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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.


Auditor

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$46,000 - $53,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent agency that enhances the  role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an Auditor for its Auditing and Accounting Unit.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial records and disclosure statements for financial, compliance and investigative audits of political campaigns. Overtime will be required to complete work as needed.
  • Perform audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and following internally developed specialized programs.
  • Manage assigned audit caseload in team structure.
  • Provide assistance in planning activities of the audit team during the post-election period and coordinating the team’s activities with other CFB units.
  • Prepare written reports and correspondence that are clear, concise, accurate and timely.
  • Communicate with campaigns in a professional manner and assist in providing guidance to campaigns on various audit and compliance issues.

Essential Skills:

  • The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • A strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and three years of experience in one or a combination of the following: financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, fraud reviews, working with a large public or private concern in budget administration, economics, finance, fiscal or economic research, fiscal management, personnel or public administration, program evaluation; or a related area; OR a satisfactory combination of education and experience in the areas described above. 
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Previous experience in performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted (Government) Auditing Standards strongly preferred.
  • A master’s degree is not required but will be a plus.
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

Send a brief writing sample with your cover letter to the address above.


Internal Audit Quality Assurance Specialist

Department: Auditing & Accounting
Job Status: Full-Time

$65,000 - $74,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an Internal Audit Quality Assurance Specialist for its Auditing Unit. The Unit’s core function is to perform detailed, timely audits of campaigns’ financial disclosure statements and supporting documentation. This position reports to the Assistant Executive Director, Campaign Finance Administration.

Responsibilities:

Work with the Assistant Executive Director (AED), tasks to include but not limited to:

  • Perform internal control testing of procedures to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Provide results of testing and recommendations to the Audit Director as part of the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program.
  • Coordinate external peer review with the Audit Unit and Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the audit process, programs, reports and track changes/improvements.
  • Compile and analyze all changes (including internal/external policy, Campaign Finance Act and Rule changes) to determine and ensure that all aspects of the audit process are properly affected by the changes.
  • Perform testing of systematic changes to the program and Excel tools.
  • Compile statistics on Audit Unit’s workload use of resources, to support and make recommendations for improving efficiency, staffing levels and other needed resources
  • Develop and conduct GAGAS, Peer Review and Quality Assurance trainings.
  • Assist the Audit Unit with evaluating election cycle trainings performed by Audit staff.
  • Review audit risk assessments and provide recommendations
  • Design and conduct internal and external focus groups with the Audit Unit and other CFB units. Present conclusions and proposed improvements Present conclusions and proposed improvements to Audit Director.
  • Conduct internal audits of public funds, imprest account and other internal agency audits as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and at least four years work experience in one or a combination of the following: Internal audit, quality assurance, financial administration, accounting, compliance or investigative auditing, public administration, program evaluation; or a related area; OR a satisfactory combination of education and experience in the areas described above.
  • Master’s degree a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Experience with the ALGA peer review process strongly preferred.
  • Experience in developing and facilitating training.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with the entire Microsoft suite, exceptional Excel skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple tasks and manage shifting priorities.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter and a strong work ethic.
  • Team player.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

To apply for consideration, please email, fax or mail your resume and cover letter and a brief writing sample to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10007
resume@nyccfb.info
Fax # (212) 409-1705
EOE

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 Harold Andrieux at (212) 409-1800.


Candidate Services Liaison

Department: Candidate Services
Job Status: Full-Time

$45,000 - $50,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks a Candidate Services Liaison. We offer a team-oriented work environment, professional development opportunities, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office.
  • Monitor and assist campaigns in preparing campaign finance disclosure reports.
  • Provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations.
  • Assist candidates in the process of qualifying for public matching funds.
  • Prepare training and guidance materials on recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public.
  • Teach and provide technical support for the Candidate Software for Managing and Reporting Transactions (C-SMART).
  • Test updates to C-SMART and other CFB systems applications.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Public speaking experience and ability to deliver effective presentations.
  • Customer-focused approach to answering questions and solving problems.
  • Strong computer and internet skills with a willingness to learn new software.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years’ work or equivalent internship experience.
  • Previous experience working on political campaigns or in a customer-focused environment preferred.
  • Background or interest in politics and government.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with video editing or e-learning software a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.


