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Career Opportunities

Put your skills to work at the agency that administers NYC’s landmark campaign finance program. A wide variety of positions may be available. Check back frequently for new opportunities!

Career opportunities currently available at the NYC Campaign Finance Board are described in detail below. New York City residency is required for most positions. We offer a dynamic work environment, training, growth potential, and excellent benefits. Full-time positions offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. If you would like to be considered for one of these opportunities, please email, fax, or mail your resume and cover letter to:

Mr. Corey Schaffer
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street,12th Floor
New York, New York 10007
Fax #: (212) 409-1705
resume@nyccfb.info
 

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Corey Schaffer at (212) 409-1800.


Project Coordinator (Full Time Seasonal – 18 months)

Department: Communications
Job Status: Full-Time

$35,000 - $45,000

The CFB seeks a Project Coordinator to join our Communications Unit. The selected candidate will primarily assist with the production of the official NYC Voter Guide under the direction of the Production Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve on Voter Guide project team: assisting with processing submissions, quality assurance of content, reviewing proofs, and coordinating bulk distribution.
  • Assist with production workflow and project tracking by collaborating with editorial, design, and web teams.
  • Process publication requests with staff, partners, and/or vendors.
  • Assist with Communications projects as necessary.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail, with ability to multitask.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Strong work ethic and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college.
  • Familiarity with print production process a plus.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.


Attorney (Full Time Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: Legal
Job Status: Full-Time

$70,000 - $80,000

The NYC Campaign Finance Board (CFB), a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections, seeks an attorney to join our Policy Guidance Unit.  The selected candidate will assist with developing and maintaining a system of internal controls to ensure consistency of policies across the agency, as well as assisting with Freedom of Information Law requests, Election Law matters, voter guide production, and other legal non-enforcement matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Research legal issues and draft analyses.
  • Assist with maintenance of system for organizing and disseminating policies and procedures, maintenance of ballot status information in agency software program, response to Freedom of Information Law requests, voter guide production and other legal non-enforcement matters as needed.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent research, writing, research, and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to handle multiple, shifting priorities.
  • Ability to communicate easily with diverse group of co-workers.

Qualifications:

  • A law degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • At least two years of experience, after admission to the NYS bar, practicing in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Experience in government a plus.
  • Demonstrated interest in public administration and public policy a plus.
  • New York City residency must be obtained within 90 days of starting the position.

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Corey Schaffer at (212) 409-1800.


.NET Developer (Seasonal - 18 months)

Department: System Administration
Job Status: Full-Time

$90,000–$95,000

The CFB seeks an experienced full stack .NET Web Developer. Under general supervision, with broad scope for the exercise of independent initiative and judgment, this developer is responsible for the system analysis, technical design, development, testing, enhancement, and maintenance of various applications that support the Agency’s business functions. The selected candidate will be required to perform tasks related to the development of software applications, Umbraco CMS, and data transformation activities for the Agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full software development life cycle, including user interface design, database development, back-end architecture, deployment and maintenance of the defined solution based on business and functional requirements.
  • Design, write, unit test, and document application code to successfully deliver secure, robust, transactional and service oriented architectures.
  • Understand the Agency’s strategic initiatives and develop technology solutions that deliver the required business value.
  • Understand complex business processes/applications with intent to re-write/enhance using current tools/technology.
  • Provide supporting documentation for all phases of development/implementation.
  • Develop technical specifications, including data flow diagrams.
  • Maintain data security and internal controls of environment to adequately protect Agency assets and records.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong demonstrable experience in systems architecture and N-tier application development using Microsoft’s web technology stack (ASP.NET MVC, C#, IIS6/7/8, ADO.NET, Entity Framework, SOAP/REST Web Services including Web API and WCF, Http Handlers, Http Modules).
  • Strong experience implementing standards based front-end development (HTML5, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS).
  • Experience with scripting languages including JavaScript (intermediate to advanced level) jQuery and data exchange formats (XML, JSON, SOAP) in a service oriented or micro services architecture.
  • Experience with Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns.
  • Ability to build/create/maintain application databases utilizing MS SQL Server (2008 and above), including SSIS, TSQL, stored procedures, functions & performance tuning.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, recognize and react to changing business needs and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in conjunction with team members and business units. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, identify issues and resolve with minimal direction.
  • Ability to analyze, document and validate software requirements.
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC) and Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy monolithic client-server applications and reengineering and rewriting in segments in a loosely coupled service oriented architecture.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of development experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience with ASP.NET MVC 4/5.
  • 3-4 years of experience with C#, .NET, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, IIS.
  • 3-4 years of web application development including JavaScript, XML, AJAX.
  • 4+ years of experience with MS SQL Server, T-SQL, Tables, Stored Procedures, Views.
  • 2+ years of Entity Framework (EF) experience.
  • 2+ years of Web Services/WCF/Web API experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience in designing rich dynamic web applications using HTML5 features along with Responsive Design using CSS3.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience (not required):

  • AngularJS.
  • ReactJS or ReactJS.NET.
  • TypeScript.
  • Basic graphics editing using Photoshop.
  • General understanding of good UI/UX design.
  • Agile Scrum development methodology.
  • Knowledge of performance tuning, security, scalability.
  • Proficiency in writing unit tests and using unit testing frameworks.
  • Experience with Dependency Injection frameworks (Ninject, Unity).
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) or comparable Source Control tools.
  • Experience with Bootstrap templates.
  • Experience with Story Boarding tools such as Balsamiq or PowerPoint Story Boarding.


Voter Assistance Intern

Department: Voter Assistance
Job Status: Internship

The Voter Assistance Unit of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) is seeking an ambitious undergraduate student to work closely with CFB staff to execute plans for a citywide voter education and awareness campaign that includes voter registration drives.

Interns will be supervised by the Voter Assistance Liaison.  Responsibilities will include planning and conducting voter registration drives, updating data files, outreach to the community and NYC agencies, and assist with on-going voter projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate voter registration events in the community
  • Data entry in project spreadsheets and database
  • Researching voter awareness opportunities
  • Drafting reports and other materials for community partners
  • Promote NYC Votes in Events
  • Assisting with voter engagement and advocacy programs
  • Assisting with logistics for events
  • Supporting the team with daily tasks such as writing reports, data entry, researching partners, etc.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be self-motivated and passionate about community organizing and civic engagement. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be detail-oriented, applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and demonstrate willingness to learn new technologies.  Must be comfortable in working in a team environment and contribute fresh and innovative ideas to strengthen our democratic process.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Avid user of the internet and social media
  • Exhibits strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Public Speaking abilities
  • Self motivated, fast and independent learner
  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced environment

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Corey Schaffer
NYC Campaign Finance Board
100 Church Street, 12th floor
New York, NY 10007
resume@nyccfb.info

The CFB is an equal opportunity employer firmly committed to diversity. If you anticipate needing any type of reasonable accommodation to apply for an employment opportunity, please contact Corey Schaffer at (212) 409-1800.