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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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Environment & Process Safety: Director

The position is responsible for serving as an advocate and technical resource for the American Chemistry Council’s process and worker safety advocacy efforts, as well issues arising under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and select environmental regulatory issues. The position is also responsible for coordinating related technical and regulatory support to other ACC divisions and departments, including product- and sector-specific groups. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Environment and Process.

Meetings and Conferences: Coordinator

The position is responsible for serving as the initial point-of-contact within the Meetings and Conferences department. The position is also responsible for supporting the meetings staff in booking and supporting off-site meetings and events, as needed. The position is further responsible for assisting with planning events, managing all registration questions, answering publications inquiries, providing general information on team projects and completing updates on member company demographics and mailing lists. The position reports directly to the Managing Director, Meetings and Conferences.

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.

Value Chain Outreach: Director

The position is responsible for designing, implementing and executing designated activities, including technical and policy development, within Value Chain Outreach programs. The position will be a primary interface with key downstream market stakeholders, government agencies and officials, and science organizations on issues related to technical solutions and advocacy positions. The position works closely with key internal staff and external stakeholders and reports directly to the Vice President, Responsible Care and Value Chain Outreach.

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