The Community Associate works closely with the District Manager and committee Chairs to support Manhattan Community Board Six's functioning and administration. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Providing administrative, clerical, and research support to the district office and committees
· Fielding phone calls and emails from city agencies, elected officials’ offices, and the public
· Working toward the resolution of constituent complaints
· Drafting a monthly newsletter
· Updating the CB6 website and social media accounts
· Attending meetings and taking notes/minutes and providing support
· Assisting with the logistical and administrative preparation for meetings
· Baccalaureate degree
· Excellent writing ability
· Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
· Excellent computer and internet skills
· Ability to work independently while also remaining self-motivated, meticulous, and organized
· Comfortable handling multiple projects with varying deadlines
· Excellent customer service skills on the phone, by email, and in person
· An ability to think about and solve problems creatively and intelligently
· Strong research skills and ability to find out the answer to something you don’t know
· Understanding of, and strong interest in, city government and its functions.
· Familiarity with the issues facing communities within the boundaries of CD6
· Proficiency using WordPress and MailChimp.
· InDesign or other design experience for making flyers is a plus, but not required.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume in a Microsoft Word or PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “CB6 Community Associate” in the subject line.
Only candidates being considered will be contacted.
New York City residency is required within 90 days of appointment.
The City of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Manhattan Community Board Six is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. People of color, women, LGBT people, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.