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Career Opportunities

Put your skills to work at the agency that administers NYC’s landmark campaign finance program. A wide variety of positions may be available. Check back frequently for new opportunities!

Career opportunities currently available at the NYC Campaign Finance Board are described in detail below. New York City residency is required for most positions. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. If you would like to be considered for one of these opportunities, please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.


Director of Policy & Research

Department: Policy and Research
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000-$100,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents, seeks a Director of Policy & Research to oversee its intergovernmental outreach and policy and data research work. This position will report to the Deputy Director of Public Affairs.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise a team of intergovernmental, policy, and data research staff.
  • Create legislative strategies to advance agency priorities at the city and state level.
  • Oversee outreach to elected officials and their offices to support the agency’s legislative work and government outreach.
  • Oversee policy analysis related to campaign finance and voting in New York City and State.
  • Participate in high-level agency discussions around policy development and spearhead agency legislative recommendations in its regularly published reports.
  • Oversee research projects with internal staff and external researchers, as well as overseeing research content for CFB publications, reports, white papers, and policy briefs.
  • Oversee public opinion research performed on behalf of the agency that informs voter communication and education initiatives.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrated expertise in public policy; proficiency with policy research methods and design.
  • Solid understanding of New York’s electoral landscape and city politics.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with key actors across city and state government.
  • Strong ability to think strategically, analyze and solve problems, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to appropriately prioritize and manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong work ethic and team player mentality, and ability to work collaboratively with agency leadership and staff.
  • Outstanding leadership and management abilities, and ability to develop supervised staff.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate or master’s degree from an accredited college in Public Policy, Political Science, or a related field; master’s preferred but not required.
  • Background in elections, politics, and government; previous experience in the democracy field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years in a related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter, to:

Harold Andrieux
Director of Human Resources
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact us at (212) 409-1800.