Executive Administrative Assistant

Kelly Services Cambridge, MA

Kelly Services currently has an opening for a contract Executive Administrative Assistant with a leading Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical company, in Cambridge, MA

Duration: 6 Months +
Pay Range: $38 - $50/Hour
Position Title: Global Executive Administrative Assistant- Drug Safety Research and Evaluation (DSRE)

Function: Strategy & Operations

Department: Drug Safety Research and Evaluation (DSRE)

Reports To (Position Title): Head of Strategy & Operations, Drug Safety Research and Evaluation


  • Proactively plans, coordinates and maintains daily schedules by planning and scheduling meetings (WebEx, telepresence, etc), and coordinates travel arrangements for the Global DSRE Management team.

  • This individual communicates in a clear, professional and articulate manner to develop and compose correspondences, reports, and presentation materials as requested.

  • Attends meetings, prepares minutes and follows up on action items.


  • Supports and effectively interacts and collaborates with members of DSRE Leadership team located in Japan, Boston and San Diego.

  • Confident communicator, utilizing tact and diplomacy up/down hierarchy and across matrix

  • Has an unrelenting attention and focus to detail, ensures accuracy with agendas, meeting minutes, correspondences and reports.

  • Schedules, organizes and coordinates DSRE activities including but not limited to managing invitations, tracking responses, coordinating speakers, entertainment, presentation materials, budgets, and technological needs.

  • Prepares domestic and international travel arrangements, creates detailed itineraries and manages expense reports.

  • Compiles DSRE monthly report and distributes to appropriate personnel

  • Create and maintain database information such as distribution lists, mailing lists, vendors, etc. in applicable format.

  • Proficient with a variety of Microsoft applications to effectively perform functions of this role (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • May maintain manuals, policy and procedure files, and/or SharePoint information in applicable format.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Associates degree or equivalent with at least 5-7 years of experience as an Executive Assistant, Project Manager or other support role, supporting one or more individuals

  • Ability to multi-task, problem-solve, work independently and operate in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong PC literacy with advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks


• Bachelor’s degree with proven track record working as an Executive Assistant and or Project Manager

• Prior work experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industry

• Experience creating high-quality presentations utilizing PowerPoint and complex reports using Excel is highly desirable


• Ability to travel domestically and internationally, 15%
Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please apply online or contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for immediate consideration.

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