Job Opportunity

Administrative Assistant

Location: San Diego, CA, US
Department: Drug Discovery
Employment Type: Full Time
Reference Number: 2261625

Job Description Summary

  • Provide administrative support to the SVP, Drug Discovery and other members of the CSO line leadership team as assigned, under the mentorship of EA to Chief Scientific Officer
  • Organize and schedule virtual, onsite, and offsite meetings
  • Arrange IT, facilities and catering support for departmental activities onsite and offsite as needed
  • Manage executive calendars and coordinate travel planning
  • Facilitate meeting logistics
    • Proofread, edit and reformat materials including Powerpoint and Word files
    • Capture and disseminate meeting minutes
    • Track action items
    • Provide on-site support for meetings at San Diego headquarters
  • Coordinate departmental conference registrations and room blocks
  • Edit presentations and various communications for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate and track legal documents, purchase orders, and invoices
  • Maintain electronic departmental filing system, distribution lists and Concur attendee lists
  • Reconcile monthly purchase card account
  • Process expense reports in a timely manner
  • Answer and direct incoming calls, open mail, and prepare meeting documents
  • Provide back-up support to Sr. Management, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

What is Required

  • Minimum of two years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, preferably in Life Sciences industry
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and operation of other peripheral devices. Expertise in Powerpoint and Teams a plus
  • Experience in securing door-to-door, multi-leg, domestic and international travel
  • Ability to maintain and closely guard confidential information
  • Aptitude in working cross functionally with all levels of the organization
  • Prior experience supporting multiple functions
  • Must be highly organized, proactive, eager to learn, and skilled in handling and prioritizing simultaneous assignments
  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree a plus

About Mirati Therapeutics

Mirati Therapeutics is a late-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to discover, design and deliver breakthrough therapies to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. The company is relentlessly focused on bringing forward therapies that address areas of high unmet need, including lung cancer, and advancing a pipeline of novel therapeutics targeting the genetic and immunological drivers of cancer. Mirati is using its scientific expertise to develop novel solutions in two registration-enabling programs: adagrasib (MRTX849), an investigational small molecule, potent and selective KRASG12C inhibitor, as monotherapy and in combination with other agents, and sitravatinib, an investigational spectrum-selective inhibitor of receptor tyrosine kinases in combination with checkpoint inhibitor therapies. Mirati is also advancing its differentiated preclinical portfolio, including MRTX1133, an investigational KRASG12D inhibitor, and other oncology discovery programs. Unified for patients, Mirati's vision is to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer.

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Why Join?

At Mirati, we have an unapologetic and relentless focus on our mission to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. Patients and their families motivate us to work smarter, faster and better. We are driven by the knowledge that our efforts can one-day deliver life-saving therapies for the people who need us most. Urgency, open-mindedness, accountability and collaboration ground our work. These shared values are central to who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Our people fuel our success. They are fearless and passionate in their daily pursuit of our mission. We are committed to continuing to create a company and experience that attracts and keeps the best people. When you want your days to count and the work you do to matter, discovering and delivering potentially life-changing therapies is more than a job, it's the chance to be part of something bigger.

We believe diverse professional experiences and an inclusive culture can drive better outcomes for patients. We want employees to be authentic and use their perspectives to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way.

Mirati cultivates an environment where:

  • An entrepreneurial attitude is encouraged
  • Our people are empowered to speak up, embrace the gray and achieve solutions
  • Diverse experiences are an important of part making the best decisions
  • We laugh and have fun as a work family

No matter the role, we are unified by our passion for helping patients, and are inspired by a single vision - to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer. Together, we own Mirati's success.

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Mirati is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - we celebrate diverse experiences without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: Please note that Mirati Therapeutics Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.