Executive Assistant to Chief Operating Officer


: $67,700.00 - $97,400.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Administrative/Clerical

Mirati Therapuetics, Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: MRTX) targeted oncology company focused on developing a pipeline of oncology products, including candidates intended to treat specific genetic drivers of cancer in subsets of cancer patients with unmet needs. The company has two development stage programs as a broad research portfolio.

What is this role really like? In this role, the Executive Assistant will be supporting the Chief Operating Officer and 3 other VPs/Functional Leaders (Business Development, Program Management and Communications/Investor Relations). The Executive Assistant provides executive support and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Operations, Business Development and Investor Relations Teams. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the team and oversees special projects.

Day-to-Day Duties:
  • Provide administrative support to the Operations, Investor Relations and Business Development Teams
  • Organize and schedule complex onsite and offsite meetings
  • Coordinate and maintain executive calendars and extensive conference travel planning
  • Provide back-up support to Sr. Management, as needed
  • Edit corporate presentations and various communications for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate execution of legal documents
  • Schedule complex meetings with multiple competing priorities
  • Answer and direct incoming calls, open mail and prepare meeting documents
  • Reconcile monthly purchase card account
  • Process expense reports in a timely manner
  • Other duties, as assigned

  • Minimum of eight years of experience as an Executive Assistant, preferably in Life Sciences industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in MS office Suite and operation of other peripheral devices
  • Experience scheduling complex travel arrangements including multi-leg, domestic and international
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work cross functional across the organization and prior experience supporting multiple functions
  • Must be highly organized and able to handle and prioritize simultaneous assignments in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of the organization
  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree a plus

Mirati's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regards 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 informations, or any other basis protected by applicable law. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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