Employment Opportunities in the Micro Enterprise Sector
To submit a job announcement for a microbusiness industry position, please send a link or a Word document to: Andrew Seko. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days, unless otherwise notified.
North Coast SBDC is hiring an Office & Client Services Coordinator. Location: Eureka, CA
The North Coast Small Business Development Center (North Coast SBDC), serves small businesses and entrepreneurs across Humboldt County, Del Norte county, and Tribal Lands. Primary activities of the North Coast SBDC include business workshops, training events, one-on-one consulting/advising services, and information & referral. The Office & Client Services Coordinator supports smooth operations and client relations for the North Coast SBDC out of its main office in Eureka, CA. The Coordinator reports to the Center Director of the North Coast SBDC. This part-time position offers paid sick and vacation leave, but does not provide medical or other benefits. Should the position increase to full-time in the future (depending on funding), medical and other benefits will become available
Kitchen Table Advisors is hiring two Business Advisors. Location: San Francisco, CA
These two roles will help take our organization to the next level as we begin to scale up our program in the region and solidify our best practices while measuring and improving impact. You will join a small but mighty team of six: Program Team (2 Business Advisors & Program Director), Relationships Team (Community Engagement Manager & Associate Director) and Executive Director. We anticipate these roles to start in summer of 2017 at a part-time capacity, with potential to increase hours in 2018 and beyond.
Working Solutions is hiring a Senior Accountant. Location: San Francisco, CA
The Senior Accountant is responsible for oversight of Accounting and Finance functions, management of contracts and vendor relations, and spearheading strategic projects which increase organization efficiencies. As such this position ensures the organization remains compliant with partner banks, government entities, and other funders through thorough checks and balances processes, and by tracking and reporting financials.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring an Accountant. Location: San Francisco, CA
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks an experienced nonprofit accounting/finance colleague to complete our three-person finance team. Our new Accountant will implement grant invoicing and other financial activities for a dynamic organization. The ideal candidate brings experience in government grant accounting and compliance, and expertise in GAAP for nonprofits, with an enthusiasm for, and recognition of the importance of, fastidious financial administration in organizational excellence. Along with dedication to accounting and finance, our new colleague works as part of the HR, Operations and Finance team, enjoying the wider perspective and impact on the organization and mission that this collaboration brings.
BALLE is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Oakland, CA
The new Executive Director will be a proven and visionary leader with deep field expertise and demonstrated experience as a high capacity fundraiser. In addition, BALLE’s next leader will have an entrepreneurial track record, being able to sense the emergent needs of the moment and meet them with strategic, innovative and timely services and programs. To qualify for this role, the next E.D. must also operate through the lenses of racial and economic justice and environmental sustainability and be committed to continuous learning and decision-making based on principles. In addition, the next Executive Director will be committed to the understanding that internal change is a prerequisite to systemic external change and will continue BALLE’s commitment to change the current system by cultivating a shift in the mindset from which the system arises. At the same time, the next Executive Director is responsible for identifying and effectively illuminating the most successful tools and models for building local living economies that are emerging in the field. Most of all, the right candidate will have the vision and skills needed to guide BALLE into its next era of effectiveness.
Economic Development & Financing Corporation is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Ukiah, CA
The Executive Director (ED) reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for leadership, oversight and management of EDFC and its programs. Working with the Board of Directors, this position provides economic development to the County of Mendocino and the four incorporated cities. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial attitude with an ability to manage and grow a $2.1M loan portfolio. An ability to work creatively with a large board of directors will create possibilities of new projects only limited to the resources developed by the ED.
La Cocina is hiring a Municipal Market Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA
The Municipal Market Project Manager will lead the creation and execution of La Cocina’s newest project. Working directly with the Executive Director, and an already-assembled design/build team, the Project Manager will manage the construction of the site, initiate and cultivate community partnerships, work with development consultants and teams to raise the initial capital needs and on-going program support, work with La Cocina’s program team to identify and cultivate vendors for the space and hire additional members for the team.
