Consumer Reports, Inc.

Sustainability Campaign Manager (Advocacy)

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
Advocacy/Social Impact


Climate change impacts us all, especially low income families and communities of color as they are disproportionately impacted by extreme weather events, exposure to air pollutants, and a lack of cost-effective sustainable choices.  CR is dedicated towards working on reducing the impact of consumption on the environment, but we need your help.


As Campaign Manager, Sustainability on our Social Impact team, you will coordinate and lead advocacy campaigns that address sustainability and issues involving lowering emissions, improving air quality, water quality and shifting corporate policy that impact both the environment and environmental justice. 


You will report to the Associate Director of Campaigns and work with CR stakeholders across the organization to create campaigns that engage all populations and empower consumers to be leaders in advocating for change. To learn more about our advocacy program, visit





This position is grant-contingent, with a current end date of 5/31/2024 with an opportunity for extension as we secure additional philanthropic support, which is an organizational priority.


Under our CRFlex program, this position is eligible for Fully Remote status for candidates who live more than 75 miles from one of our main office locations (Yonkers, NY, Washington DC, Colchester, CT). Additionally, the successful candidate must reside in one of the following locations: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, Vermont, Washington D.C. 


How You'll Make an Impact:


As Campaign Manager, you will be helping to bend the curve of consumption toward a sustainable future. You will accomplish this through executing campaign strategy based on a strong theory of change and a strong knowledge of the issues and the landscape.  You will own the process from ideation through execution. This includes formulating the messages and campaign materials in conjunction with policy experts and testers and managing the messaging on various digital channels. You will also leverage data and relationships to organizations in the space, partner with our comms and social teams, while building consumer leaders and power across campaigns. 


Data plays a leading role in CR campaigns as we use it to identify and leverage opportunities, execute strategy and measure the success of our efforts, post campaigns.  


Our campaigns are nation-wide meaning you’ll be working with geographically dispersed action takers and engaging with our database of involved consumers.



You’ll Be Highly Rated If:


  • You have the experience.  We’re looking for 5+ years planning, launching and executing advocacy campaigns, specific to sustainability.
  • You can work cross-functionally.  You are comfortable in a matrixed organization and are comfortable working collaboratively in order to build consensus. 
  • You are passionate about social change.  You’re committed to making change happen for consumers and supporting young people and people of color to join the fight.
  • You have a proven track record.  You’ve developed and successfully managed legislative and/or corporate campaigns at large organizations. 



You'll Be One Of Our Top Picks If:


  • You’re a planner.  Project management and organization is your secret sauce. 
  • You’ve got your finger on the pulse.  You have subject matter expertise and you can effectively coordinate execution on multiple projects
  • Communication is always key both verbally and in writing.



Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to a fair and just marketplace for consumers. Our team is made up of truth tellers, change agents, and consumer advocates who investigate and build coalitions to fight for fairness and justice in the marketplace. We leverage our evidence-based approach to demand safer products, a healthier environment, and equitable services for everyone.

Our mission starts with you. We offer medical benefits from that start on your first day as a CR employee that include behavioral health coverage and unlimited sick days. There’s also generous family planning benefits and a generous 401K match. Learn more about how CR’s advocates for strong benefits on behalf of their employees here:


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 $90K-$115K. 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.

Consumer Reports proudly seeks to build a richly diverse workforce by hiring people with a diversity of thoughts, identities, perspectives, and experiences that help advance the difference we make for consumers, and by ensuring our people experience equity and inclusion in their work lives. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.



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