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Consumer Reports’ Product Testing team is made up of Test Technicians and Project Leaders who work closely to conduct a variety of consumer product testing. Data from those tests is then collected and analyzed. This testing is the basis of our product ratings.
This position will be based in our Yonkers, New York office and it does include a comprehensive benefits package.
Marketplace failures continue to generate numerous preventable deaths and injuries, with consumers forced to bear the economic and psychological burden of protecting themselves. Children are disproportionately affected, with unintentional injuries their leading cause of death in the United States.
Join CR in our efforts to help create a safer marketplace for these children who too often die or are injured by products in our home that seem innocuous but can actually be responsible for a terrible toll. As Policy Advocate/Analyst, Safety you will leverage your abiding interest in putting consumers first, and be a well-spoken and persuasive advocate for this cause.
A cover letter is required with resume submission.
From heat waves to wildfires, drought and sea level rise, our climate is changing before our eyes. The quality of our air is getting worse, while toxic chemicals are showing up in our food, water and household products. These are serious environmental problems that affect the everyday lives of consumers, and yet public health and environmental protections are being rolled back. With our commitment to a fair and just marketplace, CR is now bringing its full power to address climate change and environmental issues in the marketplace and we’re looking for a creative and entrepreneurial person to lead the way.
In this new position, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively across the organization to build and execute a strategy to bend the curve of consumption toward a sustainable future. You will also help create common cause with young people and communities of color who will be our partners in change. And, you will have the opportunity to tap into the diverse assets of a nonprofit social enterprise to take a unique, consumer-facing approach to shape the marketplace and reduce or eliminate harms and inequities associated with the products and services people buy and use everyday, including impacts on consumer health, the economy, and the environment.
The Director will provide the vision, leadership, development, and coordination of strategies to influence demand, supply and policy. They will build and secure the strategic partnerships and financial investment needed to achieve our sustainability goals, in partnership with senior leadership, the development team, and colleagues from across the organization.
At Consumer Reports, we're building a diverse workforce that reflects our society, embraces new ways of thinking, celebrates a wide breadth of experiences, and reflects all of the audiences we serve. Inclusion means valuing the unique qualities of each staff member by creating an environment where everyone is valued. Our objective is simple: for all employees to feel supported and set up for success.
A cover letter and writing sample are required with resume submission.
In this role, you will provide statistical support for research and product development at Consumer Reports. You will leverage and synthesize data from product testing, survey, and external data sources to enhance our development of product ratings and consumer insights.
The role sits within the Statistics & Data Science Department, which is responsible for leading data analysis for internal projects at Consumer Reports. Statisticians work in partnership with CR’s Survey, Content, Data Intelligence, Advocacy, and Digital teams to ensure that information presented in Consumer Reports is based on sound scientific methods.
As a Senior Data Scientist with Consumer Reports, you will be responsible for supporting data and analytics driven research and product development. You will provide new insights and innovative internal and external client solutions through the use of advanced statistical analysis, data mining, and data visualization techniques. You will leverage and synthesize data from survey, product testing, and external sources to enhance the organization’s development of product ratings and insights.
You will be responsible for leading data synthesis and analysis for external facing products and content, in partnership with multiple CR teams. You will take a leadership role in identifying and prioritizing the department’s and organization’s data analysis needs, and offer and execute innovative approaches to developing new products and insights. You will be involved in cross-divisional collaboration with various stakeholders to acquire and synthesize data, understand both internal and external analytic and product development goals, and communicate and package potential solutions effectively.
The Electronics Test Team evaluates and tests electronic products such as TV's, printers, laptops, speakers, and routers. These tests may include measuring performance such as TV picture quality, evaluating the security of connected devices, and reviewing use agreements in regards to privacy concerns for the consumer. Testing can vary from determining how quickly a printer prints photos to determining which speakers produce the best sound.
As a member of the Electronics Test Team, you will assist existing team members in testing various electronics devices. This position will be based in our Yonkers, New York office and we do offer free shuttles from Manhattan.
This is a great opportunity to start a career in consumer electronics testing!
