Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch\u2019s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation\u2019s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Executive Assistant supports Fred Hutch\u2019s Vice President, Philanthropy, and represents the Philanthropy office in interactions both internally and externally. In this role, the Executive Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Vice President, Philanthropy including preparation of correspondence, agendas, presentations and reports. The Executive Assistant will support the Vice President with calendaring, call and email management, travel planning, event and meeting planning and special projects. An essential member of the Philanthropy staff, the Executive Assistant will anticipate needs, clear obstacles, and identify opportunities to take ownership of tasks and projects. The Executive Assistant is expected to take initiative, execute core responsibilities collaboratively and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Executive Assistant must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values and scope of the institution.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before ...that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.