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Career Description
Director, Reliability Policy
Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, has an outstanding opportunity for a Director, Reliability Policy. 

The Director will lead the development of member and EEI reliability policy positions to be advocated before the FERC and NERC.  The Director will head up EEI’s Reliability Executive Advisory Committee, which develops policy positions for approval by the CEOs.  Other responsibilities include serving as the liaison on FERC/NERC reliability policy with non-EEI members and trade associations. 

The job requires a degree in economics, business, engineering or a related field as well as 10 years of experience in the electric utility business, including 5 years of experience in reliability issues addressed by NERC.  The successful applicant will have full understanding of standards development and enforcement by NERC and regional entities and full understanding of FERC jurisdiction, practices and procedures regarding NERC and reliability. 
The position requires an in-depth understanding of industry structure, electricity regulation and the regulatory process as well as outstanding management, communications, and consensus building skills. 
Manager, External Communications
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, External Communications.

The Manager will develop content for materials that support EEI’s public policy goals, including speeches, presentations, and other executive materials. The Manager will also develop content for EEI’s digital properties, including We Stand for Energy, and draft materials on key industry principles, including cleaner energy, customer solutions, and a modern, reliable grid. Other responsibilities include creating collaterals to support the Institute’s Education & Advocacy Strategic Initiative, identifying sponsorship opportunities, and promoting events. The Manager will work closely with EEI’s creative team to ensure documents and presentations are visually compelling.   

The successful applicant will have a college degree in public relations, mass communication, new media, journalism, or a related field, as well as at least five years of experience writing and editing. Energy experience is a plus. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to write persuasively, quickly, and accurately in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment. The successful candidate will have excellent writing and editing skills and be able to develop strategic communications, including dynamic presentations. The ability to work well with internal and external teams 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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