Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

US Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

The Executive Assistant assists the executive team with administrative projects and tasks.

  • Supports the work of two assigned, C-suite executive team members, including managing multiple calendars and commitments; prioritizes inquiries and requests while troubleshooting conflicts; makes judgments and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements
  • Coordinates all senior executive team meetings and retreats; assists with staff meetings and events as needed
  • Acts as the point of contact among executives, board members, employees, clients, and other external partners, including utilizing discretion when dealing with highly confidential or critical matters
  • Prioritizes and determines the appropriate course of action, referral, or response, exercising judgment to reflect the executive team's style and organization policy
  • Manages information flow and looks for ways to improve current systems
  • Makes travel arrangements, prepares detailed travel itineraries, arranges meetings, and processes expense reports
  • Assists executive team with special projects; coordinates budgets and prepares reports as needed
  • Designs and produces complex documents, reports, organizational charts, and presentations
  • Schedules and prepares materials for meetings with U.S. and international staff and outside parties
  • Takes minutes, provides summaries, and follows up on action items generated from various meetings
  • Builds relationships with Executive Assistants throughout the team and across the company as well as with Human Resources, Finance, and Contracts for the organization
  • Provides support for Board meeting presentations and collaborates with other Executive Assistant staff to ensure materials are provided in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Experience supporting executive team members with administrative functions
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use an elevated level of discretion when handling confidential or proprietary information related to business operations
  • Desired self-starter approach to work, routinely applying judgment skills to understand prioritization of meeting requests and contacts according to most strategic calendaring needs
  • Advanced ability to utilize MS Office 365 applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, and OneDrive
  • Organizational charting software skills desired, including Visio or similar software application
  • Knowledge and ability to run meeting software and trouble shoot virtual meeting platforms (e.g., Zoom)
  • PC computing abilities and aptitude
  • Understanding of biopharmaceutical and contract research industries including terminology and therapeutic areas used during day-to-day interactions desired, but not required

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401k & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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