Current Openings

Operations Associate

E&E Publishing, LLC, seeks an administrative assistant to work with the Director of Operations in building a positive, productive and vibrant workplace culture. This is a significant opportunity to provide support to human resources, financial administration, general office and facilities management, event and meeting planning, office reception, and other areas as needed — at a growing and successful 90+ person online media company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

A personable and self-confident demeanor, inherent work ethic, discretion, proactive sensibility, ability to multitask, resourcefulness, flexibility, strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills, acumen with numbers/general budgeting concepts, and attentiveness to detail are imperative for success in this role, and execution of the following:

  • Liaison to Director of Operations;
  • Support with employee benefits program, 401k plan, annual performance reviews, maintenance of company policy procedures;
  • Responsibilities related to budget and expense tracking and reconciliation;
  • Facilities and office supply management;
  • General reception to visitors and vendors

Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in a professional office setting and/or newsroom;
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; particularly Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Bachelor’s Degree

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Bessmarie Moses, Director of Operations, via email at bmoses@eenews.net. Provide three professional references upon request. Employment is contingent upon the signing of a confidentiality agreement.

 

Business Development Specialist

The Business Development Specialist is responsible for identifying and preparing targets for new business generation. Seeking someone who can grow to understand the broader market and develop sources and systems that deliver qualified leads on an on-going basis. Researching, inputting, updating and tracking new/potential leads are the base functions of the work. Will include both managing incoming trial requests and initiating new leads through research efforts. Database management is a large function of the work.

Time management, a strong initiative to follow through on research activity and the ability to make and foster connections is a must. This work demands customer interaction via phone and email. Frequent internal communication amongst managers and team members, multi-tasking abilities to maintain a constant flow of work and an understanding of E&E’s products, business and strategy are essential.

Expectations

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and respect for everyone on the team;
  • Demonstrate a respectable level of thought, insight/analysis, attention to detail, and initiative in daily work;
  • Show initiative in tracking and following broader trends in energy and environmental markets;
  • Managing the incoming Requested Trial signups, including:
    • creating new accounts and identifying level of opportunity within an organization;
    • check for missing information (company intelligence, relationship and key notes, website information) for accounts already in system; and
    • track users who have left an organization and obtaining replacements for those key positions (i.e.: Government Relations staff, Director of Environmental Affairs, Head of Energy Practice, etc.);
  • Identify possible opportunities in an account:
    • notifying the proper sales agent when usage or other indicators point toward potential sale;
    • utilizing various electronic resources (Leadership Directories, Legistorm, et al) to supplement information provided on signup forms ; and
    • recognizing opportunities to game plan an account for growth (i.e. identifying additional business groups for pursuit or key contacts to be added)
  • Communicate appropriately, professionally, and effectively:
    • utilizing crafted and vetted stationary and language provided by Sales Team
    • calling to tour clients on our website, educating them about the benefits of each service, and conveying the extent of our presence, strengths, and coverage in the market
  • Support fellow Business Development Team members and sales agents as appropriate; and
  • Understanding of Congressional calendar and a grasp of organization of federal agencies/corporate hierarchies a plus.

Interested? Email your resume and cover letter to Andrew Benzer, New Business Team Manager, at abenzer@eenews.net.

 

Interested in being a reporter for E&E?

E&E is always looking for top editorial talent. If you are a superior reporter and writer -- and you want to cover one of the most interesting policy areas on Earth -- we'd love to hear from you. E&E is not looking for bloggers or advocates. We want serious journalists who are politically savvy, write compelling copy and can't stand being beaten when pursuing a story.

 

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