Consumer Reports seeks an enthusiastic communications team member to work on its transportation and energy advocacy work. The position would involve all aspects of communications strategy, message development, and targeted outreach and amplification on a variety of policy topics including fuel economy, electric vehicles, new mobility options like shared and self-driving vehicles, and efficiency, renewable energy, electric utilities, and fair consumer utility rates at the state and federal levels. This position is a recently renewed two year grant-funded role with possibility of extension. The Associate will support CR’s advocacy work focused on transportation and energy policy and analysis.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field plus at least 3 years’ experience in public relations, corporate communications, journalism or similar. Excellent verbal and written communications skills targeting press, decision makers, and the public. Experience with traditional media outreach and social media outreach with an advocacy organization or campaign preferred.