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.
Cutting Edge Capital is hiring a Operations/Office Manager. Location: Oakland, California.
We are currently seeking an Office Manager to support our team in the day-to-day operations of our law firm, consulting firm, and non-profit. Successful candidates will love administrative work, have excellent customer service skills, contribute to our positive and collegial work environment, be able to work in a fast paced environment, and have strong attention to detail.
West Company is hiring a Women’s Business Center Director. Location: Fort Bragg, California.
West Company is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position of Women’s Business Center Director. The WBC Director is responsible for providing business consulting, scheduling and delivering business workshops, conducting outreach in the community, coordinating and directing the WBC program and reporting to funders. This is an exciting leadership role but also requires superior analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal communication skills. The position is based in Fort Bragg but serves inland and costal Mendocino County. This is a full time position and will require some evening hours for workshops and events. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in business or related field plus five years of experience in business ownership, non-profit management, or related field. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE. No calls or drop-ins please. Visit http://westcompany.org/staff.
AnewAmerica is hiring a Client Management Coach. Location: Oakland, California.
AnewAmerica is a regional non-profit that specializes in microenterprise development. We work with ethnically diverse, low-income new American entrepreneurs and their families with 62% of our clients being women. Our constituents come from 47 countries in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Caribbean. The Client Management 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.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist. Location: San Jose, California.
Responsible for making cash disbursements, including, but not limited to invoices, credit card expenses, employee reimbursements and recurring billings. Performs various professional accounting duties including maintenance and analysis of accounting records and preparation of accounting schedules. Prepares journal entries and reconciles ledger accounts. Assists staff and vendors with issues and questions related to accounts payable. The person in this role will support Human Resources with processing payroll and the New Markets Tax Credit program in accounting related functions.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Financial and Compliance Analyst. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund seeks a highly detail-oriented, self-starter to provide critical support to all aspects of compliance for the organization. The Financial and Compliance Analyst will provide accounting and financial analysis, reporting and compliance for internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have corporate accounting experience as well as financial/accounting reporting experience. Applicants should be considered an expert in excel and Microsoft office suite. The ability to organize, model and present data is a must.
Opportunity Fund is hiring an Underwriting Manager. Location: San Jose or San Francisco, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Underwriting Manager who will manage Opportunity Fund’s risk. This person will be responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures to monitor loan, portfolio and operational risk, manage a team that will audit and underwrite loans and directly underwrite loans from $20,000 up to $100,000. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability and experience in analyzing and managing risk and underwriting for an organization or a segment within an organization. Opportunity Fund’s target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses, ranging from small, informal cash-based businesses with no credit and limited documentation with yearly sales of no more than $100,000 to businesses with up to $5,000,000 in sales and 25-35 employees. This position reports to the VP of Lending and is a key member of the Small Business Program management working closely with the SB team to meet loan and portfolio goals.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a 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. This position reports to the SB Microlending Manager and works closely with the SB team to meet loan and portfolio management metrics.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Regional Vice President. Location: Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly professional, dynamic, self-motivated leader to serve as Regional Vice President (RVP) in Los Angeles.
The RVP will serve as primary local spokesperson for Opportunity Fund, acting as the public face of the organization within the region. S/he oversees planning, management, and coordination of the region’s philanthropy and community engagement activities, including communication and outreach to prospects and funders, donor stewardship, and other development-related activities.
In collaboration with and with support from the headquarters fundraising team, the RVP is responsible for the region’s fundraising activities, including all phases of fund development, corporate relationship management, foundation grant and relationship management, major gifts, and annual appeals. This position coordinates the day-to-day management of regional funder relationships and, with support from the headquarters fundraising staff, is responsible for managing all gifts generated in the region. The position reports to the Chief Development Officer.
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.
Mission Economic Development Agency is hiring a Community Loan Fund Director. Location: San Francisco, California.
The Community Loan Fund Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a new community loan fund designed to assist and support small business enterprises in the Mission District of San Francisco. The Loan fund Director will manage a diverse loan portfolio and the ongoing compliance and reporting of loans. This is an exciting opportunity for to create and grow a new program at MEDA, shape its success and guide its growth and implementation.
CSUMB Small Business Development Center is hiring an SBDC Budget Assistant. Location: Seaside, California.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of the CSUMB Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Budget Assistant provides post-award budgetary support to SBDC staff and business consultants in monitoring and reconciling expenses against budget.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Coordinator. Location: East Palo Alto, California.
Renaissance seeks a Part-Time Program Coordinator to coordinate programs and services, provide direct client business consultations, marketing and outreach, and events administration. This position is based in East Pal Alto and will focus on programs in Menlo Park and EPA while supporting other programs in the organization. This position requires a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced but process-oriented environment, who works well with a diverse group of people, is highly organized and effective, and is passionate about small business, entrepreneurship and economic development. The position also requires the ability to provide case management, work directly with clients, consultants and instructors, write program reports and maintain strict timelines.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Part-Time Program Coordinator. Location: Richmond, California.
Renaissance seeks a Part-Time Program Coordinator to coordinate programs and services, provide direct client business consultations, and conduct marketing and outreach. This new teammate will be based in Richmond, CA and will help launch our new physical presence in this community. We are looking for a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced but process-oriented environment, who works well with a diverse group of people, is highly organized and effective, and passionate about small business, entrepreneurship and community economic development. The position also requires the ability to provide case management, work directly with clients, consultants and instructors, write program reports and maintain strict timelines.
Valley Economic Development Corporation is hiring a Chief Operating Officer. Location: Van Nuys, California.
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for providing day-to-day management of all internal company operations. The COO will report to the President and will maintain a dotted line reporting relationship to the company’s Board of Directors. The COO will directly supervise all company departments through subordinate managers. The COO also assumes full responsibility for all company activities in the absence of the President when directed by the board.
El Pajaro CDC is hiring a Research & Evaluation Fellow. Location: Watsonville, California.
The part time (0.20 FTE) Research and Evaluation Fellow is responsible for supporting and improving the organization’s MIS, outcome measurement and reporting infrastructure. The position involves working closely with staff to coordinate and implement the collection, analysis, and reporting of information used for outcome measurement, management dashboards, program improvement, and grants reporting.
OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Small Business Advisor. Location: Oakland, California.
The Small Business Advisor will provide no-cost business advising to OBDC’s current and prospective clients. Advisement will cover a comprehensive range of small business subject areas, including but not limited to: business planning, financial projections, business documentation, financing options, bookkeeping, marketing, pricing, scaling, and operations. The Advisor will work with clients with a wide-range of business experience and sophistication, whose businesses are in various industries and stages of growth.
Farmer Veteran Coalition is hiring a Job Developer. Location: Davis, California.
The Job Developer will be required to develop relationships with Veterans searching for jobs as well as develop business relationships with employers. This position involves career counseling, the ability to instruct and work with a job seeker on developing a resume, preparing the job seeker for interviews and instructing on other job preparedness skills. The position also involves developing, maintaining and expanding a network of contacts with employers to help identify and source qualified candidates.