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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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Plastics: Director, Media Relations

The position is responsible for developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with relevant media outlets, reporters, journalists and bloggers through robust and regular communications. The position is also responsible for working with Plastics division staff and members to understand goals, messaging, and key audiences as well as independently developing content and placement strategies to meet those goals. The position is further responsible for leading rapid response activities, including cross-functional content development, developing strategies for digital and social media promotion as well as coordinating internally and with consultants on earned, paid and integrated advocacy approaches to advance key priorities. The position works closely with staff from the Plastics division and Communications department as well as other relevant stakeholders and reports directly to the Senior Director, Public Affairs

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Plastics: Manager, Plastics Sustainability

The position is responsible for supporting the advocacy, partnerships, measurement and programs that will enable the plastics industry to achieve their sustainability goals and more effectively track and measure success. The position will support several member teams and implement technical and environmental programs as well as track and measure success. The position will lead collaborative partnerships with key value chain organizations, including government. The position is further responsible for developing measurement programs for industry success and analyzing macro industry metrics to track progress against ACC goals. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Plastics Sustainability.

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Plastics: Director, Digital Strategy and Content Management

This position is responsible for developing and delivering integrated digital outreach strategies for the Plastics Division’s major issues and programs. This includes working with Plastics Division staff and members to understand goals, messaging, and key audiences and then independently developing content and the digital and social media strategies to meet those goals. The position also provides guidance on social/digital media approaches to support the Division’s advocacy priorities, outreach priorities (e.g., earned and paid media), market teams, work groups and other campaigns. The position works closely with Division staff; coordinates with ACC’s Communications Department, relevant vendors, and third-party voices; and reports to the Senior Director, Sustainability and Public Outreach.

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Senior Director, Policy Analysis & Statistics

TThe position is responsible for forecasting, analyzing, and documenting economic conditions affecting member companies of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The position is also responsible for completing policy analysis as well as developing and maintaining economic models in support of ACC’s advocacy priorities. The position reports directly to the Managing Director, Economics & Statistics.

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Sustainability & Market Outreach: Managing Director

The position is responsible for designing, implementing and executing ACC’s sustainability initiative as approved by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Board of Directors. This position works closely with ACC member companies’ sustainability representatives and external stakeholders to advance the overall sustainability strategy through planning, partnerships, collaboration and advocacy. The position reports directly to and works closely with the Executive Vice President, Sustainability, Market Outreach and Communications.

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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. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Political Mobilization.

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Senior Director, Chemical Products & Technology

The position is responsible for serving as the designated staff executive and managing all aspects of assigned high revenue/high need groups within the Chemical Products and Technology (CPT) division, including directing administrative, technical, advocacy, and planning services. The position works closely with key internal and external stakeholders and coordinates with the Senior Director, Product Groups and CPT Operations on key cross-cutting policy issues. The position reports directly to the Vice President of CPT.

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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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Silicones: Coordinator

The position is responsible for supporting designated staff with administrative, financial management and planning services provided to the Silicones group. This includes handling meeting logistics, tracking budgets, managing contracts and payments, conducting research, responding to inquiries, preparing documents, and maintaining electronic and paper-based files. The position reports directly to Senior Director, Silicones.

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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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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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