Director, Government Affairs (Energy & Sustainability)

02 May, 2023


Director, Government Affairs (Energy & Sustainability)

FGS Global
Washington D.C.

About the job


FGS Global, a leading strategic communications and government relations consulting firm, is seeking an organized and detail-oriented professional. This position will be based in our Washington, D.C. office.


  • Develop and implement advocacy strategies to advance the policy and reputational objectives of clients in the defense and energy sectors.
  • Manage projects with a focus on delivering results, building client relationships, and meeting deadlines.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key policymakers and regulators in Congress, the Administration, and relevant agencies.
  • Monitor legislative, regulatory, and industry developments in relevant sectors and advise clients on potential impacts.
  • Represent clients in meetings with government officials, policymakers, and other stakeholders.
  • Draft policy analysis, corporate narratives, Congressional testimony, and other advocacy materials.
  • Stay up to date on emerging trends, issues, and opportunities in the energy and defense sectors.




  • Minimum of 8+ years Hill/DoD experience required.
  • Knowledge of defense sector and interest in energy required; experience in or with at least one of the following areas preferred: operational and/or installation energy, ships and vessels, aviation, UAVs, acquisition.
  • Strong project management skills, with the proven ability to manage multiple workstreams simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex topics and persuasively articulate policy positions to diverse audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Able to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including clients, policymakers, regulators, industry leaders, and other influencers.

FGS is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Please reference “Director Position– Government Affairs (Energy & Sustainability)” in the subject line of your email.

Job posted: 2023-05-02