La Cocina is hiring a Conference & Storytelling Project Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA
The La Cocina Conference Project Manager will manage the positioning, growth, and execution of La Cocina’s Conference as well as related storytelling events over the course of 12 months. Working directly with the Deputy Director, and closely with the Program Manager (who will be a thought-partner for content) and Events and Operations Manager (who will lead on the logistics of event operations) the Project Manager will work to create a vision and plan for a conference that will cement La Cocina’s position as a thought leader in the field of food entrepreneurship. Similarly to the way that people buy tickets for The Southern Foodways Alliance events, SOCAP or Skoll World Forum without even knowing who is speaking, we would like to position The La Cocina Conference as THE place where people come together to talk about equitable economic development through food business ownership.
Cutting Edge Capital is hiring a Communications and Operations Guru. Location: Oakland, CA
In collaboration with our affiliated law firm, Cutting Edge Counsel, we help mission-driven organizations raise capital in alignment with their values and goals. We specialize in offerings that are open to an enterprise’s community of supporters, both wealthy and community investors. We use our experience, legal knowledge, and passion to assist businesses, cooperatives, and nonprofits with innovative and successful capital raising campaigns. We believe that community led offerings help entrepreneurs maintain control and stay mission-aligned and help build a more just, equitable and sustainable economy. Our services include: strategic consulting; legal services; finance and business plan consulting; marketing guidance and tools. You will act as the communications and operations guru for Cutting Edge Capital and Cutting Edge Counsel. Your primary responsibilities include interfacing with clients, driving company marketing, and fostering a positive and efficient work environment.
The San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center is hiring a Deputy Director. Location: San Diego, CA
Under the direction of the Director of San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center, responsible for supervising the delivery of all procurement counseling services including the scheduling and presentation of locally developed workshops or cosponsored outreach events; personally deliver technical counseling services; assist the Director in the overall administration of the program and in developing funding proposals for competitive and non-competitive grants and contracts; assist in managing the delivery of counseling services by Procurement Advisor staff; manage Bid Plan Center operations to ensure optimum client, sponsor and partner service delivery; serve as contract manager on various service contracts with program sponsors; as assigned, provide oversight and training to administrative staff; establish and maintain written procedures for all aspects of the position, and serve as liaison with all government contracting offices and prime contractors within service area.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Development Director. Location: San Francisco, CA
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks an entrepreneurial Development Director to join our passionate team and work in all aspects of fund development. The ideal candidate possesses a profound commitment to our mission, an exceptional level of personal responsibility, and is adept at both conveying our message persuasively to capture financial resources while managing back-office processes to ensure a strong and responsive development department. The Development Director is responsible for directing and implementing all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $3.5M). S/he is a member of our leadership team and works closely with Renaissance’s CEO and board of directors. Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources; the Development Director will manage and grow these resources while building a more robust individual and major gifts program.
AEO is hiring a TILT Forward Network Director. Location: Washington, DC
AEO seeks a Director for its TILT Forward Network. The TILT Forward Network represents a subset of AEO members that are committed to innovation and seek access to capital, product and marketing solutions to solve for the capital gap to Main Street. The Director is part of the core team responsible for the launch and growth of the next phase of AEO’s TILT Forward Initiative. The Network Director will ensure successful implementation of TILT Forward solutions and satisfaction among TILT Forward Network participants. The TILT Forward Network Director reports to the SVP of New Initiatives at AEO and will work closely with AEO’s membership, marketing and operations teams.
Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center is hiring an SBDC Director. Location: National City, CA
Under the general direction of the Regional Director of the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network and the Imperial Regional Alliance, plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the operations and activities of the Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center (IVSBDC); assume responsibility for planning, developing, marketing, and overall administration of the IVSBDC in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Imperial Regional Alliance, the California Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges (COCCC), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Small Business Development Center Program, and the Southwestern College SBDC Lead Center; develop programs to meet the specific technical assistance and training needs of the small business community; act as a liaison with both public and private sector small business assistance organizations; and provide the overall coordination of direct small business services within the Imperial Valley service area.