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America Saves Communications Associate

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) seeks a highly competent and motivated individual to support a national campaign to promote personal saving among low- and moderate-income households. The campaign is led by America Saves, a CFA program that works with a wide range of institutions to encourage and assist individuals to build savings, starting with an emergency fund.

The communications associate will work closely with the America Saves communications director to assist in creating, formatting, and distributing information about America Saves and saver resources. This part-time position is assured for six months.

We are looking for a public interest-minded and technologically savvy recent college graduate who is resourceful, detail-oriented, and an excellent writer. Knowledge of graphic design or video production is a plus. So is the ability to work in CFA’s DC office, though remote applicants will be considered.

CFA is an equal opportunity employer.

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