About Prevail Therapeutics

Prevail is a New York City-based biotechnology company focused on developing novel gene therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other genetically-defined neurodegenerative diseases. Prevail is based in the Alexandria Center for Life Science.

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the executive team and will report to the Head of People.  We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on collaborative person with excellent interpersonal skills.

As an early hire at a new company, you will have exposure to senior management, to all activities at Prevail, and you will be influential in championing and developing our culture. Our employees are expected to function with a high degree of independence in a fast-paced startup company, while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team that is dedicated to the development of new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage executive calendars and set up meetings
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Helping prepare for and coordinate onsite & offsite meetings
  • Track daily expenses and prepare various reports
  • Act as point of contact for remote IT consultant
  • Liaise with building management for visitors, deliveries, and office administration
  • Provide general administrative support


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience as an executive assistant or other relevant administrative support experience
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues that arise (IT problems, or last-minute scheduling conflicts)
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment
  • Professional level verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using MS PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, life insurance and flexible spending accounts. Prevail is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply by sending your CV to hr@prevailtherapeutics.com.