Business Support Specialist-1902060 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Business Support Specialist (1902060) - Beachwood, Ohio
Under the direction of the Senior Vice President, this position provides executive business support and coordination. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as coordination of meetings and conferences/ events, obtaining supplies, coordinating mailings, and working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of external contacts, customers and visitors, as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload in an appropriate and confidential manner.
Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, travel and conferences.
Creates and develops visual presentations for the senior vice president.
Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system. Retrieves and organizes information from files when needed.
Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls.
Organizes communication such as email and regular mail for the senior vice president. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information
Answers phones for senior vice president. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions.
Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as senior executives and board of directors. Handles confidential and non-routine information.
Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects.
Acts as project manager for special projects, at the request of the senior vice president, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information etc...
Types and designs general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
Supports and conducts expense reporting activities documenting corporate credit card, procurement cards including assembling documentation and reconciling accounts.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
Must have experience supporting and working with Executives and Senior Leadership Teams
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Extensive experience booking complex travel arrangements including international travel
Event planning experience
Willingness to jump in and help with duties outside of scope of position
Detail-oriented, resourceful, responsible, focused, and proactive
Able to function well during a stressful/crisis/deadline situation
Solid oral and written communication skills
Professional and positive attitude
Must be able to work in a fast pace and collaborative environment, and handle multiple tasks concurrently
Flexible to work overtime if needed in accordance with company's overtime policy.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Primary Location: US-OH-Beachwood
Function: ADSU - Admin. & Office Support
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EBN-Construction Chemicals North America-60000015
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.