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Career Description
Manager, External Communications
Edison Electric Institute, the trade association representing America’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. 
Director, State Regulatory Analysis
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Director, State Regulatory Analysis. The Director will provide overall support to EEI’s State Regulatory Practice including providing EEI members with strategic and technical assistance on key regulatory issues and working with trade allies and stakeholders. The Director will serve as a technical expert and develop issue briefs, policy papers, technical reports, and trend analyses.  Additional responsibilities include working with the EEI’s Smart Energy Infrastructure team; this includes developing policy positions, regulatory objectives, and strategies related to grid services.

The successful applicant will have a college degree in economics, political science or a related field and at least five years of regulatory or utility industry experience. A Master’s degree is a plus.  Applicants must demonstrate technical knowledge of the utility industry, consensus building and interpersonal skills, fact-finding and writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize.  Public Utilities Commission (PUC) experience is strongly preferred. 

Research Analyst, State Regulatory Practice
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Analyst in EEI’s State Regulatory Practice. The Analyst will research and analyze complex state legislative and regulatory initiatives, produce summaries of state trends, and work with subscription services that track state policy initiatives.  The Analyst will maintain a database of state policies and initiatives and maintain company contact information. 

The successful applicant will have a college degree and at least three years of experience in electric utility policy and regulatory issues. A Master’s degree is a plus.  Applicants must demonstrate knowledge of state economic regulation of the electric-power industry with an understanding of state structures and ratemaking principles. The job requires outstanding research, analysis, and interpersonal skills plus the ability to manage consultants and budgets. 
Manager, Business Continuity and Operations
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Manager, Business Continuity and Operations.  The Manager will serve as part of EEI’s Crisis Support Team, assisting members with planning for and recovering from storm and other hazards-related power outages.  This includes responding to technical issues related to mutual assistance and supervising outside contractors.  The Manager will also be responsible for EEI’s Distribution and Metering Committees, Subcommittees, and working groups.  This entails managing meetings and conference programs, including logistics, agendas and attendance.  Additional responsibilities include supporting EEI’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems initiatives and policy development programs and providing technical and advocacy support on a wide range of issues including utility operations, distribution, metering, business continuity, and mutual assistance/emergency preparedness.

The job requires five or more years of direct or indirect operational experience in the electric utility industry to include understanding of utility distribution and metering systems.  Preferred experience includes knowledge of utility implemented incident command structure and business continuity planning as well as background in DOE, DHS, and FEMA.   Effective oral and written communication skills are essential.  An undergraduate degree in engineering, or a related area, is a job requirement.  A master’s degree is a plus.  Travel is a job requirement. 

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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