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Current Openings at EEI

Career Description
Customer Solutions Specialist
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Customer Solutions Specialist.  The Specialist will be responsible for two National Key Accounts meetings each year including sponsorship sales, meeting logistics and registration, and oversight of the management functions of the exhibit hall.  Additional responsibilities include managing several smaller meetings and developing benchmark and market research surveys.  The Specialist will also maintain information on best practices and case studies.  The job requires a BA or BS in business, economics or a related area and at least two years of energy-customer relations experience or other applicable experience, including responsibility for large meetings.  The successful candidate will be a polished communicator with knowledge of the energy business and commercial customer needs.  Database and website proficiencies are essential.   
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.
Internship in Economics, Statistics, and Industry Research
EEI has a part-time internship available in Economics, Statistics and Industry Research.  This is a great opportunity for a graduate or advanced undergraduate student with coursework in econometrics and statistics who wants to learn about energy markets, anticipated changes in the structure of the electricity industry, and the impacts of policies and significant external events on the demand, supply, and pricing of electricity.  
Manager, External Affairs
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an exceptional opportunity for a Manager, External Affairs.   The Manager will work with Senior Director, External Affairs and other team members to provide and execute a full suite of public affairs campaign services on behalf of EEI and for our member companies. This includes designing and executing proactive engagement efforts through existing online properties, partnering with grassroots and allied organizations, and developing and delivering targeted messages. The position requires issue coordination with multiple EEI groups including government relations, regulatory affairs and media relations.

The job requires a BA/BS and at least five years of applicable experience, including significant political campaign or issue advocacy experience.  Energy experience is preferred but not required.  Candidates should have a strong understanding of political dynamics and demonstrate a proven commitment to member/client services.  The successful applicant will thrive in a collaborative team environment and possess outstanding written and oral communications skills.  The ability to juggle complex tasks within deadlines in a fast-paced environment is essential.

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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