Executive Assistant

Location: Batesville, IN 47006, USA

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At Batesville, you will be a part of a dynamic team committed to excellence and innovation. A recognized leader in the death care industry in North America, we are committed to our mission of helping families honor the lives of those they love®. We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our team. This position is a hybrid role with the opportunity to work both remote and onsite. 

Your Role at Batesville:

As an Executive Assistant, you will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day tasks and duties to manage the office and provide proactive unparalleled support to the Executive Management Team. The ideal candidate will be a master of multi-tasking, possess exceptional communication skills, be able to work independently, and have a keen attention to detail.

How You’ll be Rewarded:

  • Batesville is a family. You will be part of a family of highly committed associates who are passionate about our company, committed to our customers and excited about our future.
  • Competitive pay
  • IMMEDIATE ELIGIBILITY – Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as prescription coverage, short-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and more.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for development and advancement

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide overarching executive support with a high level of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism; responsible for items such as managing schedules, appointments, expense reporting, and travel arrangements amongst other requests.
  • Proactively anticipate challenges that may present and address accordingly while demonstrating consistent follow-up to ensure task completion.
  • Consistently operate with a sense of urgency while not losing sight of the details.
  • Act as a liaison between executives and internal/external stakeholders and provide communication support to include drafting and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations.
  • Prepare and organize all materials and for meetings and attend key meetings to capture notes and support follow up actions needed by executive.
  • Work through a lens of continuous improvement identifying areas to streamline processes and optimize efficiency and productivity.
  • Organize and coordinate executive-level events, conferences, and virtual or in-person meetings and assist with associate, community, and customer engagement processes.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records and files ensuring easy retrieval of information and manage incoming executive and business mail making note of action and timeline needed to address the incoming mail received.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in Business Administration or related field; and a minimum of five (5) years related executive administrative experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Focus on key requirements of the position.
  • Proven experience as an executive administrative assistant or in a similar role with demonstrated professional demeanor and ability to multi-task.
  • Proficiency with Internet, Microsoft Office Suite, technology tools for communication, meeting management, and managing multiple calendars.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to deal with a variety of personalities.

Nice to Haves:

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail, basic financial acumen, action and results orientation and self-starter.
  • Ability to process content and capture key takeaways from meetings.
  • Broad knowledge and use travel management tools for most efficient travel plans.

Physical Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch, or lift items as heavy as 25 lbs. This job may require the employee to see with clarity at both near and far distances.



Join the Batesville family and apply today! 

Who We Are: 

A cornerstone in the death care industry, Batesville has distinguished itself from all others through our commitment to quality, service, and innovation. For more than 115 years, Batesville has been dedicated to serving the needs of licensed funeral professionals and helping families honor the lives of those they love.® With annual revenues of approximately $600 million, Batesville is a leader, providing a comprehensive portfolio of burial and cremation products, memorialization offerings, profit-enhancing merchandising systems and leading-edge technology solutions. 

At Batesville, our associates are our strongest asset. We strive to attract, hire, and develop the best and brightest to ensure our place in the future. Batesville has a strong culture of achievement, which is underpinned by these five core values:

  • Individual worth and integrity
  • Excellence in execution
  • Spirit of continuous learning and improvement
  • Courage
  • Customer focus and partnership

What Sets Us Apart: 

Making a difference: Helping families honor the lives of those they love® isn’t just our mission. It’s why we do what we do every day to make every Batesville product the best it can be. 

Development is a priority: We promote learning and development from Day 1. From our Experience Batesville onboarding program to self-guided courses on Batesville University, there are numerous opportunities to advance your skills. We encourage associates to create Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to help drive career-focused discussions and advancement. 

Putting customers first: We value the funeral professional’s role in serving families and are committed to doing our part to ensure their success. 

We Have Fun! We work hard, but when it’s time to play, we get creative – and competitive. We provide numerous engagement activities to bring people together across the organization. 

We Give Back: We support our communities by assisting in fundraising events and volunteer programs to help those in need. *These services are not available at all Batesville locations.  

DISCLAIMER: The above information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Batesville, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal-opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.