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Manager, Media Relations
EEI 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 serve 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. This 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 a solid network of media contacts in D.C. 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. Applicants please include a résumé, three writing samples, and cover letter including salary requirements.
Senior Attorney
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Attorney. The Senior Attorney will analyze a broad range of energy, environmental, legal and policy issues. The Senior Attorney will have expertise in applicable federal laws and regulations monitor key agency activities and alert EEI staff and members to new developments. The Senior Attorney will work closely with EEI lawyers, staff and members in developing EEI strategies, positions and supporting advocacy papers and comments filed with state and federal regulatory agencies. The Senior Attorney will also be responsible for supporting EEI’s appellate litigation efforts. This job requires a JD from an ABA accredited institution and good standing as a member of a qualified Bar. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience addressing administrative law at the federal or state levels.  Experience with energy or environmental policy and regulation is preferred.  The ability to work well with and to promote consensus among large groups is required.  Clear, concise writing and excellent oral communication skills are essential.
Information Resource Center Intern
EEI has a part-time internship opportunity available in our Information Resources Center. The intern will assist with digitizing historical collections, update Web sites and integrated library database systems, handle reference and research requests, and perform a variety of administrative tasks. Graduate-level coursework in library science is strongly preferred. Experience with database management, using SharePoint, and cataloging is a plus.
Financial Analyst
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Financial Analyst.  The Analyst, working with outside vendors and EEI staff, will be EEI’s primary steward of the industry financial data which is used by member companies, the financial investment community, EEI leadership, and other stakeholders.  The Analyst will research and write on financial topics.  This will require significant data analysis, the ability to articulate concepts and trends, and issue expertise.  The Analyst will also be the primary contact for EEI’s Risk Management Committees.  The job requires a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Engineering or a closely related field.  Candidates with or working towards a CFA, MBA or relevant master’s degree are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant will have at least three years of financial analysis experience.  Strong Excel skills are essential.  Energy experience is a plus.
Manager, Technology Company Partnerships and Strategic Alliances
The Edison Foundation is seeking a Manager to oversee and grow the Edison Foundation’s Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI) Technology Partner Roundtable.  Partnerships between utilities and technology companies are a critical component of the changing electric power sector.  We need an entrepreneurial professional who can initiate and build long-term relationships with our technology company partners.  We are seeking a strategic thinker who is passionate about technology and experienced in working with senior executives and key decision makers.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of the electric power sector (or a willingness to learn quickly) and be able to contribute to IEI issue briefs and reports.  The job requires a bachelor’s degree and four or more years of experience in fundraising or business development in a technology-related area. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of raising funds and meeting deadlines, a strong ability to execute a financial plan, good attention to detail, excellent follow up skills, good judgment in a business context, and excellent communication skills. 
EEI is seeking an Accountant to serve a critical role in a wide variety of assignments which include; routine processing and reconciliation of accounting transactions, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, and other finance and accounting duties.  The Accountant will be responsible for preparing journal entries, budget amendments, and monthly reporting packages. The Accountant will also assist the CFO and Controller with special projects. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. Related experience is preferred. The job requires strong computer skills and the ability to learn accounting-related systems quickly.  Attention to detail and the ability to troubleshoot and communicate reconciliation issues with internal and external departments 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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