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Military Saves Director

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA), a national nonprofit that seeks to advance the rights of consumers through research, education, and advocacy, is seeking a Director for Military Saves, a campaign coordinated by CFA endorsed by the Department of Defense. This is a full-time position based in Washington, DC. Salary is based on experience and benefits are provided.

Military Saves, a component of America Saves, is a year-round campaign that seeks to influence saving behavior and attitudes of organizations that have military constituents, junior military personnel (E1 – E4 and O1 – O2) and their family members, senior military and civilian personnel and their families, and veterans, retirees, and parents of military members. 

Responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its services
  • Coordinate initiatives designed to promote the organization and its services to the community
  • May conduct market or public opinion research to assess program outcomes
  • Suggests promotional campaign ideas in various types of media, as well as counsels top management on effective communication strategies
  • Coordinate all activities of the campaign including outreach to military services, organizations, financial institutions, associations, and the Department of Defense
  • Manage online marketing and website
  • Create savings messages and resources for all participating organizations
  • Participate as a part of the America Saves leadership team
  • Manage relationships with Military Saves funders
  • Coordinate all activities around Military Saves Week

Requirements

  • 5-7 years experience working with the Department of Defense and/or broader military community
  • Strong interest in personal finance
  • Work well and easily with others
  • Work independently
  • Good writer,
  • Strong communications skills
  • College degree

Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health care, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation to start and three personal days
  • Federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving
  • Generous paid sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution after the first year

Consumer Federation of America is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit cover letter, resume, and relevant links to George Barany, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


America Saves Communications Coordinator 

America Saves, a national campaign to promote personal savings, seeks a dynamic and motivated communications coordinator. The communications coordinator will work closely with the senior communications manager and digital engagement strategist to assist in creating, formatting, and distributing information to multiple target audiences. This full-time position is located two blocks from the White House in Washington, DC. Applications from remote candidates will not be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting day-to-day operations of multiple websites and social media channels to keep audiences engaged
  • Writing content for social media platforms, blogs, web pages and more
  • Posting content to website and social media accounts
  • Tracking performance of website and social media accounts
  • Tracking the editorial calendar, keeping content up to date, and helping ensure communication products are on schedule
  • Writing, editing and managing blogs; securing guest posts
  • Supporting on-going email and text message marketing strategies
  • Researching and distributing media clips
  • Tracking use of partner resource packets and creating tailored analytical and benchmarking reports.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related field of study
  • Minimum 2-3 years of related professional experience
  • Experience with content management systems, email marketing programs, and social media platforms
  • Excellent copyediting, grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated, a team player, and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products a plus
  • Interest or experience with personal finance issues preferred

Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid health care, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation to start and three personal days
  • Federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving
  • Generous paid sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution after the first year

Consumer Federation of America is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit cover letter, resume, and relevant links to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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