Industry Job Board

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.


The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a Public Affairs Specialist. Location: Los Angeles, California.

The Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Public Information Officer. Please click on the link for information about the position and how to apply. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Posted 9/30/14


Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Director. Location: San Francisco, California.

Renaissance seeks a passionate, experienced colleague with expertise in small business and economic development to lead programs in our San Francisco South of Market (SOMA) location. Programs and services at Renaissance SOMA are evolving and growing rapidly; this is a key position in optimizing our largest program site and in strategic growth and impact across the Bay Area. The ideal candidate has proven experience in program design and management, small business, and leadership in collaborating and working with diverse clients and community stakeholders.

Posted 9/25/14


The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a Lender Relations Specialist. Location: Los Angeles, California.

The Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is in search of qualified candidates for the position of Lender Relations Specialist. Lender Relations Specialist; GS-1101-11/12; Office of Field Operations, Region IX, Los Angeles District Office; Open to U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates. Please see the announcement and details on how to apply by clicking on the link. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Posted 9/23/14


Opportunity Fund is hiring an Inside Sales Representative. Location: San Jose or 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.

Posted 9/22/14


Opportunity Fund is hiring a Small Business Loan Consultant. Location: East Bay Area (680 Corridor), 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.

Posted 9/22/14


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.

Posted 9/22/14


California Capital is hiring a Program Director – Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Location: Sacramento, California.

The PTAC Program Director will manage oversight of all PTAC day to day operations. This includes all PTAC programs, events and staff, in addition to program compliance and program reporting as required by the Defense Logistics Agency.

The PTAC will deliver quality, cost effective, and expeditious counseling to PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as State procurement regulations.

Posted 9/17/14


California Capital is hiring a Procurement Counselor. Location: Sacramento, California.

The Procurement Counselor will deliver quality, cost effective, and expeditious counseling to PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as State procurement regulations.

Posted 9/17/14


OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Marketing and Development Associate. Location: Oakland, California.

The Marketing and Development Associate will be charged with OBDC’s marketing efforts and assist with development and impact assessment efforts. This position will report to the Vice President of Programs and Strategy.  This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated college graduate who can take ownership and initiative in all marketing efforts, and who has experience and strong interest in marketing, fundraising, and nonprofits.

Posted 8/18/14


California FarmLink is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Santa Cruz, California.

California FarmLink is seeking a motivated Loan Officer to help take our fledgling farm microloan program through its next phase of growth and development. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink was started as a technical assistance provider helping farmers better access land; and in the last 3 years, we launched a direct farm microloan program, became a CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small team of 2.5 FTEs, hit a run rate of 40-45 loans totaling $1mm+ per year in lending. This position has the opportunity to shape the next phase of growth for this exciting program – developing new products and increasing the portfolio.

Posted 8/18/14


California FarmLink is hiring a Commercial Ag Loan Officer. Location: Santa Cruz, California.

California FarmLink is seeking an experienced Commercial Ag Loan Officer to broaden our impact, move our part of our lending into larger loans, and increase our portfolio and earned income. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink was started as a technical assistance provider helping farmers better access land; and in the last 3 years, we launched a direct farm microloan program, became a CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small team of 2.5 FTEs, hit a run rate of 40-45 loans totaling $1mm+ per year in lending. This position has the opportunity to shape the next phase of growth for this exciting program – moving beyond microloans while increasing the portfolio and financial self-sufficiency.

Posted 8/18/14


Accion San Diego is hiring a Chief Credit Officer. Location: San Diego, California.

Responsible for growing the organization’s loan portfolio in a quality manner. Duties include maintaining bank and community relationships, conducting presentations, structuring new lending initiatives, supervision of lending team and loan approvals, and managing overall portfolio quality through sound management of collections, and credit loss mitigation/recovery.

Posted 8/6/14


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.

Posted 7/14/14


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.

Posted 7/14/14


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.

Reposted 7/2/14


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.

Reposted 6/25/14


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.

Posted 6/24/14