Title:                    Administrative Assistant 

Location:           588 Broadway, Ste. 1208 New York, NY 10012 

Reports To:        Executive Director 

The New York Housing Conference, a statewide nonprofit affordable housing policy and advocacy organization, seeks an Administrative Assistant, who is a self-motivated, detail-oriented worker with excellent communication skills. Primary responsibilities are to perform administrative functions to ensure smooth office operations; plan and manage successful events; maintain communication platforms and bookkeeping. Specific duties include the following: 

Administrative Support 

  • Schedule internal, board and external meetings 
  • Take board minutes 
  • Manage external event registration 
  • Prepare Lobbying Reports 
  • Manage Vendors 
  • Book Travel and Accommodations 

Financial Management and Development 

  • Process accounts receivable and payable with online bookkeeping software 
  • Maintain electronic files for statements, bills and receipts 
  • Be point of contact for payroll, bookkeeping consultant and auditors 

Event Planning and Management 

  • Take charge of all event logistics including registration, catering, signage, event setup and breakdown, etc.  

Office Management 

  • Coordinate with IT to ensure smooth provision of services 
  • Order office supplies as necessary  


  • Help draft newsletters 
  • Maintain posts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook 
  • Update Website 
  • Communicate with NYHC board members as well as external coalition and organizational partners 


  • 2-5 years of relevant professional experience plus a Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Demonstrated ability to independently move projects forward, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines with a collaborative and congenial work style and sense of humor.  
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Interest in affordable housing issues preferred. 
  • WordPress, Constant Contact, Fund E-Z or Quickbooks and social media experience preferred but not necessary.   

Salary range is 55-65k depending on experience. Matching 401k plan and healthcare package are also offered. Flexible work environment with partial remote work options. 

Email your resumes to info@thenyhc.org for consideration