Communications Director

Advanced Energy Economy, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted April 20, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Communications Director

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of businesses that are making the energy we use secure, clean, and affordable. AEE is the only industry association in the U.S. that represents the full range of advanced energy technologies and services, both grid-scale and distributed. Advanced energy includes energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, wind, solar, hydro, nuclear, electric vehicles, and more. Engaged at the federal level and more than a dozen states around the country, AEE represents more than 100 companies in the $240 billion U.S. advanced energy industry, which employs 3.2 million U.S. workers.

AEE’s mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy businesses. We educate, engage, and advocate at the federal level, in wholesale electricity markets, and more than a dozen states for executive actions, legislation, and regulations that expand the size and value of markets for advanced energy products and services. We also offer business intelligence products and select business development opportunities to help advanced energy companies grow.

Position Description

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is seeking an experienced communications professional to take charge of communications strategies that elevate AEE’s public profile and support AEE’s federal and state policy advocacy. This position will work under the Senior Vice President, Content, and supervise a Communications Associate and occasional interns, to develop, manage, and execute AEE’s media relations, social media, and other communication programs. The Communications Director will be principally responsible for media relations. The Communications Director will also work closely with the Marketing Director, as well as AEE’s policy and sales teams to help AEE succeed and grow.



Application Instructions

Job type: Full-time.

Location: Washington, D.C., preferred, but other locations considered

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start Date: On or after June 1, 2021

Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest in this position and organization and description of relevant experience, as well as a current resume to Also submit at least three samples of your written work (unedited), social media posts, and other relevant materials.

Advanced Energy Economy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. We are committed to diversity in the workplace and promote a drug-free environment.

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