Minimum Qualifications Candidates should have a college degree and three (3) to five (5) years of post-college work experience, including at least one (1) year of experience doing advance, event planning, or staffing candidates or elected officials. The ideal candidate will be flexible in terms of his or her work schedule, work well under pressure, be able to make in-the-moment decisions when necessary, and work well with others. He or she should also be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail, have good communication skills, be creative, and be willing to not only manage but also do the necessary physical and logistical work required for events. The candidate should have some basic knowledge of the technical aspects of event staging, including sound and lighting. He or she should also have a valid driver’s license. Candidates with a non-New York driver’s license must be willing to obtain one immediately, if hired.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an Advance Coordinator to advance, manage and staff events attended by the Attorney General. The Advance Coordinator will work in the Operations Department of the Executive Division located in New York City, with frequent travel to other locations within the State of New York.
Job responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Planning and managing the logistical production of official events for the OAG, such as press conferences, town-hall style meetings, and issue-based roundtable discussions;
• On-site event set-up;
• Advancing and staffing events hosted by third parties at which the Attorney General appears;
• Traveling throughout the state to advance the Attorney General’s regional trips;
• Working closely with press and intergovernmental affairs staff; and
• Liaising with venue managers, vendors, other government agencies, community members, and stakeholders as appropriate for event planning and production.
Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
Salary commensurate with experience.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. The reference number for the position is Reference No. EXEC/OD_ADC_NYC_6057.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions about a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov.