State Government Relations & External Affairs Manager
Northern California Power Agency
Location: Roseville, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $104,250.00 - $173,181.00
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Telecommuting is allowed.
Under the direction of the Assistant General Manager for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, this role includes representing NCPA before the State Legislature, and working in tandem with the Agency’s outside lobbyist to advance key policy priorities. The position includes analyzing energy and environmental legislation for its effects on NCPA and its membership, and keeping NCPA members apprised of relevant legislative developments. Responsibilities also include managing NCPA’s external communications, including the preparation and distribution of press releases, initiating content for social media platforms, and developing educational materials.
NCPA is a joint action agency located in Roseville, California, that owns power generation, helps to manage the power supply needs, and represents the interests of its 16 public power members and special districts located throughout Northern California.
Requires policy experience in a legislative office, state agency, trade association, or other lobbying organization. Strong written and oral communications skills are also essential for this role. Knowledge of energy, environmental, or climate policy is preferred but not required.
LEVEL III EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a master’s degree is desirable but not required. Requires a minimum of 6 years demonstrated professional level experience performing the responsibilities of the position with limited direction. Or, an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.
LEVEL IV EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a master’s degree is desirable. Requires a minimum of 8 years demonstrated professional experience as a legislative advocate performing the responsibilities of the position with limited direction.