase requisitions
  • Maintain database of legal contracts
  • Support and partner with HR on various process including but not limited to recruiting and onboarding


  • 5+ years of experience providing administrative assistant experience supporting multiple senior leaders and project/program managing
  • Prioritize and execute multiple projects/tasks with tight deadlines
  • Proven expertise in written and verbal communication, demonstrating strategic, professional, creative and succinct communication
  • Be a motivated self-starter who works independently, effectively problem solves and prioritizes work, and anticipates the needs of the leaders
  • High level of maturity, and ability to exercise good judgement, discretion & confidentiality in all tasks
  • Demonstrate the ability to remain positive, organized and focused in a fast-paced, high performance startup environment
  • Proficiency with MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Vera Therapeutics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.