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Join us to work in an entrepreneurial atmosphere with creative people who want to bring about social change through economic equality.


The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is a dynamic non-profit organization working to expand the economic opportunities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)-owned businesses. NGLCC offers targeted job opportunities as well as a multidisciplinary internship program. Join us to work in an entrepreneurial atmosphere with creative people who want to bring about social change through economic equality.

To learn about open positions at the NGLCC, please explore the opportunities below.


NGLCC Staff

The NGLCC does not have any current full-time staff openings at this time. Please check back regularly for updates on our staffing needs.

NGLCC Fellowship Program

The NGLCC Fellowship Program offers stipend positions to graduate students looking for part-time to full-time work while pursuing their studies. We offer fellowships in the following areas: 

  • Corporate Relations
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Policy

Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy Fellowship

The NGLCC is currently seeking a Fellow to support the organization in various programs and initiatives. This Fellowship is designed to attract and retain a graduate student or recent graduate on an ongoing basis up to one year to support the NGLCC Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy team. Our goal is to encourage the professional development of a young adult interested in promoting LGBT inclusion within corporate supplier diversity programs and expanding opportunities for LGBT entrepreneurs through a public facing, policy, and external relations role. 
 
The Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy Fellow will:
  • Gain understanding of the LGBT business movement, especially in the realm of supplier diversity, corporate procurement, and NGLCC’s powerful network of affiliate chambers and certified LGBT business owners
  • Meet and interact with corporate partners, LGBT business owners, affiliate chamber leaders, and policy makers
  • Assist in marketing the benefits of program participation to NGLCC constituencies 
  • Draft correspondence and communications for key audiences
  • Support the NGLCC in matters pertaining to policy, research, and government relations
  • Work with the Senior Vice President and Manager of Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy to prepare, draft, and submit policy memorandums, letters, editorials, and other communications to NGLCC staff and external audiences 
  • Monitor the Federal Register to observe relevant rulings and legislation that may impact the mission of the NGLCC
  • Provide support in outreach and engagement with NGLCC’s national and international affiliated chambers of commerce
  • Assist in maintaining the NGLCC's relationship with government agencies and other partnerships and coalitions, including representing the NGLCC in an official capacity as Affiliate Relations and External Affairs Fellow and joining other members of the policy team in meetings
  • Will be provided with office space and support other members of staff as appropriate
Qualifications: 
  • Strong interpersonal and professional skills 
  • Willingness to learn about and become engaged in this cutting-edge aspect of the LGBT movement
  • Enthusiasm and dedication toward advancing the LGBT business community
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial office environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, set and implement priorities, and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong writing and editing skills
Who Should Apply:
  • Graduate students/MBA students/recent graduates with an interest in business development, supply chain diversity, marketing, entrepreneurship, policy, government affairs, and the LGBT rights movement.
Women, ethnic minorities, LGBT, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy Fellowship." Any questions about the position should be directed to Courtney Mott, Manager, Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy at [email protected]
 

NGLCC Corporate Partner Integrity Staffing Solutions is the NGLCC Fellowship Program Partner.


NGLCC Internship Program

The NGLCC Internship Program is for undergraduate students looking to collect real-world work experience. NGLCC is always accepting applications for internships in the following areas of interest: 

  • Communications
  • Meetings & Events
  • Government Affairs
  • Corporate Relations
  • Supplier Diversity

Women, ethnic minorities, LGBT, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.