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 Cole. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days, unless otherwise notified.
Working Solutions is hiring a Business Development Officer, East Bay. Location: San Francisco, California.
Applications due by November 30.
With an aim to attract new referral sources and maintain established community partnerships and ultimately, cultivate new borrowers, the Business Development Team serves as the Working Solutions sales team. This department ensures consistent, profitable growth in earned revenue by developing borrower prospects through networking, relationship building, and relationship management. As such, this department is responsible for identifying objectives, strategies, and action plans for both short- and long-term leads and prospects, including methods of outreach, follow-up, and ultimately efficient and streamlined intake processes to improve eligibility of potential borrowers through strong referral sources. This position supports the Director of Business Development in cultivating leads to grow the business prospects of Working Solutions in the East Bay – specifically in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and Solano County.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a Lender Relations Specialist. Location: San Francisco, California.
Applications due by December 2.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent federal agency established by Congress to assist, counsel, support and protect the interest of small business concerns and to assist them in their start-up and growth. The position is located in the San Francisco District Office: Serves fourteen (14) counties in Northern California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma. Duties: Market all SBA lending programs and services through outreach and marketing; conducting training, recruit lenders, provide consultation and work with assigned lenders in the District, and a wide variety of activities in support of the SBA mission by assisting with the implementation of best practices.
This job is available to applicants with active non-competitive eligibility (NCE) status. NCE is a special federal hiring status applicable for certain federal jobs. For more information on NCE, visit www.peacecorps.gov/nce.
Santa Cruz Community Credit Union is hiring a Commercial Credit Analyst/Underwriter. Location: Santa Cruz, California.
Located south of San Francisco and just steps from the Board Walk in the beautiful city of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Community Credit Union is seeking a Commercial Credit Analyst or Underwriter to join its Business Lending team. SBA experience preferred.
The Santa Cruz Community Credit Union is a $100 million asset community development certified credit union dedicated to serving its membership in Santa Cruz County. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Generous PTO, etc. Santa Cruz Community Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Organization. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to email@example.com.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Underwriter. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Underwriter that will assess the credit risk of potential small business borrowers. Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, be hard-working, detailed-oriented, have a college degree, have expert level skills with MS Excel, have an expert-level understanding of business and personal cash flow, and demonstrate an ability quantify and articulate credit risks associated with small business borrowers. Opportunity Fund’s target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses, ranging from small, informal cash-based businesses with no credit and limited documentation to companies with up to $250,000 in monthly sales in a variety of industries (i.e. restaurants, retail, services, transportation, etc.). Loans range in size from $5,000 on up to $100,000. Most of the products are installment loans for working capital, equipment, tenant improvements or business acquisition purposes. The Underwriter will play an instrumental role in the overall credit risk management and growth of Opportunity Fund. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of an entrepreneurial and growing organization with a mission, and to have a meaningful impact on the organization’s future as well as our community. Key areas of focus will include credit risk analysis, cash flow analysis, ratio analysis, financial modeling, decision making, and assisting in the development of credit policies & procedures. This position reports to the Director of Underwriting and works closely with various departments including Sales and Operations.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Business Development Officer. Location: Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Business Development Officer that will generate qualified loan applications and meet or exceed monthly sales quotas for business loans more than $20,000 up to $100,000. Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, have sales experience, customer service experience and relationship management experience. Opportunity Fund’s target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses, ranging from small, informal cash-based businesses with no credit and limited documentation to businesses with up to $250,000 in monthly sales and 5-10 employees.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Marketing Associate. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated Marketing Associate to assist in marketing to prospective loan borrowers. The role includes three essential functions: Project Management, Content Development & Design, and Digital Marketing to support Opportunity Fund’s small business lending goals. The Marketing Associate is a full-time position and reports to the Small Business Marketing Director. This is an exciting position for someone with broad marketing talents who wants to contribute in all areas. The right candidate is motivated to spend a majority of time generating high-quality marketing assets using their hands-on execution experience and reporting their impact.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Institutional Giving Manager. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated Institutional Giving Manager to be responsible for securing approximately $4 million annually from foundation, corporate, and government sources. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Institutional Giving Manager will oversee all aspects of institutional fundraising, including developing strategies to initiate new contacts and build relationships with new potential funders, strengthening existing funding relationships, managing the production of grant proposals and reports, and conducting other cultivation and solicitation activities as required for institutional donors. The Institutional Giving Manager will supervise the Grants Officer to ensure timely and accurate management of all foundation and corporate grants and sponsorships, and related requirements.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Director of Individual Giving. Location: San Jose or San Francisco, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated Director of Individual Giving to manage a growing individual giving program. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Individual Giving will oversee all aspects of individual fundraising, including identifying new prospects and initiating contacts, developing appropriate cultivation strategies to build relationships with potential donors, strengthening existing donor relationships to move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation, making solicitations when appropriate, and ensuring effective stewardship for donors. The Director will supervise an individual giving team, including a Database Administrator and Development Associate.