Administrative Assistant

Manzanita Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Published: July 16, 2020
United States
Second Location
, 94062, United States
Job Type
Admin/ Gen Mgmt / Analyst / Research /

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About Us: The Manzanita legacy: The Manzanita tree is part of the California chaparral, a genre of native plants that survives brushfires and can thrive even in difficult environments.

Manzanita Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in May 2007 with data supported by DARPA in a prior corporate entity. Since founding, Manzanita Pharmaceuticals has been awarded three grants:

  • Department of Defense ($992K - completed),
  • National Cancer Institute SBIR Phase I ($288K - completed), and
  • National Cancer Institute SBIR Phase II ($1,972K – current).

Nervelight™ is an intra-operative nerve imaging agent that is applied topically to aid oncologic surgeons in fluorescence guided surgery.

Position Overview


  • Handling office tasks, such as filing, generating reports and presentations, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.
  • Providing real-time scheduling support by booking appointments and preventing conflicts.
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel and restaurant reservations.
  • Screening phone calls and routing callers to the appropriate party.
  • Using computers to generate reports, transcribe minutes from meetings, create presentations, and conduct research.
  • Greet and assist visitors.
  • Maintain polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Anticipate the needs of others in order to ensure their seamless and positive experience.

Administrative Assistant Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in related field.
  • Prior administrative experience.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially typing.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Multilingual may be preferred or required.
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others.

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