NYC Public Advocate Seeks Outreach Coordinator-Bronx Focus

Interested applicants should send;

-Most recent resume

-Cover letter to applynycpa@gmail.com

-Writing sample 

 

Overview

The Public Advocate for the City of New York is a citywide elected official who serves as a direct link between the electorate and city government, effectively acting as an ombudsman, or “watchdog,” for New Yorkers by providing oversight of city agencies, investigating citizens’ complaints about city services and making legislative or policy proposals to address perceived shortcomings of those services. The Public Advocate presides over New York City Council stated meetings and is a non-voting member of the Council with the right to introduce and co-sponsor legislation.

Position Description 

The Outreach Department is responsible for tracking the needs of the diverse communities throughout New York City, and engaging with those communities with the goal of advancing the priorities of the New York City Public Advocate. The Outreach coordinator is responsible for conducting research, and developing relationships with New York community and their leaders, addressing their needs, developing trust, and creating pathways between organizations and the NYC Public Advocate. The Outreach department is fast-paced requires evening and weekend availability; therefore, the Outreach coordinator would be expected to operate under such conditions. 

Preferred Qualifications 

·     Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Relevant Field of Study (Political Science, Urban Studies, Social Work, Public Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Marketing, etc.)

·     Candidates with at least 3 years of experience in government/non-profit sector preferred  

·     Excellent communication, analytical and public relations skills.

·     Excellent organizing and communication skills 

·     Prior experience with events planning.

·     Ability to work independently and with a team of like-minded professionals.

The Office of the New York City Public Advocate and The City of New York are Equal Opportunity Employers.

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

English and Spanish preferred.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: No requirement

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send;

-Most recent resume

-Cover letter to applynycpa@gmail.com

-Writing sample

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