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Office Manager & Scheduler

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The Position:

The Office Manager & Scheduler, for Shahana Hanif, New York City Council Member-Elect for the 39th District, will manage and coordinate the Council Member’s schedule as well as manage the administrative operations of the office.


Major Responsibilities:  

  • Manage all meeting requests and event invitations, the Council Member’s short and long term schedule, and a tracking system for all scheduling acceptances and rejections
  • Work closely with the Chief of Staff and the Council Member to ensure the Council Member’s schedule is balanced and reflects the priorities of the Member
  • Manage the administrative operations for the office including but not limited to: 
  • Serving as the point of contact for City Council Central administrative staff 
  • Paying bills 
  • Ordering office supplies 
  • Handling the mail 
  • Creating and maintaining a filing system
  • Addressing technology problems
  • Staff the Council Member at events when needed and coordinate with the Chief of Staff and other team members regarding the staffing needs at meetings 
  • Work with the Chief of Staff and other team members to ensure a staff person attends meetings the Council Member cannot attend herself
  • Ensure proper documents and materials are prepared and distributed for all meetings and events

The Position:

The Office Manager & Scheduler, for Shahana Hanif, New York City Council Member-Elect for the 39th District, will manage and coordinate the Council Member’s schedule as well as manage the administrative operations of the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 3, 2022
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Salary
USD $50,000 - USD $51,000
/ year

Benefits

The New York City Council offers a wide variety of healthcare insurance packages, including dental and vision, a 401(k) and pension plan, commuter benefits, and a generous time-off policy


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

The New York City Council offers a wide variety of healthcare insurance packages, including dental and vision, a 401(k) and pension plan, commuter benefits, and a generous time-off…

Level of Language Proficiency

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Some past administrative or scheduling experience ideally in a public interest environment
  • Confidence speaking on the phone and interacting with elected officials and their staff, city employees, and community leaders
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Superb organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to stay calm in a fast-paced and high-pressure political environment
  • In addition to English, fluency in either Bangla or Spanish preferred but not required
  • A passion for building a leftist and progressive city that works for all   

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Some past administrative or scheduling experience ideally in a public interest environment
  • Confidence speaking on the phone and interacting…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to team@shahanafrombk.com with Subject Line: [Your Name] [Job Title] Application

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to team@shahanafrombk.com with Subject Line: [Your Name] [Job Title] Application

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