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.
Small Business Majority is hiring a Graphic Artist/Designer. Location: Sausalito, California.
We seek a full-time Graphic Artist to help the Communications, Network and Outreach teams with a variety of projects. This position reports to the Digital Communications & IT Manager and is based in Sausalito, California. This is an entry-level position.
OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Veterans Program Intern. Location: Oakland, California.
The Veterans Program Intern primarily supports the Vice President – Veterans Program, working to support all areas critical to the expansion of services for veterans in the state of California. Work plans are developed to best fit the organization’s needs and the intern’s interests.
Kitchen Table Advisors is hiring a Bilingual Business Advisor. Location: San Francisco, California.
Do you want to lend your passion and talents to help the sustainable farms and ranches that grow healthy food for our communities? Do you have hands on experience or a natural talent for coaching, advising, and asking the right questions to help business owners figure out how to make more clear decisions and build stronger businesses? Do you want to share leadership in a young, still evolving organization and with a team of passionate sustainable food and farm advocates centered around farmers, relationships, and join us in our small role building a stronger local sustainable foodshed? Apply online now to become Kitchen Table Advisors’ Bilingual Business Advisor!
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Business Development Officer – Trucking Equipment. Location: Los Angeles, California.
Opportunity Fund is a microfinance organization that provides loans to small businesses in CA. Our target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses that range from small, cash-based, informal businesses to larger companies with monthly revenues up to $250,000. We are seeking a Small Business Development Officer who will generate qualified loan applications and meet/exceed monthly sales quota. Qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, have sales and relationship management experience, and demonstrate strong analytical skills. The Small Business Development Officer will play an instrumental role on the front line of Opportunity Fund. This is a great opportunity to gain broad exposure to a microfinance organization and to have a meaningful impact both on your local community and on the organization’s future. Key areas of focus will include client acquisition & retention, business screening and loan submission. This position reports to the Director of Business Development and works closely with the SB lending team to meet loan and portfolio management metrics.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Loan Funding Specialist. Location: San Jose, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a Loan Funding/Customer Service employee. The position will maintain a busy schedule consisting of placing and receiving phone calls and emails with customers, staff and loan officers to coordinate loan disbursements. They will verify and enter financial data to prepare loan packages consisting of contracts, titles documents and checks that need to accurately and clearly review with clients. This is a vital role within the Company so the ideal candidate needs to be highly organized, detail-oriented, possess an aptitude for finance and maintain professionalism in the office.
Opportunity Fund is hiring a Field Loan Consultant. Location: Orange County, California.
Opportunity Fund is seeking a qualified Field Loan Consultant responsible for loan origination and portfolio management in his/her assigned territory within Orange County. The Field Loan Consultant will interact directly with prospective and current customers to achieve set goals. Activities will include generating and handling data and paperwork with the use of a field laptop, pre-qualifying applicants, renewing second generation loans and portfolio management (including targeted collection activities). The Field Loan Consultant is a key position in the organization. The ideal candidate must be business savvy and have a demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with the community and micro/small business financing operations (or related). The ideal candidate must also have exceptional communication skills, ability to apply policies and procedures and to exercise initiative, problem solving, decision making skills, character and responsible portfolio management.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation is hiring a Chief Financial Officer. Location: West Sacramento, California.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation seeks an experienced, effective and strategic leader as its next Chief Financial Officer. Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy to enhance opportunities in rural communities.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as the financial advisor to management on a wide range of issues including budget, audit, revenue and expenditures, information technology, government and contracts management, and internal and external financial risks. The CFO leads the customer service-oriented finance department that supports staff in 12 states and supports related development and lending organizations, each with separate budgets and funding/reporting cycles. Direct reports include a Controller and the Director of Information Technology. The Controller supervises a team of seven finance and administrative staff, as well as a team of five grants and contracts administration staff. The Director of Information Technology supervises a team of three.
Opening Doors is hiring a Prosperity Project Director. Location: Sacramento, California.
The Prosperity Project Director oversees the operation of a growing program that 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 Prosperity Project Director is responsible for increasing the volume of microloans deployed to qualified borrowers; building program capacity by overseeing the development of a more robust training and technical assistance program, better utilizing technology, creating strong working partnerships with financial and community-based organizations, and by fundraising.
Opening Doors is hiring a Project Trainer/Coordinator. Location: Sacramento, California.
The Trainer/Coordinator will be responsible for:
- Coordinating and administering Prosperity Project economic development activities including small business development and micro-lending, training and technical assistance to entrepreneurs, and the refugee child care business project.
- Building and overseeing an expanded training and technical assistance program for Prosperity Project clients, and providing or coordinating quality training and technical assistance.
San Pasqual Ipai CDFI is hiring a Director. Location: Valley Center, California.
Implements the Mission and primary goals of the San Pasqual Ipai CDFI. To achieve Certified Development Financial Institution Certification and lead the organization through this process as well as underwrite loans and maintain small existing CDFI microloans. A certified CDFI is a specialized financial institution that works in market niches that are underserved by traditional financing institutions.
Jefferson Economic Development Institute (JEDI) is hiring a Program Manager. Location: Mt Shasta, California.
Jefferson Economic Development Institute (JEDI) is hiring a Program Manager for its new Woman’s Business Center. JEDI, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the economic well-being of rural communities through business development, is seeking a Woman’s Business Center Program Manager to oversee a new WBC program serving Siskiyou, Shasta, Trinity and Humboldt Counties in California. This position manages the delivery of services to JEDI’s variety of business clients, with full responsibility for compliance with WBC program directives.
Applications due May 21st.
City Heights Community Development Corporation is hiring a Programs Director. Location: San Francisco, California.
The Programs Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of ongoing community and economic development program delivery, including planning, organizing, staffing and leading program activities. As a member of the Executive Team the Program Director supports the Executive Director, participates in corporate decision making, and provides a key link between Corporate Operations and Program delivery, and a primary point of contact between CHCDC and the local community at large.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Grants Manager/Grants Writer. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance seeks an experienced Grants Manager/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 Grants Manager/Grant Writer is responsible for supporting Renaissance’s annual fundraising goals by writing proposals and reports to corporate, foundation and government sources, and working collaboratively to manage all aspects of the donor cycle (engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and follow-up), developing meaningful and lasting relationships with our donors.