Paralegal

Department: Legal
Job Status: Full-Time

$38,000-$42,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks a paralegal to assist attorneys and staff by performing various paralegal and clerical functions.  Applicants must be detail oriented, analytical, and have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience in legal research, computer expertise, and strong academic credentials a plus.  Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree.

We offer a competitive salary and liberal benefits.  New York City residency required within 90 days of hire.  Send or email a resume and cover letter to:

Mr. Harold Andrieux
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Email: resume@nyccfb.info


Policy and Data Research Analyst

Department: Public Affairs
Job Status: Full-Time

$55,000-65,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks a Policy & Data Research Analyst to perform original research to help inform the agency’s policy and program choices on campaign finance and voting. This position will report to the Deputy Director of Public Affairs.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Public Affairs, design and perform analysis of campaign finance records, elections and voter participation data.
  • Research policy and legislative issues related to campaign finance, voter participation, and election administration in New York City and New York State.
  • Assist in preparing reports and policy briefs on campaign finance and election performance.
  • Work with Public Affairs staff to create policy recommendations to improve the public matching funds program, voter participation, and election administration.

Essential Skills:

  • Advanced statistical analysis skills and proficiency in statistical software such as SPSS or STATA.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and database software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, or other visualization presentation software.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Public Policy, Economics, Political Science or related field that emphasizes quantitative research methods, or a satisfactory combination of education and work experience.
  • At least one year’s work experience with data collection, analysis, and reporting, preferably related to voting and elections. 
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated interest in New York City government and politics.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

 

 


.NET Developer (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000–$95,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced full stack .NET Web Developer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, this developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. The selected candidate will be required to perform tasks related to the development of software applications and data transformation activities for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements
  • Design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented architectures.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records

Essential Skills:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (ASP.NET MVC, C#, IIS6/7/8, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services including Web API and WCF, Http Handlers, Http Modules).
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Experience with scripting languages including JavaScript (intermediate to advanced level) jQuery and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented or micro services architecture.
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns.
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction.
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements.
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of development experience.
  • 1 – 2 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC Core 2 or 1
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC 4
  • 3 - 4 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS.
  • 3 - 4 years of web application development including JavaScript, AJAX.
  • 4 + years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience with some experience in EF Core.
  • 2+ years of Web Services/Web API Core or 2/WCF experience.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Umbraco CMS
  • Creating micro services using .NET Core.
  • ReactJS or ReactJS.NET
  • Angular
  • Vue JS
  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Basic graphics editing using Photoshop.
  • General understanding of good UI/UX design principals.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology
  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (built-in .NET Core, Ninject, Unity)
  • Experience with VSTS or Team Foundation Server (TFS) or comparable Source Control tools including GIT
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates
  • Experience with Story Boarding tools such as Balsamiq or PowerPoint Story Boarding.


Lead Quality Assurance Engineer

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$100,000 – $105,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced Lead QA Engineer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

As a Lead QA Engineer you will play a central role in the quality assurance of our applications and IT systems. As part of our development team you will work closely with other colleagues including: Developers, UI/UX Designers and Project Managers/Analysts. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for managing a team of QA Engineers.

The ideal candidate will be attentive to detail, flexible and comfortable working in a fast-moving environment. As the Lead QA Engineer, you will provide guidance and strategic direction to the Quality Assurance Program across our customer facing and internal web applications. We are seeking candidates who have built and operated top-notch Software Quality Assurance capabilities, are proactive, focused, and have a proven track record of leading QA teams to achieve outstanding results. You must have a strong understanding of the QA lifecycle as well as software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative).

