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    The NJ LGBT Chamber is the bridge to connect with New Jersey's LGBT, and allied business community. We are New Jersey's premier LGBT business organization dedicated to strengthening LGBT businesses in the New Jersey tri-state area.

  • Part-Time Executive Director

    Posted: 10/03/2021


    Position Description:
    The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the daily administration and organizational management of the NJLBTCC, which includes, but is not limited to, membership development and relations, sponsorship acquisition and retention, program development, public relations and marketing, coordination of policy priorities, and sound management and oversight of all fiscal resources. The ED works hand-in-hand with and supports the Board of Directors to define priorities through a strategic plan, builds and develops teamwork among Board Members and organizational volunteers, and ensures accountability among all parties.


    Reports To: The NJLGBTCC’s Board of Directors



    • BA strongly desired; or education and experience to accomplish the requirements of the position

    • Demonstrated commitment to personal learning and ongoing professional development



    • Minimum three to five years experience in senior level administrative management or equivalent

    • Significant and measurable experience in constituency/membership development in a nonprofit organization

    • Significant experience working with the LGBT community

    • Executive or Associate Director experience preferred

    • Experience with the business sector; small business sector experience preferred


    Responsibilities: Include, but are not limited to, the items on pages 4-6 of this document.


    Characteristics, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Outlined on page 7 of this document.

    Compensation and Expectations: The ED will be compensated as a 1099 contractor. The  position will be part-time and the ED is expected to work a minimum of 20 hours a week. The ED understands that hours worked per week will fluctuate and can include evenings and weekends, as needed. 

    As compensation, the ED will receive a salary of $2,500/month ($30,000 for the year) and will be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses that arise (gas, tolls, incidentals, etc.) 

    The ED will be expected to raise at minimum, half of their annual salary ($15,000) in new corporate sponsorships each year. 


    Application Processes and Procedures:

    A successful application will include the following information:

    • A brief cover letter providing information on your background, experience, and reasons why you want to work with the NJLGBTCC//why you’d be a good fit.

    • Resume -- to include a link to your LinkedIn page and/or website.

    • 2-3 Professional References with contact information. 


    Applicants must submit one (1) electronic copy of all materials listed above in PDF Format by 5:00PM on Friday, October 15th, 2021 to the President, Stephen Blazejewski: stephen@njlgbtchamber.org and Vice President of Supplier Diversity, Steven Garibell: steven@njlgbtchamber.org




    This application will be available until Friday, October 15th 2021, but may be extended or cut short at the discretion of the NJLGBTCC Board of Directors. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit completed applications sooner rather than later. The following schedule provides the target dates for the selection process.



    Deadline for Applications: Friday, November 5th, 2021 at 5:00 PM

    Notify Finalists: Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 at 5:00 PM

    Interviews of Finalists: Monday, November 15th - 17th

    Selection of ED: Friday, November 19th

    Secure Final Contract Signatures and ED Orientation: Monday, November 22nd - 24th


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