Membership, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 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 Manager, Recycling and Recovery 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 implementing programs that enable the plastics industry to achieve ambitious new plastics recycling and recovery goals. The position will help manage several member teams and implement advocacy, communications and technical programs on their behalf. The position will also lead collaborative programs with key plastics and waste and recycling value chain allies. The position is further responsible for providing oversight of key recycling and recovery pilot programs and technical projects and evaluating and analyzing plastics recycling/recovery metrics to track progress against ACC goals. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Recycling and Energy Recovery.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include conducting legislative and regulatory advocacy, including meeting with and providing written and oral testimony to state legislators and regulators; leading direct engagement and collaboration with the plastics and waste and recycling value chain partnerships; and providing direction and day-to-day oversight of critical technical and pilot projects that advance circular markets for post-use plastics.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s and at least two to five years related experience with business, trade, government, political or policy advocacy organization. The ability to cultivate, manage and leverage stakeholder relationships, analyze economic and limited technical data to recommend potential opportunities, implement strategy, direction and action plans , and communicate and present effectively to key stakeholders are a must. Demonstrated knowledge of economics, recycling, energy or petrochemicals, strong writing skills and the ability to travel are preferred.
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
Additional Salary Information: Annual merit increase, discretionary bonus, matching 401(k), profit sharing, medical and dental.
About American Chemistry Council
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.