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.

Full Time Position:

Administrative Assistant
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. 
Position Summary
NGLCC is seeking a self-motivated and energetic Administrative Assistant to work directly with a Senior Vice President overseeing Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, Advocacy, & Policy. This individual will support NGLCC’s work with key stakeholders including the White House, federal and state government agencies in matters pertaining to policy, research, and government relations. The individual in this role will support the engagement and relationship management with NGLCC’s 44 local affiliate chambers across the country. Additionally, this individual will assist the Assistant to the President & CEO and Office Administrator with duties related to the smooth operation and function of the NGLCC offices.
  • Coordinate all engagement opportunities with leaders of NGLCC’s 44 affiliate chambers across the country
  • Coordinate and support all Affiliate Chamber Council leadership activities, working closely with National and Regional chairs
  • Serve as first point of contact for department activities, communications, inquiries, etc.
  • Manage and promote all programs within the department
  • Assist in maintaining the NGLCC's relationship with government agencies and other partnerships and coalitions, including representing the NGLCC in an official capacity and joining other members of the policy team in meetings
  • Work with the Senior Vice President, Vice President and Affiliate Relations and External Affairs Fellow to draft, and submit policy memorandums, letters, editorials, and other communications to NGLCC staff and external audiences 
  • Execute and manage tactical partnerships and other organizational allies and federal agencies
  • Serve as NGLCC’s primary point of contact for incoming external phone calls
  • Manage smooth operation of NGLCC’s fourth floor offices 
  • Manage smooth operation of NGLCC’s weekly staff meeting 
  • Assist the Assistant to the President & CEO and Office Administrator with administrative and operational needs
  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication 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, Powerpoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, set, and implement priorities, and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or proven relevant experience 
Women, ethnic minorities, LGBT people, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] with the subject line “Administrative Assistant." Any questions about the position should also be directed to Sabrina Kent, Assistant to the President & CEO and Office Administrator, at [email protected]. A PDF version of this job description can be accessed here

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
  • Global

NGLCC is currently seeking a Global Fellow as part of our Fellowship Program:

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the business voice of the LGBT community and is the largest global not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people. NGLCC Global™, a division of the NGLCC, promotes the growth of small businesses internationally and provides the quickest and most effective path to broad-based economic advancement and empowerment of the global LGBT community. Through a variety of resources, NGLCC Global connects LGBT-owned and -allied companies, multinational corporations, and international affiliate chamber leaders and members. 
NGLCC Global is currently seeking a Fellow to support its International LGBT Supplier Registration program and other global initiatives. Working within the NGLCC Global department, the Fellow will interface with LGBT entrepreneurs across a wide spectrum of industries to provide support for business development trainings and networking events. The Fellow will also offer impeccable, responsive customer service to NGLCC constituents and business owners as they navigate the supplier registration process and participate in NGLCC Global's programs. 
This fellowship is ideal for graduate students of International Relations or related fields with experience in international human rights and/or LGBT advocacy work. The fellow will gain valuable experience with small business development and supplier diversity tools for the economic growth. The Fellow will also build skills in international development programming, federal grant management, corporate procurement processes for minority-owned small and medium businesses, and the critical role of economic empowerment in the movement for global LGBT equality.
Primary responsibilities will include:
  • Support NGLCC Global’s objectives of connecting with LGBT-owned businesses outside of the United States by managing the International LGBT Supplier Registration and maintaining meaningful engagement with NGLCC registered suppliers.
  • Assist in processing applications for International LGBT Supplier Registration through the MyNGLCC online registration portal.
  • Organize regular teleconferences and webinars for international LGBT businesses on a variety of business topics.
  • Contribute to periodic department outreach, including drafting online newsletters, blog posts, reports, etc.
  • Represent NGLCC Global at events and activities related to the LGBT small business community and the movement for global LGBT human rights.
  • Provide research, writing, and administrative support to the NGLCC Global department and organization at large as needed.
  • Background in International Relations, International Development, or related academic fields
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Proven record of impeccable customer service
  • Knowledge of Spanish is preferred
  • The NGLCC Fellowship Program is designed to last the duration of one to two university semesters with flexibility to accommodate academic schedules.
  • NGLCC requires a minimum commitment of 25 to 30 hours per week.
  • Compensation will be in the form of a $1,000 monthly stipend.
How to Apply:

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
  • Global

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