Employment Opportunities in the Micro Enterprise Sector
To submit a job announcement for a micro enterprise 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.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation is hiring a Chief Financial Officer. Location: West Sacramento, California.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation seeks an experienced, effective and strategic leader as its next Chief Financial Officer. Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy to enhance opportunities in rural communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as the financial advisor to management on a wide range of issues including budget, audit, revenue and expenditures, information technology, government and contracts management, and internal and external financial risks. The CFO leads the customer service-oriented finance department that supports staff in 12 states and supports related development and lending organizations, each with separate budgets and funding/reporting cycles. Direct reports include a Controller and the Director of Information Technology. The Controller supervises a team of seven finance and administrative staff, as well as a team of five grants and contracts administration staff. The Director of Information Technology supervises a team of three.
Opening Doors is hiring a Prosperity Project Director. Location: Sacramento, California.
The Prosperity Project Director oversees the operation of a growing program that is dedicated to assisting refugees, immigrants and other underserved Sacramento area residents to increase their self-sufficiency through microenterprise development and increased financial capability. The Prosperity Project Director is responsible for increasing the volume of microloans deployed to qualified borrowers; building program capacity by overseeing the development of a more robust training and technical assistance program, better utilizing technology, creating strong working partnerships with financial and community-based organizations, and by fundraising.
Opening Doors is hiring a Project Trainer/Coordinator. Location: Sacramento, California.
The Trainer/Coordinator will be responsible for:
- Coordinating and administering Prosperity Project economic development activities including small business development and micro-lending, training and technical assistance to entrepreneurs, and the refugee child care business project.
- Building and overseeing an expanded training and technical assistance program for Prosperity Project clients, and providing or coordinating quality training and technical assistance.
San Pasqual Ipai CDFI is hiring a Director. Location: Valley Center, California.
Implements the Mission and primary goals of the San Pasqual Ipai CDFI. To achieve Certified Development Financial Institution Certification and lead the organization through this process as well as underwrite loans and maintain small existing CDFI microloans. A certified CDFI is a specialized financial institution that works in market niches that are underserved by traditional financing institutions.
Jefferson Economic Development Institute (JEDI) is hiring a Program Manager. Location: Mt Shasta, California.
Jefferson Economic Development Institute (JEDI) is hiring a Program Manager for its new Woman’s Business Center. JEDI, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the economic well-being of rural communities through business development, is seeking a Woman’s Business Center Program Manager to oversee a new WBC program serving Siskiyou, Shasta, Trinity and Humboldt Counties in California. This position manages the delivery of services to JEDI’s variety of business clients, with full responsibility for compliance with WBC program directives.
Applications due May 21st.
City Heights Community Development Corporation is hiring a Programs Director. Location: San Francisco, California.
The Programs Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of ongoing community and economic development program delivery, including planning, organizing, staffing and leading program activities. As a member of the Executive Team the Program Director supports the Executive Director, participates in corporate decision making, and provides a key link between Corporate Operations and Program delivery, and a primary point of contact between CHCDC and the local community at large.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Grants Manager/Grants Writer. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance seeks an experienced Grants Manager/Grant Writer to join our development team and enhance our ability to secure new and continuing sources of funding. Reporting to the Development Director, the Grants Manager/Grant Writer is responsible for supporting Renaissance’s annual fundraising goals by writing proposals and reports to corporate, foundation and government sources, and working collaboratively to manage all aspects of the donor cycle (engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and follow-up), developing meaningful and lasting relationships with our donors.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Programmer/DBA. Location: California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a Programmer/DBA that will take responsibility for database administration, system migration, integration, and ongoing maintenance and user support of company-wide applications. The Programmer/DBA will primarily be responsible for working on the implementation of an on premise installation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and integrations with both Loan Servicing Software hosted on Microsoft SQL server and interactive web pages. Ongoing responsibilities will include continued administration support and customization of Microsoft Dynamics CRM and other integrated systems as well as the eventual implementation of a SharePoint server.