Marketing, 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 Senior Director, Sustainability, Policies and Standards for its Communications, Sustainability & Market Outreach 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 developing policies and practices that incorporate science and risk and life-cycle-based approaches for adoption by ACC members and acceptance by priority sectors, standards setting bodies and relevant international, federal, state policy-making bodies. The position is also responsible for oversight of sector-specific work streams and works closely with Responsible Care staff and other key stakeholders. The position reports directly to the Executive Vice President, Communications, Sustainability & Market Outreach.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field and at least 10 years relevant professional level experience. Strong written and oral communications skills, the ability to cultivate and manage high quality stakeholder relationships as well as the ability to implement sustainability practices within a corporate or ESG standard-setting environment and a working, practical knowledge of the discipline of sustainability and the relationship between chemicals management and sustainability practices are a must. Experience with and knowledge of sustainability trends and policies as well as implementation of sustainability practices in a corporate or ESG-focused environment is preferred.
To learn more about ACC and the position, 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 or fax to (202) 330 5563.
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
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.