External Relations and Operations Associate

07 Oct, 2020


External Relations and Operations Associate

Citizens Budget Commission
New York, NY

The Citizens Budget Commission (CBC), New York’s leading fiscal watchdog and source for unbiased, impactful research on New York City and New York State government finances, policy, and operations seeks an External Relations and Operations Associate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in Trustee Relations and prospect research
  • Assist with fundraising and Board recruitment
  • Work with executive team and board development consultant to plan and execute external events including annual dinner
  • Assist in maintaining donor database/CRM
  • Schedule, coordinate, and attend as requested, meetings, events, and conference calls for executive staff and trustees
  • Office Management including greeting guests, ordering supplies, answering phones, and relations with building management
  • Communicate with accountant, including tracking revenues and billing
  • Coordinate schedule of CBC President
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years nonprofit or equivalent experience. Political/public policy background as related to New York government is a plus
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team while taking ownership over specific responsibilities
  • Candidates should be extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Capable of establishing goals and implementing strategies for achieving them
  • Must be computer literate with skills in MS Office/ Word/ Excel/ Zoom. Knowledge of donor database and/or CRM programs (e.g. Raisers Edge, Salesforce) is a plus

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to kmedina@cbcny.org.

Job posted: 2020-10-07