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Director of Consumer Protection

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The Consumer Federation of America, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit consumer advocacy organizations, is seeking an energetic, proactive person to be Director of Consumer Protection. This person will lead CFA’s research, educational and advocacy efforts on consumer protection issues such as fraud, identity theft, telemarketing, ecommerce, price disclosures, terms of service, deceptive advertising and selling practices, and consumer redress. CFA is looking for someone with a background in consumer protection issues and who is passionate about ensuring that consumers are treated fairly in the marketplace. This job will entail advocating for consumer protections in Congress and at regulatory agencies; communicating policy positions to the press and public; generating, undertaking and overseeing research and identifying useful research from other credible sources; engaging in dialogues with businesses and industry groups; working with other advocates on consumer protection; and providing educational tools for consumers to help them deal with an increasingly complex marketplace.

Skills

  • Applicants must have expertise in consumer protection issues and strong interpersonal, organizational, communications, research, and writing skills. 

Experience

  • At least 5 years in consumer protection efforts in government or with a nonprofit organization.

Responsibilities

Advocacy

  • Communicating and building relationships with Members of Congress and regulators. 
  • Producing content for legislative and regulatory efforts.
  • Organizing meetings with stakeholders on consumer protection issues.
  • Working with other members of the CFA team on overlapping issues.
  • Developing coalitions with colleague organizations to promote consumer protection. 

Research

  • Developing and implementing research projects to expose consumer problems, promote solutions, and provide consumer education. 
  • Identifying research from credible sources to validate policy positions and inform advocacy and consumer education efforts. 

Press

·        Preparing press releases promoting issues, exposing problems, and presenting research results.

·        Identifying and cultivating relationships with key reporters covering consumer protection issues.

·        Participating in the development of overall communication strategies associated with consumer protection issues.

Conference and Event Support

Developing themes and sessions for CFA conferences, inviting panelists and keynotes, and supporting conference planning efforts.

The Consumer Federation of America is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work-related factors. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to: Sara Cooper, 202-939-1014, scooper@consumerfed.org.

The Consumer Federation of America, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit consumer advocacy organizations, is seeking an energetic, proactive person to be Director of Consumer Protection. This person will lead CFA’s research, educational…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
    Licenciatura

Compensación

Include medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave.

Include medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave.

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Ubicación Asociada
1620 I Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, United States
Suite 200

Cómo aplicar

  • Email your resume and cover letter to careers@consumerfed.org.
  • Subject Line: Consumer Federation of America Director of Consumer Protection.
  • Direct your application to Rachel Weintraub, Legislative Director and General Counsel, CFA.
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Email your resume and cover letter to careers@consumerfed.org.
  • Subject Line: Consumer Federation of America Director of Consumer Protection.
  • Direct your application to Rachel…

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