Please note that this position can be based in NYC and has a base salary of approximately $60k.
The NYS Senate Democratic Conference is seeking applicants to fill the position of Associate Counsel. The incumbent, who reports directly to the Counsel and Deputy Counsel for the Democratic Conference, will be responsible for performing the following: – Providing legal, policy and budget analysis, and central staff support, for the Senate Democratic Conference on matters referred to the Senate standing committees on Education and Higher Education
- Tracking related legislation active in the state Assembly;
Making oral presentations regarding relevant bills under consideration by the state Legislature;
Drafting memoranda analyzing policy initiatives and state legislation;
Preparing briefing materials in the areas of Education and Higher Education for members of the Conference;
Assisting Senators in preparation for public hearings, roundtable discussions, forums and other public meetings and events;and
Networking with relevant advocacy and constituency groups
Strong writing and oratory skills are required; legislative experience is preferred.
How to apply
To apply, please send resume to Marilyn Gallagher at Gallaghe@nysenate.gov.