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Current Openings at EEI

Career Description
Manager, State Regulatory Outreach 
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, State Regulatory Outreach.  The Manager will serve as staff contact and support NARUC activities as well as work with other state and regional organizations.  The Manager will advocate for industry issues, conduct eforums, research and compile information, and maintain data.  The job requires a bachelor’s degree, with preference given to a degree in economics, political science or related areas, and three or more years of regulatory or utility industry experience.  The successful applicant will have outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
Manager, Media Relations
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, Media Relations. Responsibilities include day-to-day media outreach and relationship building with national and trade reporters in the energy space; responding to media inquiries; drafting press releases, statements, op-eds, and other critical communications materials; researching industry issues and media information; composing media plans and pitches on a wide variety of issues impacting the utility industry; and serving as a media relations point of contact for departments and subject matter experts throughout EEI.  Additional responsibilities include providing daily support for EEI’s news products and monitoring industry-related developments and coverage.  

The job requires a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of applicable experience in communications, public relations, journalism, or press-related experience on Capitol Hill or in a trade association, PR agency, corporation, or government office. The successful candidate will be a self-starter; thrive in a collaborative team environment; be a creative thinker with strong written and oral communications skills; have a strong track record of successfully pitching stories; and possess a solid network of media contacts in DC or in the industry. The ability to juggle complex tasks under deadline pressure in a fast-paced complex environment is essential. Energy experience is a plus.
Graphic Designer
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Graphic Designer specializing in Web and digital media. Responsibilities include serving as the lead designer for EEI’s Web sites and overall execution of EEI’s brand in a variety of materials.  Additional duties include video editing and designing graphics for presentations, social media, and other EEI print/electronic communications.

The job requires a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field and at least five years of experience as a graphic designer at a trade association, PR/ad agency, corporation, or similar environment.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in Web and digital media design, proficiency in current software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and iMovie), knowledge of print production, and strong organizational and communication skills.  Experience with SharePoint and video editing is a plus. 

EEI will provide an outstanding compensation package.  Benefits include medical insurance, a 401(k) with a generous match, tuition reimbursement, fitness center membership and more.  EEI is conveniently located next to the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro station.

To Apply: please send your résumé, design samples, and a cover letter including salary requirements to

To Apply: All applications must include a cover letter and a résumé. Please indicate the job title you are applying for, as well as your salary requirements. Our e-mail address is Our fax number is 202-508-5503. You can also mail your information to:

Edison Electric Institute
Attention: Recruiting Department
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004-2696


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