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
HR@NYSBA.org
(518) 487-5544 (FAX)  

Download the NYSBA Employment Application Here.

Web Design Specialist
The Web Design Specialist is responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting all NYSBA websites.  As a key member of the marketing team, the Web Design Specialist will manage and optimize all web content and share best practices with stakeholders.  The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented and well-organized team player and can effectively communicate with NYSBA team members and vendors.  Required Skills include: a minimum of 2 years of demonstrated success in web design and SEO/SEM; experience with Wordpress, Unbounce, and Google Analytics; excellent project management skills, attention to detail, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to handle multiple deadlines and shifting priorities.  Associate’s degree in marketing, IT or related field required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Member Resource Center Representative
The Member Resources Center Representative is responsible for providing direct customer support via telephone, email, and mail including entering product orders, program/seminar registrations, processing membership dues and outbound calling to members and customers. The position will also be responsible for outbound calling focusing on database management, member retention, renewal and recruitment, as well as general lead follow-up in an effort to increase overall membership, CLE registration and NYSBA publications revenue to meet and/or exceed association goals. Additional administrative duties include data maintenance, transaction processing, report/paperwork generation and reception desk coverage.  A minimum of 2 to 3 years of customer service experience is required. Telephone sales experience is a plus.  The ideal candidate must be proficient with the Microsoft suite of Office applications.  Experience with Salesforce or similar records management software is a plus.  The candidate must have excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills.  

Senior Counsel, Governmental Relations
The Senior Counsel, Governmental Relations will direct 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, policy positions and programming. The Senior Counsel’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, participating in managing the governmental relations unit and supervising staff, 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 five to seven years of experience in the legislative and lobbying field. A Juris Doctor and having passed the bar exam required. Supervisory experience required. Experience in researching, drafting and developing legislation preferred.  Direct experience in monitoring legislation in the New York State Legislature also preferred.  The successful candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational abilities. 

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 at least five to seven years of experience in the legislative and lobbying field.  A Juris Doctor and having passed the bar exam preferred.  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.