Careers

The World Energy Council is an international membership organisation with national Member Committees in over 90 countries.

It is headquartered in London (UK).  Its employees represent over 15 different countries, speak more than ten languages and come from a broad range of backgrounds, most with experience in the energy sector.

WEC Employees

It takes expertise, passion and dedication to coordinate the action of energy leaders and practitioners across the world. Working at the World Energy Council is a rewarding experience for anyone who is committed to our sustainable energy future, enjoys working in a challenging, fast-paced, multi-cultural environment and has worked in the energy field, although WEC also employs professionals in communications and media, finance, IT, HR and marketing.

Interested in exploring career opportunities at the World Energy Council?

Contact Emily Melton, Chief Operating Officer at the WEC London office using the Contact form below.

 Currently available positions

Communications Manager of the World Energy Council. Six month maternity cover

Job title: Communications Manager of the World Energy Council. Six month maternity cover

Location: 62-64 Cornhill, London EC3V 3NH, London, U.K.

Salary:£35,000

Position in the Company: The Communications Manager will be a member of the Communications team in the Secretariat of the World Energy Council (WEC). Working closely with the Head of News, and reporting directly to the Senior Director, External Affairs and Communications, this position involves regular interactions with a wide array of stakeholders- ranging from WEC colleagues in other departments and WEC Member Committees to partner organisations of the WEC network and suppliers.

The role: The communications manager will focus on raising the awareness of the WEC brand, studies, events and main messages worldwide through a variety of communications channels and tools including the management and development of marketing and promotional communications, web-based content, social media, stakeholder engagement, partnerships and event participation and organisation.

Main project areas include:

  • Communications project management

o   Work with project teams and Head of News to prepare and/or implement communications plan for various WEC studies and events:

  • Support project team in delivering professional looking report/powerpoint slide deck/promotional material/ website integration.
  • Support event planning and outreach activities: marketing campaign, events’ participation and impact maximisation.

o   Develop general powerpoint slide decks for WEC network and external audiences

o   Implement campaign strategy to ensure WEC studies reach target audience and key stakeholder groups

o   Implement the new strategy and guidelines for partnership with external events: dissemination and implementation with Member Committees and partners

o   Support the Head of Future Energy leaders to promote the activities of the Future Energy Leader’s group

o   Oversee, on an ad hoc basis, the translation and layout of WEC brochures upon request by Member Committees

  • Stakeholder’s and collaborations management

o   Support Senior Director of Communications and External Affairs in ongoing relationships with International organisations: World Bank, United Nations Sustainable Energy For All, International Chamber of Commerce.

o   Manage the members and activities of the Communications & Outreach Committee: maintain communication with members, organise material before and after meeting in Colombia (October 2014)

o   Manage the members and activities of the Global Frameworks study group : maintain communication with members, coordinate feedback process between WEC and the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention around the “COP” process ( COP 20 – Peru 2014 – and COP 21 – France 2015)

  •  Web-based project management

 o   Manage overall WEC website updates by WEC teams and relationship with web design company

o   Monitor google analytics for WEC website and emailing campaigns

o   Implement WEC’s LinkedIn outreach strategy

o   Improve WEC’s multimedia presence on website and on the net

  • Internal

o   Represent the communications team and support the “sustainability committee” of the WEC to develop and implement key guidelines for WEC secretariat

o   Represent the communications team in the Customer Relationship Management  (CRM) steering committee work

Skills and experience required:

  • Demonstrable communications experience (marketing/event organisation/PR)
  • Proven project management experience
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in other languages useful.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, international environment
  • Stakeholder relations and management at senior level
  • Knowledge of the energy sector
  • Understanding of web management (Word Press and Google Analytics /no HTML required)
  • Use of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of LinkedIn and social media
  • Proactive and flexible
  • Dynamic and positive attitude
  • Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to jones@worldenergy.org

This advert will close on the 8th August 2014.

Intern -Membership and Stakeholder Engagement

Job title: Intern – Membership and Stakeholder Engagement

Location: 62-64 Cornhill, London EC3V 3NH, London, U.K.

Salary: NMW

The position reports to the Senior Manager & Head of Future Energy Leaders

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, motivated self-starter with the ability to deliver proactive customer service within a multicultural, multi-national global organisation. The ability to work well independently, with initiative and to be able to juggle multiple, sometimes conflicting, priorities is required. Strong administrative skills with a keen eye for detail are essential. Experience in administration and/or financial accounting is preferable, though not essential. Strong written communication skills are required as s/he will be responsible for member-related communications, including a regular member newsletter, promotional materials, reports and other member-related documents. Prior experience in international relations, stakeholder engagement, membership, non-profit and/or international organisations is desirable. A second language, preferably French, is useful although not required.

General responsibilities include:

  • Communications and stakeholder engagement: national member committees, Future Energy Leaders and WEC’s women’s network
  • Administrative support to Member Services team and specific WEC communities (eg. national member committees and future energy leader)
  • Writing and editing member related communications or newsletters
  • Monitoring and updating the WEC website, including the online events list
  • Preparing and updating the WEC Member Directory
  • Database updates and management
  • Assistance with event planning and event-related communications
  • Invitation tracking and follow up
  • Calculating annual membership subscriptions, preparing invoices, monitoring and recording payments
  • Project support on WEC content projects

Please send covering letter and CV to Abigail Jones, Head of HR jones@worldenergy.org. Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

This advert will close 22 August 2014.

 

 

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