This position is currently a hybrid remote/in-office position. Only local residents within commuting distance will be considered at this time.
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is a dynamic trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life, from paints to plastics, space suits to solar panels, and medicines to mobile phones.
AFPM is looking for a knowledgeable and impactful Policy Analyst, Midstream & Petrochemicals to join our team of regulatory affairs and government relations professionals. The Policy Analyst will play a key role assisting in the formulation and implementation of AFPM midstream policy focusing on rail and pipeline issues and petrochemical policy including plastic and chemical issues. Additionally, the Policy Analyst will work with AFPM’s Advocacy team to increase the effectiveness and visibility of AFPM with the Executive Branch, Congress, and state lawmakers on key regulatory and policy matters affecting the refining and petrochemical sectors.
The Policy Analyst:
- Assists with analysis of Surface Transportation Board, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and Department of State and other rulemakings, Congressional legislation, international policies to determine the impacts on AFPM members.
- Performs research on and assists with writing public comments in response to regulatory rulemaking proposals.
- Assists in the preparation of high-quality comments, presentations, Congressional testimony, positions papers, and other advocacy materials.
- Identifies and makes recommendations for advancing analytical initiatives, for example, technical studies and research.
- Represents AFPM on relevant industry and government coalitions.
- Assists in staffing the AFPM Petrochemical Committee and the AFPM Midstream Committee.
- Monitors Congressional, regulatory activities, international policies to identify those most likely to result in legislation or regulation on petrochemicals, plastics, waste management / recycling or the midstream sector.
- Develops and maintains strong and positive working relationships with AFPM member company representatives.
- Coordinates and collaborates with other AFPM departments to achieve desired objectives.
- Performs other duties as defined by the Vice President, Petrochemicals & Midstream.
- At least 3-5 years of experience working with petrochemical and / or midstream policy; trade association experience a plus.
- Strong analytical skills for supporting regulatory positions.
- Outstanding communication skills, evidenced by experience in communicating advocacy positions, including writing regulatory comments and/or testimony.
- Ability to effectively work with and through member committees to accomplish AFPM goals.
- Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Ability to work under tight time constraints.
- Strong work ethic and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
- Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.