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: Andrew Seko. Job postings will be considered filled after 90 days, unless otherwise notified.
CAMEO is hiring a Marketing and Communications Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
CAMEO is looking for someone to take control of our social media activity, contribute to content creation and media relations as well as engage with our members online and offline. CAMEO is California’s statewide network made up of over 200 organizations, agencies, and individuals dedicated to furthering microbusiness development in California. Annually, CAMEO members serve about 21,000 very small businesses with training, business and credit assistance and loans.
Greenlining is hiring a Equitable Economic Development Fellow. Location: Oakland, CA.
In collaboration with the City of Oakland Economic & Workforce Development Department and the Surdna Foundation, The Greenlining Institute is recruiting for an Equitable Economic Development Fellow to work inside the City of Oakland on policy implementation aimed at wealth gains for households of color. The City of Oakland has recently adopted an Economic Development Strategy for the years 2018-2020 which includes equity goals to increase the number of Oaklanders earning at least a living wage and to decrease the asset poverty rate for households of color.
Greenlining is hiring an Economic Equity Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Banking Manager for the Economic Equity team will lead our work to keep financial institutions accountable to serving and reinvesting in communities of color in California. The Manager will be responsible for conducting research on how the financial sector is currently serving people of color, and advocating for meaningful changes in banking and regulatory practices, and in policy at the local, state, and federal levels.
Accion San Diego is hiring a Chief Credit Officer. Location: San Diego, CA.
The Chief Credit Officer position serves on the Accion leadership team and reports to the CEO. The CCO is responsible for effectively growing and managing the organization’s active loan portfolio of ~$7MM in a quality manner. Duties include maintaining bank and community relationships, structuring and managing new lending initiatives, supervision of the lending and servicing teams, as well as managing overall loan portfolio quality through sound underwriting and management of the collections and credit loss mitigation/recovery areas.
Mission Economic Development Agency is hiring a Small Business Loan Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
MEDA is seeking a qualified Small Business Loan Officer that will originate, package, and close qualified loan applications for business loans up to $100,000. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability to build business relationships within Latino and immigrant communities to generate referrals and source leads that meet Adelante Fund’s lending criteria and mission. Adelante Fund’s target market includes a wide spectrum of businesses, ranging from small, informal cash-based businesses with no formal credit and limited documentation to businesses with up to $1,000,000 in sales and 10-20 employees.
The California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring a Southern California Program Manager. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
CRC is the largest statewide community reinvestment coalition in the country, with over 300 member organizations across California that provide services to tens of thousands of low-income residents. We have the network, experience, and expertise to effectively challenge the root causes of economic inequality affecting low-income, racial minority, rural, and immigrant households. CRC members include affordable housing developers, community development financial institutions, housing counseling agencies, small business technical assistance providers, legal services agencies, and other community based organizations. This position is based in the Los Angeles area and will be supervised by the Executive Director.
Make It In LA is hiring a Program Coordinator. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
MAKE IT IN LA is seeking a self-starting Program Coordinator as we take the organization to the next level and launch our new Catalyst Program. The program aims to identify promising emerging and established entrepreneurs and help them manufacture and scale in LA. You will play a pivotal role as the first full-time paid staff member reporting directly to the Executive Director. You will work closely with our volunteer “Catalysts,” corporate partners, and the diverse creators and manufacturers in the program. You will also engage and grow our broader community through various events, social media, and digital content.
We seek someone who is resourceful, curious, meticulous, and fearless as we rapidly evolve the organization and expand its impact. You must have exceptional oral and written communication skills as you will be heavily engaged in external relationship building. This is a grant-funded position through February 2019 which we aim to renew. Flexible hours.
Capital Impact Partners is hiring a Loan Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
Capital Impact Partners seeks a Loan Associate to support the Loan Origination Team. The Loan Associate is in training to become a Loan Officer in the Originations Team of the Lending department and is contributing to the originations goals of the Lending team. The candidate for this position should have basic financial analysis skills and may have some lending underwriting experience. With formal and informal credit training from the Lending team and with exposure to different types of deals and markets, the Loan Associate will gain sufficient underwriting skills to analyze existing and new credits and identify transaction risks. Prior experience in community development lending will be a plus.
Working Solutions is hiring a Fund Development and Impact Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The American Sustainable Business Council is hiring a CEO. Location: Washington, DC.
California Farmlink is hiring a Lending and Loan Services Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
Join California FarmLink’s lending team to support California farmers and vibrant local food systems. This new position will play a key role in the expansion of FarmLink’s agricultural lending as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), which is unique in the country in providing small, minority and organic farmers with access to capital and technical assistance. The Lending & Loan Services Associate will support two key functions within FarmLink’s lending department: 1) serve as the primary point of contact within the organization for business owners inquiring and applying for financing; and 2) provide key support in documenting and servicing FarmLink’s existing portfolio.