Director, Governmental/External Affairs in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 09/21/22


  • Private Equity backed, independent power and energy producer specializing in Electric, Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities and Waste.
  • Company owns and operates multiple electric generating facilities, including coal, waste coal, natural gas, and solar. 
  • The company has operations throughout most of the United States, and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. 
  • Experiencing growth, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions. 
  • Annual revenue approximately $360mm


  • Excellent culture - In business for over 35 years and have approximately 370 employees and two corporate offices in Charlotte, NC and Princeton, NJ. 
  • Focus is on their people and a familial environment in their offices amongst employees.
  • Company started as a family company, and is now private equity backed with a focus on growth, while still retaining their culture. 


  • Work to develop government and regulatory strategy for jurisdictions relevant to the Company’s operating
  • Develop, achieve required approvals, and execute strategic plans creating value for operating assets and
    opportunities for asset life extension and energy transition of certain operating assets
  • Manage and direct third-party government and regulatory affairs consultants in the execution of regulatory strategy
  • Communicate the issues, activities and impacts of regulatory actions to affected teams within the company.
  • Provide reports of regulatory activity and manage impacts to the business.
  • Lead the drafting and filing of regulatory documents to ensure a timely process allowing for the approval by management, legal and other relevant business groups. Maintain a document tracking system to control and organize regulatory documents and filings for quick retrieval and reference of the business groups.
  • Attend meetings and hearings to monitor and communicate activities and relay appropriate communications.
  • Work closely with various internal stakeholders including Development, Asset Management, Analytics, Origination and Commercial Operations groups to advance the company’s externally facing strategy.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent required.
  • 7-10 years of experience in a Government Relations capacity with significant experience in the electric power industry either at a utility or wholesale power generator.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office with a particular competence in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to organize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with all levels of company personnel and succinctly communicate information.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter and creative thinker.
  • Demonstrated high level of personal integrity.
  • Ability to travel (often on relatively short notice) 
  • Travel approximately 50% of the time
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Marketing
  • Date Posted: 09/21/22
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