• Events Coordinator and Corporate Affairs/Legal Assistant

    Job ID
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Business Segment
  • Overview

    If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.


    Axalta is currently recruiting for an Events Coordinator and Corporate Affairs/Legal Assistant (ECCLA) to join our Global Corporate Affairs and Legal team, reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Affairs.  The ECCLA will be based in Philadelphia, PA.


    The ECCLA will be responsible for planning and coordinating all major Company events, working with our events vendor, American Express, and directly with hotel staff, caterers, transportation, and other significant parties in the planning process.  Major events include Board Meetings, Senior Leadership Meeting, Supplier of the Year, among others as well as all concert and sporting events in Philadelphia.  The ECCLA will also offer administrative support to the Global Corporate Affairs & Legal teams and assist on key Corporate Affairs projects as needed.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Planning and coordination of major Company events (roughly 20 events per year)

    • Negotiate with key vendors and deliver world class events on budget

    • Interact with Axalta Senior Leadership on event needs and outcomes

    • Manage all logistics and have ability to solve on the fly

    • Manage events calendar and coordinate leadership schedules for all major events

    • Administrative responsibilities include, but not limited to travel plans, expense management, invoicing, meeting planning, calendar management, and scheduling for Corporate Affairs and Legal




    • High School diploma is required and bachelor’s degree, preferred

    • 3-5 years’ experience working in an office environment

    • Demonstrable experience planning corporate events, logistics, and administrative skills set, with existing Concur and SAP experience a plus

    • Understanding and experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products

    • Demonstrated strong organizational skills as well as the demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize

    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

    • Good presence among executives

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization


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