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Marketing Associate. Location: San Francisco or San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated Marketing Associate to assist in marketing to prospective loan borrowers. The role encompasses three essential functions: Project Management, Graphic Design, and Content/Digital Marketing to support Opportunity Fund’s small business lending goals. The Marketing Associate is a full-time position and reports to the Marketing & Communications Director. This is an exciting position for someone with broad marketing talents who wants to contribute in all areas, including strategy and product positioning. The right candidate will be motivated to spend a majority of time executing marketing plans by generating assets and working with vendors to deploy those assets into the marketplace.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Events Manager. Location: San Francisco or San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund seeks a highly qualified, highly motivated Events Manager to be responsible for producing the organization’s fundraising events. This is a new position at Opportunity Fund with the goal of leveraging events for increased donor awareness and engagement and increased revenue. The Events Manager is part of the Marketing team, reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director and responsible for producing 6-10 events per year, including: one 400-person Gala, three 300-person Taste of Microfinance cocktail parties, private dinners and luncheons, and new events as required. Working closely with the Marketing and Fundraising teams, the Events Manager will develop the event concept, budget and fundraising goals, ensuring all marketing, ticket sales, sponsorship and fundraising project milestones and goals are met or exceeded. Under minimal supervision from the Marketing and Communications Director, the Events Manager will design and manage each event from start to finish, including: volunteer engagement, vendor management, sponsorship opportunities, and all aspects of event production.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Data Analyst. Location: San Francisco, San Jose, or Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Data Analyst that will manage our reporting and data analysis for our risk management and small business sales efforts. Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, be hard-working, have a college degree, be comfortable with large sets of data, have expert level skills with MS Excel, and demonstrate an ability to analyze data, identify trends, and develop hypothesis for changes in data. 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. The Data Analyst will play an instrumental role in the risk management and growth of Opportunity Fund. This is a great opportunity to gain broad exposure in risk management, sales, marketing, and small business lending with a mission driven organization, and to have a meaningful impact on the organization’s future as well as our community. Key areas of focus will include data analysis, generating reports, maintaining and managing the reporting requirements and taking on various special projects. This position reports to the Director of Underwriting and works closely with the Director of Business Development and EVP of Lending.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Business Development Officer – Trucking Equipment. Location: Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is a microfinance organization that provides loans to small businesses in CA. Our target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses that range from small, cash-based, informal businesses to larger companies with monthly revenues up to $250,000. We are seeking a Small Business Development Officer who will generate qualified loan applications and meet/exceed monthly sales quota. Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, have sales and relationship management experience, and demonstrate strong analytical skills. The Small Business Development Officer will play an instrumental role on the front line of Opportunity Fund. This is a great opportunity to gain broad exposure to a microfinance organization and to have a meaningful impact both on your local community and on the organization’s future. Key areas of focus will include client acquisition & retention, business screening and loan submission. This position reports to the Director of Business Development and works closely with the SB lending team to meet loan and portfolio management metrics.
Working Solutions is hiring a Business Assistance Officer. Location: San Francisco, California.
This position is responsible for coordination and delivery of Working Solutions’ business assistance for a portion of Working Solutions loan clients. The remaining portion will be supported by the Business Assistance Director. The essential functions include: (1) maintaining strong customer relationship with loan clients; (2) supporting loan clients in building business management skills; and (3) social impact tracking and reporting on loan clients. This position reports to the Business Assistance Director and works closely with other Working Solutions staff to meet overall organizational objectives and serve the needs of Working Solutions’ entrepreneurs.
City Heights Community Development Corporation is hiring an Economic Development Manager. Location: San Diego, California.
City Heights Community Development Corporation has been working in the City Heights community of San Diego since 1981. As a non-profit affordable housing organization, CHCDC advocates for and provides programs needed by the low-income residents of City Heights, including Resident Self Sufficiency services for the residents of our housing, Workforce Development to increase employment, Community Safety to work together with neighbors to increase the standard of living, Neighborhood Enhancement to improve and rehabilitate neighborhood blight and Active Transportation to improve the walking and transit options for community residents. CHCDC is seeking an experienced, innovative Economic Development Program Manager to implement the CHCDC Walk & Shop Program to promote the economic revitalization of City Heights. The successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of small business development, a high degree of cultural sensitivity and a proven track record of effective collaboration and successfully working with a broad range of stakeholders and interested parties. The Economic Development Program Manager reports to the Programs Director.