Manager - Strategic Initiatives & Paid Media

Washington D.C.
Mar 22, 2019
Apr 26, 2019
Full Time



Provide staff support for the implementation of API’s communications program elements that relate to strategic initiatives and paid




- Serve as day-to-day manager of development, review and signoff of all creative content for PPI 

- Manage paid media budget including production, placement, and agency management 

- Integrate internal resources, including mobilization and government relations, to ensure paid media alignment 

- Plan and manage all aspects of key API events, including annual State of American Energy address 

- Chair content coordination team of energy trade associations at state and national level to solicit feedback and share
resources and research 


Serve as a leader within Communications Department by helping to bridge the connection
between API’s communications functions, mission critical campaigns and member
company committee representatives. 



· College degree with 8-plus years of journalism, advertising or public relations experience. 

· Experience at a policy level in petroleum industry or public relations agency working on energy and environment
issues is a plus. 

· Working knowledge of petroleum industry public affairs policy issues a plus. 

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  

· Must have the ability to work effectively, with flexibility and personal diplomacy, in a team environment.   


About API

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, which supports 10.3 million U.S. jobs and nearly 8 percent of the U.S. economy. API’s more than 625 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms. They provide most of the nation’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 40 million Americans.

Although our focus is primarily domestic, in recent years our work has expanded to include a growing international dimension, and today API is recognized around the world for its broad range of programs. Learn more about API at

As an API team member, you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, a generous PTO plan with paid holidays and a great working atmosphere.

API is an EOE M/F/D/V.

This job outline describes the typical accountabilities and requirements of the position and should not be construed as an all encompassing description of every duty performed by or expected of the incumbent.

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