10 days old

Grassroots Manager

Washington, District of Columbia 20002
  • 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 Manager for its Political Mobilization. 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 enhancing the advocacy efforts of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) by creating champions from targeted members of Congress through direct political engagement within their applicable districts and digital/social media engagement. The position is also responsible for assisting and motivating member company facilities representatives to execute robust engagement in field-based political and grassroots activities. The position reports directly to the Director, Political Mobilization.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include mobilizing political assets in targeted districts to engage in Congressional plant tours, district meetings, political fundraisers on a sustained basis; developing and maintaining strong working relationships with relevant ACC staff, member company representatives, and various third party consultants/vendors; assisting in the creation, marketing and implementation of grassroots and social media strategy and components; maintaining and improving current grassroots websites and social media accounts, as well as identify potential tools to enhance overall online grassroots and social media efforts; and developing written communications (activity reports, Action Alerts, presentations, training materials, web content, etc.) to inform relevant internal and/or external audiences of priority issues as well as program actions and results.


Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline; three to five years’ relevant campaign or political experience; knowledge or familiarity with and interest in public policy process and grassroots strategies, tools, and tactics; a thorough knowledge of social media applications, specifically Facebook and Twitter; ability to prioritize and manage multiple issues, projects, tasks and information/requests as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing legislative and political environment; and experience working with internet applications, including website management, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and ability to travel, as needed, within the United States a must. Experience in a Federal or state candidate campaign or district office work experience, significant digital/social media engagement as well as a Corporate or trade association experience preferred.
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: 2019-09-06 Expires: 2019-10-06


ACC is America’s oldest trade association, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative, $674 billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world. The business of chemistry:
• Drives innovations that enable a more sustainable future.
• Creates nearly 800,000 manufacturing and high-tech jobs—plus 5 million related jobs—
that support families and communities.
• Enhances safety through the products of chemistry and investment in research.

The products of chemistry will make it possible to satisfy a growing world population by providing a healthy and plentiful food supply, clean air and water, safe living conditions, efficient and affordable energy sources and lifesaving medical treatments in communities around the globe.

To enable these ongoing innovations, ACC supports public policies that will drive creation of groundbreaking products that improve lives and our environment, enhance the economic vitality of communities and protect public health.

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