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Administrative Assistant

Job Requisition ID:  38046

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

Role Description

Eastman is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide director-level administrative support for the Market Research organization.  


•    Maintain calendars for director and team leader by arranging appointments, scheduling meetings, scheduling travel, and resolving conflicts.
•    Maintain follow-up system for deadlines.
•    Data mining and analysis (Excel, SalesForce, Power BI).
•    Generation, maintenance, and distribution of recurring reports.
•    Prepare budget analysis and/or other reports by collecting and analyzing data.
•    Compile info and design executive quality PowerPoint outputs.   
•    Design, organize and maintain SharePoint/Team sites.
•    Maintain and report on department key deliverables.
•    Process SAP transactions relevant to role.
•    Assist in organizing meetings, teleconferences, group meetings, and workshops using teleconference and video conferencing equipment and applications. 
•    Meetings often include regions outside the U.S. and require special consideration to accommodate time differences.
•    Assist with travel planning and expense statements.
•    Organize travel itineraries and trip files for international and domestic travel for director and team lead. 
•    Provide routine administrative support as requested.
•    Available to perform administrative assistance in a backup role for the entire division as needed. 


•    High School Diploma/GED is required.
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Accounting or other relevant field is preferred
•    Minimum 3 years of Administrative support experience is preferred.
•    Strong Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint) and related computer applications skills required. 
•    SAP Experience a plus
•    Ability to synthesize data and generate presentation quality outputs is a must.
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
•    Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to produce accurate, error-free work.
•    Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment.
•    Strong follow-through skills to ensure deadlines are met.
•    Must possess a strong customer service mindset, be a self-starter and able to manage multiple priorities in support of meeting critical deadlines.

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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