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Below, we have listed the positions currently available at the American Chemistry Council (ACC) as well as instructions on how to apply. Click on the job title link to see a description of the position.

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A Human Resources representative will contact you directly to schedule an interview if your qualifications and experience appear to be a suitable match and you are selected for an interview.

If you do not see a position that is appropriate for you at this time, we hope you will come back to this site to learn about future opportunities.

CHEMTREC: Managing Director

The Managing Director is responsible for leading and managing the CHEMTREC organization. The position develops and implements strategic goals and objectives to ensure CHEMTREC’s continued growth, sustainability, and alignment with the strategic priorities of the ACC. The position oversees the design, operation, and maintenance of CHEMTREC’s physical assets including the facility and supporting systems as well as managing and/or overseeing the management of all personnel. The position works closely with the ACC-member Advisory Committee and reports directly to ACC’s Chief Financial and Chief Administrative Officer.

Chlorine: Director

The position is responsible for implementing strategies to advance chlorine sector policy priorities in regulatory, legislative and other forums. This includes managing Chlorine Chemistry Division advocacy on drinking water and wastewater chlorination, and supporting advocacy on safety, security and environmental issues impacting chlorine producers and major downstream users. This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Chlorine Issues Management.

Federal Affairs: Political and Legislative Manager

The position is responsible for managing activities related to political mobilization and federal lobbying activities, as well as the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Political Action Committee (PAC). The position works with the PAC Chairman, the Vice President, Federal Affairs and members of the Federal Affairs team to administer the PAC and the PAC contribution process, as well as participates in advocacy activities in support of federal government affairs priorities on Capitol Hill. The position is responsible for managing campaign communications amongst ACC member companies and the internal ACC Federal Affairs team, and reports directly to the Vice President, Federal Affairs.

Finance and Accounting: Staff Accountant

The position is responsible for processing accounts payable and related requests, as well as the filing of sale/use tax, property tax and unclaimed property tax returns, and other compliance forms as needed. The position will also provide support to the department, as needed, for reconciliations, Excel spreadsheet preparation and accounts receivable/revenue management. The position reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

Legal Services: Assistant General Counsel

The position is responsible for providing legal counsel and policy support on American Chemistry Council (ACC) advocacy issues, such as environmental, health, safety and security laws, chemical management, sustainability, plastics and chemical products, protecting ACCs legal interests and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws. The position is also responsible for managing legal matters in assigned areas, including assisting in the selection of outside counsel as needed, managing outside counsel, and ensuring projects come in at or below budget. The position coordinates legal issues with appropriate in-house ACC colleagues and reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel.

Legal Services: Coordinator

The position is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the Legal Services group, including preparing legal invoices, tracking the budget and completing expense reports, maintaining correspondence, documenting files, scheduling meetings, and preparing documents. The position reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel.

Plastics: Director, Marine and Environmental Stewardship

The position is responsible for providing strategic, proactive leadership on the Plastics division’s environmental stewardship programs, with a strong focus on delivering concrete results on the division’s marine debris strategy and programs. The position is responsible for identifying and recommending opportunities to reduce marine debris, and for engaging in advocacy, networking, and developing partnerships with international organizations, government agencies, NGOs and the private sector. The position also is accountable for ensuring that the Division’s programs meet member objectives, deliver business value, and manage resources for maximum impact. The position reports directly to the Managing Director, Plastic Markets.

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