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Public Affairs Coordinator

The Assembly Republican Public Affairs Office is looking for someone to join their growing team to fill the position of Public Affairs Coordinator. You will know that you are the right fit for this position if you are someone who possesses excellent writing skills, knowledge of social media best practices and can work productively in a team environment.

Should I apply?

If you like working in a fast-paced, exciting environment and acting quickly on your feet, you will thrive with us. Those who are motivated by completing tasks independently, as well as a part of a larger team network, are encouraged to apply. If learning and keeping up on current events, news, major developments in legislation and state government sounds exciting, then rest assured, this is the place for you.

What you will do as a Public Affairs Coordinator:

  • Work with the Public Affairs team to develop and coordinate select events, functions, and activities for the Conference under the supervision of the Director of Public Affairs and with guidance from principal members.
  • Identify opportunities and implement strategies to advance Republican Conference initiatives to the media and designated constituencies regarding policies and programs benefitting the Conference.
  • Track news and issues related to New York State government and compile information from press conferences and announcements.
  • Generate written content such as op-eds, press releases and other communications.

Skillsets that we would like you to have:

We would like you to have strong communication skills along with a desire to see accuracy and excellence in your work. Please note, there are times when this position is required to work later hours during Session, however when we are not in Session, you can expect a more normal workday. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Salary starts at $40,000.