Public Policy Manager – Western States

About Us

With electric vehicles expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need across North America and Europe. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on making the transition to electric easy for businesses, fleets and drivers. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market. 

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

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Sr. Director Public Policy, North America

What You Will Be Doing

The Public Policy Manager is responsible for executing on legislative objectives to promote ChargePoint’s network and products while advancing transportation electrification more broadly throughout Western US states (with the exception of California). Must be goal-motivated, adaptable in a fast-growing technology company environment, a strategic thinker, and detail-oriented. Successful candidates will have experience working with elected officials and state agencies, preparing, and delivering testimony before legislative committees, and advancing policy objectives in a wide variety of forums. This is not an entry-level position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track, monitor, and analyze state legislation, and other EV policy proposals to develop ChargePoint policy positions and strategy for response.
  • Develop and manage strategic relationships with public policy stakeholders in key states.
  • Develop and deliver comments, testimony, and presentations.
  • Coordinate with internal teams and consultants on messaging, policy development, and strategy.
  • Manage consultants in key states.
  • Represent ChargePoint in local and state government forums including hearings and stakeholder meetings, as well as associations and membership organization meetings.


  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience with at least 3-5 years of working in utility policy, transportation policy, energy policy, or climate change policy. Knowledge of electric vehicle charging or distributed energy technologies (such as solar and energy efficiency) is not required but preferred.
  • In depth understanding of energy or transportation policy, rulemaking processes, legislative processes, and local government.
  • Track record of successfully navigating the legislative process and passing legislation.
  • Established relationships with policy makers in Western US states is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Legal or public policy degree preferred but not required. Graduate degree preferred but not required.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly, accurately, and persuasively.
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently.
  • Resourcefulness in solving problems with limited resources.
  • Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel frequently as needed.


Remote – Western US (preferably CO/OR/WA/NV)

ChargePoint is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The targeted US salary range for roles at this operating level is $52,500 to $124,250. This range represents base salary and does not reflect equity, benefits or variable pay where applicable. Actual base salaries are based on several factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, experience, certifications and specific work location. 

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. 
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