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CSPI is hiring for a number of jobs and internships. Find out more about our positions here.

CSPI is an aggressive non-profit consumer organization conducting innovative programs in nutrition and food safety. CSPI publishes Nutrition Action Healthletter, one of the nation's premier health newsletter. CSPI strives to provide useful, objective information to the public, represent citizens' interests before legislative, regulatory, and judicial bodies, and ensure that advances in science are used for the public's good. CSPI is supported by subscribers to Nutrition Action Healthletter, donors, and by foundation grants.

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CSPI has four open positions for Community Organizers to work on cross-functional teams to mobilize organizations, health professionals, and the public to support national, state and local policies and corporate campaigns to improve the U.S. food system. This work will especially include initiatives to support historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing.

The Strategic Communications and Partnerships Manager will build support for food and nutrition policies, especially with historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. The ideal candidate has exceptional communications and engagement skills and a desire to work in a collaborative, creative, outcome-driven team.

We are searching for a dynamic and effective Grants Administrator to manage reporting of grant expenditures and a robust subgrants program in conjunction with our state and local policy campaign team. The campaign seeks to spark and support initiatives by state and local organizations, policymakers, and the public to build synergy and national momentum for food and nutrition policies, especially in historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. This role reports directly to the Director of Development and coordinates closely with the Advocacy Director and CSPI’s Director of Finance. The job is located in CSPI’s Washington, DC office.

CSPI seeks a Policy Communications Director to help build and manage a communications team working on a multiyear campaign to build synergy and national momentum for food and nutrition policies, especially in historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. The ideal candidate is an experienced communications professional with seasoned media relations, exceptional writing ability, superior organizational and management skills, and desire to work in a collaborative, creative, outcome-driven team.

We are searching for a Corporate Campaign Manager to develop and implement campaigns to push the food and beverage industry to improve their products and practices, especially for historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing.

We are searching for a Campaign Manager to build synergy and national momentum for key food safety enhancements by working with policymakers in Congress, the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state and local public health agencies, representatives of the food industry, coalition partners, and consumer stakeholders. This work will include efforts to strengthen response to outbreaks through improved detection, traceability, and recall effectiveness, as well as policies to prevent contamination of produce, meat and poultry, and manufactured foods and ultimately reduce rates of foodborne illness. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs and is located in our Washington, DC office.

We are searching for a Campaign Manager to spark and support initiatives by national, state and local organizations, policymakers, and the public to build synergy and national momentum for food and nutrition policies. This work will especially include initiatives to support historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. The Campaign Manager will focus on national, state and local initiatives to address overconsumption of sugary drinks. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs and is located in our Washington, DC office.

We are searching for an Engagement Manager to help develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive grassroots strategy to support national, state, and local policies and corporate campaigns. A successful candidate will spark interest, build and strengthen partnerships, and mobilize organizations, health professionals, and the public to build momentum for food and nutrition policies, especially in historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing.

We are searching for a Policy Associate to spark and support initiatives by state and local organizations, policymakers, and the public to build synergy and national momentum for food and nutrition policies. This work will especially include initiatives to support historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. The Policy Associate will focus on state and local initiatives to reduce sugary drink consumption, including warning labels and sugary drink taxes. This position reports to the Campaign Manager and is located in our Washington, DC office.

We are searching for a Senior Scientist to join the policy team to review and develop science-based materials and messages to support national, state, and local food and nutrition policies, especially for historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Nutrition, and is located in CSPI’s Washington, DC office.

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) led efforts to win passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act, Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (to improve school food), Food Safety Modernization Act, Menu Labeling, and Food Allergen Consumer Protection Act. The Senior Policy Associate advocates for improved food and nutrition policies with local, state, and federal policy makers, encourages the food industry to improve their products and practices, and engages organizations, health professionals, academics, and concerned citizens in supporting food and nutrition policies. 

The Policy Assistant works with members of the policy team, coalition partners, and the public to support national, state and local policies and corporate campaigns to improve the American food system. This work will especially include initiatives to support historically disenfranchised communities that experience health disparities and are disproportionately targeted by unhealthy beverage and food marketing. We have two positions open: one reports to the Policy Director and the other to the State and Local Operations Director. Both positions are located in CSPI’s Washington, DC office.

CSPI was started in 1971 by three scientists who saw the need for an organization to evaluate the effects of science and technology on society and to promote national policies responsive to consumers' interests. CSPI focuses primarily on food and health issues, exposing and addressing deceptive marketing practices, risky food additives and contaminants, and industry practices that make it hard for people to eat well.