Job Listing: Communications and Executive Coordinator

Position Title: Communications and Executive Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

The City Bar Justice Center (CBJC) seeks a Communications and Executive Coordinator. This position focuses on visual and written communications, shaping how we present CBJC to supporters. The emphasis will be on content marketing strategy as well as on development and maintenance of resources in support of the mission of the CBJC. The Coordinator will also provide administrative support to the Executive team at the CBJC.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all social media channels.
  • Write and produce a brief digital CBJC supporter newsletter four times a year.
  • Project manage communications materials, including brochures, reports and other publications, and videos.
  • Regularly update content on the City Bar Justice Center website www.citybarjusticecenter.org.
  • Coordinate volunteer reporting and recognition events, in partnership with the Pro Bono Counsel.
  • Track, research and report on private grants.
  • Record all incoming funds and issue thank you letters.
  • Produce and send out two private appeals in partnership with the Executive Director: the annual law firm and corporate appeal and the individual end of year appeal.
  • Other administrative support tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills required:

  • College degree
  • Excellent writing for web and print publications.
  • Graphic design and photography skills.
  • Very strong technology skills including Excel, HTML, and WordPress.
  • iMovie or other video editing software.
  • Well organized and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to update our website and liaison with consultants on design and content.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently
  • At least one year of prior experience in an office setting. Internship experience will be considered.

CJBC is the largest division of the City Bar Fund, the 501(c)(3) affiliate of the New York City Bar which is one of the nation’s largest bar associations. The City Bar Justice Center in a nonprofit law firm assisting low income New Yorkers who cannot afford an attorney with their civil legal problems. CBJC recruits, trains and mentors volunteer attorneys to provide advice and representation through a dozen projects assisting homeless families, disabled veterans, immigrants fleeing violence, micro entrepreneurs and consumers with debt facing bankruptcy. In addition, CBJC’s Legal Hotline provides referrals and brief advice to 13,000 people a year. CBJC is conveniently located in an historic building at 42 West 44th Street in midtown Manhattan.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations via email to humanresources@nycbar.org and include Communications and Executive Coordinator in the subject line.

The City Bar Justice Center is a proud equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the Organization to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, arrest or conviction record, pregnancy, credit history, salary history, caregiver status, marital status, partnership status, or status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, religion, sex, genetic information, military status, unemployment status or any other characteristic as protected by law. With regard to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related laws, the Organization will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.