Work at OCJ

Are you interested in joining our founding team? As a founding team member, you will have the opportunity to design and shape processes, culture, strategy, and help build an organization with a mission of advancing consumer protection.

As an equity-forward organization, we will provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, veteran status or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Open Positions

Policy Researcher/Analyst

Published 7/18/2022

OCJ is seeking a Policy Researcher/Analyst who will bring vision and strategic thought partnership to help shape early-stage organizational development. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Policy Director.
Salary: $55,000 to $75,000/year plus benefits

The Oregon Consumer Justice (OCJ) Policy Researcher/Analyst will be a key member of the policy team, supporting policy development and legislative work through research, analysis, and development of written materials on consumer justice topics. The Policy Researcher/Analyst will initially have the opportunity to focus on financial services, debt collection, and cryptocurrency, but there will quickly be an opportunity to identify other areas of interest to pursue. The Policy Researcher/Analyst will work in a highly collaborative environment, requiring communication and coordination with other members of the OCJ team and partners. Work will primarily center on state policy issues but occasionally include federal policy.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Support OCJ’s policy work as policy lead for key consumer justice topics
  • Support OCJ’s Legislative Agenda

View the complete job description and application process. Initial review of applications will take place on August 12, 2022. 

Commitment to Equity
OCJ sits at the intersection of law, policy, coalition and community advocates, and Oregon consumers, with a particular commitment to those consumers and communities most harmed by predatory and fraudulent practices. All roles at OCJ will require: a willingness to share power, collaboration and teamwork, empathy, radical listening, adaptive communications skills, openness to learning and failure and growth, a capacity to embrace discomfort and resolve conflicts, racial awareness and experience recognizing intersectionality and identity, and personal reflection. All employees at OCJ will be asked to participate in ongoing work to develop strong internal and external systems that support movement towards equity and justice.

Advocacy Cohort Lead

Published 7/18/2022

OCJ is now seeking an Advocacy and Cohort Lead who will bring vision and strategic thought partnership to help shape early-stage organizational development. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Policy Director.
Salary: $55,000 to $70,000/year plus benefits

The Oregon Consumer Justice (OCJ) Advocacy Cohort Lead will be the primary point of contact to support OCJ’s partners on policy and advocacy initiatives. Initially the focus of this position will be to work with the organizations receiving OCJ policy-focused grants. The Advocacy Cohort Lead will collaborate with the Policy Director to develop and implement trainings for the policy cohort partners. During legislative sessions, the Advocacy Cohort Lead will organize lobby days, work with partner organizations to support community members engaging in the legislative process, and support partner organizations engaging in the legislative process, especially those who may be new to policy and advocacy work.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Support OCJ’s work with allied organizations and coalitions as we build a broad, community based and community guided movement to support progress towards OCJ’s goal of achieving consumer justice
  • Support OCJ’s Legislative Agenda

View the complete job description and application process. Initial review of applications will take place on August 12, 2022. 

Commitment to Equity
OCJ sits at the intersection of law, policy, coalition and community advocates, and Oregon consumers, with a particular commitment to those consumers and communities most harmed by predatory and fraudulent practices. All roles at OCJ will require: a willingness to share power, collaboration and teamwork, empathy, radical listening, adaptive communications skills, openness to learning and failure and growth, a capacity to embrace discomfort and resolve conflicts, racial awareness and experience recognizing intersectionality and identity, and personal reflection. All employees at OCJ will be asked to participate in ongoing work to develop strong internal and external systems that support movement towards equity and justice.