Industry Job Board

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 Capital Women’s Business Center is hiring a Small Business Counselor/Coach. Location: Sacramento, California.

GENERAL STATEMENT: Provide business counseling to entrepreneurs and existing business related to starting a business, financing, growth, personnel and organizational issues, marketing and other topics which may be appropriate to the situation.

Posted 10/20/14


Working Solutions is hiring a Staff Accountant. Location: San Francisco, California.

Working Solutions (www.workingsolutions.org) is a Community Development Financial Institution whose mission is to provide microentrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. The Operations Department is responsible for oversight of accounts and financing services, management of contracts and vendor relations, coordinating volunteers, interns, and pro-bono services, and spearheading strategic projects which increase organization efficiencies. As such this team ensures the organization remains compliant with partner banks, government entities, and other funders through thorough checks and balances processes, and by tracking and reporting outcomes.

The Staff Accountant is responsible for accounts payable and receivable, banking, monthly reconciliations and journal entries, and all general ledger duties and reporting including completion of the month end close and financial package.

For more information, visit www.workingsolutions.org/careers.

Posted 10/14/14


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/careers.

Posted 10/14/14


California FarmLink is hiring a Finance Director. Location: Santa Cruz, California.

California FarmLink is seeking an experienced Finance Director to manage the finance, accounting, and related functions. 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 a 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 is an existing position that reports to the Executive Director and manages one staff (Staff Accountant). This position is responsible for the oversight of the financial management of the organization.

Posted 10/9/14


The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a Public Affairs Specialist. Location: Los Angeles, California.

The Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Public Information Officer. Please click on the link for information about the position and how to apply. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Posted 9/30/14


Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Director. Location: San Francisco, California.

Renaissance seeks a passionate, experienced colleague with expertise in small business and economic development to lead programs in our San Francisco South of Market (SOMA) location. Programs and services at Renaissance SOMA are evolving and growing rapidly; this is a key position in optimizing our largest program site and in strategic growth and impact across the Bay Area. The ideal candidate has proven experience in program design and management, small business, and leadership in collaborating and working with diverse clients and community stakeholders.

Posted 9/25/14


The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a Lender Relations Specialist. Location: Los Angeles, California.

The Los Angeles District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is in search of qualified candidates for the position of Lender Relations Specialist. Lender Relations Specialist; GS-1101-11/12; Office of Field Operations, Region IX, Los Angeles District Office; Open to U.S. Citizens and Status Candidates. Please see the announcement and details on how to apply by clicking on the link. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Posted 9/23/14


Opportunity Fund is hiring an Inside Sales Representative. Location: San Jose or Los Angeles, California.

Opportunity Fund is seeking qualified Inside Sales Representatives to assist business owners across California who are in pursuit of securing funding for their businesses. 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.

Posted 9/22/14


Opportunity Fund is hiring a Small Business Loan Consultant. Location: East Bay Area (680 Corridor), 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.

Posted 9/22/14


Opportunity Fund is hiring a Small Business 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.

Posted 9/22/14


California Capital is hiring a Program Director – Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Location: Sacramento, California.

The PTAC Program Director will manage oversight of all PTAC day to day operations. This includes all PTAC programs, events and staff, in addition to program compliance and program reporting as required by the Defense Logistics Agency.

The PTAC will deliver quality, cost effective, and expeditious counseling to PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as State procurement regulations.

Posted 9/17/14


California Capital is hiring a Procurement Counselor. Location: Sacramento, California.

The Procurement Counselor will deliver quality, cost effective, and expeditious counseling to PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, as well as State procurement regulations.

Posted 9/17/14


OBDC Small Business Finance is hiring a Marketing and Development Associate. Location: Oakland, California.

The Marketing and Development Associate will be charged with OBDC’s marketing efforts and assist with development and impact assessment efforts. This position will report to the Vice President of Programs and Strategy.  This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated college graduate who can take ownership and initiative in all marketing efforts, and who has experience and strong interest in marketing, fundraising, and nonprofits.

Posted 8/18/14


California FarmLink is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Santa Cruz, California.

California FarmLink is seeking a motivated Loan Officer to help take our fledgling farm microloan program through its next phase of growth and development. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink was started as a technical assistance provider helping farmers better access land; and in the last 3 years, we launched a direct farm microloan program, became a CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small team of 2.5 FTEs, hit a run rate of 40-45 loans totaling $1mm+ per year in lending. This position has the opportunity to shape the next phase of growth for this exciting program – developing new products and increasing the portfolio.

Posted 8/18/14


California FarmLink is hiring a Commercial Ag Loan Officer. Location: Santa Cruz, California.

California FarmLink is seeking an experienced Commercial Ag Loan Officer to broaden our impact, move our part of our lending into larger loans, and increase our portfolio and earned income. Founded in 1999, California FarmLink is at an exciting inflection point. FarmLink was started as a technical assistance provider helping farmers better access land; and in the last 3 years, we launched a direct farm microloan program, became a CDFI (community development financial institution), and with a small team of 2.5 FTEs, hit a run rate of 40-45 loans totaling $1mm+ per year in lending. This position has the opportunity to shape the next phase of growth for this exciting program – moving beyond microloans while increasing the portfolio and financial self-sufficiency.

Posted 8/18/14


Accion San Diego is hiring a Chief Credit Officer. Location: San Diego, California.

Responsible for growing the organization’s loan portfolio in a quality manner. Duties include maintaining bank and community relationships, conducting presentations, structuring new lending initiatives, supervision of lending team and loan approvals, and managing overall portfolio quality through sound management of collections, and credit loss mitigation/recovery.

Posted 8/6/14