Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information, Sales
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, Value Chain Outreach for its Responsible Care and Value Outreach 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 designing and executing the Value Chain Outreach strategy including serving as a primary point of contact for Value Chain Outreach programs, and providing external outreach for value chain outreach issues. The position reports directly to the Vice President, Responsible Care and Value Chain Outreach.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include overseeing the execution of the value chain outreach strategy; developing strategic policies and positions with respect to value chain selection of chemicals; serving as both an internal and external spokesperson for ACC value chain outreach activities and positions; coordinating and managing value chain outreach across ACC departments as well as oversees the work of external consultants across defined sectors; directing the development and implementation of internal and external value chain outreach tools; and managing the daily work activities of the Value Chain Outreach staff, including establishing performance objectives, conducting performance reviews, and facilitating employee development.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field or related degree; at least 10 relevant professional level experience, five years’ experience in commercial/business environment preferred; strong written and oral communications skills as well as the ability to give internal and public presentations; the ability to work independently on a variety of complex matters simultaneously and design strategy, direction and action plans; expertise as a leader with demonstrated skills in leading, coaching and mentoring staff and the ability to cultivate and manage high quality stakeholder relationships and travel domestically and internationally a must.
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.
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 publi...c 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.