NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Community Liaison Work Hours Variable, some weekends and holidays
Division Community Engagement Open Date 01/24/18
Number of Positions 1 Close Date Until Filled

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Community Engagement Division is looking for an energetic, dedicated and experienced Community Liaison to join our team. The division is principally responsible for facilitating communication and forging relationships between the Speaker’s Office, Council Members and constituents of the City of New York.

 

Duties of the position include, but is not limited to staffing or representing the Office of the Speaker at events. Assisting with in-house and remote events and parades. Communicating with district office staff and working with related committee staff. Briefing the Office of the Speaker on the concerns of an area or segment of the population, and suggesting proactive courses of action relating to solving problems related to them.  Bi-weekly reporting on all activities, database entry and other administrative tasks, as necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should possess excellent organizational and public speaking skills.  A Baccalaureate Degree is preferred, but not required.  Position demands individuals who are capable of creative and analytical thinking; displays initiative, determination and assertiveness; can function effectively working on group projects as well as independently; and capable of interacting with a broad range of individuals.  Knowledge of New York City and its communities helpful. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Availability to work after hours and off-site events required.

New York City Residency Required within 90 Days of Appointment

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward resume and a cover letter to:

 

MAIL:              New York City Council

Attn: Administrative Services/CL

250 Broadway, 16th Floor

New York, NY  10007

FAX:                (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL:          counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER