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.
California FarmLink is hiring a Communications & Donor Development Director. Location: Santa Cruz, California.
The Communications and Donor Development Director will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing FarmLink’s external communications, including media and stakeholder outreach, and implementing a major gifts program. The Director will work across all of FarmLink’s programs and activities to maintain and raise client, media and public awareness of FarmLink’s work. The Director will collaborate closely with FarmLink’s development and program teams to lead donor development events and activities, create FarmLink’s annual report, andcoordinate updates to the website, promotional and informational materials and social media. This new position will forge an exciting strategic direction for the organization to engage and cultivate major donors, implement fundraising campaigns and develop a planned giving program.
California FarmLink is hiring an Accounting and Admin Manager. Location: Santa Cruz, California.
Manage organizational and program functions, including hands-on accounting and bookkeeping, accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting and audit preparation. Manage liability / risk insurance policies. Manage human resources administration including payroll, employee benefit programs and legal compliance.
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 Grants Officer. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a highly motivated Grants Officer to be responsible for securing revenue from foundation, corporate, and government sources. Under the general direction of the Institutional Grants Manager, 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. .
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Development Associate. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund seeks a highly detail-oriented, self-starter to provide critical administrative support to all aspects of fund development and for the fundraising team. Working closely with the Director of Individual Giving, the Development Associate plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development team and participating in fundraising activities including donor communications, public relations, direct mail appeals, special events, and database support.
The Asian Business Association is hiring an Office Administrator. Location: Los Angeles, California.
The Asian Business Association of Los Angeles (ABA), a professional business association, represents more than 700 Asian Pacific American small business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs. ABA is a fulfilling and rewarding organization that is active in the community since 1976. The association seeks a full time Office Administrator to help manage their administrative needs which includes bookkeeping, filing, reporting, program and events. Candidate will assist in the implementation of simple accounting, event planning, office filing and data entry.
Applications due December 22, 2015
The San Francisco LGBT Community Center is hiring an LGBT Small Business Services Specialist. Location: San Francisco, California.
The San Francisco LGBT Community Center’s Small Business Services Program is responsible for providing a full range of business assistance services to help clients start, run, and grow their businesses. The Small Business Services Specialist is part of an economic development team of professionals who provide the LGBT and allied community with an array of services to help increase the financial security of individuals, families, businesses and communities. By using a holistic approach to providing direct services, clients are able to access more supports to help them achieve self-efficacy and empowerment. This position will work closely with other programs in the Economic Development Department including employment, financial and transgender employment services.