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Company: American Chemistry Council
Position:
Seeking Entry Level Coordinator
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 12, 2013
Job ID: 1460677

Description:

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Coordinator, Advocacy Communications for its Communications 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 supporting the Advocacy Communications work unit, including conducting research, maintaining electronic and paper-based files, scheduling appointments, event planning, responding to inquiries, proofreading and editorial assistance, and preparing documents.  The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Advocacy Communications.

Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include composing and drafting various correspondences (e.g., letters, memoranda and reports) for review and signature using a variety of computer applications; assisting with electronic communications, newsletters, layout and copy, and member communications initiatives, as needed; maintaining media database and other tools to enhance media relations; and managing internal and external meeting logistics, including agenda and briefing material preparation, location, etc.

Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree or three years of prior work related to media relations, communications or public affairs; in-depth knowledge of general office protocols, practices and procedures; proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint, and internet research skills; strong written and oral communications skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation; ability to work independently and manage multiple and complex projects, and prioritize issues, projects, tasks and information; and experience with document tracking, filing, and record keeping; experience on Capitol Hill or political campaigns highly desired.

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, toH_R@americanchemistry.com or fax to (202) 330-5563.

American Chemistry Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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