Energy Research Council Hires Two Team Members

Market research and survey analytics firm is expanding.

Salisbury, MD, August 4, 2014—The Energy Research Council announced the hiring of John W. Dyes, Business Developer, and Jennifer Samuels, Communication Manager. The creation of both positions will enhance the firm’s relationships with energy consumers and ERC Charter Sponsors.

John W. Dyes joins the ERC team with seven years of experience in business development and client relationship management. He will solidify the ERC’s existing relationships with Charter Sponsors, as well as establish new relationships with prospective sponsors. Dyes will also work closely with James Moore, Ph.D., President of the ERC, to identify new product lines and subscription-based reports for sponsors.

With a 14-year background in business writing and publishing, Jennifer Samuels will be responsible for crafting press releases, research briefs, white papers, and webcast programs to reach 180,000 small-to-medium businesses nationwide, in the retail, financial, governmental, manufacturing, and many other industry sectors. She will provide marketing services to ERC Charter Sponsors, including management of editorial and production schedules, and creation of proprietary market-side deliverables.

“Established in 2013, the ERC is expanding with new survey results, research summaries, marketing deliverables, and other tools and media,” said James Moore. “Our two new employees will focus on customer acquisition and retention, whether on the sponsorship or survey participant level.” John Dyes will acquire new sponsorships for the ERC, and will ensure satisfaction of existing sponsors, while Jennifer Samuels will produce research and marketing collateral to reach the broader business community.

For more information about the ERC, contact James Moore at 410-749-5519.

About Energy Research Council
Providing facts-based thought leadership for the energy industry, the ERC conducts syndicated research to understand the energy needs, practices, and priorities of middle-market energy consumers. Reaching members of more than 100 trade associations and the broader business community, the ERC equips customers with insights and knowledge to make smart energy decisions.

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