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Public Policy Manager

  • Location:

    New York

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  • Salary:

    $110,000 - $135,000

  • Contact:

    Oliver Buck

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  • Contact phone:

    713 609 9066

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The Public Policy Manager will support the company’s public positioning across a diverse set of policy issues and regulatory entities relevant to the project at the local, state and federal level. This role will be responsible for multi-state policy tracking and issues management, political engagement planning, strategic advocacy development, as well as policy and regulatory analysis and reporting. The Public Policy Manager will be a key member of the external affairs and outreach team as we establish Attentive Energy’s market profile among decision-makers and public entities relevant to establishing a successful offshore wind project in the New York Bight. The Public Policy Manager will report directly to Permitting & Development Director.


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Analyse and track legislation, regulations and/or market rules to determine impact to the company and project development timeline;

  • Develop and manage Company’s public policy positions across key issues at the state and federal level;

  • Build and maintain relationships with key decision-makers, including local/state/federal legislators, regulatory agency personnel, executive branch personnel, and other external stakeholders;

  • Coordinate coalition building among industry stakeholders as well as allies and ensure consistent internal communications on issues impacting the Company and project timeline;

  • Analyse relevant municipal, state and federal policy and legislative actions;

  • Develop internal reporting and metrics for outreach and engagement goals among public and political entities;

  • Manage all in-state lobbying and political outreach activities and compliance as well as recommend engagement and public positioning opportunities

  • Advocate for the Company's policy positions at state, regional and national trade associations;

  • Closely coordinate with relevant HQ and DC team members on public policy and government affairs issues as well as update/coordinate across projects and on national topics;

  • Maintain and expand upon a stakeholder and community database for outreach and project goals;

  • Represent and drive Attentive Energy’s agenda in industry and trade organizations, attend respective meetings, conferences, and public events, and participate in working groups as needed.


Skills & Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations, Public Affairs, or a related field;

  • 5+ years’ experience in government affairs, political campaigns, think tanks and/or state and federal entities, with a preference for experience in offshore wind or clean energy deployment;

  • In-depth knowledge of the political landscape in northeast and mid-Atlantic states and federal government;

  • Understanding of U.S. offshore wind industry or large scale clean energy deployment, including regulatory;

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and establish clear and measurable objectives while prioritizing and organizing a varied workload;

  • Experience of working collaboratively within large, interdisciplinary teams.