Senior Director, Government Relations

Company Name:  Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc.

Lake Mary, FL, US, 32746



Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. in Lake Mary, Florida is looking for a Government Relations Senior Director. 


This role is– HYBRID and based at the Headquarters in Lake Mary, FL.



The Government Relations Senior Director will lead government relations strategy, planning, and execution for Mitsubishi Power Americas. You will lead a team of direct reports, agencies, and third parties, and report to the Chief of Staff. Your main objective is to position Mitsubishi Power as the Energy Transition thought leader within the legislative and regulatory landscape for power generation and energy storage solutions.



  • Align commercially driven GR engagement strategies and policy priorities with senior leadership, business leaders, and key stakeholders.
  • Shape business strategy by providing real-time political risk and opportunity analysis, insights, and recommendations to business units, customers, and external stakeholders.
  • Secure federal, state, and local support of customer projects that advance government decarbonization goals.
  • Execute targeted policy advocacy at federal, state, and local government levels that raises. awareness of our mission and advances our business objectives. 
  • Draft language for legislation, energy plans, and regulatory documents.
  • Track and lobby on specific pieces of legislation that impact our business while strictly adhering to all regulations.
  • Monitor and influence trade policy so that it supports our businesses’ objectives for cost reduction and supply chain reliability.
  • Develop and implement a plan that builds a strong political network and builds relationships with elected officials, regulatory agencies, and NGOs (trade associations, communities, environmental groups, etc.).
  • Leads team of direct reports, agencies, and third parties in the planning, communication and execution of enterprise objectives and strategies.
  • Manage Political Action Committee (PAC) fundraising, registration, and compliance reporting at the federal and state levels.
  • Strict compliance with state and federal ethics and election laws.




  • Thorough understanding of principles and methods used to promote and influence. 
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive enterprise culture and communicate effectively with all employees.
  • Travel - 20% throughout the Americas.




The leader must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred in Political Science, Public Administration, Government, or a similar field from a four-year college or university. Master’s degree is desirable, but not required.
  • Experience: 8+ years of progressive combined experience in federal / state / local government relations, energy policy, legislative staff, and campaigns. Experience should include a robust network of contacts within the federal, state, and local government, agencies, and other stakeholder organizations.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills. Ability to write business correspondence, present information, and respond to questions from stakeholders.
  • Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and government relations.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Other Skill/Abilities: Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and time management.




The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, and occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.




  • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K Matching).
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Tuition reimbursement and on-the-job training.
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays.
  • Committed to quality product and services.
  • Great working environment and culture.
  • Employee Appreciation Programs and Events.


Mitsubishi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer actively seeking to diversify the workforce and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. Therefore, all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.



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