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 Daniela Fernandez-Ulen. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days unless otherwise notified.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Director of Development and Communications. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance seeks an entrepreneurial Development and Communications Director to join our passionate team and work in all aspects of fund development. The ideal candidate possesses a commitment to our mission, an exceptional level of personal responsibility, and is adept at both conveying our message persuasively to capture financial resources while managing back-office processes to ensure a strong and responsive development department. The Development and Communications Director is responsible for directing and implementing all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $3.7M). They are a member of our leadership team and work closely with Renaissance’s CEO and board of directors. Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources; this colleague will manage and grow these resources while building a more robust individual and major gifts program.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Finance Director. Location: San Francisco, California.
Renaissance’s Finance Director plays a key leadership role in all financial administration matters within the organization. Essential duties and responsibilities include financial leadership, financial management and analysis, and overseeing the organization’s financial administration and treasury activities.
California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) is hiring an Executive Director. Location: Los Angeles. CA/Flexible.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CCEDA Executive Director is a leader of and voice for the community economic development field in California. The Executive Director is the principal spokesperson on behalf of the organization, responsible for planning, administration, policy development, training, and technical assistance oversight, research and program development, fundraising and other duties as required. The Executive Director manages three staff – the Director of Training and Development, the Programs and Operations Coordinator, and the Administrative Assistant. The Executive Director also assists in the development and implementation of organizational goals established by the Board of Directors.
CDC Small Business Finance is hiring an Investor Relations Manager. Location: Open.
CDC is seeking a candidate with a strong understanding of small business and commercial real estate financing markets; a professional who is also entrepreneurial, and has a client-minded focus, to join our team and take us to the next level of impact by managing our investor relationships. The primary responsibility is to lead, build and accelerate an integrated investor relations strategy for the firm.
The Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California is hiring a Program Manager. Location: Grand Terrace, CA.
The Program Manager will be in charge of public education and community outreach, project management, fund development, communications, event management, and board support. Interested applicants should send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program is hiring a Policy Manager. Location: Washington, DC.
We are looking for someone with 5-10 years of experience to join our Policy and Market Solutions Team to work across sectors and disciplines, seeking to highlight market and policy gaps, source promising policy and market ideas that can help improve financial security, jumpstart creative solutions, and build a diverse set of leaders who can turn ideas into action.
The Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program is hiring a Program Coordinator for Policy & Market Solutions. Location: Washington, DC.
We are looking for a recent BA graduate to produce events, content, and activities aimed at sourcing, synthesizing, translating, and communicating policy and market solutions and other research to promote understanding of the most critical challenges facing Americans’ financial security. We ask that he/she/they have knowledge of and passion for the mission of the Aspen Financial Security Program.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Program Coordinator. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
An organized and relatable individual who coordinates programs in order to offer WEV clients a broad continuum of business services. This position is an active member of the program team, focusing on enrollment and participating in collaborative planning processes to deliver impactful programs and services to WEV and its Women’s Business Center (WBC) clientele.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Spanish Program Coordinator. Location: Ventura, CA.
An organized and relatable individual who coordinates programs in order to offer WEV clients a broad continuum of business services. This position is an active member of the Spanish program team, focusing on enrollment and participating in collaborative planning processes to deliver impactful programs and services that target WEV’s Latino and Spanish-speaking clients. Must be bilingual with oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Program Assistant. Location: Santa Barbara/Ventura, CA.
A bilingual (English/Spanish), enthusiastic, detail-oriented and helpful individual acts as the first point of contact for clients and potential clients. The position converts interested members of the public into WEV and WBC clients by registering people for programs and services and responding to inquiries. The Program Assistant handles all program data entry and ensures that WEV meets its reporting requirements with accuracy. This position is responsible for front office administration.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Instructor for the Capacitacion Empresarial Course. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) seeks a part-time Capacitación Empresarial instructor based to teach the fall course in Santa Barbara, set to begin in early September 2019. Must be bilingual, fluent in written and spoken Spanish, and have experience working with Latino bicultural communities.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Business Advisor for the Avanza Program. Location: Santa Barbara/Ventura, CA.
Our Business Advisors work 1:1 with clients to identify and prioritize goals for small-businesses, analyze business processes and outcomes, review process efficiency and adequacy and recommend options for improving our clients’ business performance and profits. The Business Advisor uses this information to help Business Owners solve problems and discusses project progress with clients. Must be bilingual, fluent in written and spoken Spanish, and have experience working with Latino bicultural communities.
Economic Development & Financing Corporation is hiring a Lending Relations Manager. Location: Mendocino/Lake Counties, CA.
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to fill the position of Lending Relations Manager. This team member will be responsible for promoting EDFC’s loan programs in the community, developing new loans, and maintaining relationships with existing clients. This position can be home based in Mendocino or Lake County. A presence in EDFC’s Ukiah office on Tuesday mornings is required.
California Budget & Policy Center is hiring a Communications Associate. Location: Sacramento, CA.
