Upper Manhattan & Bronx Borough Director

Posted on 6/8/2024

New York City Economic Development Corporation

New York City Economic Development Corporation

501-1,000 employees

Economic development for a vibrant NYC

Social Impact


New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Public Policy
Political Science
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree in public policy, political science, community planning or other relevant expertise preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with elected officials, public agencies, campaigns, communications, organizing and/or community-based organizations.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience building coalitions among groups with diverse interests.
  • Highly organized and capable of prioritizing competing interests in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Ability to travel within five boroughs of New York City and attend evening and occasional weekend meetings. Driver’s license preferred.
  • Familiarity with New York City land use public approval processes and legislative processes.
  • Strong preference for Spanish language proficiency, though not required.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire.
  • Work collaboratively within interdisciplinary teams to achieve organizational goals and priorities.
  • Develop presentations to elected officials, community boards, and other stakeholders, in coordination with project teams; respond to inquiries regarding projects from elected officials and stakeholders.
  • Communicate regularly with representatives of the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Housing, Economic and Workforce Development, across city agencies, and the Mayor’s Offices of Federal, State, and City Legislative Affairs to ensure that projects and priorities reflect and complement the priorities of the Office of the Mayor.
  • Ensure that timely and sensitive information is appropriately communicated to department leadership and President’s Office.
  • Design and assess engagement strategies that incorporate a diverse set of perspectives, acknowledge history, are data-driven (qualitative and quantitative), account for digital and non-digital access and centers equity in line with organizational goals.
  • Prepare written reports/updates on project portfolio, develop newsletter content correspondence, and update trackers, as requested; prepare NYCEDC staff for and participate in hearings before the New York City Council, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.
New York City Economic Development Corporation

New York City Economic Development Corporation


New York City Economic Development Corporation is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization that works for a vibrant, inclusive, and globally competitive economy for all New Yorkers. We take a comprehensive approach, through four main strategies: strengthen confidence in NYC as a great place to do business; grow innovative sectors with a focus on equity; build neighborhoods as places to live, learn, work, and play; and deliver sustainable infrastructure for communities and the city's future economy.

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New York, New York



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