Administrative Assistant

 

JOB PURPOSE

This position will provide support to the Vice President and staff attorneys on the day-to-day operations of CARU, and have an opportunity to learn about CARU’s COPPA Safe Harbor program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in maintaining and updating CARU project schedule
  • Assist with writing blog and other social media projects
  • Maintain and update CARU contact list
  • Work with staff on content for quarterly newsletter; oversee distribution
  • Assist staff with necessary research and proofreading for cases, whitepapers, etc.
  • Track legislative and regulatory developments and update the department as necessary.
  • Assist staff with monitoring and scanning of safe harbor members’ websites, mobile apps and IoT products.
  • Work with staff on advertising pre-screens
  • Research marketplace for monitoring tools
  • Suppose staff in the operation of the program

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years applicable professional work experience
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and the Internet
  • Familiarity with SharePoint a plus
  • Mobile storefront apps (iOS, Google in particular)

 

Please note: 

Nothing in the job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.

 

To apply, email resume and cover letter to hr@BBBNP.org with job title in the subject line.

 
BBB National Programs fosters trust, innovation, and competition in the marketplace through the development and delivery of cost-effective third-party self-regulation, dispute resolution and other programs. These programs were formerly administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. To learn more about industry self-regulation, please visit: BBBNP.org.

 

ABOUT THE CHILDREN’S ADVERTISING REVIEW UNIT (CARU)

Established in 1974, CARU is an investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation, with essentially two missions: (1) to protect children from deceptive or inappropriate advertising in all media, and; (2) to ensure that, in an online environment, children’s data is collected and handled in a responsible manner. CARU works with companies to ensure their advertising and data collection practices comply with all relevant laws and CARU’s self-regulatory guidelines, which take into account the uniquely impressionable and vulnerable child audience. CARU’S COPPA Safe Harbor program, the first FTC-approved program in 2000.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work with companies that are making some of the most creative and innovative products on the market, many of which are directed to children.