Employment at NYSBA

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit, professional association, seeks to fill the following positions:

The New York Bar Association is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefit package. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to the e-mail address below.

New York State Bar Association
Attn: Human Resources
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]
(518) 487-5544 (FAX)

 

Currently Available Positions

Assistant, Lawyer Assistance Program

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization, is seeking a full-time Assistant to provide support to the Director of the Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP), and assigned NYSBA Committees, in the day-to-day operations of the Association’s Lawyer Assistance Program that provides services to attorneys in need. Duties include designing and developing reports, articles, and general correspondence; coordinating committee meetings, Continuing Legal Education programs, and LAP events; maintaining department and committee financial records; and responding to incoming LAP phone calls, emails and incoming mail.

3-5 years of experience providing administrative support in a professional and confidential setting is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of Office applications required. Strong organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle challenging situations and individuals is required. A High School diploma is required. An Associate’s degree in Business or Human Services is preferred.

Please send resume with salary requirements in confidence to:
 

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

 

Business Development Manager

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany is currently seeking a full time Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for developing and implementing key programs and partnerships to drive the sale and distribution of NYSBA membership and resources. This position will be responsible for developing and executing NYSBA’s enterprise sales strategy, optimizing the delivery of our membership, CLE and publication offerings to law firms, legal associations and law schools via successful relationship-building and optimization of channel data analytics and operations. In addition, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for developing, tracking and managing a robust pipeline of focused opportunities that align NYSBA’s vision for expanding our membership both domestically and internationally, while positioning our library of continuing legal education programs and publications to better serve our partners in the legal community.

The preferred applicant will have a minimum of 5 years of sales experience with demonstrated success building partnerships with internal and external contacts. An Associate’s degree, preferably in business, is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of Office applications and technology platforms is also required. A background in the sale of legal products and/or services is preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work with executive level contacts are a must.

The Association offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. The Business Development Manager will receive a base salary plus bonus based on the sales quotas that are met. Travel required. For consideration, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
 

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

 

Governmental Relations Associate

The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association based in Albany, is seeking a Governmental Relations Associate. The position will assist in the development and implementation of the Association’s governmental relations program, including representing the interests of the Association before the New York State legislature, the Governor’s office, State agencies and others, conducting legal research, reviewing legal issues and collaborating with others to develop and advance concepts for legislative and Association initiatives and policy positions.

The Governmental Relations Associate’s duties also involve working with member leadership and colleagues to help develop and advance overall legislative strategy and create content relevant to the membership including articles, blog posts and podcasts, reviewing legislation to find possible areas of interest for Association sections and committees, reviewing all legislation reports, tracking legislation, as well as assisting Association sections and committees in the development of legislative positions and serving as staff liaison to certain Association committees.

Minimum qualifications include a Juris Doctor and at least one to two years of experience in the legislative and lobbying field. A recent law school graduate with demonstrated interest and involvement in governmental relations will be considered. Experience in researching, drafting and developing legislation, and knowledge of the state legislation tracking system are preferred. The successful candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational abilities. A letter of application, resume and salary requirements should be sent to:
 

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]

 

Data Analyst

The New York State Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization based in Albany, NY, is seeking a Data Analyst. The position will serve as the Association’s data owner and ensures the accuracy and validity of information in all NYSBA business systems, including the Association Management System, Content Management System, Learning Management System, Community Management System and mobile app. The Data Analyst provides decision-makers access to data through various reporting formats in support of the Association’s strategic initiatives and business goals. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for improving internal business procedures by completing audits, identifying weaknesses and implementing improved processes.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics or related field and a minimum of 1 to 2 years proven work experience as a data analyst. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of Office applications with advanced experience in Excel is required. Experience in Salesforce and/or Fonteva is strongly preferred. Familiarity with CE21, Higher Logic communities, HubSpot, Apsona, PowerBI and NetSuite is a plus. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong analytical and organizational skills. A letter of application, resume and salary requirements should be sent to:
 

New York State Bar Association
ATTN: Human Resources Dept.
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
[email protected]