The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Coordinator 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.
The position is responsible for supporting designated staff with administrative, financial and issue management services provided to groups within the Plastics division. The position directly supports several division teams and groups, and overall division operations. The position functionally supports the Center for the Polyurethane Industry (CPI) as well as other division staff and reports directly to the Managing Director, Plastics.
Other duties of the position include supporting the management and oversight of the budget and accounting, including tracking expense reports and invoices for assigned groups; managing member lists and handling all logistical arrangements for meetings; composing and drafting various correspondence and materials; researching and summarizing scientific, public health and environmental policy issues; and participating in meetings including taking minutes, recording and following up on action items, as assigned by group managers.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and at least three years’ of trade association and/or similar public policy experience. Demonstrated accounting and budget experience, strong written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, work independently and efficiently, with minimal supervision, exercise sound judgment as well as handle sensitive and confidential information are a must. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, as well as SharePoint and other extranet platforms and experience designing and managing webinars.
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.