Issues Analyst

28 Jan, 2023


Issues Analyst

Washington, D.C.

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies.


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


The Issues Analyst will provide research, analytical and strategy support for the Issues & Advocacy group, with a particular focus on environmental, energy, plastics and sustainability topics. The Analyst will also support the implementation of public affairs and advocacy strategies across various public policy areas. This position is based in Washington, DC.

What you will do


  • Prepare policy summaries, memos, presentations, strategy documents and other materials
  • Support the design, planning and execution of public affairs and advocacy activities, including event execution and other third party engagements
  • Track and analyze policy trends and legislation, including: international and domestic policy and regulatory activities, energy industry landscape, finance and technology
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement efforts, including with trade associations and think tanks
  • Develop and apply subject matter proficiency in key policy areas, including natural gas, carbon markets, trade, carbon capture and sequestration, hydrogen, biofuels and petrochemicals
  • Maintain an in-depth situational awareness of external political and economic factors that may impact ExxonMobil’s business activities and advocacy agenda

About you


  • An undergradate or graduate degree from an accredited university
  • Three to five years of experience in public policy advocacy at a corporation, think tank, consultancy or government agency; preference for energy, climate and/or plastics policy experience
  • Experience with public affairs campaigns and/or skill areas, such as policy communications, stakeholder engagement and government relations.
  • Highly self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Analytical with the ability to synthesize complex data into easily understood information.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as communication, relationship building, initiative, adaptable, positive attitude, and team building.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a global team as well as with internal business units and departments of ExxonMobil.

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We offer you:


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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Job posted: 2023-01-28