Executive Assistant - Innovative Gene Therapy Start Up - Boston


Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Orchard Therapeutics, Ltd. is a biotechnology company incorporated in September 2015 and dedicated to bringing transformative gene therapies to patients with serious and life-threatening rare diseases. This an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified candidate to join a rapidly growing international company focused on transforming the lives of patients through innovative gene therapies.

To join our team, Orchard is looking for a new Executive Assistant to support members of our Executive Leadership Team (ELT) in our Boston offices.


  • Provide executive level support to members of the ELT:
    • Diary management
    • Email management
    • Travel arrangements
    • Organisation of meetings (in-house and externally)
    • Assist with documentation preparation (incl. presentations and reports)
    • Prepare and process expense claims


Job Requirements

  • Previous experience in a Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant role
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • An administration Diploma is preferable but not essential

Education & Skills Requirments

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • An administration Diploma is preferable but not essential


The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive base salary and the opportunity to participate in incentive compensation programs, including a stock option plans. Orchard Therapeutics, Ltd. offers a comprehensive benefits program, including: medical, dental and vision care; paid vacation and holiday time; access to a voluntary 401(k). Orchard Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer.

Notice to All Applicants: Orchard Therapeutics participates in E-Verify

Notice to RECRUITERS: All employment offers and CV’s are managed through our Human Resources Department and all candidates are presented through this avenue. Therefore, the Human Resources Department at Orchard Therapeutics requests that recruiters are not to contact Orchard Therapeutics employees directly to present candidates. Complying with this request will be a factor in determining future professional relationships with Orchard Therapeutics. Orchard Therapeutics will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates for either current or future positions. Submission of unsolicited resumes in advance of an agreement between the Human Resources Department and the recruiter does not create any implied obligation on the part of Orchard Therapeutics.