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5 Nov 2021

Full-Time Group Manager – LGBTQ Advisory Committee – Posted by Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Group Manager – LGBTQ Advisory Committee
Chicago, IL

The American Medical Association (AMA) is the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians and a non-profit organization. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America’s physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation.  To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

We continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization.  We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise.

We encourage and support professional development for our employees, and we are dedicated to social responsibility. We invite you to learn more about us and we look forward to getting to know you.

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Group Manager – LGBTQ Advisory Committee on our Marketing & Membership Experience team. As a Group Manager – LGBTQ Advisory Committee you will be responsible for the long-term success of the AMA’s LGBTGQ Advisory Committee and the AMA’s work around LGBTQ issues, and in that capacity works with the Director of Governance and Policy to: (1) manage Advisory Committee planning and governance functions, (2) plan and direct the activities of the Advisory Committee, and (3) serve as a center of expertise and point of contact for internal and external inquiries related to LGBTQ issues.  The LGBTQ Advisory Committee advises the AMA Board of Trustees and leads the AMA’s efforts on issues affecting LGBTQ physicians and patients.


Advisory Committee and Other Activities 

In collaboration with Director:

  • Facilitates planning and execution of LGBTQ Advisory Committee meetings, Annual/Interim meetings, and other events
  • Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) and primary point of contact within and outside the AMA for inquiries related to LGBTQ issues
  • Collaborates with product experts to help identify product and service gaps and to fulfill those needs and opportunities.
  • Assists with the development of customer profiles and guidelines for segment messaging; tests and implements programs and engagement opportunities
  • Facilitates communication between the AMA and members interested in LGBTQ issues
  • Interacts with the AMA Board of Trustees, AMA business units, and relevant external organizations
  • Identifies and contributes to the implementation of opportunities to grow AMA membership

Leadership and Relationship Management and Development 

In collaboration with Director:

  • Guides the LGBTQ Advisory Committee in the development and implementation of strategic plans aligned with department and AMA goals
  • Builds, manages and sustains professional relationships with LGBTQ Advisory Committee members and other leaders
  • Provides council to LGBTQ Advisory Committee members, advising them on and guiding them through relevant AMA policy, processes, and procedures
  • Identifies and facilitates implementation of leadership development opportunities for LGBTQ Advisory Committee members
  • Represents the needs of the Advisory Committee to management, elevating concerns as appropriate

May include other responsibilities as assigned


  1. Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline required
  2. Minimum 5 years of experience in leading, influencing and interacting with external stakeholders required; experience with managing physicians or other professionals preferred
  3. Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write a diverse range of material, develop well thought-out policy positions, and edit material prepared by other required
  4. Excellent organization, prioritization, and management skills to handle a variety of multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced, high volume team environment, required
  5. Polished interpersonal, decision-making, and political skills to interface and communicate with all levels of leadership, staff, management, and build sustainable trusting relationships with members
  6. Travel (up to 10%) and extended hours, nights and weekends as business demands dictate, required

The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.


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Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: manager. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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