Join us in the fight to hold Wall Street accountable, and make finance work for us, not against us. Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFREF) is seeking a Communications Associate to support media and communications strategies that lift up our campaigns fighting high-cost lending abuses, addressing the student debt crisis, taking on the private equity firms and the abuses of Wall Street, all to combat the harms of systemic and continuing racism, and to advance an ambitious agenda to protect economically vulnerable consumers. AFREF strives to assure all people have access to financial products and services that meet their needs and allow them to maintain economic stability and build wealth.
AFREF played a leading role in winning passage of the Dodd Frank Financial Reform law and the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and we are driving the fight for broader transformations of the financial system to advance economic, racial, and social justice. AFREF’s staff develops plans and strategies in collaboration with a coalition of more than 200 consumer, civil rights, labor, community- based, and other organizations, along with academics and policy experts.
The Communications Associate will work with the Communications Director to implement AFR’s integrated communications strategy around our issues, with a particular focus on raising the organization's profile in the media, and channeling information from the media into our policy and campaigns work.
The Communications Associate will:
Strong candidates will have:
Annual salary range: 45,000 - 55,000, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and 401K.
AFREF is committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of America defined broadly and where the talent, skills and uniqueness of each staff member are respected. We are committed to a policy of equity for all employees and to equal opportunity for all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, family responsibilities, and disability.