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Grassroots Manager

Atlanta, Georgia 30339
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a State Affairs Manager in its Atlanta, Georgia office. 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 the day-to-day activities of the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) political grassroots program, including state legislative and regulatory tracking of various issues impacting member companies. The position is also responsible for monitoring state legislative and regulatory agency activities, developing advocacy materials for grassroots and lobbying efforts, interacting with contract lobbyists and consultants as well as representing the ACC before legislative and regulatory negotiations. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Southern Region.

Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include managing the day-to-day operations of the grassroots program, including websites, in coordination with State and Federal Affairs staff; identifying and writing articles/stories on state legislative, regulatory and/or political news as well as copy writing and editing newsletter content, as necessary; engaging in direct advocacy activities, including lobbying legislators and regulators; and working with allied trade groups and other relevant stakeholders in developing coalitions to support advocacy efforts.


Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in political science, public relations, communications, marketing or related field and at least 4 years’ experience; familiarity with legislative and regulatory processes on a state level as well as experience in campaign and grassroots organizing; strong written and oral communications skills; ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize issues, projects, tasks and information. Experience working with databases, preferably legislative tracking services and knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and internet research skills 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.

Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-10

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Grassroots Manager

American Chemistry Council
Atlanta, Georgia 30339

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