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of QA engineers and establish a QA test strategy that can be applied consistently by your team
  • Define and enforce quality standards and processes across all types of tests (e.g. smoke, functional, nonfunctional, manual, automated, performance/stress, regression, UAT)
  • Develop resource strategies, allocating staff, tools and specialized support as necessary to ensure that all testing commitments are met
  • Collaborate in a DevOps environment to plan and execute Load and Performance tests
  • Participate in the setup, configuration, and maintenance of test environments
  • Develop, document, maintain, execute and evaluate manual and automated test plans, test suites and test cases and report test results.
  • Attend sprint planning meetings and participate in project planning, estimation, backlog grooming, iteration planning and daily standup meetings
  • Isolate, replicate, and report bugs and verify bug fixes using bug tracking system (Microsoft Azure DevOps)
  • Work with team to design, develop, and implement automated testing solutions using Selenium
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement
  • Lead team and ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements; work closely with other team members regarding roadmap and release schedule.
  • Perform backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment
  • Assist with the development of e-learning and training materials
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Essential Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of QA lifecycle and software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative)
  • Must have experience with testing tools such as Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans or similar
  • Experience managing QA Engineers
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans, test cases and to communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements to test plans
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Experience in setting up test automation for various kinds of software products from on premise to cloud and SaaS, to also testing performance, load, reliability, scalability, usability, functionality and availability for applications. Work with infrastructure and security teams on secure testing and integrated tools and processes as part of a CI/CD pipeline.

Qualifications:

  • S. or B.A. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Iterative development process
  • Experience working with defect tracking systems, databases and version control systems
  • Experience with testing products utilizing various operating systems, application servers and network protocols is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with cross browser testing tools (ex. BrowserStack).
  • Strong experience using ALM tools such as TFS, VSTS, Azure DevOps, Jira or similar
  • Ability to develop automated tests using tools such as Selenium and/or programming languages such as C#, JavaScript, .NET.
  • Ability to communicate testing approaches in a clear and effective manner to all levels of the cross-functional team
  • Ability to work under general direction and act independently on new assignments
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and shift priorities as required while remaining professional and calm under tight deadlines and due dates
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting as well as working with databases and running queries to retrieve data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing test scenarios for complex financial calculations
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Azure Test Plans
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio
  • Programming experience on the .NET stack
  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Java/JavaScript
  • Experience with GIT or similar version control systems

 

Send/fax/email cover letter and resume to:

Harold Andrieux
New York City Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax: (212) 409-1705
Email: resume@nyccfb.info


Quality Assurance Engineer

Department: Systems Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$85,000 – $90,000

The New York City Campaign Finance Board seeks an experienced QA Engineer.  We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits.

As a QA Engineer you will play a central role in the quality assurance of our applications and IT systems. As part of our development team you will work closely with other colleagues including: Developers, UI/UX Designers and Project Managers/Analysts. You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for manual testing and test automation of projects involving our customer facing and internal web applications, creating test plans and test cases, building automated tests using Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans and Selenium, analysis for regression test coverage and certifying existing automated tests against the requirements. You must have a strong understanding of the QA lifecycle as well as software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative).

Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of validated deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document, maintain, execute and evaluate manual and automated test cases and report test results.
  • Attend sprint planning meetings and participate in project planning, estimation, backlog grooming, iteration planning and daily standup meetings
  • Conduct exploratory testing to evaluate robustness and functionality of products.
  • Create test plans, test suites and test cases
  • Facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report bugs and verify bug fixes using bug tracking system (Microsoft Azure DevOps)
  • Work with team to design, develop, and implement automated testing solutions using Selenium
  • Perform backend database testing in Microsoft SQL environment
  • Assist with the development of e-learning and training materials
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Essential Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of QA lifecycle and software lifecycle methodologies (Agile/Iterative)
  • Must have experience with testing tools such as Microsoft Test Manager, Azure Test Plans or similar
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Clear communicator (written and verbal) – to ensure ability to write test plans and test cases. To communicate bugs to developers and other stakeholders
  • Creative solving of technical problems – to ensure the ability to translate technical requirements to test plans
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

Qualifications:

  • S. or B.A. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience working in an Agile/Iterative development process
  • Experience working with defect tracking systems, databases and version control systems
  • Experience with testing products utilizing various operating systems, application servers and network protocols is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with cross browser testing tools (ex. BrowserStack).
  • Ability to develop automated tests using tools such as Selenium and/or programming languages such as C#, JavaScript, .NET.
  • Ability to communicate testing approaches in a clear and effective manner to all levels of the cross-functional team
  • Ability to work under general direction and act independently on new assignments
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting as well as working with databases and running queries to retrieve data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing test scenarios for complex financial calculations
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing is a plus
  • Experience with Azure Test Plans
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with Visual Studio
  • Programming experience on the .NET stack
  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Java/JavaScript
  • Experience with GIT or similar version control systems

Send/fax/email cover letter and resume to:

Harold Andrieux
New York City Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax: (212) 409-1705
Email: resume@nyccfb.info


Youth Engagement Coordinator

Department: Voter Assistance
Job Status: Full-Time

$45,000 - $55,000

The Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New Yorkers in elections, seeks a Youth Engagement Coordinator to lead and coordinate a robust youth voter engagement strategy for young New Yorkers. The Youth Engagement Coordinator will work closely with Public Affairs staff to assist in the overall coordination of services and opportunities to ensure young New Yorkers have a voice at the polls and have the opportunity to be civically engaged.

