Administrative, Clerical, Support, Project Management/Program Development
2 Year Degree
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Coordinator, Sustainability, Outreach and Industry Statistics for its Plastics Division. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
This position is responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Plastics Division’s communications and sustainability initiatives as well as the Plastics Industry Producers’ Statistics program by managing office procedures and work-flow, processing check requests, keeping track of team budgets, and managing subscriber accounts for statistics reports. The position is also responsible for coordinating with various staff and departments within ACC to ensure consistency in delivering work product, efficient processing of contracts and contract payments, and regularly drafting and facilitating clearance of external communications. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Sustainability and Public Outreach.
Other duties include supporting management and oversight of budget and accounting, including coordinating membership dues, maintaining contract files, and tracking subscriptions and membership; monitoring coverage of plastics issues and legislation in traditional, social and digital media and preparing daily clips and monitoring summaries; providing support for sustainability programs, as needed; and providing administrative support to the staff including managing the subscriber database, managing department and committee meeting logistics, maintaining department expenses, and drafting various correspondences.
Required qualifications include an Associate’s degree or equivalent experience, Bachelor’s degree preferred, and at least three years’ general office procedures/management and standard business practices experience, trade association, customer service, or professional office management experience preferred; two years’ experience in database management, contract management or related experience; ability to prioritize issues, projects, tasks, and information requests and to manage multiple projects, tasks and use appropriate judgment in evaluating such situations and issues’ and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access a must.
To learn more about us, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.
Additional Salary Information: ACC offers medical, dental, vision as well as 401(k) matching contribution up to 6% and a 6% contribution to the Profit Sharing Plan, both vested immediately at 100%. Additionally, employees have access to a no cost onsite fitness center and subsidized yoga classes as well as eligibility for performance based merit increases and discretionary bonus program.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $558 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation’s largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure.