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.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Director of Lending. Location: San Francisco, California.
The Director of Lending is a key member of PCV’s team that will be entrepreneurial and innovative in their thinking about how to deploy more capital to small businesses in California. In this role, the individual will lead and manage the deployment and implementation of innovative financial vehicles and asset origination to grow PCV’s Loan fund as a model for CDFIs in the marketplace. The Director of Lending will be responsible for developing new leads and maintaining an active pipeline of potential borrowers to get on a trajectory of deploying $5M a year in capital by 2017.
OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Loan Servicing Manager. Location: Oakland, California.
The Loan Servicing Manager will be globally responsible for servicing all loans, collection efforts, and providing essential support to the CFO.
OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Oakland, California.
The Loan Officer will join the OBDC underwriting team and conduct underwriting analysis for the SBA Community Advantage and SBA Microloan products. This position will report to the VP of Lending.
BALLE is hiring a Marketing and Communications Manager. Location: Oakland, California.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Manager is accountable for writing and implementing BALLE communications including blogs, newsletters and website, and executing BALLE’s social media strategy day-to-day. This position is also responsible for tracking media hits and following media trends on economic development, business, sustainability, and Localism that are relevant to BALLE audiences.
BALLE is hiring a Program and Systems Manager. Location: Oakland, California.
The Program and Systems Manager is accountable for the administration and implementation of all technology platforms, the fulfillment of BALLE’s tools and services and is the primary support for BALLE’s monitoring and evaluation program.
BALLE is hiring an Administrative Assistant and Scheduler. Location: Oakland, California.
A central component of organizational operations, the Administrative Assistant/Scheduler supports the Executive Director, COO and the Senior Director by providing key support inclusive of maintaining calendars, booking travel, coordinating multi-stakeholder calls, board meeting logistics and general correspondence. This position also functions as first point of contact for the organization and assists with some office management.
Renaissance is hiring an Executive Associate. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance is seeking an Executive Associate to provide high-level administrative support to Renaissance’s CEO. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned administrative professional who has expertise in supporting the ED/CEO of a fast-paced and growing organization and is able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in prioritizing activities and flow in the central office. S/he has demonstrated ability to manage critical administrative aspects, allowing the CEO to optimize her time and organizational leadership. This position requires a highly organized, self-motivated person, who is responsible for assisting in the coordination of projects between the CEO and staff, donors, community partners and the Board of Directors.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Grants Officer. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly qualified, highly motivated Grants Officer to be responsible for securing revenue from foundation, corporate, and government sources. Under the general direction of the Major Gifts Director, the Grants Officer will manage, write, and submit grant proposals and reports and will conduct other cultivation and solicitation activities as required for institutional donors. The Grants Officer will ensure timely and accurate maintenance of all foundation and corporate gifts and government funding, including tracking donor information, solicitation, and recognition activities. The Grants Officer will also be responsible for tracking pledges, payments, reporting, and timely acknowledgement.
AnewAmerica is hiring a Client Management Business Coach. Location: Oakland, California.
The Business Coach works under the supervision of the Market Manager located in Oakland’s Fruitvale District. The candidate will provide consultative business support, and client management assistance to assigned microenterprise and small business clients currently in the AnewAmerica’s Business Incubation program. Territory covers Alameda and Contra Costa County. This is not a commission paid position.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Facilities and Operations Manager. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance seeks a Facilities and Operations Manager to take responsibility for all aspects of maintaining the organization’s physical plant, infrastructure and operations – both for the property we own in San Francisco’s South of Market (SOMA) as well as the program sites we lease in San Rafael, East Palo Alto, Richmond and San Francisco’s Bayview. The Facilities and Operations Manager is based in Renaissance’s SOMA facilities building and works from each remote site monthly. Our ideal new teammate is proactive, creative and collaborative, and takes pride in ensuring quality facilities and infrastructure for our programs, clients, tenants and staff.
California FarmLink is hiring a Director of Lending. Location: Santa Cruz, California.
California FarmLink is seeking an experienced Director of Lending to significantly grow our farm loan program. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink has historically been a technical assistance provider and more recently launched a direct farm microloan program, became CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small staff, closed 25-30 loans totaling $600-800K per year for the past 2 years. This position has the opportunity to shape the next phase of growth for this exciting – moving beyond farm microloans, increasing the portfolio, and strengthening program infrastructure.
California FarmLink is hiring a North Coast Regional Program Coordinator. Location: Sebastapol, California.
FarmLink is looking for a temporary, short-term (5 months: July 14, 2014 – December 31, 2014) North Coast Regional Program Coordinator to oversee FarmLink programmatic activities along the North Coast of California while the current Regional Coordinator is on maternity leave. This position is half-time (20 hours/ week) and based in Sebastopol.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Inside Sales Representative. Location: San Jose and Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking qualified Inside Sales Representatives to assist business owners across California who are in pursuit of securing funding for their businesses. 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 Small Business Loan Consultant. Location: San Francisco, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Small Business Loan Consultant that will generate qualified loan applications and meet or exceed monthly sales quotas for business loans up to $35,000. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability to cover a specific geographic territory, establish a presence within a community to generate referrals, and source leads that meet Opportunity Fund’s lending criteria and mission. 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 sales and 5-10 employees.
California FarmLink is hiring a Finance Director. Location: Santa Cruz, California.
California FarmLink is seeking an experienced Finance Director to manage the finance, accounting, IT, HR and office management functions. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink has historically been a technical assistance provider and more recently launched a direct farm microloan program, became a CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small staff, closed 25-30 loans totaling $600-800K per year for the past 2 years.