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Office of the New York State Attorney General


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Executive Division

Executive Assistant - New York City

Reference No. EXEC_EA_NYC_6104


The Executive Division in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced professional to serve as an Executive Assistant (EA) providing exceptional support to the First Deputy Attorney General (FDAG) and other members of the senior leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role representing the FDAG and OAG in interactions with external and internal constituents. The ideal candidate is someone who operates at all times with discretion and independence; readily assimilates new information; has excellent communication skills; is open to feedback; manages a variety of priority assignments effectively; and thrives in a dynamic work environment. The position is located in the New York City office.   


Assignments will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Provide support to the FDAG and other senior leadership as a member of the Administrative team, including directing incoming calls and visitors; scheduling meetings and conference calls; managing calendars; arranging travel; managing, prioritizing and responding to phone messages and emails; and the timely processing of expense reports.
  • Support internal and external communications, including maintaining an open flow of information and ideas among teams, departments, consultants, and external partners.
  • Oversee logistics for internal and external meetings, including researching and preparing materials, organizing participant schedules, and arranging space and technology needs.
  • Proactively improve business processes/systems to maximize productivity, efficiency, and organization while ensuring the timely completion of the senior team’s highest priorities.
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of special projects and initiatives in collaboration with the FDAG and other teams.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key employees in the OAG and at partner agencies/organizations.
  • Prepare briefings, summaries, reports and other written assignments.


We are seeking candidates with the following required qualifications:

  • At least three (3) years supporting senior leadership in either the public or private sectors or relevant experience in areas such as law, communications, operations, and/or project management.
  • Outstanding time management and multi-tasking skills, with the proven ability to prioritize the completion of short-term, deadline-drive tasks while simultaneously driving long-term, strategic projects.
  • Team and customer-focused with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Committed to public service with a genuine interest in the work of the OAG.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: EXEC_EA_NYC_6104; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov


Executive Division

Executive Assistant - New York City

Reference No. EXEC_EA_NYC_6104


The Executive Division in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced professional to serve as an Executive…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave…

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