Job Title: Office Manager/Administrative Assistant


Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Hiring Manager: David Shin


At Limelight Bio, our mission is to overcome key limitations of gene therapy, enabling its application to more genes, diseases, and patients. We fix genes and bring hope to patients.

We are seeking an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant, who will:

  • Ensure the smooth running of our Philadelphia office to improve company procedures and day-to-day operations

  • Oversee duties including facilities partner management (cleaning, security, etc.), office expenses and travel support, office supply management, vendor contracting and invoicing support

  • Build and maintain online document management across the organization and assist in creating documents (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel) as required by team members

  • Coordinate and plan meetings and team events for internal staff and external stakeholders

  • Greet guests and assist in the onboarding process for new hires

  • Plan in-house or off-site activities, such as parties, celebrations and conferences


General Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an office manager, front office manager or administrative assistant

  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures

  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment

  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Specific skills/knowledge required:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint MS Outlook, in particular)

  • Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. printers, copiers, fax machines)

  • High School degree required; college degree preferred


Additional skills/experience beneficial, but not required:

  • Qualification as an administrative assistant or secretary will be a plus

  • Prior experience within biotech or pharmaceutical industry will be a plus




Limelight Bio is a privately held, multi-platform, multi-disease biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and Cambridge, MA. Since 2017, Limelight has been developing proprietary technologies, advanced targets, and leading drug candidates designed to overcome key limitations of current gene therapy and gene editing approaches.

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