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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. 

Manager, Business Continuity and Operations
Edison Electric Institute, one of the nation’s premier trade associations, 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. 
Deputy Editor and Sr. Content Strategist
Edison Electric Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a Deputy Editor and Senior Content Strategist.  The Deputy Editor will manage the day-to-day development of EEI’s bi-monthly Electric Perspectives magazine in print and digital formats.  This includes developing the production schedule, writing and editing content, overseeing vendor relationships, and researching emerging trends.  The Deputy Editor will also support the development of a variety of communications materials including talking points, issue overviews, presentations, speeches, newsletters and infographics.  Additional responsibilities include providing communications assistance during storms and other emergency events. 

The successful applicant will have a college degree in public relations, mass communication, journalism or a related field and at least five years of experience in magazine production, editing, and writing at a trade association, public-relations firm, or government office.  Energy experience is a plus.  Applicants must demonstrate expertise in project management, publication workflow, graphic design and online publishing.  The ability to write persuasively and quickly, synthesizing complex information for multiple audiences, is essential. 

To Apply: please send your résumé, writing samples, and a cover letter, including salary requirements, to

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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