Administrative Assistant

Corteva, Johnston, IA 50131, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :


At Corteva Agriscience , you will help us grow whats next. No matter what your role, you will be part of a team that is building the future of agriculture – solving the worlds food problems through innovation, technology, and putting people first. Corteva has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our company in Johnston, IA .

VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

What Youll Do:

  • Coordinate travel and hotel arrangements.
  • Organize and plan internal / external meetings.
  • Provide general administrative support to various team members.
  • Handle daily transactions with high accuracy.
  • Assist with contract administration duties, office supply and equipment ordering as well as other purchasing needs.
  • Resolve routine and non-routine inquiries.
  • Attend and participate in departmental meetings. May organize, provide input, take minutes and distribute information.
  • Compose and/or prepare correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, documents and reports. Proofread for content and typographical errors and ensure correct spelling, punctuation and grammar as needed.
  • Verify and process credit card expense reports for expenses.
  • Maintain and update calendars.
  • May assist in department budget preparation and with related program expenses.
  • Process invoices for accounts payable.
  • Support the hiring/onboarding of employees.
  • Plan and execute event details (food and beverage details, audio visual needs, entertainment, speakers, agenda, air and ground transportation, etc.) for meetings and events.
  • Work with external vendor to contract events and financial reporting on events.
  • Coordinate and schedule customer tours, field days, training sessions, and/or customer events and crop shops.
  • Travel and provide onsite support at designated events throughout the year. Travel is required 5-10% of the year.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • You have a high school diploma/GED.

What Skills You Need:

  • You have 2 years of administrative, office management, event planning/coordination or other related education/experience.
  • You have previous experience with planning/coordinating events.
  • You value serving the business and our customers, so you are willing and able to work overtime as needed during peak seasons.
  • You respect yourself and others and have a strong ethical mindset, therefore you are able to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Your attention to detail and your organizational skills are outstanding!
  • You have good verbal, interpersonal, and writing skills.
  • You engage coworkers and visitors by welcoming them you enjoy helping people and serving as the face of the business.
  • You have a valid US drivers license so you are able to drive a company vehicle when needed.
  • You are a computer Guru! Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), computer applications, SharePoint, etc. You name it, you rock it!
  • You are willing and able to travel, 5%-10%, when necessary.
  • You see problems as challenges and enjoy the opportunity to solve them and make improvements.
  • You are flexible, able to multi-task responsibilities with competing priorities, work well under pressure and plan ahead to meet deadlines.
  • You have a positive attitude, enjoy working independently and being part of a diverse team environment.
  • This is a hybrid position which requires working Tuesday through Thursday on site and remote work the remainder of the week.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • An associate degree.
  • Experience with Concur Travel &amp Concur Expense reporting system.

Benefits – How We’ll Support You:

  • Numerous development opportunities offered to build your skills
  • Be part of a company with a higher purpose and contribute to making the world a better place
  • Health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment
  • Four weeks of paid time off and two weeks of well-being pay per year, plus paid holidays
  • Excellent parental leave which includes a minimum of 16 weeks for mother and father
  • Future planning with our competitive retirement savings plan and tuition reimbursement program
  • Learn more about our total rewards package here – Corteva Benefits
  • Check out life at Corteva!

Are you a good match? Apply today! We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team.

Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here