The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center seeks a motivated, talented, and creative communications professional who is eager to help our work products reach a broader audience and creatively engage a diverse network of stakeholders from the energy industry and policymaking community. They will lead our communications efforts including social media, email, video, and the Atlantic Council website as well as support the development of new work products. The ideal candidate will have experience with social media campaigns, website maintenance, email marketing, working with journalists, and an interest in energy and climate policy. 

This position will report to the director of the Global Energy Center and will also coordinate their work with the Atlantic Council’s Communications Department.

Job Responsibilities

Digital & social media:

  • Manage GEC social media accounts (including select staff accounts)
  • Create or commission graphics and info graphics as needed for social and print media use

Email:

  • Manage and compile the GEC weekly email newsletter
  • Coordinate event invitation process and grow event attendance
  • Manage the various GEC email lists and work to grow our reach

Website:

  • Ensure GEC presence on the AC website is regularly updated and conforms to AC style, including staff and nonresident fellow bios and media mentions, center and initiative pages, and publication and event pages.

Publications:

  • Support Managing Editor in the positioning and marketing of GEC publications
  • Develop supporting material for publications, including piktocharts, videos, and graphics

Bespoke Community Engagement:

  • Ensure the GEC is reaching its top stakeholders through active engagement with key parties and development of bespoke communications products and outreach

Data/Metrics:

  • Track data and metrics across all communications channels and develop best practices based on data analytics

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field;
  • Excellent English language written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong social media proficiency, particularly within the professional context;
  • Experience with WordPress and email newsletter software highly desired;
  • Graphic design, data visualization, and video skills highly desired;
  • Press background highly desired;
  • Understanding of Washington policy environment;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, with high attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well with a team in a dynamic environment and ability to work independently and proactively;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with senior officials, scholars, journalists, staff, and interns.

The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.

Please note: The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as a global organization and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council. For more information, check out our Talent DEI Statement or connect with us at [email protected]. #strongwithallies