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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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Responsible Care®: Director, Data Analytics

The position is responsible for providing data analysis of performance metrics and related data as part of the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Responsible Care® program to support membership as well as enhance business value for member and Responsible Care® Partner companies. The position is also responsible for interfacing with the ACC Sustainability team to provide data analysis and technical support related to new sustainability metrics that member companies will begin voluntarily reporting in 2021. The position is further responsible for supporting the International Council of Chemical Associations with technical support and data analysis related to historical, current and future piloted metrics. This position reports directly to the Managing Director of the Responsible Care program.

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CHEMTREC: Chief Executive

CHEMTREC, a division of the American Chemistry Council, is a 24/7, Level 1 emergency call center that provides information to emergency responders and others who need assistance during hazardous materials incidents (e.g. spills, fires, leaks, or personnel exposures). In addition, CHEMTREC provides a mechanism for shippers of hazardous materials to comply with certain domestic and international regulations which require an emergency telephone number to be displayed on shipping and other documentation, where immediate access to product information is necessary. CHEMTREC also serves as a 24/7 reporting and information service for companies who manufacture, ship, transport, or handle hazardous materials (e.g., reporting for quality control, pre-incident notification, crisis communication, etc.). CHEMTREC has aspects of both a public service and a commercial organization. CHEMTREC provides services globally from its facility in Falls Church, Virginia.

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CHEMTREC: Senior Director, Strategic Partnership

CHEMTREC is creating a new Strategic Partnership department. This position is responsible for directing the development of CHEMTREC strategic partnerships and alliances with key entities, such as trade associations, government agencies, academia, marine ports, large carriers and other similar transportation-related entities. The position is further responsible for the development and management of non-commercial Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with foreign entities in order to align interests. Because the applicant will be responsible for creating the department and initiating key relationships, the position necessarily requires demonstrable access to key entity groups. The position reports directly to the CHEMTREC’s Director of Legal Services.

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Chemical Products and Technology: Coordinator

This position is responsible for providing administrative, financial, and issue management support services to assigned groups managed by the Chemical Products and Technology (CPT) division. The position may also support overall CPT operations. The position reports directly to a Senior Director, CPT.

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Chemical Products and Technology: Director

This position is responsible for interacting with regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, scientific organizations and other trade associations. This position will support several groups within CPTD (referred to as “assigned groups” below) and will have a role in supporting CPTD-led science practice areas (e.g., ACC Center for Chemical Safety). This position will also have a role in providing and coordinating technical support between CPTD and other ACC divisions and report directly to the Senior Director, CPTD.

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Communications: Manager, Communications and Digital Media

The position develops and oversees digital and social content and engagement initiatives and contributes to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) overall communications strategies that align with the organization’s policy objectives. The position is responsible for providing strategic and tactical support in maintaining and enhancing ACC’s digital initiatives, as well as driving the development and execution of a web content strategy in support of the organization’s advocacy goals and objectives. The position is also responsible for coordinating, editing and publishing fresh content for ACC’s network of web sites as well as ensuring a timely refresh of the content for and the MemberExchange extranet. The position will have responsibilities in digital communications strategy, digital communications content, digital communications reporting and departmental and organizational administration, work closely with the Web Project Manager and report directly to the Senior Director, Marketing & Digital Communications.

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Information Technology: Technical Support Specialist

The position is responsible for providing technical assistance and support to end users on a variety of hardware, software and telecommunications issues. The position is also responsible for providing assistance with ACC’s security and Infrastructure team to identify and remediate network security issues, plan and implement changes to the infrastructure environment, independently and/or in consulation with network engineers and third-party security vendors, to satisfy deficiencies identified through audits and internal investigation. The position may further be responsible for managing organizational mobile devices as well as the procurement of the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) IT equipment and licenses. The position is responsible for completing the required certifications, and upon completion performing the duties identified within one or more of the applicable sub-disciplines: Network Security, Active Directory & Exchange, and/or Database Administration. The position reports directly to the Director, Technology & Support.

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Plastics Division: Coordinator, Sustainability, Outreach and Industry Statistics

The position is responsible for managing office procedures and work-flow by processing contracts and check requests and tracking team budgets, and managing subscriber accounts for statistics reports. The position is also responsible for assisting with the Plastics Division’s meetings, statistics program, advocacy efforts, and select social media and internet communications initiatives. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Sustainability and Public Outreach.

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Plastics Division: Director of Plastics Digital, Media and Public Affairs

The position is responsible for executing the digital and media tactics of the Division’s national strategic outreach and repositioning initiative, including the development and distribution of digital content. This director will collaborate with the Division’s Communications/Public Affairs vendor to manage consumer activations and digital marketing, including partnerships with influencers, news and consumer media outlets, and brands. This position will routinely interface with ACC staff, consultants and vendors to manage the Division’s content delivery strategies and platforms (web, social, etc.), and reports to the Senior Director of Plastics Outreach and Public Affairs.

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State Affairs: Manager, Political Mobilization

The position is responsible for enhancing the advocacy efforts of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) by creating champions from targeted members of Congress through direct political engagement within their applicable districts. The position is also responsible for assisting and motivating member company facilities representatives to execute robust engagement in field-based political and grassroots activities with an emphasis on digital advocacy. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Political Mobilization.

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Sustainability & Market Outreach: Director, Market Outreach

The position is responsible for designing and executing partnership development and relationship management on behalf of the SMO department, including serving as a key point of contact for sustainability programs and market place outreach for the chemicals sector. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Sustainability and Market Outreach.

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