Political Mobilization: Manager

Position Summary:

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 and digital/social media engagement. 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 Director, Political Mobilization.    

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Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mobilizes political assets in targeted districts to engage in Congressional plant tours, district meetings, political fundraisers, etc., on a sustained basis.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with relevant ACC staff, member company representatives, and various third party consultants/vendors.
  • Assists in the creation, marketing and implementation of grassroots and social media strategy and components.
  • Maintains current grassroots database and produces information from system, as needed.
  • Develops written communications (e.g. activity reports, Action Alerts, presentations, training materials, web content, etc.) to inform relevant internal and/or external audiences of priority issues as well as program actions and results. 
  • Maintains and improves current grassroots websites as well as identify potential tools to enhance overall online grassroots and social media efforts.  Investigates opportunities to expand online service to outside audience.
  • Identifies, compiles, and distributes relevant reports, as needed.
  • Coordinates with appropriate State Affairs regional staff, including planning grassroots meetings, preparing appropriate leave-behind materials, and attending meetings/conferences, as needed.
  • Serves as department’s liaison to Federal Affairs Division.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Qualifications/Requirements:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three years relevant campaign, political experience or digital media experience.
  • Familiarity with and interest in public policy process and grassroots strategies, tools, and tactics.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, projects, tasks and information/requests.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing legislative and political environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with internet applications, including website management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel, as needed, within the United States.

Preferred:

  • Federal or state candidate campaign or district office work experience.
  • Corporate or trade association experience. 
  • Significant digital/social media engagement.

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