Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
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Dendreon is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our Medical Department, encompassing Medical affairs, Research and Manufacturing Sciences.  This position will report into the Sr VP, Medical. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated track record of providing analytical and specialized administrative support to senior management.



  • Provides analytical and specialized administrative support to relieve and assist executive, administrative, line and staff managers of complex details and duties.
  • Coordinates activities between departments and outside parties.
  • Calendar management of directors, executives and VPs.
  • Expense management of directors, executives and VPs.
  • Schedules and arranges meetings and meeting logistics.
  • Prepares and sends out correspondence.
  • Prepares monthly reports for Investigator initiated trial metrics, including arranging site payments
  • Prepares documents as needed to support departmental contracting processes
  • Maintains controlled or departmental documents.
  • Uses ability as a skilled specialist to contribute in development of concepts and techniques and to complete tasks in creative and effective ways.
  • Works on assignments that are extremely complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance and oversee the activities of other support personnel.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.



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