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Office Manager

At KSQ Therapeutics, we seek to understand the role of every human gene in each disease, each tissue, and each cell that we study. This comprehensive approach has resulted in a massive, experimentally derived dataset that we have found to be remarkably predictive of past successes and failures in oncology and immuno-oncology product development. Utilizing this approach, we also identified a number of opportunities for the development of new medicines. As a result, we have aggressively invested in these distinct, highly validated pathways for new drug development with the expectation that the medicines we create may become the next breakthrough products for patients.

Founded in late 2015, KSQ is a clinical-stage biotech that has rapidly advanced the field of CRISPR-enabled functional genomics, from in vitro cell autonomous screens to more complex genome-scale screens of immune cells in vivo. The company has expanded the scope of its technology to include multiple cell types and to unlock areas beyond oncology. KSQ is led by a team of accomplished industry experts in drug discovery and development.

Position Summary:

KSQ seeks an Office Manager to cultivate improvements to a well-organized office environment and further develop our culture of personal well-being and engagement. The most important assets at KSQ are our employees. A well-qualified candidate will care deeply about fostering positive employee relations by encouraging collaboration and empowering decision making through seeking diversified input.

This is a high impact, high visibility role! As the first internal contact for external visitors, you will be the face of KSQ providing direction and support to ensure a positive experience. You will work cross-functionally to coordinate key events and meetings involving the highest levels of KSQ leadership. This role reports to the Director of Operations and IT but will work with ALL departments across the organization. In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow and evolve with the company. While some technical aptitude is appreciated, we deeply value soft skills such as creativity, hospitality, selflessness, empathy, and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day office operations and procedures
  • Act as front desk point person in coordinating visitor registration and connecting to hosts
  • Play a supporting role in welcoming new employees by carrying out key tasks of the onboarding process
  • Coordinate catering for company meetings to ensure access to healthy, delicious, and convenient meals
  • Manage ordering and stocking of office provisions (beverages, snacks, health products, office supplies), replenish stock as necessary in a proactive manner, maintain an organized storage system
  • Work with HR and our corporate travel agency to coordinate work-related, employee travel
  • Provide occasional administrative support as needed to key members of the company, including coordinating executives’ calendars for board and investor meetings
  • Lead our Party Planning Committee to help the team celebrate birthdays, work anniversaries, holidays, Hoppy Hours, etc.
  • Act as our social and cultural liaison to proactively identify areas where we can improve the employee experience; work cross-functionally to make positive changes
  • Participate in special projects as they come up based on your interests, career goals, and capacity


  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to plan and coordinate company events, including budgeting and vendor selection, coordination, and management
  • Assist with audio/visual setup and technical troubleshooting for company-wide meetings such as Town Halls, seminars, and interviews
  • Associate’s Degree or higher
  • At least 2-5 years of relevant experience in office management/administration
  • Please apply even if your qualifications aren’t a perfect match. We are open to diverse thinkers who can uniquely and effectively contribute to our exciting team. Cover letters highlighting relevant skill sets are welcome.
  • Previous experience and comfort in biotech, hospitality, or operations preferred
  • High-energy with an innate desire to be helpful
  • A can-do attitude and strong problem-solving skills, a bias towards action and execution
  • An outgoing personality that enjoys encouraging people to be socially involved
  • Proficient influencer and relationship builder
  • Proactive identification of priorities and flexibility to accommodate a highly dynamic environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (ideally, advanced knowledge of Outlook), Zoom and all around technically savvy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

KSQ Therapeutics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment at KSQ, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law. Employees must be fully vaccinated by date of hire to be considered.

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