The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Director, Plastics Digital, Media and Public Affairs 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 executing the digital and media tactics of the Division’s national strategic outreach and repositioning initiative, including the development and distribution of digital content. This director will collaborate with the Division’s Communications/Public Affairs vendor to manage consumer activations and digital marketing, including partnerships with influencers, news and consumer media outlets, and brands. This position will routinely interface with ACC staff, consultants and vendors to manage the Division’s content delivery strategies and platforms (web, social, etc.), and reports to the Senior Director, Plastics Outreach and Public Affairs.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include developing and executing strategies to create and distribute consumer facing content through the national strategic outreach and repositioning initiative’s work teams; managing content distribution and marketing for the initiative across the Division’s social and digital platforms; monitoring, responding to and reporting on metrics for consumer activations and digital and social media marketing of the initiative; and developing content (e.g., written, images, video) for ACC social media outreach applications.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field, at least 7 years’ experience in communications, issue advocacy, consumer education, and/or digital marketing. Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to write creatively and communicate technical information, experience working with print, broadcast media and digital media and experience with social media platforms, online targeting, and engaging with online stakeholders 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 or fax to (202) 330-5563.
American Chemistry Council is an equal opportunity employer.
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.