Employment Opportunities

SEEKING ALBANY AIDE

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
ALBANY AIDE

PAY TYPE: Full-time 
START DATE: 01/05/2021
REPORTS TO: Legislative Director & Communications Director
SALARY: $63,000 annually
BENEFITS: Health Insurance (inclusive of dental and vision), Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off 

DESCRIPTION:
NYS Senator Jabari Brisport seeks an Albany Aide for his Legislative Office. The aide will support the Communications Director and the Legislative Director in the areas of administration, research, and public relations.

The Aide will assist the Comms Director in drafting and disseminating office communications. They will also support the Leg Director in drafting and analyzing legislation, as well as communicating with constituents about legislation. The Aide will assist both directors by researching issues that impact the Senator's district and the State of New York more broadly. The Aide will be based in Albany.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Writing & editing, including for social media, newsletters, the senator’s website, and awards
Generate ideas for press, press releases, mass mailings, and newsletters
Administrative and logistical tasks related to coordinating and tracking office communications
Capturing, editing, and captioning video & photographic content
Creating graphics, flyers, and other visual content
Analyzing existing and proposed legislation
Monitor legislation on the Senate floor
Answer constituent letters regarding legislation

QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrable commitment to advancing social or economic justice, professionally or through personal community engagement
Strong writing abilities, including ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
Analytic skill, including ability to identify issues where proposed legislation might require amendment
Strong communication abilities, including the ability to clearly and concisely explain complex legislative and policy issues
Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others
Can work a flexible schedule
Works well under pressure
Multitasking skill
Ability to work both independently and cooperatively
Professional sense of judgment and discretion

To apply, please email your resume and a brief cover letter to kclark@nysenate.gov

The Office of NYS Senator Jabari Brisport is an Equal Opportunity employer: we do not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status.