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America Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. The research-based campaign uses the principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to change behavior. Non‐profit, government, and corporate groups participate in America Saves nationally and through local, regional, and statewide campaigns around the country. America Saves encourages individuals to take the America Saves pledge and organizations to promote savings year-round and during America Saves Week.

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Communications Coordinator, America Saves

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) seeks a Communications Coordinator to support a national campaign to promote personal savings among American households. The campaign is led by America Saves, a CFA program that works with a wide range of banks and credit unions, government agencies, employers, and other institutions to motivate individuals to build savings, starting with an emergency fund.

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America Saves is seeking a Program Coordinator to support specific initiatives such as America Saves for Young Workers (ASYW), an all-online program to support and motivate young workers to use direct deposit to save part of their pay through their first-time work experience, Split to Save a similar employer-based effort focused on adult employees, and a network of local AS affiliates.

Responsibilities. The program coordinator will provide infrastructural support to America Saves campaigns and programs with additional responsibilities that may include editing white papers, maintaining program and financial institutional relationships, and structuring year-long communications needs.

Qualifications. The ideal candidate:

  • Is extremely detail-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to move projects with many discreet parts forward;
  • Will have some writing and/or editing experience to communicate ideas for multiple audiences;
  • Has experience working on multiple tasks while moving short- and long-term projects forward.
  • Some experience working in, or knowledge of, workforce development, financial products/services, or municipal government, but not required.
  • Degree in policy, finance, economics, or law, but not required.

What we offer. AS offers competitive benefits that include health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), and a generous vacation time policy.

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: America Saves Program Coordinator

Consumer Federation of America is an equal opportunity employer. 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, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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