Careers

The Bay Area Council is a business-sponsored, public policy and advocacy organization for the nine-county Bay Area. It is a nonprofit organization supported by more than 325 member companies representing the top employers in the Bay Area. The Council proactively advocates for a strong economy, a vital business environment, and a better quality of life for everyone who lives in the Bay Area.

In a recent anonymous employee survey, colleagues said they like working at the Council because of:

Our Mission

We engage business and civic-minded leaders to solve the most challenging regional issues to ensure the Bay Area is the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive and globally competitive place in the world.

Current Openings

Staff Accountant

Special Assistant, Office of the CEO

Policy Manager, Transportation

Staff Accountant

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Staff Accountant will assist in maintaining the integrity of the financial accounting systems and record keeping for the Bay Area Council and related entities.  The position oversees and works closely with the CFO to ensure detailed transactions including check handling, bank deposits, revenue billings and accounts payable invoices are input with a high degree of accuracy.  The Staff Accountant’s most critical monthly functions will be working collaboratively with the CFO and various BAC Staff to ensure all monthly financial functions of the accounting operations are timely and accurate including the monthly financial close. 

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How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter as one pdf e-mail attachment with your last name and “Staff Accountant” in the file name (i.e., SMITH_StaffAccountant) to jrowe@bayareacouncil.org.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Special Assistant, Office of the CEO

The Special Assistant, Office of the CEO, will thrive in an intense environment with the ability to work well within a cross-functional team environment and diverse communities.

As Special Assistant, Office of the CEO, you will work closely with both the CEO and the Director of Government Relations, while reporting directly to the Director of Governance.  You will be responsible for providing comprehensive support to the CEO and his office.  This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.  You will possess the ability to stay focused on key priorities, while juggling multiple tasks. You will wear different hats as you interact with high level people, coordinate complex schedules, assist with important events and activities across the region, and support a range of special projects for the CEO and the Director of Governance.  Your attention to detail, professional phone manner, positive outlook, curiosity and drive make you the perfect fit for this role. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

In addition, you will also work with the Director of Governance in coordinating with departments across the organization to ensure continuity, collaboration, and optimization of the greatest revenue opportunities for the organization.  You will interact with the CEO, CFO, COO, Membership Department, Economic Institute and Events Department on opportunities which currently include, but may not be limited to:

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How to Apply

Please submit both your resume and a cover letter as one pdf email attachment with your last name and “Special Assistant” in the file name (i.e., Smith_SpecialAssistant) to srobinson@bayareacouncil.org.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Policy Manager, Transportation

The Policy Manager is a member of the public policy team, responsible for managing and implementing independent projects, as well as supporting one or more Vice Presidents or Senior Vice Presidents in all aspects of their respective policy functions, shaping policy that affects millions of Bay Area and California residents. The Policy Manager will be assigned lead responsibility for one or more policy area or policy project. 

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HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and a cover letter as one pdf e-mail attachment with your last name and “PolicyManager” in the file name (i.e., LASTNAME_PolicyManager) to jgrubb@bayareacouncil.org.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Bay Area Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive work environment and to building a team that reflects the rich diversity of our community.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender differences or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.  Answers to application questions will be used for applicable, job-related reasons only. 

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