Office Assistant (Part-time)

BenevolentAI, founded in 2013, creates and applies AI technologies to transform the way medicines are discovered and developed. BenevolentAI seeks to improve patient’s lives by applying technology designed to generate better data decision making and in doing so lower drug development costs, decrease failure rates and increase the speed at which medicines are generated. The company has developed the Benevolent Platform™ - a discovery platform used by BenevolentAI scientists to find new ways to treat disease and personalise drugs to patients.

BenevolentAI is HQ’d in London with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and further offices in New York and Antwerp. BenevolentAI has active R&D drug programmes from discovery to PhaseIIb in disease areas such as ALS, Parkinson’s, Ulcerative Colitis and Sarcopenia.

The role

As our part-time office assistant, you will create an environment where we can best deliver on our goals. This part-time position is ideally suited to somebody who cares for our mission, but needs flexible working hours.

There are thousands of diseases with no treatments today. Help us meet this challenge!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage our office supplies and replenish as-needed

  • Maintain our five office spaces in good standing; keep them clean and organized

  • Receive and unpack packages

  • Coordinate NYC team events and weekly happy hours

  • Coordinate our Monday breakfasts

  • Update our weekly office tracker, which lists current events

  • Assist with room bookings and calendar management

  • Other miscellaneous tasks, as directed by Office Manager

About the NY office

We are a rapidly-growing group of 25 people from a diverse background from engineering to the life sciences. We are deeply connected to our mission: too many diseases to untreated, and we believe it matters to build a better engine for drug discovery. Our culture is open and collaborative: our problem space is hard enough, so we create an open space for innovation. We maintain strong ties with our home office, with regular inter-office travel and transatlantic, highly collaborative teams.

Our team holds one of the key products for redesigning drug discovery: Target Identification - that is, the technology that recommends the most likely drug targets given an indication of interest. This is one of the hardest problems in drug discovery.

We are located in Dumbo, Brooklyn, with beautiful views of New York in a friendly environment. Come join us!

Who are we?

We have assembled a diverse, exceptionally talented and spirited team to tackle the most pressing and challenging problems at the intersection of artificial intelligence and drug discovery. We bring our ideas and passion for new technology and medicine discover to life by questioning traditional scientific dogmas.

Our core values reflect who we are and how we work and they are so important to achieve our mission: Bring better medicine to patients faster.

Put patients first | Drive to delivery | Break boundaries | Own the solution.

Watch our team talking about the work we do at BenevolentAI

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