Executive assistant (16 hours/week)

Application deadline: 08-02-2019

Start date: ASAP

Vacancy number: ATR-0002


Amylon Therapeutics

Amylon Therapeutics is a platform biopharmaceutical company, based in Cambridge, MA and the Netherlands, that uses RNA Modulation Technology to target orphan disorders of the Central Nervous System (CNS).  RNA Modulation Technology prevents or alters toxic protein formation by targeting splicing of the pre-mRNA. Amylon is led by founder, Thomas de Vlaam, complemented by a scientific board of experienced scientists and biotech veterans. As a spin-off from the publicly-traded ProQR Therapeutics, Amylon enjoys a wealth of knowledge and experience through its shareholders and network.


At Amylon, we work in a team of highly committed individuals who tackle complicated issues by collaboration, knowing that the patient’s need is pressing. We are a young startup organization wherein flexibility and independence are highly valued. Our impatience to help patients motivates us day in and day out to deliver at the highest level.


Job description

As an executive assistant you will provide administrative support to the management team.  Your main tasks will be assisting in managing meetings and travel, financial and payroll administration and coordinating logistics within the office in Leiden. As Amylon is a rapidly growing company, there is plenty of room to expand your role to various disciplines if desired. The job will be based in Leiden but management is largely based in the United States, so it is important you are comfortable with flexible working hours.



We are looking for a person with strong organizational and planning skills, attention for detail and previous experience within an executive assistant position. He/she must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Dutch. Knowledge of MS Office applications including MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word is required. We are looking for someone with a high level of professionalism, efficiency, and commitment.


Amylon offers

We offer an exciting and innovative working environment within a very committed start-up organization, great colleagues, a competitive salary based on your experience and a lot of fun. To apply, please send your application (CV, motivation, and names of potential referees) to: info@amylon.com mentioning the vacancy number ATR: 0002.