Briefing Director

State Of New York New York City , NY 10008

Posted 4 months ago

Minimum Qualifications Appointment Method:

This is an appointment to a position in the exempt jurisdictional class. As such, the incumbent of this position would serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Duties Description The Department of Financial Services (DFS) seeks applicants for the position of Briefing Director in our Executive Office located in New York City. The Briefing Director will coordinate, edit and write briefing memos for senior executives.

Briefing memos may be requested and prepared for internal or external meetings or policy projects. The Briefing Director will have daily interaction with Executive staff. As such, confidentiality and sensitivity to higher level, policy making activities is critical.

The Briefing Director will be involved in researching a variety of matters for the Department including industry practices and innovations within the insurance and banking industries. The selected candidate must have excellent oral and writing skills, the ability to work in a highly fast paced environment, be able to multi-task, and work as part of a team. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and good research skills. The candidate should have a strong interest or prior knowledge of NYS government.

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum BA Degree, J.D. and/or M.A. preferred.

  • Experience in government, or private industry in either research, policy, communications or a position that required and developed good writing skills.

Additional Comments Please note that positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.

Appointment to this position is pending Division of Budget approval to fill.



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Briefing Director

State Of New York