The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Legal Coordinator in its Legal Services Department. 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 providing high-level administrative support to the Legal Services group, including preparing legal invoices, tracking the budget and completing expense reports, maintaining correspondence, documenting files, scheduling meetings, and preparing documents. The position reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel.
The position will also have responsibility for acquiring a working knowledge of ACC and its issues and activities; providing general administrative support to Legal Services staff, including receiving and distributing mail, maintaining files, writing and preparing office correspondence and sending appropriate replies; preparing and monitoring invoices for payments, and tracking budget items, as well as preparing presentations, reports, spreadsheets and documents and assisting with drafting correspondence, meeting agendas and briefing materials; tracking filings and due dates to support copyright, trademark, lobbying and other filings; coordinating meetings, appointments, calendars, legal dockets and conference calls; and making travel arrangements for Legal Services staff, including scheduling air/ground transportation, making accommodations, and completing expense reports/vouchers.
Required qualifications include a college degree or equivalent experience; certified paralegal preferred. Three years general office or related experience; strong written and verbal communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, as well as manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, work independently and exercise sound judgment in evaluating such situations and issues. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is 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 to H_R@americanchemistry.com.