Special Assistant to the President

The New York League of Conservation Voters is the only statewide environmental organization in New York that fights for clean water, clean air, renewable energy and open space through political action. We’re non-partisan, pragmatic and effective. Along with its sister organizations, the NYLCV Education Fund, we educate the public about a broad range of important issues, evaluate the performance of elected officials, and endorse and elect by campaigning for the passage of laws during the legislative season and candidates in the electoral season.

We are seeking a highly organized individual to join our staff as Special Assistant. This position works closely with the President to provide executive assistant support. The Special Assistant will also serve as the coordinator for the organization’s boards and chapters, and office management. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is highly organized, meticulous attention to detail and able to work in a fast paced environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide executive assistant support for President, including scheduling and travel coordination.
  • Provide organizational support for staff, including calendar management and event support.
  • Serve as Board liaison, including:
    • Scheduling, coordinating, and preparing materials for quarterly board, executive committee, and chapter meetings
    • Onboarding of new board members
    • Maintaining board lists and contact sheets
  • Office management, including: managing office supplies, coordinating timesheets, staff reimbursements and bill payments with accountant and senior staff, coordinating technology support.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Highly organized, attentive to details, and adept multi-tasking.
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, pivot quickly and work for several people.
  • Strong proficiency, including: Microsoft Office and Google. Database experience preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to jobs@nylcv.org.  Salary range ($42,000 – $50,000) commensurate with experience.  NYLCV also provides paid holidays and vacation, 401k plan, commuter benefits, and health/dental/vision benefits.

This job is located out of NYLCV’s headquarters at 30 Broad Street, 30th Floor, NY, NY 10004, with very limited travel and flexibility for some remote work.

NYLCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable, and inclusive workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from all interested parties.

09.15.21 // AUTHOR: admin //