state government affairs analyst

15 Oct, 2019


state government affairs analyst

Pittsburgh, PA

Chevron is one of the world’s leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.


Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of State Government Affairs Analyst located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania through October 25, 2019  at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).



Requsition ID#408895




Assist State Government Affairs (SGA) NE Region Manager in the development and execution of political and advocacy strategies designed to influence policymakers in support of Apalachian Mountain Business Unit (AMBU) and Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company (CNAEP).

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

Legislative/Regulatory Support:

  • Analyze and track key pieces of legislation and regulatory proposals in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Represent AMBU at trade association meetings/conference calls to understand the issues and political landscape and to influence industry positions on public policy impacting AMBU.
  • Advocate on behalf of AMBU before government officials, work with external government affairs consultants.
  • Produce West Virginia end-of-session report of legislative activity and provide session analysis.
  • Develop talking points, position papers and collateral materials used for lobbying purposes.
  • Populate the Corporate and State Government Affairs legislative issues tracking tool.
  • Work with AMBU/CNAEP/Legislative Regulatory Advocacy (LRA) subject matter experts to assess business impact of proposed legislation; develop draft positions and Issue Management Plans on high priority issues.

Plan and support grassroots advocacy/outreach on high priority legislation:

  • Collaborate with the Corporate Strategic Advocacy Team and AMBU Corporate Affairs to grow the Chevron Advocacy Network (CAN).
  • Manage governance and compliance of AMBU CAN Chapter and support its leaders in holding forums with government officials, including organizing quarterly townhall events with government officials at AMBU.
  • Create/assemble collateral materials & messaging for grassroots engagement, as needed.
  • Schedule/lead AMBU focus groups/network meetings for internal education on critical policy issues
  • Coordinate with Chevron Advocacy Network specialist to prepare calls-to-action, as needed

Administrative activities:

  • Prepare SGA KPI reports and quarterly scorecards
  • Manage the SGA-NE budget – submit invoice payment for business memberships, event sponsorships and social investments; scout and recommend sponsorship and social investment opportunities
  • Assist the SGA-NE Manager with the political contribution strategy; manage political contribution requests/approvals and budget
  • Work with Chevron Employees Political Action Committee (CEPAC) to help develop an AMBU specific program to build employee participation in political fundraisers
  • Provide organizational support


Support AMBU Corporate Affairs:

  • Support AMBU Corporate Affairs with local or state government engagement as needed
  • Coordinate with AMBU OE Process Advisor on potentially significant stakeholder issues
  • Assist AMBU Corporate Affairs team on community complaints raised by state legislators


  • 20 – 25% travel throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Develop strong influential relationships both internal and external.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Communications, Public Affairs or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience with an understanding of advocacy, public affairs, communications or public policy.
  • Strong ability to build internal and external relationships that contribute to the business unit’s execution of the business plan and enhance and protect Chevron’s reputation and license to operate.
  • Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communications, with the ability to effectively communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated cross function collaboration.



Relocation Options:


Relocation may be considered.


International Considerations:


Expatriate assignments will not be considered.




Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.


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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.



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Job posted: 2019-10-15