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Manager, State and Regulatory Affairs

American Chemistry Council

Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for a Manager, State and Regulatory Affairs for its State Affairs 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 managing activities of ACC’s state regulatory engagement, 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 regional advocacy staff and DC-based Chemical Panels and Regulatory Affairs staff as well as representing the ACC before legislative and regulatory negotiations. The position reports directly to the Vice President of State Affairs and Political Mobilization with dotted line responsibilities to the Director of State and Regulatory Affairs – NE and West Regions.

Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include identifying and writing articles/stories on state regulatory and/or political news as well as copy writes and edits newsletter content, as necessary; monitoring the activities of public policy groups, industry trade associations and other advocacy groups for purposes of ensuring ACC’s ability to defend issues/positions or participation in meetings; engaging in direct advocacy activities, including lobbying state legislators and regulatory agencies; 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 government affairs, political science or related field; familiarity with legislative and regulatory processes on a state level; 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  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  or fax to (202) 330-5563.

American Chemistry Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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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