Policy Analyst or Sr. Policy Analyst, banking, systemic risk, and economic and racial justice
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 Policy Analyst to work toward effective regulation of banking and capital markets to protect the economy from financial instability and address the ways in which an unaccountable financial sector drives inequality and economic and racial injustice. This position will focus on the economic risks created by instability in banking and capital markets.
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.
This Policy Analyst or Sr. Policy Analyst will work with AFREF staff and partners to analyze, respond to, and formulate regulatory and legislative proposals in the areas of capital markets, banking regulation, financial stability, derivatives regulation, and more; write materials exploring and explaining these issues for a variety of audiences supporting AFR’s positions; and work with the AFREF Managing Director of Policy, staff, and partners to develop and implement strategies to win policy change.
Job responsibilities include:
Annual salary range: $70,000 - $90,000 (Policy Analyst) or $90,000 - $110,000 (Sr. Policy Analyst), commensurate with experience. Generous benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and 401K.
More experienced candidates will be able to play a leadership role, and less experienced candidates will be able to expand and develop their expertise.
Ideal candidates will have:
How to apply:
Please send a letter of interest, resume and two writing samples to Darrell Diggins, at: email@example.com. (Enter “Banking Policy” in subject line and where you found the listing in the body of the email.)
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.