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Community Affairs Representative

NY State Senator Office – Bronx, NY

The Community Affairs Representative works in collaboration with members of the community affairs team to represent the Senator throughout the district and be the first line of communication between the office and the community. The Community Affairs Representative s responsibilities include interacting with constituents, addressing community concerns, building community relationships and identifying solutions to improve the conditions of the community.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Handling constituent inquiries/intake
  • Managing constituent case files covering an array of areas such as social
  • services, housing, unemployment, education and issues arising from local community concerns
  • Build relationships with city/state/federal level government offices
  • Attending community board, precinct council, district cabinet and local meetings on behalf of the Senator. Occasionally attend meetings outside of the district.
  • Planning and organizing community events, meetings and forums
  • Staffing the Senator as needed
  • Creating a program for interns to assist representatives in multiply projects and daily office operation
  • Identifying community concerns to be addressed legislatively
  • Performing additional Community Affairs duties as needed

Requirements:

  • A bachelors degree
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Willingness to work late nights and weekends as needed

Job Type: Full-time

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

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