Job Listing: Small Law Firm Center Manager

Title: Small Law Firm Center Manager
Department: Programs
Reports To: Senior Director of Program and Committee Engagement


Would you enjoy developing and executing strategies to assist small law firms and solo practitioners with educational programming, networking opportunities and communication materials (website, social media, newsletters, email, etc.)? Would you like to be a resource for members of the New York City Bar Association who are in solo practice or small law firms? If so, this could be a great opportunity for you!


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):

  • Foster collaborative partnerships and work closely with the Small Law Firm Committee and others to assess the needs of the small firm and solo community; help implement new projects with an eye toward attracting and retaining members. Provide excellent experiences to the Committee and members.
  • Develop and produce 4 – 6 CLE (and non-CLE) programs annually to satisfy the needs of attorneys in small law firms or solo practice. Programming must be timely and relevant to both solo and small firm attorneys and to new and seasoned practitioners.
  • Oversee and assist in the planning of the Annual Small Law Firm Symposium, including outreach to vendors and sponsors, preparing marketing materials, research and reaching out to appropriate speakers as well as working with other City Bar Departments to assure the success of the Symposium.
  • Help identify new technology and tools for the small firm practitioner and find ways the City Bar can better assist solo and small firm practitioners.
  • Establish, develop and maintain strong business relationships; organize and oversee Small Firm Mentoring Circles.
  • Manage the production of enewsletter to Small Firm community including soliciting articles from member benefit companies and the Small Law Firm Committee.
  • Maintain and update the Small Law Firm Center web presence as well as the online community in City Bar Central.
  • Be able to work some early mornings and some evenings in connection with programming.
  • Take on additional responsibilities or special projects as needed.




  • Bachelor’s degree required/Advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum 4 years work experience in a law firm, professional services environment or an association
  • JD or paralegal work experience a plus
  • Understanding of small law firm practice required
  • Superior organizational and planning skills
  • Strong writing, presentation, interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills essential
  • Must be able to multi-task, edit, and be detail-oriented
  • Proven strategic abilities
  • Need to be able to work independently and collaboratively as a team player
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills

Please include a cover letter with resume and salary expectations via email to and list SLF Manager in the subject line.

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