Coordinator I, Government Affairs Job at Pilot Flying J, Knoxville, TN

  • Pilot Flying J
  • Knoxville, TN

Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Company is an industry-leading network of travel centers with more than 30,000 team members and over 750 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division serves as a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958 by Jim A. Haslam II and currently led by CEO Adam Wright, our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated to fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Military encouraged to apply.

Job Description

This is an in office position. The ideal candidate must live in or around Knoxville, TN.

The Government Affairs Coordinator will work closely with Government Affairs Management Team to implement and develop processes and be responsible for executing and supporting Pilot public policy and compliance initiatives at the federal, state, and local level. Individuals with an awareness of government, political structures, and the petroleum industry are encouraged to apply.


  • Monitor, research, analyze, and summarize legislative and regulatory developments in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Draft and edit written communication materials, including fact sheets, infographics, reports, FAQs, presentations, talking points, and other support documents.
  • Draft correspondence to government officials in support of Pilot advocacy efforts.
  • Work in coordination with Pilot’s Steering Committee and Management Team to develop issue positions, coordinate with external stakeholders, and provide updates to Pilot leadership.
  • Maintain database of internal Subject Matter Experts who will receive updates and assist in the development of Pilot positions on a variety of issues.
  • Ensure deadlines are met and work with the Government Affairs Management Team to ensure consistency across projects.
  • Work with the Government Affairs Management Team on any other assignments and/or reports, as requested.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, or related field
  • Previous experience in a professional, fast pace corporate environment preferred
  • Experience in corporate grassroots programs is a plus
  • Proficient computer knowledge and skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and virtual communication platforms (Microsoft Teams, WebEx, Zoom).
  • Good judgment and professional communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong technical and analytical competence in select areas of policy, including tax, trade, and human resources.
  • Effective organizational and project management skills; able to manage multiple work streams and processes.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Able to work independently, take initiative, and not be afraid to ask questions and seek answers when follow-up is required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and diligent at following up.
  • Proactive attitude, intellectually curious, and self-motivated.
  • Flexibility in handling multiple requests and changing priorities.
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Job Tags

Full time, Local area, Remote job,

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