open positions

Part-Time Donor Assistant

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, , ,
Partial-time

About Finch  

Finch Therapeutics is a clinical-stage microbiome therapeutics company leveraging its Human-First Discovery platform to develop a novel class of orally administered biological drugs.   

With the capabilities to develop both complete and targeted microbiome therapeutics, Finch is advancing a rich pipeline of candidates designed to address a wide range of unmet medical needs. Finch’s lead candidate, CP101, is in late-stage clinical development for recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI). In June 2020, Finch announced that CP101 met its primary efficacy endpoint in PRISM3, the first of two pivotal trials to support the development of CP101 for the prevention of recurrent CDI. Finch is also developing CP101 for chronic hepatitis B, and FIN-211 for autism spectrum disorder. In partnership with Takeda, Finch is advancing FIN-524 and FIN-525 for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, respectively. 

  

Position Summary 

The Donor Assistant is responsible for performing sample acceptance procedures and acting as the primary point of contact for donors, helping guide them through sample drop-off and appointments. The Donor Assistant will also provide clerical support, logistical assistance, and other related duties. This job is between 20-30 hours a week and includes weekends. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Greeting and assisting donors when they come to our location to pass samples or appointments 
  • Properly adhering to Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions 
  • Perform clerical work such as scanning, printing, and filing 
  • Protect personal and private donor information 
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor 
  • Must attend trainings for job related activities and company meetings 

 

Qualifications  

  • High school diploma OR currently enrolled in an academic program preferred 
  • Quality: Exceptionally detail oriented, organized and values accuracy 
  • Must adhere to cGMP and cGDP 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with donors and clinicians 
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices 
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  • Be passionate about working in an innovative health care; and a dynamic, start-up work environment. 
  • Laboratory quality and customer service experience highly recommended. 
  • Must be able to sit for up to 2 hours at a time 
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs or more 
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly over telephone and in person 
  • Hours of operation at the facility are 6:00am – 7:00pm Monday – Friday and 8:00am – 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday 

 

        Position Hours: Weekends 8am-5pm and Mornings 6am-12pm 

  

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.  All aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote, will be based on aptitude, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Finch will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.