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

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

Chief Financial Officer

Published 4/25/2022

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Chief Financial Officer who will bring vision and strategic leadership to shaping early stage organizational development. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director.
Salary: $150,000-$160,000/year plus benefits

The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced not-for-profit financial professional who is excited about the opportunity to apply their skills and experience in service of an exciting social justice venture. In the beginning, this person will have to be comfortable with taking care of day-to-day finance and accounting tasks while simultaneously building the systems, processes, and staffing as OCJ grows. The position calls for a combination of professional and technical expertise, a passion for social justice and diversity, equity and inclusion, and the inclination and ability to contribute as a partner in the leadership team to build and implement the strategic vision and plan for the years to come.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop budgets and financial forecasting that support OCJ’s success
  • Ensure the short- and long-term financial health and needs of the organization
  • Ensure prompt and accurate financial reporting
  • Manage OCJ funds and resources

OCJ has engaged the search firm, Nonprofit Professionals Now, to conduct this search.

View the complete job description and apply by 5/22/2022

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.

Chief Equity, Inclusion and Engagement Officer

Published 5/13/2022

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Chief Equity, Inclusion and Engagement Officer is a senior leader who provides strategic and programmatic leadership that advances a culture of equity diversity and inclusion as a critical component of Oregon Consumer Justice. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director.
Salary: $118,000-$130,000/year plus benefits

The Chief Equity, Inclusion & Engagement Officer works across programs but with a particular emphasis on (1) community
engagement, recruitment, retention, and institutional equity; (2) partnering with senior leaders to embed equity as we
develop and drive forward the key strategies of the organization (3) Oregon Consumer Justice programs and (4) the Board of
Directors and Committees.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that organizational culture, practice, and leadership development programming are anchored in our vision for equity and inclusion
  • Manage and strengthen OCJ’s relationships and collaborations with external partners 
  • Develop programs that support our strategic hiring and retention efforts to attract and retain a highly talented, diverse workforce
  • Shape OCJ’s equity strategy and guides our efforts;

OCJ has engaged the search firm, Nonprofit Professionals Now, to conduct this search.

View the complete job description and apply by 6/7/2022

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.

Legal Director

Published 4/25/2022

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Legal Director who will bring vision and strategic leadership to shaping early-stage organizational development. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director.
Salary: $175,000-$200,000/year plus benefits

The Oregon Consumer Justice Legal Director will lead OCJ’s work to create a more just and equitable consumer marketplace in Oregon by building and overseeing the Oregon Consumer Justice Community Legal Institute (OCJCLI). The Legal Director will serves as a thought partner and collaborative visionary across issues, areas, and departments. In addition, the Legal Director and team will support the Executive Director and CFO in decision making about OCJ‘s business matters, and will be the primary point of contact with external legal counsel retained for specific purposes and consultation.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Create, Build, and Direct the Oregon Consumer Justice Community Legal Institute
  • Provide strategic advice and support to the OCJ Policy Director and OCJ Community Engagement Director
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to the OCJ management and leadership teams

OCJ has engaged the search firm, Nonprofit Professionals Now, to conduct this search.

View the complete job description and apply by 5/22/2022

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.

Communications Director

Published 5/10/2022

OCJ is recruiting for our inaugural Communications Director who will oversee all OCJ communications including the development and implementation of a strategic communications vision, as well as a broad and diverse range of programmatic, educational, and marketing communications. The position is a full-time exempt role and reports to the Executive Director.
Salary: $95,000-$125,000/year plus benefits

The Communications Director serves as a trusted member of the executive team of a prominent consumer justice organization and must be deeply committed to social justice issues, able to engage effectively with a variety of community and professional partners, and focused on racial justice as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The Communications Director will initially be responsible for all communications, as they build a communications team.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement strategic communications vision
  • Build OCJ’s audiences through intentional, equitable strategies
  • Oversee the development and production of all OCJ’s communications

View the complete job description. Initial review of applications will take place on June 10, 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.