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.

Governmental Relations and Public Affairs Associate
The Governmental Relations and Public Affairs Associate will assist in the development and implementation of the Association’s governmental relations program, including 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 and Public Affairs Associate’s duties also involve 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 two 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. The successful candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational abilities.  

Section Publications Coordinator & Copy Editor
The Section Publications Coordinator & Copy Editor will assist in the production and scheduling of Association Section newsletters and journals. Responsibilities include producing, scheduling and coordinating all aspects of Section newsletter production; and, proofreading and copy editing newsletters, journals and other NYSBA publications and materials including editing AP style or other designated writing styles. Bachelor’s degree in writing, journalism, communications or related field is required. A minimum of two years of experience in communications, graphics, journalism or related field is required. Copy editing experience, proficiency in the Microsoft Suite of Office applications, Adobe Acrobat Pro, InDesign and Power Point are required. Time management, the ability to multi-task, excellent oral communication skills, and attention to detail are key.

CLE Program Coordinator
The CLE Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the coordination and administration of Continuing Legal Education programs, video conferences, webcasts and video replays for attorneys, including preparation and coordination of all aspects of the program marketing and post-program follow up, and serving as liaison to program speakers.Three (3) to five (5) years of customer service experience and/or event administration or program planning is required, along with knowledge of the Microsoft suite of Office applications and Adobe, strong organizational skills, as well as a pleasant and professional demeanor on the telephone and in person. Proficiency in iMIS and Clear Access is preferred.  A High School diploma is required, a Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 

Website Content Manager
The Website Content Manager will oversee the delivery of NYSBA website content in collaboration with internal departments and technology vendors.  The Website Content Manager will serve as the client project manager for the redesign and content management system implementation of the NYSBA website.  From there, the Website Content Manager will be responsible for working across departments to plan and execute a content strategy to ensure NYSBA brand and voice is represented effectively based on the analysis of website metrics.  The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented and well-organized team player and have the ability to effectively communicate with NYSBA team members and vendors.  Required Skills include:

  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated success managing website content
  • Experience with project management, website content writing, and Google Analytics required
  • Experience with WordPress administration, plugin management, and managing integrations required
  • Association or nonprofit experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated success working with technology vendors in major projects
  • Works well with multiple tight deadlines and shifting priorities to produce successful outcomes
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, IT or related field required