As the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, GLAAD is at the forefront of accelerating acceptance to ensure fair, accurate, and inclusive representation that leads to cultural change. For over 30 years, GLAAD has been a dynamic media force rewriting the script for LGBTQ acceptance. Our work tackles tough issues that shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.
GLAAD operates with support from foundations, corporations and individuals from every corner of the United States. Our highly skilled team of more than 50 staff work out of our Headquarters in New York and an office in Los Angeles. Over the past several years, GLAAD has achieved rapid and significant growth and currently has an annual operating budget of approximately $12 million.
The work of GLAAD resembles a campaign-style work environment; there is always a high level of energy, excitement and activity for everyone in the organization; preparing for the next events/activities to accomplish our important media advocacy work, challenging anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and changing hearts and minds about our need for full equality. Staff members are expected to consciously and continuously promote the mission, values, programs, and impact of the organization when presented with opportunities for participating in membership development and reaching out to personal connections on behalf of GLAAD.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Operations Coordinator will be a trusted partner responsible for providing critical and high-quality administrative support to the COO, anticipating daily needs, new and shifting priorities. In this role, the Operations Coordinator will manage a diverse range of projects supporting the Operations team, coordinate the day-to-day operations of GLAAD’s New York office and serve as a key liaison internally to other department across the organization and to GLAAD’s LA office. To be successful in this role it is expected that the Operations Coordinator will gain a thorough understanding of GLAAD, including its mission, values, key stakeholders, priorities and programs.
Administrative Support to COO
May assume other related responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer.
Candidate EDUCATION | EXPERIENCE | Competencies
Education & Experience:
Knowledge, Skills & Personal Qualities
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include 403(b) retirement plan participation; escalating vacation beginning with 17 days, paid sick and personal days and holidays; and organization-paid health benefits, including medical, dental, vision healthcare and dependent options; flex spending accounts, and life and long-term disability insurance.
GLAAD Commitment to Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity
GLAAD is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
GLAAD is also committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, height and weight, or other personal characteristics as may be protected by applicable law.
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As the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, GLAAD is at the forefront of accelerating acceptance to ensure fair, accurate, and inclusive representation that leads to cultural change. For over 30 years, GLAAD has…