We are seeking an energetic, passionate, and enthusiastic candidate who believes in the power of voting and works well in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated ability to manage a portfolio of programming, is a creative thinker, and has previous experience working with and inspiring young people to take action.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Director of Partnerships and Outreach, set annual and quarterly goals for youth engagement strategy that support the agency and division goals.
  • Facilitate and coordinate a robust youth voter engagement
  • Support content creation by providing engagement ideas for outreach on digital platforms and field work.
  • Develop peer-to-peer model for voter engagement.
  • Recruit and train student leaders for peer-to-peer education.
  • Coordinate partnerships with community organizations.
  • Provide resources to relevant organizations that support youth initiatives and other efforts by community organizations to encourage young people to vote.
  • Create and coordinate civic engagement opportunities for youth and other special events.
  • Represent CFB and NYC Votes at youth-focused community events.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to incorporate youth voice in relevant programming.
  • Coordinate and complete administrative reports relating to youth programming.

Essential Skills:

  • Effective decision-making and strategic skills that follow youth development principles.
  • Interest in and knowledge of government and public policy issues related to youth voter engagement.
  • Ability to work independently, with supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work as a team player and build relationships within and across departmental units.
  • Ability to think critically; comfort with using data to evaluate and assess programs.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills; strong ability to speak in public and engage audiences with confidence.
  • Passion for social change.
  • Positive, resourceful, self-motivated and energetic.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Ability to create and keep deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday regular office hours, with flexibility to work some nights and weekend hours.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in outreach or youth engagement work
  • Experience in campaign development and implementation
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Political Science, Social Work, Youth Development, Education or another relevant field
  • Experience mentoring and working with youth
  • Experience organizing or facilitating workshops for young people
  • Ability to work effectively with organizations and create partnerships
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher)
  • Willingness to travel independently to speaking engagements, sometimes outside of regular working hours
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.
  • Bilingual – English & Spanish a plus

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.


Voter Assistance Intern

Department: Voter Assistance
Job Status: Internship

Organization Description:

The Campaign Finance Board (CFB) promotes voter registration, voting, and civic engagement through community outreach and partnerships with public and private organizations. Under the banner NYC Votes and with the assistance of the Voter Assistance Advisory Committee (VAAC), the CFB coordinates voter events, distributes voter education materials, and helps NYC residents register to vote.

Internship Description:

The Voter Assistance Unit of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) is seeking an ambitious undergraduate students to work closely with CFB staff to execute plans for a citywide voter education and awareness campaign that includes voter registration drives. Responsibilities will include planning and conducting voter registration; outreach to the community and NYC agencies; assist with on-going voter awareness projects.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool with experience/interest in any of the following areas:

  • Voting rights and engagement
  • Civic engagement and partnerships
  • Community Relations

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate voter registration events in the community
  • Researching voter engagement opportunities
  • Drafting reports and other materials for community partners
  • Assisting with social media channels such as Facebook, and Twitter
  • Promote NYC Votes in Events
  • Assisting with voter engagement programs
  • Assisting with logistics for events
  • Supporting the team with daily tasks such as writing reports, data entry, researching partners, etc.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be self-motivated and passionate about community organizing. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be detail-oriented, applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and demonstrate willingness to learn new technologies.  Must be comfortable in working in a team environment and contribute fresh and innovative ideas to strengthen our democratic process.

  • Self-motivated, fast, independent learner
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interest in gaining organizing experience at a local level
  • Avid user of the internet and social media
  • Exhibits strong communication skills
  • Self motivated, fast and independent learner
  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Affinity for community civic engagement
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse team members and communities
  • Voter registration experience a plus
  • Second language a plus

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Sabrina Castillo
Acting Director, Voter Assistance
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th floor
New York, NY 10007
Connect with NYC Votes
resume@nyccfb.info