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Career Description
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.
Manager, Cyber and Infrastructure Security
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, Cyber and Infrastructure Security.  The Manager will manage activities related to informational and operational technology system security, provide analytical support for policy development and promote a greater understanding of ESSC efforts. Additional responsibilities include monitoring emerging cyber and infrastructure security risks, serving as a resource for member companies and supporting interdepartmental coordination on issues related to grid security. The job requires a bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred, and at least five years of critical infrastructure security experience. Security certifications preferred. The successful candidate will possess strong research and analytical skills, be an excellent communicator. The ability to delegate and provide sound judgement is essential. Energy experience is a plus.
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. Responsibilities include serving as the lead designer for the EEI Web site and affiliate sites, industry infographics, communication materials, and overall EEI branding. Additional duties include designing graphics for presentations, social media, internal and external meetings, and other materials; editing videos; and maintaining the electronic filing system.

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 print, Web, and digital media design; proficiency in current software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop); knowledge of print production; and strong organizational and communication skills.  Experience with SharePoint and video editing (iMovie) 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

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 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


EEI is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or permit discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability matriculation (the status of being enrolled as a student), political affiliation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy extends to all aspects of a person's hiring, promotion, discharge, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.