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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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Regulatory and Technical Affairs: Senior Director, Energy, Climate and Environment

This position serves as the subject matter expert, advocate and technical resource for the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) energy initiatives, climate policy, and environmental regulatory advocacy efforts. The position has a particular focus on emerging energy and climate technologies, including: natural gas, energy efficiency, electricity, chemical feedstocks, renewable energy; hydrogen; carbon capture utilization and storage; and combined heat and power systems. The position is also responsible for supporting ACC’s advocacy on a diverse range of technical and scientific issues, addressing climate mitigation policies, energy supply trends and environmental compliance. The position reports directly to the Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs.

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Legal Services: Assistant General Counsel

The position is responsible for providing legal counsel and policy support on American Chemistry Council (ACC) advocacy issues related to chemical products, protecting ACCs legal interests, and ensuring compliance with 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 staff and reports directly to the General Counsel.

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Federal Affairs: Director

The position is responsible for managing the American Chemistry Council (ACC)’s sustainability, chemical management, plastics and environmental advocacy efforts and sharing responsibilities for supporting ACC’s product panel groups and understanding their interests in active and proposed legislation. The position is also responsible for policy strategy, and scheduling and facilitating meetings with legislators on behalf of assigned product panel groups and responding to regulatory inquiries and requests to testify at public hearings. The position collaborates with appropriate in-house ACC colleagues and reports to the Vice President, Federal Affairs.

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Plastics: Manager, Global Plastics Policy

The position is responsible for supporting global policy advocacy and coalition building by the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Plastics Division to advance solutions to end plastic waste and enable the circular economy. The position will support ACC’s engagement in the International Council of Chemical Associations, World Plastics Council, and Global Plastics Alliance to implement policies developed through a collaborative process. The position will also support ACC’s participation in global multilateral forums. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Global Plastics Policy.

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State Affairs: Manager, Northeastern Region

The position is responsible implementing the day-to-day activities of the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) political grassroots program developing advocacy materials for grassroots and lobbying efforts, interacting with contract lobbyists and consultants as well as representing the ACC before legislative and regulatory bodies. 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 is responsible for tracking and reporting state legislative and regulatory agency activities of various issues impacting member companies. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, State Affairs Northeastern Region.

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Plastics: Director, Content Development & Strategy

The position is responsible for guiding the development and implementation of the Plastic division’s content development strategy across multiple communications channels. The position is also responsible for coordinating with internal subject matter experts and other stakeholders, including understanding goals, messaging, and key audiences. The position is further responsible for independently developing content and placement strategies. The position works closely with Plastics division staff and the Communications department as well as other relevant stakeholders and reports directly to the Senior Director, Communications and Public Affairs.

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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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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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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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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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