Phillips 66 Political Action Committee (PAC) Director in Houston, Texas


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The Political Action Committee (PAC) Director will report to the Vice-President, Government Affairs and is responsible for managing Phillips 66’s political programs (PAC, grassroots and voter education) with the aim of expanding and growing the PAC and its impacts.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Identifying appropriate candidates to support with PAC or corporate contributions through a collaborative evaluation process with state and federal lobbyists and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring compliance with state and local laws regarding corporate contributions to candidates
  • Overseeing the administration of the system for review and approval of corporate contribution requests
  • Developing and conducting PAC fundraising campaign including PAC communication plan and materials, presentations, and coordination of PAC events with leadership
  • Conducting internal and external grassroots campaigns on the federal, state and local levels in close coordination with federal and state lobbyists and other stakeholders
  • Planning, managing and hosting Get Out the Vote activities, including general voter information and education sessions, education on ballot measures, and candidate/voter fairs
  • Overseeing lobbying and ethics compliance, including writing corporate policy regarding such activities and training/educating employee on political compliance
  • Federal lobbying reporting including collecting expenses for IRS reporting
  • Serving as point of contact for inquiries regarding lobbying and political law compliance
  • Assisting in the development of Government Affairs internal communications and serving as primary writer for PoliBlog, the monthly Government Affairs newsletter, as well as other Government Affairs-related content or presentations as needed
  • Overseeing and facilitating the preparation and maintenance of the Political Affairs annual budget, as well as PAC and corporate contribution budgets
  • Assisting with Government Affairs special projects as needed


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science or Communications
  • 5 or more years of experience in Government Affairs

Preferred :

  • Strong knowledge and experience in politics and government, preferably with direct experience on a Political Action Committee or a very strong corporate communications background
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Mature judgment and discretion
  • Ability to manage assignments which may be broad in scope and complexity and work collaboratively with employees in different departments or with varying degrees of seniority
  • Ability to easily and effectively communicate with executive management, Legal management, and internal/external business clients
  • Ability to easily and effectively communicate within varying political circles and arenas and the general population
  • Ability to work within broadly defined objectives
  • Required to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn business units, as well as corporate policies, procedures, operations and industry practices.
  • Comprehensive analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, planning and evaluation skills
  • Ability to prepare and present clear, concise and persuasive oral/written opinions, reports, correspondence and presentations to management, the Board of Directors and Auditing
  • Effective use of knowledge and experience in establishing and weighing alternatives for making decisions associated with area of responsibility
  • Capable of establishing credibility with a variety of clients and senior management


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

  • MLL: Adaptability—Show Adaptability
  • MLL: Building Collaborative Relationships—Cultivate Collaborative Relationships
  • MLL: Financial Acumen—Understand Financial Acumen
  • MLL: Judgment—Make Sound Decisions
  • MLL: Results Orientation—Manage Execution
  • MLL: Strategic Thinking—Act Strategically
  • MLL: Talent Enhancement—Develop Others

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,600 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $53 billion of assets as of Sept. 30, 2017. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co at .

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of M ay 30, 2018 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 45087

Department: Legal & General Counsel

Location: United States - Texas - Houston

Job Field: Legal