For more than 80 years, people have trusted Consumer Reports to work for their interests and help them make informed decisions. The advocacy division of Consumer Reports directs our efforts to secure strong pro-consumer policies and practices in government and across industries. We have won important victories for consumers to ensure that the cars, food, and other products we buy are safe, raise the standards for financial services, and improve health and well-being.
Today, consumers are facing a whole new set of challenges in a digital marketplace where tech companies hold the power to shape people’s lives.
Consumer Reports is seeking a policy analyst, counsel, or technologist to join its Privacy and Technology policy advocacy team in Washington, DC, San Francisco, or Sacramento.
You will advocate on behalf of consumers for strong protections in areas such as privacy, dark patterns, algorithmic bias and discrimination, online fraud and deceptive advertising, and AI.
Cover letters are required with your application.
We’re looking for a lab testing manager who lives and breathes privacy, cybersecurity, and Internet of Things products. Our experts put thousands of products to the test each year in our 63 labs. These result in product ratings and also recommendations to manufacturers to make their products better, safer, and more secure for consumers.
With significant investment in our Digital Lab, we will incorporate privacy and data security scores for all of the connected product categories we test. We will also screen for problems with privacy policies and data security, which often results in discovering and disclosing vulnerabilities.
In this role, you will manage a consumer product testing team who will implement time-bound projects to incorporate privacy and security tests for products ranging from TVs, to laptops, to fridges, to robotic vacuums. You will oversee all aspects of a wide range of product testing projects related to privacy and information security of network and Internet-connected consumer products (both hardware and software). You will own planning, development, deployment, support and successful delivery of all phases of assigned product testing work as part of an overarching marketplace change strategy. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to original investigative research with Consumer Reports journalists and advocates.
This is a great career opportunity for a researcher or technologist interested in making a measurable impact on consumer privacy, cybersecurity, and the lived quality of IoT. You will solve a steady stream of interesting challenges, be exposed to the latest hardware and software from hundreds of manufacturers, and have the opportunity to take them apart, probe them, and increase public knowledge in a way that benefits millions of people.
Consumer Reports (CR) is an iconic institution in the middle of an ambitious transformation to deliver its historic mission in exciting new ways, including helping employees play a critical role in creating the CR of the future.
To do so, the organization is seeking a communications expert to develop and deliver communications programs that increase employee engagement and commitment to CR, help employees tell the CR brand story, drive employee use of and value from internal communications platforms to support a collaborative culture, and drive the acceleration and adoption of various organizational initiatives.
The role requires superior writing skills, in depth knowledge and experience with social media channels as an employee engagement tool, and someone who has keen interest in the evolving communications landscape and how to utilize the latest communications tools, tactics, and messaging.
For over 80 years, people have trusted Consumer Reports to work for their interest and help them make informed decisions. Today, consumers are facing a whole new set of challenges in a digital marketplace where tech companies hold the power to shape people’s lives. Big tech companies are leveraging their size and reach to introduce business models that limit choice, avoid addressing the harms posed by their products and services, and use people’s data without their understanding, consent, or control.
If you think we all deserve better and want to help create a fairer digital marketplace, then we want you to join CR’s advocacy efforts as part of our new Digital Lab.
We’re looking for a lawyer, economist, or entrepreneur who has deep familiarly with the novel challenges of the digital marketplace, Big Tech and telecom companies, and an interest in putting consumers first. This new Senior Researcher will join the advocacy team to help create a digital marketplace where competition empowers consumers. They will leverage the resources of CR’s Digital Lab and their own expertise in tech industry business practices, competition law, the economics of competition and consumer welfare, or other relevant knowledge to help CR take on Big Tech.
At Consumer Reports, we're building a diverse workforce that reflects our society, embraces new ways of thinking, celebrates a wide breadth of experiences, and reflects all of the audiences we serve. Inclusion means valuing the uniqueness that each staff member brings by creating an environment where everyone is welcome. Our objective is simple: for all employees to feel supported so that they're set up for success.
A cover letter is required with resume submission.