State Mobilization Manager

01 May, 2020


State Mobilization Manager

American Petroleum Institute (API)
St. Paul, MN

American Petroleum Institute (API) is hiring a State Mobilization Manager


This position supports the Regional Mobilization Managers in the development of
strategic mobilization programs on the state and local level. The incumbent is responsible for the
successful execution of API’s grasstops and grassroots programs which includes
identification, recruitment, and management of individuals for both programs.
This position will be responsible for executing and coordinating federal and
state advocacy initiatives, and other API projects as needed.



· Lead industry-wide mobilization efforts at the
state level in each state under their purview, coordinate with existing member
mobilization programs, and lead efforts for members without mobilization

· Lead in-state grasstop and grassroots individuals
in support of API mobilization goals; provide them with development and
coaching opportunities to advance in mobilization engagement.

· Utilize tools and resources to increase
grassroot and grasstops engagement

· Maintain and grow a mobilization database that
effectively supports program and organizational goals

· Utilize and maintain a tracking and metrics
system for evaluating the grasstops program, including specific asks and
actions of grasstop and grassroot leaders

· Provide advocacy trainings and issues
presentations for member companies, allied organizations and other external
audiences on the importance of industry mobilization

· Maintain effective relationships with existing
members, partners and consultants

· Manage and coach API state team members on the
cultivation of grassroot and grasstop leaders to further grow the network of
support for API’s member companies

· Collaborate with other API staff across the
organization to ensure targeted and substantive delivery of membership

· Plan, coordinate, and execute earned media



· Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public
Policy, Communications or experience in a related field is required.

· Minimum of 5+ years of experience in politics,
grassroots, advocacy and mobilization

· Working knowledge of state and federal
legislative process

· Proven ability to deliver results through
leadership and collaboration with staff, members, state allies and other
internal and external business partners

· Ability to manage and lead multiple projects
from strategic planning through successful execution.

· Excellent relationship-building, problem
solving and written/ oral communications skills

· Ability to collaborate with diverse business

· Proficient in MS Office Suite products (Excel,
Word, Outlook, Access) or similar type of products in a Windows environment



This position reports to Regional Mobilization
Managers of External Mobilization; and will assist with the conceptualization,
implementation, coordination, and evaluation of oil and natural gas state and
federal government relations, advocacy and legislative activities; and they
will contribute to the execution of the department’s legislative agenda.

API is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job posted: 2020-05-01