Operations Admin

Redwood City, CA
Operations /
Full-time /
On-site
Retro Biosciences is a well-funded, untraditional bio startup. Our mission is to extend healthy human lifespan by 10 years. We believe the deeper, underlying causes of age-related diseases are the untreated mechanisms of aging itself. 


We are looking for a highly organized and self-motivated Operations Admin who craves a challenge and feels energized to roll up their sleeves. You will work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment as a member of the Retro Operations team. Within your role you will juggle multiple balls and contribute to various initiatives and special projects.

In this role, you will:

    • Assist with cross-functional company projects
    • Work with internal and external parties to get things done
    • Plan and execute conference and event logistics (eg travel, hotels, booking, invitations)
    • Help with vendor sourcing and management
    • Serve as basic or first-line IT support (printer setup, cables, connectors, conference room, troubleshooting)
    • Perform standard administrative duties (e.g., scheduling meetings, etc.)
    • Occasional “front desk” operations including greeting visitors & deliveries
    • Occasional furniture assembly and other practical tasks
    • On-call for emergency coverage some weekends and holidays

You might thrive in this role if you:

    • Have 3+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Boast strong collaboration and communication skills across levels and job functions
    • Have experience working at a startup or a dynamic environment
    • Demonstrate expert-level proficiency in software tools such as Google Suite, Expensify, Asana, and Slack
    • Are able to balance multiple competing priorities and resolve problems, often under time pressure
    • Are resourceful and can figure out how to solve unusual tasks
    • You are energetic, adaptable, and happy to jump in and help with any task that comes your way 
    • You are well-organized, with a sharp eye for detail
We take pride in cultivating an environment that fosters collaboration, open communication, and authenticity. We believe that great results are best delivered by a highly creative team working in concert. We are an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are diverse in background and singular in mission.

The salary range for this role is $75,000-$85,000/year. Total compensation also includes generous equity and benefits including:
-Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
-401(k) plan with 4% matching
-Unlimited time off and 10 company holidays per year
-Paid parental leave
-Annual learning & development stipend 
-Free lunch and snacks