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.

Currently available positions

  • Manager, Partners
  • Manager, PR & Media Communications
  • Events Manager, Global Agenda Team
  • Intern, Resources

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Location: London
Salary: Up to £32,000, dependent on experience

The Corporate Partnerships Manager, performs a key role in building, enhancing and managing the World Energy Council’s key private sector relationships, ensuring strong corporate engagement, financial support and industry expertise for our work across thought leadership and research, high-level events, and sectoral activities.

In addition to coordinating and tracking Partner engagement, the Corporate Partnership Manager, works closely with colleagues to ensure mutually beneficial involvement of new and existing Partners. He/she actively identifies and pursues business opportunities that leverage our relationships with new and existing Partners to maximise the delivery of the Council’s mission. The Corporate Partnership Manager, will:

  • Negotiate and manage positive and highly-valued relationships with Partner companies, acting as a credible ambassador for the organisation
  • Ensure high-quality promotion and delivery of the Council’s products and services to Partner companies and multiple levels of engagement across Council work streams
  • Identify, cultivate and harvest new business opportunities to further enhance the Council’s engagement with the private sector to the benefit of the wider organisation
  • Champion effective private sector involvement within the organisation and build collaborative relationships with Council teams to identify and maximise new opportunities for Partner outreach

For further details and how to apply, please see the attached role description. (293.70 kB)attached role description. (291.59 kB)

 

Manager, PR & Media Communications

Location: London
Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 dependent on experience
Contract: 12 month fixed term

The World Energy Council has an opening for a first-rate confident PR and Media Manager with standout comms skills to support us over the next twelve months. The role of the PR & Media Manager is to drive and execute the World Energy Council’s PR and media strategy and coordinate PR delivery. This role is an important function in the delivery of the Council’s global vision of sustainable energy for the widest benefit of all. In this role, the PR and Media manager will:

  • Develop and execute media plans, producing and placing media content and releases, developing relationships and responding to media requests
  • Support delivery of substantive content, including communications support to colleagues that achieve visibility for the Council
  • Be a key point of support for internal and external stakeholders, building the Council’s messages and ensuring a high standard of content
  • Coordinate and build the quantity and quality of relevant news about the World Energy Council and our work, that is underpinned by quality copy and editorial
  • Ensure a joined up approach to messaging, by empowering member committees and staff in their engagement with media and other channels
  • Provide copy and editorial control across our channels including media announcements, website, and member committee news briefings

The successful candidate will:

  • Have minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Have a demonstrable ability to initiate and support relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and to act as credible representative to stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds
  • Thrive in a performance and delivery environment, plans and prioritises conflicting tasks, and helps influence to get to the right outcome
  • Appreciate the complexities of cross-cultural workplaces and international organisations with multiple stakeholders
  • Be interested in and curious about energy and resources and how the Council’s mission has a role
  • Be a self-starter, flexible and adaptable in approach, and able to work autonomously
  • Be a savvy media professional with knowledge of international media and the skills to engage a range of stakeholders in an international environment
  • Be likely to have worked in membership organisation, central government, international organisations, or large not-for-profit
  • Possess impeccable writing and editing skills, and a nose for a good story
  • Have experience of successfully leveraging social media tools (twitter, LinkedIn etc.) , and experience of working with Cision or similar news management systems

For further details and how to apply, please see the attached role description. (299.58 kB)

 

Manager, Events, Global Agenda Team

Location: London
Salary: £32,000 – £36,000 dependent on experience
Contract: 12 month fixed term

The role of the Events Manager is to support the delivery and implementation of the World Energy Council’s flagship event, the 23rd World Energy Congress, coordinate speaker management, and provide input into programme development. In this role, the objectives of the Events Manager are to:

  • Ensure that the World Energy Council’s message and reputation is enhanced through a World Energy Congress that supports the Council’s mission and delivers value to our members, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Lead high quality conference production of the World Energy Congress, including, but not limited to, event programming, internal team planning, speaker acquisition and relations, on-site event management, post-event evaluation and reporting.
  • Negotiate and manage positive and effective relationships with venues and suppliers, member committees and private conference organisers
  • Ensure a coordinated approach to a World Energy Congress that provides a great platform to showcase the Council’s substantive content to our audiences, whilst building supportive relationships with our regions and member countries

For further details and how to apply, please see the attached role description. (288.08 kB)

 

Intern, Resources

Location: London
Salary: (Paid, NMW)

The World Energy Council is seeking a dynamic intern to join its Resources team. In this role you will strengthen your skills across areas such as stakeholder management, preparation of presentations, writing and editing research papers, document management and analysis in the energy field. You will be a fast learner with a background in energy and sound technical knowledge. You work well independently, have experience of managing projects, and are able to demonstrate successful outcomes from undertaking desktop research and trend analyses in the energy field. You have proven understanding of the energy sector and international affairs, along with an excellent command of English and ability to write concisely on technical topics.   For further details and how to apply, please see the attached role description. (136.26 kB)

Please note: only successful applicants, with the legal right to work in the UK, will be considered.