Administrative Assistant/Office Manager - Contractor

Woodland CA /
Administrative Team /
Joyn Bio is a joint venture between Bayer and Ginkgo BioWorks dedicated to addressing unmet needs in agriculture by applying synthetic biology approaches to engineer microbes.


    • Ensure effective, professional functioning of Joyn Bio’s executives. Woodland office management.


    • Administrative support for CSO, Head of Alliance & Operations, and Program Directors -including calendar management, travel planning and document support. 
    • Office management including: visitor coordination, planning events and team-building, on boarding new staff, administrative interface with local Bayer site, and office & kitchen supplies, collaborate with site lab operations coordinator to meet office space needs. 
    • Documentation: Assist with the preparation of external presentations, regulatory permits, budget, and facilitate internal meetings (minutes, action tracking, scheduling). 
    • Collaborate with Joyn’s Boston site to ensure seamless administrative support for team.


    • B.A/B.S. (or equivalent experience) with 10+ years of business experience 
    • Expertise with standard business software 
    • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to function independently while taking on newresponsibilities and proposing solutions
    • Able to balance competing priorities in a fast paced, dynamic start up biotech environment


    • This is a contract position through a partner agency. 
    • This contract position reports to the CSO and is based at our Woodland, CA site.