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Director, Executive and Policy Communications
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, seeks an exceptional writer/editor to develop and write a range of communication content – including issue overviews, backgrounders, fact sheets, blog posts, speeches, and presentations - on key industry policy issues. This is a very visible position that interacts at the highest levels of the organization.

The ideal candidate will have strong writing and communications skills and the ability to create compelling messages and distill complex information into plain English. He/she will also have experience in speech writing and in developing officer-level presentations. This position works with a wide range of association leaders and policy experts, and candidates must have the ability to grasp and express complex concepts and have experience working under intense deadline pressure, as well as the ability to juggle work assignments and sort priorities. This position reports to the head of the Communications group. The job requires at least 8 - 10 years of professional experience in communications and a bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism or the equivalent. A master’s degree is a plus. A background in energy is preferred.

EEI will provide an outstanding compensation package. We are located at the Archives/Navy Memorial metro station.

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Please include your résumé, cover letter, salary requirements, and writing samples when you apply. 
Manager, Benefits and Human Resources
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Benefits and HR Manager.  The Manager will be responsible for benefit-plan financial reporting, audits and Form 5500 preparation. Other responsibilities include directing the administration of benefit plans, supporting the annual comparison of benefit-plan options, preparing salary and benefit budgets, serving as the payroll back up, and assisting with the annual GAAP audit, including preparing and analyzing schedules for the 990 filing.  The job requires a college degree in a related field or the equivalent in benefit-plan administration experience.  The successful applicant will have at least five years of applicable experience with benefit-plan and payroll administration as well as exceptional organizational and communications skills.  Demonstrated proficiency in Excel is essential.  Please apply by November 27, 2015. 
Manager, Environmental Programs
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an exceptional opportunity for a Manager, Environmental Programs.  The Manager will work with EEI staff, member companies, federal agencies and other industry groups to develop positions on water, air quality, health and safety, and other policies and regulations affecting the evolution of the domestic electric generation fleet. The key areas include:  water quality and quantity issues under the Clean Water Act and other statutes, air quality and permitting regulations under the Clean Air Act, and other issues as assigned.  Duties include research and analysis as well as writing regulatory comments, white papers, technical and advocacy materials, and presentations.  The Manager will represent EEI at meetings and support EEI outreach activities.  The job requires a degree in energy or environmental studies, policy, natural resource planning, or another relevant field plus at least three years of applicable experience in environmental policy, utility operations or the equivalent at the federal or state level.  Familiarity with the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and utility permitting issues is preferred.  The successful applicant will have outstanding communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills. 
Assessment and Selection Analyst
EEI’s Employment Testing Department is seeking an Assessment and Selection Analyst to help design improved systems, processes, and tools for EEI’s testing consortium.  The Analyst will be responsible for advising HR professionals with appropriate use of employment tests and EEI’s testing protocols.  The Analyst will conduct statistical analyses, write technical reports, market EEI’s testing products and services within the industry, and conduct audits of member companies’ testing programs. The job requires a graduate degree in I/O Psychology or related field, proficiency with SPSS and Microsoft Office plus one to two years of experience developing and validating employment tests and writing technical reports. Project management experience and knowledge of advanced statistics, including item response theory, preferred. The successful candidate will be able to give presentations to large groups and communicate complex testing topics to varied audiences. Attention to detail and excellent customer service skills are 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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