NYLR Seeks Applicants for Executive Director Position

Company: 

New Yorkers for Lawsuit Reform

Location: 

Albany, NY

Position: Executive Director, New Yorkers for Lawsuit Reform, a broad-based coalition that seeks to implement comprehensive tort reform in the State of New York (www.nylawsuitreform.org/ ).

Duties: 

  • Define the agenda and gain buy-in from stakeholders for comprehensive tort reform. 
  • Present multi-year strategic plans to meet stated objectives and goals. 
  • Chief spokesperson for coalition on issues;
  • Advocate before all branches of government;
  • Effective interaction and regular presence at NY State Capitol;
  • Maintain strong relationships with national tort reform groups; 
  • Raise funds to support tort reform efforts in New York;
  • Manage staff and as well external resources;
  • Administer annual budget;
  • Foster membership growth through a mix of public relations and grassroots activities, including the recruitment of local champions for tort reform. 

Qualifications: 

  • Management, administrative and budget experience;
  • Highly skilled in government relations/legislative advocacy and issues management;
  • Highly organized, creative, resourceful, able to set priorities, develop consensus among diverse group of members;
  • Skilled in media outreach, legislative testimony, written and oral communications;
  • Strong track record of running a member organization preferred;
  • Fundraising experience would also be a plus. 

Compensation:  Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Applicants may send confidential inquiry and resume to jobs@nylawsuitreform.org  All inquiries will be kept confidential.  NYLR is an equal opportunity employer.

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