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Administrative Assistant

Job Requisition ID:  40150

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


The Administrative Assistant  is flexible, proactive, and professional, with demonstrated capability working in a high-energy, team-oriented environment to achieve results. Has developed skills to effectively plan, schedule, and organize a leader at the Department Head and/or Director level  by assisting in preparing for meetings, including assembling background information, and preparing agenda, presentations, and meeting minutes with moderate degree of supervision. Must show moderate attention to detail and possess intermediate communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. for working with people at all levels, across multiple Eastman organizations, and externally. Maintaining professionalism and exercising integrity at all times in handlinghighly confidential information is a necessity.Maintaining professionalism and exercising integrity in handling confidential information is a necessitySeeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Administrative Assistant to support the Marketing and ProductManagement teams for Adhesives, Additives & Functional Products (AFP) business.



  • Managing the Product Director and Marketing Director’s schedule and calendar by arranging appointments,
  • meetings, travel and conference calls and advising of potential overlaps or conflicts and providing optionsfor resolution.
  • Supporting the Product & Marketing Team in preparation of agendas, meeting minutes, action items, andrelated projects. Preparation will include meeting notices, conference call arrangement, and day of meetingset-up and attendance to document key issues, items of relevance, and managing action items registerincluding proactively following on action to ensure completeness.
  • Supporting the Product & Marketing Team through assembly and editing of monthly reports, tracking andupdating key metrics and use of SharePoint.
  • Maintaining follow up system for daily meetings, workshops, agendas, deadlines, etc.
  • Processing Outlook mail, posting meetings, identifying and handling action items and due dates, andresponding for Product & Marketing management as appropriate.
  • Providing administrative support for Product Director and Marketing Director, Adhesives, AFP.
  • Completing expense statements as needed.
  • Collaborating with other AFP admins and providing back up support when needed.
  • Preparing documents, reports and presentations
  • Timekeeping
  • Supporting Upside contract management and maintenance of non-disclosure agreements.
  • Supporting projects and teams as requested. Examples could include United Way adopted agencycoordination and external recruiting team support. 


  • Be able to perform all of the essential elements of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years administrative experience
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Outlook, SharePoint, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Capable of maintaining discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to produce accurate, error-free work.
  • Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility for projects and tasks.
  • Patience and pleasant interaction with others; service oriented.
  • Networking skills.
  • Working knowledge of teleconferencing and video conferencing equipment and applications.
  • High degree of professionalism.
  • Be willing to work varied schedules and overtime according to business needs


Minimum high school graduate; college degree or higher education courses are a plus

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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