Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time
Permanently Remote

Pay Range: $18.00-$22.00
Organization's Mission: We strive to create long lasting partnerships between key organizations and businesses, ensuring both growth and visibility for LGBTQ+ community and allies in Utah.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce is a proudly queer, anti-racist, affirmative action employer. Our commitment is to provide and sustain a diverse work environment that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Position Summary: The Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber is the hub and unifying voice for our diverse, creative and resilient business community. We are a member-focused, proactive organization guided by a committed board of directors. Our purpose is to strengthen Utah’s LGBTQ+ and allied businesses, promote economic development, and enhance community vitality. We strive to make Utah a diverse, welcoming and vibrant place to do business and enhance our members’ success through inclusion, advocacy, member benefits, and services.
Under the direction of the Chamber’s CEO, the Business Assist Outreach Navigator will help accomplish the Chamber’s mission to create long lasting partnerships between key organizations and businesses, ensuring both growth and visibility for LGBTQ+ community and allies in Utah.
The Navigator will serve as an important part of the Chamber and Salt Lake County's Center of Opportunity Partnership (CO-OP) program which is a long-term initiative to connect lower-income businesses to economic and development resources.
Primary Responsibilities: The Navigator will seek out and identify businesses within Salt Lake County experiencing economic opportunity gaps, assess their needs and goals, and connect them to the most appropriate CO-OP Business Services Partners and additional resources.
Businesses served will include, but are not limited to those owned and operated by LGBTQ, Black, Latinx, Native American, Asian-Pacific, people with disabilities, and socially or economically disadvantaged individuals including those located in geographies with lower economic opportunity. The Business Assist Outreach Navigator will help accomplish Salt Lake County's CO-OP goal to create an ecosystem of businesses, community-based organizations, and business service organizations which leverage each other's strengths to ensure businesses thrive in Salt Lake County.
Desired Qualifications: The successful applicant will enjoy and contribute to our nonprofit mission-driven team environment by displaying integrity and dependability; and will be resourceful, creative, flexible, and goal-oriented.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

• Understanding of basic principles and practices of small and micro business operations and the barriers and challenges unique to underserved communities.
• Understanding of LGBTQ+ community culture(s).
• Ability to listen actively and communicate empathetically, professionally, and effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Experience with project coordination, setting and accomplishing of goals, and strategic decision making.
• Experience with gathering and analyzing data and preparing project reports.
• Ability to work independently and balance priorities while being detail oriented.
• Exhibition of a strong work ethic.
• Experience with social media platforms.
• Experience with efficiency applications (i.e., Slack & Zoom).
• GSuite and Microsoft Office proficiency.
• Spanish language proficiency (preferred).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Occasional weekend and evening work.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

$18.00 to $22.00 per hour based on experience

Quarterly incentive bonuses

Monthly health care reimbursement
How to Apply: To Apply, please email cover letter and resume to liz.pitts@utahlgbtqchamber.org.
Closing Date: July 7, 2022
Location: Salt Lake County - Remote

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Contact: Liz Pitts
Email: liz.pitts@utahlgbtqchamber.org
Phone: 1-385-743-9211