Sr Administrative Assistant- Commercial

Global Innovation

Job Summary:

Cerapedics is a privately held fast growing orthopedic and biologic company currently looking for a hard-working, passionate, and dedicated Senior Administrative Assistant to support the Vice President of Global Strategy, General Manager for Foot & Ankle, and the Senior Director of Innovation by performing administrative duties on their behalf.

A well-qualified Senior Administrative Assistant should be a highly motivated and organized individual with strong interpersonal skills.

Specific Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Directly reports to the Sr. Director of Innovation and supports the Vice President of Global Strategy, General Manager for Foot & Ankle.
  • Schedules appointments and maintain calendars.
  • Make travel arrangements and reservations for senior managers.
  • Plans meetings, coordinate travel arrangements and takes detailed minutes.
  • Provides a variety of updates on project status and follows up on key activities.
  • Generates purchase order requests and submits and tracks invoice payments.
  • Prepare communications, invoices, reports, and other correspondence.
  • Creates and maintains spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Provide overall administrative support.

The above description outlines the most common job duties; however, it does not exclude other potential work assignments.

Education and Formal Training Required:

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Prior 3-5 years prior experience in the medical device industry, pharmaceutical or health care industry.

Qualifications Required: (knowledge, skills, abilities, initiative, judgment, etc.)

  • Previous administrative experience of 3-5 years or more working in a corporate setting.
  • High School Diploma with 5-10 years of experience or Associates degree and 1-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; high level of experience with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized, good follow-up skills, strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal staff as well as outside clients, consultants, etc.

Work Conditions / Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested by the employee to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • This position requires the incumbent to regularly utilize written and verbal communication skills, including active listening and speaking clearly and concisely.
  • This position requires the incumbent to experience periods of prolonged sitting and to occasionally stand, walk, carry items, climb, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and to grasp objects utilizing manual dexterity including hand/finger coordination.

Travel Requirement: Up to 10%

Benefits/Compensation (including but not limited to):
Medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 401k matching, long term disability, potential target bonus, paid time off.

Salary Range: $60-85k

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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