The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Coordinator for its Meetings and Conference 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 for serving as the initial point-of-contact within the Meetings and Conferences department. The position is also responsible for supporting the meetings staff in booking and supporting off-site meetings and events, as needed. The position is further responsible for assisting with planning events, managing all registration questions, answering publications inquiries, providing general information on team projects and completing updates on member company demographics and mailing lists. The position reports directly to the Managing Director, Meetings and Conferences.
Other key duties and responsibilities of the position include participating in planning meetings for ACC-sponsored workshops, seminars, conferences, events, etc.; handling all aspects of receiving, processing and confirmation of registrations for attendees; assisting with the preparation and production of meeting materials including attendee badges; and responding to member and public inquiries, as well as providing substantive answers and materials as needed or refers inquiries to other team members.
Required qualifications include three years’ related experience, Bachelor’s degree preferred; demonstrated knowledge of meeting coordination; strong written and oral communications skills; ability to manage multiple projects/tasks, and work independently; ability to travel within the United States; working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and experience working with internet and database applications, knowledge of on-line registration tool (CVENT), Customer Relations Management (CRM), and SharePoint preferred.
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.
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.