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PFLAG National - Executive Vice President

Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Full time, exempt position with full benefits

Compensation & Benefits

  • $160,000-$185,000

  • PFLAG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

    • paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance

    • short- and long-term disability 

    • 403(b) with employer match 

    • generous vacation package

  • Flexible office time: Minimum of 2 days per week in the office. 



About PFLAG National


PFLAG is seeking a dynamic, experienced and growth-minded individual to serve as its Executive Vice President.  This newly created position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the ongoing management and facilitation of work among multiple teams and departments, often acting on behalf of the CEO.


PFLAG is the nation's largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them. As we celebrate 50 years of advocacy and service, this new position is essential to the ongoing success of the organization and the movement. In these challenging times politically and culturally, PFLAG remains in the forefront of crucial and consequential impact for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.


Since our founding in 1973, PFLAG works every day to fight for an equitable and inclusive world where LGBTQ+ people are safe, celebrated, empowered and loved. PFLAG National has over 350,000 members and supporters and over 350 chapters in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by the PFLAG National staff, Board of Directors, and Regional Directors Council. Currently, PFLAG has a staff capacity of 30 FTEs who reside in Washington DC and ten states; over half work fully remote from its headquarters. PFLAG has a labor agreement with and has a favorable relationship with its employees. 


About the Position


This individual will be a phenomenal leader of teams who thrives in an environment where mission-driven work is key.  They will relish the opportunity to mentor and guide leaders of different departments to greater success.  They will also have the ability to not only keep an eye on the vision of the organization, but also have a direct role in setting that vision for the years to come.


PFLAG National is led by its Chief Executive Officer who reports to a 21-person Board of Directors.  The vibrant chapter network is cultivated and connected by 13 volunteers who comprise the Regional Directors Council. 


In the past 4 years, PFLAG has successfully grown its staff from 11 people to 30 full time employees.  In this time, we have also doubled our operating budget. Currently, PFLAG staffers reside in Washington DC and ten states; over half work fully remote from its headquarters. PFLAG has a labor agreement with the OPEIU Local 2, AFL-CIO and has a favorable relationship with its employees. 

Duties Include


This senior leader will oversee the Chapter Engagement, Administration & Finance, Learning & Inclusion, Policy & Government Affairs, and the Advocacy & Strategic Alliances departments. Below is an estimated representation of how this person will divide their time.


Management, Mentorship, and Collaboration (50%)

  • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure high-level impact, long-term strategy, and organizational effectiveness

  • Supervise and mentor department leads to aid them in their management and facilitation of cross departmental strategy - ensuring that the VPs have what they need to get their jobs done in an efficient manner

  • Serve as the head of the Leadership Team’s regular meetings as well as conduct and manage the full staff meetings

  • Advise the CEO in matters of programming, staffing, and external affairs. 

  • Model and incorporate organizational values, policies and culture within the Leadership Team

  • Ensure collaboration across departments for maximum organizational effectiveness

Human Capital, Infrastructure & Nonprofit Compliance (30%)

  • Evaluate, refine and implement organizational tools and processes to enable productivity and compliance with regulatory requirements

  • With Leadership Team,  attract, develop and retain a team of people who are aligned with PFLAG’s mission and seek solutions and outcomes that advance it

  • Oversee the development of annual budget; recurring tracking and reporting; and stewardship of the investment of its reserve capital

  • Create and implement a culturally competent and growth responsive HR and human capital program working with the Leadership team.  


Strategy & Public Facing Work (20%)

  • Work closely with the CEO to create a long-term strategy and tactics with measurable effectiveness of its progress toward its vision and prudent deployment of its resources

  • Engage effectively with the Board of Directors and Regional Directors Council by providing transparent, accurate and timely reports on behalf of the CEO as assigned

  • Working with departmental leadership, assist in devising and executing externally facing outreach and programmatic initiatives.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a nonprofit setting and a demonstrated success toward achieving true collaboration among teams.

  • 7+ years experience in having directly supervised staff.

  • A proven track record of success with organizational change management

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational, and management skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Direct experience managing and overseeing organizational budgets

  • Experience in managing consultants, external advisors and/or vendors.

  • Enthusiastic support of PFLAG’s strategic vision, mission, and goals.

  • Experience working with and in the LGBTQ+ movement and a keen understanding of the top issues within the movement.

To Apply


  • ​Click below or email us at with the subject line "PFLAG EVP POSITION"

  • Send your resume and a cover letter in one document in pdf format

  • No calls, please

JMM Strategy Group and PFLAG National strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community to apply. We do not tolerate discrimination on any level and are actively working to ensure that all people have access to the jobs and positions they are qualified to succeed in.

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