The California Budget & Policy Center (Budget Center) seeks to hire a Communications Associate who will be a critical part of our team and help develop strategies for ensuring our research, analysis, and commentary reach core audiences. These include policymakers and their staffs, advocates, community leaders, and the media, as well as members of the public with an interest in how state policies can promote shared prosperity for low- and middle-income Californians.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Women’s Business Center Director. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center seeks an experienced and passionate colleague to lead our US Small Business Administration (US SBA) Women’s Business Center (WBC) and programs of Renaissance SoMa. Our ideal new colleague brings an awareness of the economic impact of women entrepreneurs and a passion for empowering women through training, support services, and program excellence. They have experience in program management, small business ownership, coaching or consulting, and in working directly with clients, consultants, volunteers, and staff. They enjoy working with diverse clients, matching resources to needs, and building client success; bilingual Spanish highly preferred.
California FarmLink is hiring a Part-Time Program Associate. Location: Sacramento, CA.
The Central Valley Program Associate will support program staff in assisting farmers with land access, succession, financing, and other business management advising. The Associate will assist with new client intake, outreach to farmers and local community partners, and planning workshops and other events. This position will gain on-the-job experience serving small, family farms across the Central Valley, and offers opportunities for growth.
ICA Fund Good Jobs is hiring an Accelerator Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
ICA Fund Good Jobs is seeking an Accelerator Associate to drive the growth of our accelerator pipeline across the Bay Area region. This role is highly visible and involves connecting with high potential small businesses where they are. In addition, this role facilitates pre-accelerator offerings and plays a critical support role in general accelerator operations and events.
ICA Fund Good Jobs is hiring an Accelerator Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
ICA Fund Good Jobs is seeking an Accelerator Manager to lead cohorts of diverse, high-potential entrepreneurs to lead, grow and access capital for their scaling businesses. This role is responsible for selecting and managing accelerator participants, managing relationships with key accelerator partners, creating and refining cohort-specific curriculum and meeting program goals and impact metrics.
NorCal SBDC is hiring a Financial & Grant Analyst. Location: Arcata, CA.
Under the general supervision of the Regional Director, this position is responsible for the independent performance of varied specialized administrative and analytical duties as an office administrator, the ability to provide direction in the coordination of large multi-office projects related to Accounting, Grant Management, and Human Resources across campus entities, as well as regional offices throughout the 36 county region. This position will be responsible for the day to day operations of the SBDC Regional Lead Office, and the supervision of an Administrative Assistant, and the student interns.
Uptima Business Bootcamp is hiring a Marketing & Outreach Coordinator. Location: Oakland/San Francisco, CA.
Uptima seeks a Marketing & Outreach Coordinator who shares our vision, values, and commitment to creating a thriving ecosystem of businesses and business leaders in the Bay Area. At Uptima, you will perform within an innovative culture that’s focused on transformational change in how we do business. You will leverage your skills across our marketing and outreach activities to increase our community impact and help grow our business.
CalSavers is hiring a Bilingual Institutional Relationship Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Institutional Relationship Manager will be responsible for engaging with employers throughout the state in order to educate them on the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program (SSRP) Plan and help them register for and facilitate the program. Working through the employers, the Institutional Relationship Manager will also help employees understand the importance of saving for retirement and the benefits of the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. The position will be home-based in CA; however, occasional evening and weekend (including overnight) travel throughout the designated region is required. Bilingual Mandarin Chinese is required.
Alameda County SBDC is hiring a Program Director. Location: Newark, CA.
The Director of the Alameda County Small Business Development Center is a member of the leadership team for the Career Center and is responsible for providing direction, leadership, and technical support to successfully operate the SBDC program and related services and resources for businesses and entrepreneurs. The SBDC is categorically funded and follows contractual performance requirements. The SBDC program director plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of small business development throughout Alameda County. The incumbent will assist in the development of organizational policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and strategic planning. The program director manages internal and external contracting functions, directs program operations, and coordinates budget planning.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Program Coordinator. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
The Program Coordinator is an organized and relatable individual who coordinates programs in order to offer WEV clients a broad continuum of business services. This position is an active member of the program team, focusing on enrollment and participating in collaborative planning processes to deliver impactful programs and services to WEV and its Women’s Business Center (WBC) clientele.
Schwab Bank is hiring a Loan Portfolio Manager for its Community Development Group. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Portfolio Manager supports all members of the Community Development Group (CDG) meet Charles Schwab Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) obligation. CDG supports programs that help meet the lending, investment and service needs of all our communities, including low- and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods. We recognize that serving our communities through sound lending and good business practices benefits both the communities and the Banks themselves.
CDG is responsible for creating a CRA strategy; and, developing, implementing and coordinating the Bank’s CRA/community development program. The Manager is specifically responsible for portfolio management and reporting, financial and transaction analysis and due diligence, loan and investment management, data reporting, and operations.