The New York State Bar Association, a nonprofit professional association, seeks to fill the following positions:
The New York State Bar Association, a 75,000 member non-profit professional association based in Albany, offers 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)
Director of Marketing
The Director of Marketing is responsible for directing
the planning and implementation of the Association’s marketing communications initiatives.
The Director will work closely with senior
management, department directors, members of the Association and other State
and local Bars. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of seven
years of experience in marketing communications, a successful track record
managing and implementing integrated communications plans, excellent computer
skills, demonstrated success using Social Media and Web based communications, and
experience with market research and statistical analysis. Specific experience with voluntary membership
associations and continuing education program marketing is preferred. A Master’s Degree in Marketing or related
subject matter is preferred.
Liaison to Association Sections
Sections are self-sustaining, smaller chapters
of the Association which develop initiatives to support members in various legal
practice areas in addition to having their own separate governance structures
(executive committees). The Liaison's duties include assisting sections in achieving their
goals and objectives, serving as a communications liaison, coordinating program
arrangements, and providing general support. Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor’s
degree in Business or Communications and three to five years experience working
with executive boards of associations or non-profit organizations. Excellent organizational, computer and
written and oral communication skills are required. Some travel required.
time Graphic Designer will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and developing a variety of promotional and
informational materials such as brochures, direct mail, catalogs, ads,
typesetting books and other materials. The
ability to embrace third party input and feedback is essential. The ideal
candidate must be able to demonstrate strong graphic design and production
skills, as well as have the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines,
and be a team player. Strong organizational skills are required. Minimal
software skills required include: Extensive knowledge of Quark, InDesign and
PhotoShop a must. Basic Framemaker and Illustrator a plus. Copy writing skills
and web design knowledge a plus. A
2 year degree from a Graphic Arts program, or 4 years of experience as a
graphic designer with a diverse portfolio is required. Some overtime may be necessary.
Executive Level Staff Member
The Executive Level Staff Member is sought for extensive writing and editing responsibilities primarily involving speeches, reports, articles, and various other communications. Qualifications for this position include a Juris Doctor degree or Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication skills, and extensive writing experience. The position requires a person who is a self-starter, very organized, and attentive to detail, works well in a team environment, and meets deadlines. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is an exceptional career opportunity offering abundant challenges and avenues for creativity.
Database / Web Developer
The Database / Web Developer will possess a minimum of 3 years experience and demonstrated proficiency with MS SQL Server, MS Access, ColdFusion, HTML and Web interconnectivity. A Bachelor's degree and excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Knowledge of Visual Basic, .NET and Crystal Reports preferred.
The Executive Director of the New York
State Bar Association is the chief administrative officer of the Association
with management responsibility for its administrative and staff operations and for
implementing the policies of the Association.
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