Partners with the Director, Financial Fairness to support the design and execution of CR’s FinTech policy strategy. This position collaborates with colleagues across CR to thoughtfully manage CR’s approach, relationships, and tactics in driving advocacy goals by developing and implementing legislative, regulatory and corporate strategies at both the federal and state level and partnering across teams to plan, implement, and communicate actions.
Under our CRFlex program, this is eligible for remote work!
How You’ll Make an Impact:
FinTech has been one of the most disruptive forces to mainstream banking and financial services, and Consumer Reports is seeking to be a disruptor in this space by testing and rating digital finance products and services. As a Senior Policy Counsel, this person will help to lead, design and execute, CR's digital finance policy strategy and provide actionable insights relevant to consumer experiences in the digitized financial marketplace. You will collaborate with cross-functioning teams and translate digital finance policy challenges, leveraging results of consumer research and testing in digital finance, to measurable outcomes based technology or policy solutions. In this role you will have the opportunity to identify new approaches to inclusion, access, and consumer friendly innovation, by leveraging your knowledge and experience with mainstream financial services and the latest technologies - web 3, blockchain, NFTs, digital payments, real time transactions, etc. - which are defining consumer experience and outcomes. You will additionally support CR’s work to examine and provide recommendations for the safe access to fintech or digitized financial services and emerging DeFi economy by advising on consumer impacts of new and emerging financial technologies. In short, you will use your skills and knowledge of fintech to ensure consumers are in the driver's seat.
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THIS POSITION REQUIRES YOU TO BE FULLY VACCINATED FOR COVID-19 PRIOR TO YOUR START DATE
Our Commitment to Fair Pay
At Consumer Reports, we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $130,000 to $180,000. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall near the middle of this range. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience.