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Current Openings at EEI

  
Career Description
Sr. Content Strategist
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Content Strategist. Responsibilities include developing strategic, audience-driven content to support EEI’s corporate goals and public-policy objectives, as well as member-relations activities.  The incumbent will write public-policy overviews, issue backgrounders, fact sheets, position papers, presentations, Web-based materials and more.  Issues include clean energy, customer solutions, and grid modernization.  The Strategist will also support EEI’s storm and cyber response and activity teams.    

The job requires a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, political science or a related field and at least three years of experience in editing, writing, or publishing on Capitol Hill or in a trade association, PR agency, corporation, or government office.  The successful candidate will have exceptional writing and editing skills with the ability to write persuasively and quickly in a fast-paced environment.  The ability to synthesize complex information and meet deadlines is essential.  Applicants should have solid research skills, attention to detail, and an interest in the public-policy process.  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 specializing in Web and digital media. Responsibilities include serving as the lead designer for EEI’s Web sites and overall execution of EEI’s brand in a variety of materials.  Additional duties include video editing and designing graphics for presentations, social media, and other EEI print/electronic communications.

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 Web and digital media design, proficiency in current software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and iMovie), knowledge of print production, and strong organizational and communication skills.  Experience with SharePoint and video editing 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 hrweb@eei.org
Sr. Manager, Cyber and Infrastructure Security
EEI's Senior Manager for Cyber and Infrastructure Security will manage activities related to informational and operational technology system security, including incident response efforts, member coordination, and facilitation, policy advocacy, and outreach to key stakeholders.  Additionally, the position provides support to the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC) initiatives. 

This position will report to the Managing Director, Electric Sector and National Infrastructure Protection and will work closely with other Senior Managers on EEI’s national security team, as well as other departments and individuals whose projects are related to grid security and resilience.  This includes activities related to public policy, media outreach, and partnerships with key stakeholders. 


The functional responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

•  Monitor emerging cyber and infrastructure security risks to provide in-depth technical expertise to EEI leadership and member companies.
•  Support efforts to promote EEI’s role in the national dialogue on infrastructure security issues.
•  Provide technical support for policy development with EEI committees and member company subject matter experts, including drafting talking points, reports, and other briefing materials.
•  Assist with subject matter expertise on NERC, FERC, and other federal rulemakings.

The job requires a bachelor's degree and at least five years of critical infrastructure security experience.  An advanced degree is preferred. 
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.

To Apply: please send your résumé, three writing samples, and a cover letter including salary requirements to hrweb@eei.org
Director, External Communications
EEI is seeking 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. Please include your résumé, cover letter, salary requirements, and writing samples when you apply. 

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

 


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.