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Date:  Nov 10, 2022
Job Req ID:  11216
Category:  Bus. Unit Lead & Admins
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Executive Assistant

Description: 

As an Executive Assistant working from our WK Kellogg Research Center in Battle Creek, MI, you will use your exceptional organizational, time management and planning skills to manage the day-to-day logistics of leaders in our Research and Development function.

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

Be a Go-Getter – In this role, you will provide direct support to 4 executives within R&D and administrative support to the extended KNA R&D Center team.  Here, you will come to learn the needs of the business and will need to think one step ahead of the rest, making sure the leaders and the department are up to date on work smart tips. 

Sticking to a Schedule – You will manage complex executive calendars and scheduling video conference meetings.  Your collaboration skills will be put to the test in navigating schedule variances with sometimes multiple people, locations, and time zones!  At times, hosting internal and external guests at our WK Kellogg Research Center.

Keeping Organized – Busy schedules means a lot of moving parts. We are looking to leverage your organizational skills to be able to handle multiple administrative projects simultaneously and be able to work under pressure with time constraints when those periods arise.  Proactively manage executive travel, expense requests, and oversee the accuracy of department budgets.  Support new hire set-up and event planning for functional teams.

Talk the Talk – Communication is key.  We’ll be looking to you to assist in the development of professional communication materials and in formatting presentations. Interpersonal communications skills are necessary, and you will need to maintain a sense of confidentiality.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:

  • High school diploma/GED with related experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent professional writing and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy to all levels (entry level to executives)
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, interpersonal communications, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to prioritize, align with stakeholders, and possess an ability to handle multiple demands on your time
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure within limited time constraints
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effectively collaborates with others to drive results
  • Passion for process optimization and continuous improvement mindset

 

WHAT’S NEXT

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

THE FINER PRINT

 

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position. #LI-Hybrid

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this link.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment

 

 

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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