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 Facilities and Operations Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks a Facilities and Operations Manager to maintain the organization’s operations, infrastructure, technology and physical plant – both for the property we own in San Francisco’s South of Market (SOMA) as well as the program sites we lease in East Palo Alto, Richmond and San Francisco’s Bayview. Our ideal new teammate is proactive, creative and collaborative, and takes pride in ensuring quality facilities and infrastructure for our programs, clients, tenants and staff. They enjoy problem-solving, working well with vendors, tenants, and staff to keep everything humming. They share the values of our passionate, fun and dedicated team: Entrepreneurship, Equity and Inclusion, Integrity, Optimism, People and Sustainability. While this role is based in San Francisco, we encourage our new colleague to visit/work from our other offices on a monthly basis as needed to keep connected. Work schedule is general business hours with on-call access and evening and weekend hours for rare building emergencies, tradespeople access, etc.
Mission Economic Development Agency is hiring a Senior Small Business Loan Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
In 2015 MEDA launched a community loan fund – Fondo Adelante – to provide loans to small businesses in San Francisco and the surrounding region that are currently underserved by traditional and non-traditional lenders alike. Fondo Adelante provides loans ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 to qualifying small business owners. As Sr. Small Business Loan Officer you will originate, package, and close qualified loan applications for business loans up to $100,000. Fondo Adelante’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 $2,000,000 in sales and 10-20 employees. Your work will make families’ dreams come true as they build and expand their businesses and help their community thrive.
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is hiring a Community Lending Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Support the administration of the Community Investment Department’s programs and initiatives with a focus on the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) homeownership set-aside programs and the Targeted Community Lending Plan.
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is hiring a Community Investment Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Perform reviews of affordable housing projects awarded funding through the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program (“AHP”) to determine eligibility within program guidelines and regulatory requirements. Consult with and provide expertise on community investment programs and affordable housing compliance issues to Bank management, members, prospective members, community partners, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Data & Evaluation Coordinator. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks a Data and Evaluation Coordinator who is passionate about data systems and is inspired by the stories that data can tell. Our colleague will support our operation as a metrics-driven organization, championing our client data tracking and monitoring systems, and using it as a mirror to measure our outcomes and impact. This position involves working closely with program staff throughout the organization to maintain our client database and coordinate the collection, entry, storage, analysis, and reporting of information used to measure outcomes, formulate organizational dashboards, and report on grants. Our ideal new colleague believes in our mission, takes ownership of data management processes and works well with colleagues at all levels of the organization and program implementation. Approximately 70% of the work will be centered on the programs based in our South of Market office and Women’s Business Center; the remaining work focused on other sites and the organization as a whole.
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.