Seven Bridges Executive Assistant to Chief Strategy Officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Executive Assistant to Chief Strategy Officer

Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, Massachusetts



About Seven Bridges:

Seven Bridges is the biomedical data analysis company accelerating breakthroughs in genomics research for cancer, drug development and precision medicine. We democratize genomics by enabling researchers anywhere to process and understand genomic data quickly and efficiently, at any scale.

Thousands of researchers in government, biotech, pharmaceutical and academic labs use Seven Bridges, including three of the largest genomics projects in the world: U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Genomics Cloud pilot, the Million Veteran Program, and Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project. As the NIH’s only commercial Trusted Partner, Seven Bridges authenticates and authorizes access to one of the world’s largest cancer genomics dataset.

Our biomedical data analysis platform will be used by the Cancer Moonshot’s Blood Profiling Atlas project, designed to accelerate the development and approval of simple, accurate, and reliable blood tests for cancer diagnosis and precision treatment.

Named one of the world's smartest companies by MIT Technology Review, Seven Bridges has offices in Cambridge, Mass., San Francisco, London, Belgrade, Ankara, and Istanbul.

About the role:

As Executive Assistant to the Chief Strategy Officer, you will work closely with our Chief Strategy Officer to keep the executive informed, organized and prepared, all while anticipating the needs of the executive function.

You serve as the first line of communication with external relationships and at times, direct internal communications as well, on behalf of our Chief Strategy Officer. Providing solutions without explicit instructions or clear protocols comes easily to you, and you thrive in environments that necessitate fast thinking and effective decision-making, as you help our executive achieve goals and set priorities.

This is a critical role to the success of Seven Bridges.


  • Work closely and effectively with the executive and team members to steer upcoming commitments and responsibilities, as well as organizational issues, and follow up as necessary.

  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders with professionalism, accuracy and speed.

  • Anticipate administrative, operational and logistical tangles and resolve them before they become issues.

  • Manage complex ever-changing calendars and detailed travel arrangements.

  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously and proactively; and follow through on projects to ensure completion, often with deadline pressures and/or several last-minute changes.

  • Manage/maintain overall relations with team members at all levels of the organization as well as key external vendors, clients, consultants and other high-level collaborations.

  • Proofread and edit drafts of correspondence and presentation materials as necessary.

  • Complete expense reports and credit card reconciliation.

  • Complete special projects, such as slide-deck review or conference planning, as needed.

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7-10+ years of administrative experience in a corporate environment; experience supporting C-level executives is required.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexible and team-player attitude

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion

  • Adaptable to various competing demands

  • Strong interpersonal skills, integrity and the ability to build relationships with individuals across all areas and levels of the organization as well as external parties

We also think that...

  • experience in start-up environment is a big plus;

  • background in the sciences would be helpful.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.