Receptionist at Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Posted in Admin - Clerical 8 days ago.

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Location: US-WA-Seattle
Job ID: 2021-2333
Category: Facilities


Who we are.

Dendreon is making the battle against cancer personal. Founded on the belief that the immune system holds the key to the future of cancer care, Dendreon is committed to the delivery of treatments that harness the power of the body's immune system to attack cancer cells.

If you are looking to positively impact the lives of patients, we want you to join our team. Headquartered in Seal Beach, California, and with sizable locations in Union City (Greater Atlanta), Georgia and Seattle, Washington, as well as countrywide Commercial and Medical Science Liaisons teams, we have a diverse offering of exciting opportunities.

What we do.

Vision - Pioneering the future of immunotherapy.

Mission - Making the battle against cancer personal through immunotherapy treatments that extend lives.

How we do it.

The Dendreon Way. We are a purpose-driven, value-based culture. At Dendreon, we...

  • Put Patients First. Every day is a new opportunity to improve the lives of patients living with cancer.

  • Act with Integrity. Be honest, transparent, and committed to doing what's right in every situation.

  • Build Trust: Building trust takes time. Engage teammates, be candid and transparent.

  • Raise the Bar: Harness continuous improvement, foster innovation and elevate our people.

  • Drive Results. Be accountable and execute - we win when everyone performs.

Primed for Growth - Contract/Partner Manufacturing Business Unit

Dendreon has been working in the cellular immunotherapy space for over 10 years and brings all the experiences that comes with developing a complex manufacturing process from clinical development through to consistent commercial production. Dendreon is unmatched in its patient logistics/operational functions, manufacturing excellence in cellular therapies and commercial sales team for cellular immunotherapies. Given this expertise, we plan to leverage these strengths to grow Dendreon's pipeline of products initially through contract manufacturing for partners and then patient operations and eventually commercial sales.

Are you ready?

Our high-performing organization challenges, develops, and rewards employees interested in pushing past typical career limitations. If you are passionate about helping patients and looking for a unique career opportunity, view our open positions to apply or refer a friend today.

Job Summary: The Receptionist is the ambassador of the company, the first point of contact for guests and provides exceptional customer service at all times. The Receptionist will welcome guests and greet people who visit the business as well as coordinate front-desk activities including providing information, security and badging control and related tasks. This position will also on occasion support both the HR Manager and Executive Assistant.


  • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the 4 th Floor Reception Desk.

  • Answer, screen, and forward incoming phone calls.

  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary supplies.

  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email

  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via computerized program, sign-in logs and assure that all keys and badges are secure and accounted for.

  • Catering delivery, special event assistance and set-up.

  • Communicate effectively with building management and building security during Fire Drills, scheduled building maintenance, and unexpected events.

  • May assist with employee terminations, standing by to escort when needed.

  • Maintain complete confidentiality at all times.

  • Other clerical receptionist duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma required

  • 3+ years related experience required

  • Professional attitude and appearance

  • Excellent multitasking and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize responsibilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time

  • Intermittent walking to gain access to work areas

  • Finger dexterity sufficient to use a computer and to complete paperwork activities

  • Vision sufficient to use a computer, to read written materials and to complete paperwork activities;

  • Hearing sufficient to communicate with individuals by telephone and in person

  • Must have the ability to work around laboratories, manufacturing areas and equipment, and regularly lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Dendreon is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Dendreon is an Equal Employment Opportunity F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the alternative email address below to contact us about your interest in employment at, or you can send your resume to or you can call us at +1-562-252-7500.


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