We are Edison Electric Institute, the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 235 million Americans and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies, with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.
Our Operating Principles are designed to foster growth and to enable every employee to harness and demonstrate the Power by Association that EEI represents. We will always:
Create a Positive and Satisfying Work Environment – We will work together to create an environment that fosters professional growth.
Deliver High-Quality Service – We must be motivated to provide member service that is prompt, responsive, accurate, and credible.
Demonstrate Teamwork – We must embrace the concept of teamwork as achieved through effective communication, mutual respect, trust, creation of a sense of camaraderie, and cooperation on all tasks to meet customer needs.
Focus on Results – We must set priorities, seek results, and devise, manage, and use creative ways to define and to measure success in achieving those results effectively and efficiently.
Provide Value – We must strive to provide value to our member companies.
Put Our Customers First – Our primary customers are our member companies. Each of us must work to deliver quality service in a positive and professional manner and must strive to exceed customer expectations every time a service is provided.
Take Initiative – We are all empowered to take individual initiative and informed risk and to accept accountability in meeting the needs of our customers and of each other.
This position will create, launch, and manage Electric Perspectives platform, including reimagining and expanding EEI’s magazine and related products (in print and digital formats). Create editorial calendar and production schedules. Write and edit content, focusing on quality and accuracy. Work across EEI to develop and implement integrated communications strategies that ensure consistency of message and purpose. Use EEI’s owned channels to enhance EEI’s thought leadership and proactively promote industry initiatives, and member company leadership. Track readership and engagement metrics; manage vendor relationships (freelancers and advertising sales group) and recommend new opportunities for revenue. Additionally, will support EEI’s storm and crisis response team, as needed.
The successful applicant will have:
At least 10 years of experience as a reporter or magazine writer/editor or related experience in a communications/public relations or content marketing position. Energy experience strongly desired.
Bachelor’s degree in English, communications/public relations, journalism, or related field.
Strong writing, editing, and content creation skills.
Ability to create and oversee branded content platform.
Proficiency and experience with all forms of media (traditional, digital, and social) and understanding of how to engage online readers.
Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong project management skills.
The salary range for this role begins at $128,200. Starting annual salary will be determined on individual qualifications. EEI also offers an annual performance incentive which is prorated for mid-year start dates. This incentive is typically up to 10% of base salary. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness incentives and programs, transportation subsidy, and professional development opportunities.
This is a hybrid position which requires the incumbent to reside in the District of Columbia metropolitan area and come into the office a minimum of two days each week. All employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive a medical or religious exemption.
Please be sure to attach a cover letter along with your resume.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 235 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly and indirectly employ more than one million workers.
Safe, reliable, affordable, and clean energy powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans.
EEI has dozens of international electric companies as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.
Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.