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.
Opening Doors is hiring a Prosperity Economic Development Coordinator. Location: San Francisco, California.
Opening Doors’ Prosperity Project 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 coordinator will work with Prosperity Project staff to reach project goals for several grants by ensuring the following deliverables are met:
1) Direct Client Support
2) Training Activity Coordination
3) Program Administration
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.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Business Development Officer. Location: Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Small 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.
Opening Doors is hiring a Survivors of Human Trafficking Case Coordinator. Location: Sacramento, California.
Opening Doors is a nonprofit organization that helps refugees, survivors of human trafficking and other underserved Sacramento area residents to achieve self-sufficiency and increased assets by accessing opportunities to mainstream economic, legal and social systems. We do this by providing safe places, skills development, business training and loans, immigration legal assistance and connections to community resources. The Survivors of Human Trafficking Program Associate assists with the operations of the growing program that empowers trafficking survivors towards self-sufficiency through case management.
Figtree Financing is hiring a Regional Director of Government Partnerships. Location: San Francisco, California.
The Regional Director of Government Partnerships will be responsible for advocating the Figtree Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program and its implementation with the cities and counties throughout Northern California. The position requires developing strategic partnerships with cities and counties including introduction, acquisition, and an on-going relationship management. As Figtree’s regional program lead, the Regional Director must be able to work independently to support municipalities through the entire process of adopting the PACE program. The Regional Director must be able to work remotely, with limited administrative support, and assume other responsibilities as assigned.
Figtree seeks a professional experienced in building public private partnerships and who possesses the ability to bring a mix of best practices and innovation to the job. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit. We are a developing company and are looking for an individual that has proven experience, and is results oriented, effective, efficient, hands-on, self-motivated and independent.
Figtree Financing is hiring a Channel Sales Manager. Location: San Diego, California.
Figtree Financing, a San Diego based clean energy financing company, is looking for a Channel Sales Manager. The Channel Sales Manager position requires developing partnerships with channel partners including acquisition and an on-going relationship. Figtree’s partners are installers, contractors, consultants, and ESCOs that sell energy and water efficient upgrades like solar, windows, and air conditioning. The Channel Sales Manager is expected to help build a network of partners to support Figtree’s mission in making it easier for homeowners and commercial property owners to reduce their utility bills via energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation improvements to their properties. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership and an entrepreneurial background. We are a developing company and are looking for an individual that is results oriented, efficient, hands-on, and self-motivated.
The Washington State Microenterprise Association is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Federal Way, Washington.
The Washington State Microenterprise Association (WSMA) is a statewide association of organizations, agencies and individuals dedicated to furthering microenterprise development in Washington. Established in 2005, WSMA’s mission is to drive a healthy economy by: connecting and broadening resources, generating investment, and advocating for policies and systems that promote and embrace small businesses and a culture of entrepreneurship.
This is a part-time position that may lead to full-time. The ideal candidate will have a combination of knowledge and experience in the following core areas: association management, economic and organizational development, advocacy and public policy, fund development, financial management, communications, and nonprofit management. WSMA is currently located in Federal Way, WA however office location may be negotiable for the right candidate.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Grants Writer/Grants Manager. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance seeks an experienced 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 Grant Writer is responsible for supporting Renaissance’s annual fundraising goals through securing grants from corporate, foundation and government sources. Our new colleague will research, prepare, submit and track grant proposals; s/he enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and brings great attention to detail, the ability to multitask, a high level of organization and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Working Solutions is hiring a Director of Development. Location: San Francisco, California.
Working Solutions seeks a dynamic and energetic self-starter to lead an ambitious fund development strategy designed to increase the organization’s contributed revenue base. This is a new position to the organization. Donor cultivation and a focus on building our major gifts program will be a crucial part of the Director of Development’s role. Working in close-partnership with the CEO, s/he will develop effective strategies for identifying top prospects and then design and implement targeted cultivation strategies that skillfully deploy the skills and talents of the CEO, key Board members, and other important stakeholders. This position reports to the CEO and supervises a Marketing & Development Associate.
For more information, visit www.workingsolutions.org/
Working Solutions is hiring a Loan Portfolio Officer. Location: San Francisco, California.
This position is responsible for the daily administration of the loan portfolio for Working Solutions. Essential functions include: (1) managing the loan closing process; (2) maintenance of the portfolio management system; (3) ensuring compliance with funder covenants and government regulations; (4) managing the collections process; and, (5) managing the Portfolio Quality Review process.
For more information, visit www.workingsolutions.org/