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.
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.