Executive Assistant To CEO

Full Time
Mid Level

The Role:

Leapcure is looking for a goal-oriented Executive Assistant to support the CEO in a growing startup. You will work directly with our CEO, drawing on your communication skills, calendar management and ability to prioritize incoming items for the CEO. 


This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is results-driven, can effectively communicate with C-suite stakeholders, be creative and enjoy working in a startup environment. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Background research and due diligence on people and organizations
  • Developing and leveraging a deep understanding of the needs of our CEO, staff, clients and other key stakeholders
  • Communicates with the staff on the CEO’s behalf and coordinates logistics with high-level meetings both internally and externally
  • Coordinates meetings and strategic activities with the Senior Leadership Team
  • Managing CEO decisions, and helping limit CEO decision making burden
  • Written communications (not just spell checking, but storytelling)
  • Setting a standard for the company culture
  • Enable the personal growth of the CEO 
  • Coordinates and manages the CEO’s calendar, prioritizing urgent items and allowing space for strategic thinking 
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately
  • Admin, coordination, HR activities as needed

In return, we’ll support you by: 

  • Bringing you up to speed in the industry/domain of Biotech. 
  • Prioritizing your professional and personal growth and development. 
  • Providing a low-stress work environment. 
  • Continued growth and responsibilities related to role
  • Making ourselves regularly available for guidance, coaching, and collaboration.


Above all else, you will be yourself! We’re looking for you to make your own artistic stamp on the organization - we want someone who will bring a creative mindset to really difficult challenges (the clinical trial space can be tough).

You will have a path to leadership, a path to self-expression/creative output, and can build something impactful right away.

What You’ll Bring

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate with Enterprise clients and C-suite executives
  • Alignment with Leapcure’s overall mission 
  • A willingness and ability to adapt to changing circumstances and CEO’s needs
  • A track record of establishing relationships and trust among team members at all levels of organizations, from senior executives to junior colleagues
  • Ability to prioritize CEO’s needs  
  • Ability to work across diverse, global teams

Additional Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of at least 5 years as an Executive Assistant and at least 3 years as an Executive Assistant to a CEO
  • A fit with company core values and a desire to make an impact
  • PR or journalist background is a plus (may ask for writing samples)
  • Psychology background is a plus (EQ is going to be a big need)
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to work and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Tech industry experience is a strong preference
  • Biotech/drug development knowledge is a plus

About Leapcure:

Leapcure helps accelerate clinical trials with our patient advocacy platform. We work closely with thousands of global patient advocacy groups and health nonprofits to connect patients with research and help amplify their voices. 

We’ve already saved over 60 years of research across 42 countries and played a part in saving thousands of lives with our COVID-19 work in the past two years. We are a fully remote company with team members based all around the globe.

Leapcure is driven by its core values and all decisions are made with these in mind:

  • Difficult Truths
  • Appreciation
  • Trust
  • Curiosity
  • Gravity

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and will continue to be the leaders in empowering patient communities.

Work Perks:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Equity compensation
  • Medical, vision and dental benefits
  • Remote work environment
  • Membership to Blinkist
  • Values-driven colleagues

This is a full-time exempt position with a starting salary range of $75K - $100K and additional equity compensation.



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