Month: March 2016

IBA in Search of Candidates to Fill Administrative Assistant Position!

The Independence Business Alliance (IBA), the Greater Philadelphia Region’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce, is excited to announce that a search is underway for a full-time, highly motivated Administrative Assistant to support the IBA’s Executive Director and the work of the volunteer Board of Directors in moving the IBA’s mission forward.

Description:  Full-Time Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director

Reports to: Executive Director

This position includes assisting the IBA Executive Director in his work of supporting the IBA Board President, Board of Directors, Members, and Corporate Partners.  High-level contact and exposure to sensitive information will require considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment.  This Administrative Assistant position, under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, will perform a variety of duties independently.  These duties require a professional approach, great accuracy, flexibility to work in many different work environments, and strong business communication and organizational skills.  Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are essential for this position.  Experience working in the nonprofit field is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits.

For the detailed Job Description, including the required skills, professional qualifications and application guidelines for this position, please click here: Admin Asst Job Description IBA.

For consideration, interested applicants should submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current resume/CV

 Submissions should be made electronically in a single PDF document to: OR via first class mail to:

IBA Admin Search
ATTN: Zachary Wilcha, Executive Director
Independence Business Alliance
230 S. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Applications will be accepted through April 11, 2016 at 5pm.  Finalist candidates should be prepared to submit two work references (with current contact information), including past direct supervisor(s).  No phone calls will be accepted about the position.  To learn more about the IBA, visit

 The IBA is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in its work and staff.

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IBA and PNC Bank Partnership Wins Brotherly Love/Sisterly Affection Award from PBJ

The IBA and PNC Bank partnership has helped several local small LGBT businesses with its Annual PNC Bank LGBT Small Business Award. Now that partnership has received recognition from the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the recipients of the inaugural Brotherly Love Sisterly Affection Awards. In being honored, the IBA and PNC Bank will join other will local partnerships among for-profit and nonprofit organizations that help the city of Philadelphia.

The winners were chosen based on monetary donations, social impact and community involvement that’s taken place in the last 18 months.

PNC Bank joined the IBA as its initial Corporate Partner in 2007. In 2011, they approached the IBA about creating an award to help small LGBT businesses and directly impact the local LGBT business community. In 2015, PNC Bank doubled its commitment to the program by making it a $10,000 award. The annual Award honors an IBA Member-owned business that demonstrates a well-defined plan for growth, including innovation, sustainability, and ongoing contribution to the community. To learn how to apply for this year’s PNC Bank award, click here.

The first ever Brotherly Love, Sisterly Affection Awards program will take place on Thursday, April 7 at the Ballroom at the Ben. Learn more about the IBA and PNC Bank and other partnership honorees here.

pnc award

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