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Corporate Relations Director

The National LGBT 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 is currently seeking a self-motivated full-time team member to serve as Corporate Relations Director in the department’s growing team.

Position Summary

The Corporate Relations Director is a critical member of the NGLCC Corporate Relations Team and supports the development and delivery of partnerships established between NGLCC and Fortune 1000 companies. NGLCC’s corporate partnerships are vital to expanding opportunities for LGBT entrepreneurs and strengthening the LGBT business community.

The Corporate Relations Director will develop new partnerships, deliver benefits of established partnerships, maintain strong relationships with corporate representatives, and work with the Corporate Relations Team in delivering superior customer service and programmatic engagement to all corporate partners.

To excel in this position, the ideal candidate would have experience in delivering excellent customer service, possess the ability to work independently and as a team with other professionals, have experience in a business development or sales position, exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, have a high attention to detail, and possess the ability to manage sensitive data.

The successful candidate for this role must have the ability to creatively solve problems in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with significant job responsibilities, including managing the ongoing details of many different partnerships and corporate-focused events. The Corporate Relations Director should have strong interpersonal skills, excel in establishing and maintaining professional business relationships, and be enthusiastic about expanding opportunities for LGBT entrepreneurs.

NGLCC is seeking a professional willing to make a multi-year commitment to this position, as significant training and skill-mastery will be developed. This role will require occasional domestic travel.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit new Corporate Partners
  • Aid in the retention of existing Corporate Partners
  • Expand existing corporate partnerships through events support and other opportunities
  • Help lead the department in managing corporate partnerships, membership councils, programs, and events related to corporate stakeholders
  • Provide high-level customer service to NGLCC’s Corporate Partners and prospective partners
  • Communicate opportunities, news, and program updates to corporate audiences and in the cultivation of business relationships with new potential corporate partners
  • Design, update, issue, and track partnership agreements, invoices, and annual partnership reports
  • Research opportunities for engagement of prospective partners, companies, and industries
  • Contribute to and/or lead special projects as requested
  • Flexibility for domestic travel

Requirements

  • B.A./ B.S. degree or higher (Communications background a plus)
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in a professional office environment in a client relationship or business development/sales field
  • Previous experience in development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Salesforce (or other CRM software)
  • Project management and organizational skills; must be able to manage, monitor, and track numerous activities

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] with the subject line “Corporate Relations Director." 

Applications submitted without stated salary requirements will not be considered. Any questions about the position can also be directed to [email protected].

Women, ethnic minorities, LGBT people, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Supplier Diversity Associate

The National LGBT 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

The NGLCC is seeking an Associate to support the organization’s flagship program, the Supplier Diversity Initiative (SDI). The SDI certifies businesses that are majority LGBT owned as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBEs) and provides them with a suite of benefits that support their growth and success. Working within the Supplier Diversity department, the Associate will interface with highly motivated entrepreneurs in a wide spectrum of businesses from CEOs of digital advertising agencies to technology startups. The Associate will provide impeccable, responsive customer service to business owners as they navigate the certification process and participate in NGLCC’s programs.

This entry-level position is geared towards professionals seeking an opportunity to build and strengthen their small business knowledge, as well as become intimately familiar with supplier diversity as a tool for the economic development of diverse-owned businesses. The Associate will gain significant knowledge in corporate procurement processes, small and medium business management, and the central role of economic empowerment in the LGBT equality movement.

To excel in this position, the ideal candidate would be experienced in delivering excellent customer service, working independently and as a team with other professionals, balancing multiple projects simultaneously, and managing sensitive data. They would also need to exhibit strong written and spoken communication skills and have exceptional attention to detail.

The NGLCC is seeking an entrepreneurial professional willing to make a multi-year commitment to this position, as significant training and skill mastery will be developed. The Associate may be occasionally asked to travel domestically.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Supplier Diversity department’s goals of reaching LGBT-owned businesses, guiding them through the certification process, and maintaining their engagement with the NGLCC
  • Assist department in guiding prospective businesses through the certification process
  • Support department in providing exceptional customer service to business owners utilizing NGLCC’s programs
  • Assist in preparing certification application materials and maintaining an updated database
  • Manage regular online orientations which provide a comprehensive overview of the NGLCC to newly certified business owners
  • Assist in marketing the benefits of program participation to NGLCC constituencies, drafting LGBTBE related correspondence, and creating profiles of business owners
  • Ensure that the Supplier Diversity department’s hardcopy and electronic records are organized and up-to-date
  • Oversee the direction of the SDI Fellow’s support role

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or proven relevant experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a professional environment, preferably in a client relationship or business development field
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and thrive in an entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Experience working on a team
  • Proven record of impeccable customer service
  • Experience with CSM platforms or tools a plus (Salesforce, iMS, etc.)

TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] with the subject line, “Supplier Diversity Associate."

Applications submitted without stated salary requirements will not be considered. Any questions about the position can also be directed to [email protected].

Women, ethnic minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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. NGLCC currently does not have any openings for fellowships, but we update our site regularly. Please check back again soon.

In the past, we have offered fellowships in the following areas:

  • Corporate Relations
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Policy

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


NGLCC Internship Program

The NGLCC Internship Program is designed for undergraduate students looking to collect real-world work experience. NGLCC accepts interns on a rolling basis. Interns are expected to work with every department within NGLCC to get a sense of their entire organization and expand their learning opportunities. To apply to become an NGLCC intern, click here