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

Non-profit Executive Director (part-time)

The World Energy Council (WEC), a London-based non-profit energy policy organisation, is re-establishing a national member committee in the UK and on its behalf seeks a part-time Executive Director to assist with organising and administering the new committee.

The Executive Director will:

  • work with the WEC UK board to build relationships with key UK energy stakeholders from the private sector and government;
  • help develop WEC UK as the principal community of UK energy leaders, the authoritative voice on key energy issues that shape the UK agenda and a provider of thought leadership through UK-focused energy studies.
  • work with the board to deliver UK-specific interpretations and inputs for WEC’s global flagship studies;
  • be responsible for board support and management, strategic outreach to key constituents with the chairman, preparation and coordination of meetings and events and liaising with the World Energy Council’s London office on WEC global content and global governance matters;
  • set up and administer the WEC UK secretariat.

Candidates must be highly motivated, entrepreneurial self-starters with a strong capacity for network building and prior experience in energy strategy, energy planning, government relations and/or international relations. An advanced degree in an energy-related field and an existing network of contacts within the UK energy community are highly desirable.
This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10 days of work a month. The salary is £30,000 a year. Applicants must be able to work in the UK.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Emily Melton, Chief Operating Officer, World Energy Council (melton@worldenergy.org). The deadline for applications is Friday 24 October 2014.

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