Government & Public Affairs Manager

09 Aug, 2019


Government & Public Affairs Manager

Par Pacific
Honolulu, HI

The Manager of Government & Public Affairs supports the Company’s growth and upholds/enhances its reputation in the greater community. This is accomplished by directing all facets of government relations, employee and media/public relations, charitable giving and community outreach.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Political Science
  • Seven to 10 years of experience in directing government relations, preferably at the federal or state level.
  • Seven to 10 years of experience in leadership positions in corporate communications, a government agency, or in a public relations agency.
  • Ability to assess issues that are germane to the petroleum/energy industry and to adopt government relations strategies to achieve preferred outcomes.
  • Experienced in providing strategic support and counsel to senior executives or similar leadership roles.
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Results-driven team-player and a seasoned communicator who can galvanize action on business and volunteer causes.
  • Able to write in news style.
  • Event planning experience a plus


Major Accountabilities:

  • Manage Company’s reputation (i.e., oil spills, catastrophic man-made or natural incidents, etc.)
  • Direct Hawaii employee and community outreach events and campaigns.
  • Promote the Company’s overall image and product brands through sponsorships, communication initiatives and volunteerism.
  • Direct charitable giving for the Hawaii business.
  • Oversee the development of logo merchandise and specialty promotional items.
  • Serve as chief lobbyists on local, State and specific federal issues.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the Company.
  • Represent Par Hawaii on task forces, committees, trade organizations and to nonprofit organizations.
  • Direct political contributions, political education and grassroots activism in Hawaii, and provide support to Mainland counterparts.
  • Manage the Company’s internal communication newsletter and the Par Hawaii Website.
  • Support the Par Pacific Holdings executive leadership team and both the Par Hawaii, Inc. and Par Hawaii leadership teams as needed.
  • Be a custodian of Par Hawaii’s historical information.


***Must be legally authorized to work permanently in the United States for any employer WITHOUT REQUIRING A VISA TRANSFER or VISA SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE***

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Job posted: 2019-08-09