Virtual Event: LGBTQ+ Professionals

LGBTQ+ Professionals is a social group that hosts networking and learning opportunities for LGBTQ+ professionals in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley Region. The LOFT partners with a variety of business-based LGBTQ+ groups to host events throughout the year.  For more information contact [email protected]


New Event! | RSVP HERE

Join us for our virtual LGBTQ+ Professional lunchtime series with Career Coach Jim Arnoff
March 23rd | Thursday | 12:30-2:00 PM | Virtual | FREE | RSVP HERE


Looking to have a more powerful say in the way things are handled in your career? Tired of giving decisions over to your co-workers, friends, and colleagues? Feeling intimidated about money and the business side of your career?

Join Career Coach/Talent Agent Consultant Jim Arnoff in an immersive, interactive workshop that will give you the career coach's take on how to reclaim making bold decisions in your career and claim your true creative/business voice.

Learn the most effective ways to build your confidence, communicate with conviction and ask for what you truly want. Gain the skills to negotiate in a way that minimizes the fears and maximizes the results, hear the insider's tips on how to network with results and learn the most effective ways to pitch yourself. This workshop is all about claiming your authentic voice, honoring your creativity, leveraging your strengths and being fully expressed.



Jim is a Certified Career/Business/Life Coach to the entertainment industry, small business owners, veterans in film and television, women in finance. NYU alumni and the LGBT+ community. Jim is certified by the International Coach Federation and founded the Gay Coaches Collective/NYC.

Jim Arnoff consults as a talent agent having represented television production companies in developing and selling original programming. As a consultant, he shapes pitches, strengthens sizzle reels and works with producers to launch their own production companies.

He practices entertainment law in television, film and digital. Jim worked at the William Morris Agency as both an in-house lawyer and television packaging agent. Jim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, George Washington University School of Law and the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching.

He leads workshops for Veterans in Media and Entertainment, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Out Professionals, StartOut, LeGal (the LGBT Bar Association), Alliance of Women Directors, U.S. Military Academy, Writers Guild of America, Writers Guild Foundation/Veterans Writing Project, New York Women in Film & Television, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Tisch West Alumni, Gotham Film & Media Institute, NYU Arts & Entertainment Alumni Network, NYU LGBT Alumni Network, NYU Alumni Club of LA, The Entertainment Community Fund, Hollywood Radio & Television Society, Women in Film, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, The Filmshop, Fashion Group International and the Financial Women’s Association, Jim is an adjunct faculty member of the School of Visual Arts ("Pitching Your Scripted Television Series to the Industry Experts") featuring scripted showrunners and network development executives.

He is a member of the New York State, New York City and LGBT Bar Associations. (Website:



March 23, 2023 at 12:30pm - 2pm
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