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
[email protected]
(518) 487-5544 (FAX)  

Download the NYSBA Employment Application Here.

Section and Meeting Liaison
Sections are self-sustaining, smaller chapters of the Association which develop initiatives to support members in various legal practice areas. Section and Meeting Liaison duties include assisting sections in achieving their goals and objectives, serving as a communications liaison, coordinating program and meeting arrangements, and providing general support. A bachelor’s degree in business, hospitality or related field, or equivalent experience is required. Three to five years of event or meeting planning experience is also required. Experience working with executive boards of associations or non-profit organizations is helpful. Excellent organizational, computer and written and oral communication skills are required. The position is located in Albany and requires some travel.  

Content and Communications Specialist
The Content and Communications Specialist is responsible for writing, editing and producing content for NYSBA communications, including website content, speeches, news releases, video scripts and other communications. The incumbent will also be responsible for production-related duties such as posting to and monitoring social media, disseminating news releases, and assisting with the production of the State Bar News. This position requires a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success in public relations, journalism or related field.  A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field is required.  The successful candidate will be able to handle multiple priorities, be detail oriented, well organized, and effectively communicate with NYSBA team members.  Project management skills are a must.  Writing samples will be required.

Marketing 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.