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Current Openings at EEI

  
Career Description
Deputy Editor and Sr. Content Strategist
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Deputy Editor and Senior Content Strategist.  The Deputy Editor will manage the day-to-day development of EEI’s bi-monthly Electric Perspectives magazine in print and digital formats.  This includes developing the production schedule, writing and editing content, overseeing vendor relationships, and researching emerging trends.  The Deputy Editor will also support the development of a variety of communications materials including talking points, issue overviews, presentations, speeches, newsletters and infographics.  Additional responsibilities include providing communications assistance during storms and other emergency events. 

The successful applicant will have a college degree in public relations, mass communication, journalism or a related field and at least five years of experience in magazine production, editing, and writing at a trade association, public-relations firm, or government office.  Energy experience is a plus.  Applicants must demonstrate expertise in project management, publication workflow, graphic design and online publishing.  The ability to write persuasively and quickly, synthesizing complex information for multiple audiences, is essential. 

To Apply: please send your résumé, writing samples, and a cover letter, including salary requirements, to hrweb@eei.org

Manager, Meeting Services
Edison Electric Institute, one of the of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, Meeting Services. This position will manage the contracting process for all EEI meetings (approximately 75) to include sending out leads and negotiating hotel contracts.  The Manager will also assist with the pre-planning and onsite arrangements for CEO/Board conferences as well as coordinate and monitor the housing blocks for key EEI events.  The Manager will oversee the Annual Convention registration from pre-planning to on-site.  Other duties include working with EEI’s creative team and updating the conference website.  This position requires 5 years of meeting planning experience including 3 years of high-volume contract negotiation experience with major hotel chains.  Knowledge of database management and registration systems is also required.
Manager, Business Continuity and Operations
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, Business Continuity and Operations.  The Manager will serve as part of EEI’s Crisis Support Team, assisting members with planning for and recovering from storm and other hazards-related power outages.  This includes responding to technical issues related to mutual assistance and supervising outside contractors.  The Manager will also be responsible for EEI’s Distribution and Metering Committees, Subcommittees, and working groups.  This entails managing meetings and conference programs, including logistics, agendas and attendance.  Additional responsibilities include supporting EEI’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems initiatives and policy development programs and providing technical and advocacy support on a wide range of issues including utility operations, distribution, metering, business continuity, and mutual assistance/emergency preparedness.

The job requires five or more years of direct or indirect operational experience in the electric utility industry to include understanding of utility distribution and metering systems.  Preferred experience includes knowledge of utility implemented incident command structure and business continuity planning as well as background in DOE, DHS, and FEMA.   Effective oral and written communication skills are essential.  An undergraduate degree in engineering, or a related area, is a job requirement.  A master’s degree is a plus.  Travel is a job requirement. 
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.   
Industry Research Analyst
Edison Electric Institute has an exceptional opportunity for an Industry Research Analyst.  The Analyst will assist with data-intensive publications including EEI’s Statistical Yearbook, the Typical Electric Bills and Average Rates Report, and the Weekly Electric Output.  The Analyst will also manage datasets, research and summarize issues, and respond to requests for information.  Additional duties include maintaining subscriptions, planning and assisting with meetings, tracking expenses, and providing other administrative support to the department.  The job requires a degree in Economics, or a related area, and at least one year of data collection and analysis experience, preferably in the energy industry.  The successful applicant will have the ability to manipulate and analyze large datasets and databases plus familiarity with the electric industry including retail rates, rate components, demand charges, and electric bills. 
Regulatory Research Analyst
Edison Electric Institute is hiring for a Regulatory Research Analyst!  The Analyst will provide EEI staff and member companies with analyses and summary information of key industry issues for targeted audience levels as designated by the Director of Federal Regulatory Affairs and the Senior Director, Cyber and Infrastructure Security.  The Analyst conducts industry research, writes concise summaries, responds to internal/external information requests, and helps to develop materials and presentations for members and external audiences. This job requires a B.S. degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related area, with a minimum of 2 years of experience demonstrating research and policy analysis acumen.  Successful candidates will have experience working in, or an interest to learn about, the energy industry.

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.  

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 hrweb@eei.org. 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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