Employment at NYSBA

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

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. All applicants should send a resume with qualifications, letter of application and salary requirements in confidence to:

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

Download the NYSBA Employment Application Here.

Assistant Director of Governmental Relations and Public Affairs
The Assistant Director of Governmental Relations and Public Affairs 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 Assistant Director’s duties also involve working with member leadership and colleagues to develop and advance overall legislative strategy, 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, must have passed the bar exam, and at least five to seven years of experience in the legislative and lobbying field.  Experience in researching, drafting and developing legislation preferred.  Direct experience in monitoring legislation in the New York State Legislature also preferred.  Supervisory experience a plus. The successful candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational abilities. 

Marketing Specialist
The Marketing Specialist will serve as a project manager in the Association’s Marketing and Communications Department helping to strategize and implement integrated campaigns that support the efforts of our various departments including Membership, Continuing Legal Education, Events, and Publications Departments. Duties also include tracking, analyzing, testing and optimizing campaigns to ensure they are on-target in achieving defined goals and objectives. A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business administration or related field with 3-5 years work-related experience in Marketing is required. Experience working with digital media, email marketing, and social media campaigns is also required. Strong competency with Google AdWords/Google Analytics Suite and WordPress is a plus.