New York City Full Time
Policy/Government Affairs Manager
Connect with variety of community stakeholders and decision makers on all levels of New York City and State government, including Community Boards, offices of elected and public officials, and advocacy groups.
Conduct research related to ongoing projects and assist with the development and delivery of materials for community meetings, presentations and events.
Maintain the legislative calendar; track relevant legislative agenda items and important issues relating to our clients’ businesses.
Draft and edit a variety of client materials (e.g., op-eds, strategic memos, press releases, presentations, emails, media reports, media pitches, social media posts and content, etc.) under the direction of the Senior Vice President.
Create and maintain databases relevant to economic development projects.
Provide administrative support e.g. prepare meeting agendas and maintain precise meeting minutes, on client accounts including Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), industry associations and coalitions handled by the Government and Community Affairs team.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and a quantitative ability is a must.
Extreme attention to detail, and ability to move fast and multi-task.
Ability to interact with all levels of management.
A minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience in government relations, public policy, urban planning, economic development or similar field.