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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.

 

Currently available positions

Internship: Partnership Development team

Internship: Partnership Development team

Established in 1923, the World Energy Council is a global energy body that promotes the sustainable use of energy for all. With a network encompassing over 3000 member organisations in more than 90 countries, the Council works closely with governments, private and state corporations, academia and other energy-related stakeholders across the world through its authoritative studies and high-level events.

The Council is currently seeking an intern to join its Partnership Development team, which is responsible for furthering the organisation’s engagement with the private sector. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Partnership Development, the aim of this internship is to support the expansion of the Council’s existing partner portfolio through the provision of administrative assistance in the following areas:

  • Invitation process for the Council’s global Energy Leaders’ events
  • Scheduling and follow up of conference calls and meetings with potential partner companies
  • Input and update of company contact details in Council database
  • Communication of partnership value proposition
  • Development of printed and online partnership marketing materials
  • Maintenance and improvement of lead tracking system, including record of geographic and content priorities
  • Liaison with the Council’s national Member Committees to identify new leads
  • Research and identification of key target companies in accordance with overall Council strategy
  • Liaison with relevant Council teams regarding opportunities for content involvement
  • Review and enhancement of partner outreach strategy

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken fluency in English
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines with excellent organisational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexibility, commitment and an ability to multi-task

Start date: Applicants must be available to start early July 2015

Remuneration: Paid internship at national minimum wage

Hours: Up to 35 hours per week

 How to apply: Please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter to Ms. Rachael Munday at: Munday@worldenergy.org (178.00 B), stating ‘Partnership Development Intern’ in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is Friday 12th June 2015.

 Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted

 

Internship: Communications

Internship: Communications

Established in 1923, the World Energy Council is a global energy body that promotes the sustainable use of energy for all. With a network encompassing over 3000 member organisations in more than 90 countries, the Council works closely with governments, private and state corporations, academia and other energy-related stakeholders across the world through its authoritative studies and high-level events.

The Council is currently seeking an intern to join its Communications team. Reporting to the Head of Communications, the main responsibilities will be to support the daily work of the Communications, Outreach and Strategy department including the following:

  • Supporting Head of Communications with marketing projects to include;
  • Project manage development projects on website
  • Project manage marketing material development including Partners and Patrons brochures, videos, reports
  • Supporting Head of Communications with External Affairs to include; maintaining relationships with partners, including United Nations Agencies, World bank, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Supporting team in developing and implementing social media strategy; Twitter, Linkedin
  • Support the preparation for WEC key events including World Energy Executive Assembly in Ethiopia, World Energy Leaders’ Summit, World Energy Congress 2016, report launch activity and Committee meetings
  • Supporting PR Manager with keeping the website fresh and up to date; web news editing & upload, media outreach strategy and activities and supporting PR campaigns, contacting journalists across the world, setting up interviews
  • Monitoring PR results using our Cision system and production of monthly report and media lists updates
  • Support the editor of the WEC inside, bi-monthly briefing document to our network, interviewing high level members of our network and supporting our 95 national member committees in providing information about their key achievements
  • Keeping stakeholders informed of media coverage with the production of a monthly report
  • Writing, editing stories, laying out publication using Microsoft publisher

 Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken fluency in English
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines with excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office (ideally with good desktop publishing skills and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge on energy issues and technologies
  • Flexibility, commitment and an ability to multi-task

Start date: Applicants must be available to start early July 2015

Remuneration: Paid internship at national minimum wage

Hours: Up to 21 hours per week

How to apply: Please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter to Ms. Rachael Munday at: Munday@worldenergy.org (178.00 B), stating ‘Communications Intern’ in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is Friday 12th June 2015

 Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted

 

World Energy Council 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 the Council 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 World Energy Council London secretariat using the Contact form below.

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