- Administrative and Advocacy Associate, USA

Administrative and Advocacy Associate
Consumer Federation of America (CFA)

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA), a national nonprofit association, is seeking an energetic, proactive, highly organized person to provide administrative, research and advocacy assistance to the organizations and its staff.


    Bachelor’s degree required.


    Applicants must have strong interpersonal, computer, research, and writing skills.


    Interest in, or experience with, public interest advocacy is preferred.


    Advocacy Administrative Support
        Help prepare and submit periodic lobbying activity reports.
        Track pending consumer legislation.
        Send letters to Members of Congress.
        Develop and update Congressional and regulatory contact databases.

Research and Writing

        Conduct legislative and public policy research for senior advocates working on financial services, product safety, energy, food safety and other high-profile consumer issues.
        Draft and edit letters, fact sheets and other written materials for Congress and the media.
    Organizational Administrative Support
        Assist in maintaining and updating web site and computer network.
        Assist in social media outreach efforts.
        Sort mail and monitor phone and electronic communications.
        Assist with large mailings, educational initiatives and at national consumer conferences.
        Coordinate collection of staff monthly activity reports.
        Provide administrative assistance to CFA’s Executive Director.


    Salary is based on experience.


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


    Washington, DC

To apply

    Email your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
    Subject Line: Consumer Federation of America Administrative and Advocacy Associate
    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.

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.

Job posted on 14th March 2019
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