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.
Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce is hiring a Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistance. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
The LA Latino Chamber of Commerce is making a difference in the community by doubling the revenues of Latino-owned businesses and advocating on their behalf. We are seeking a team player who works well in a busy environment and who wants to be part of creating change through entrepreneurship. The Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant works with professional accounting staff and management team members in recording and reconciling accounting data. In addition to supporting management in all areas of administration.
Loconomics is hiring a Co-Founder. Location: Inland Empire, CA.
Loconomics Cooperative is ready to go-to-market and is seeking an ambitious co-founder with the skills and drive to lead our marketing efforts as a co-founder. You’ll be joining a small team of co-founders and given the autonomy and support you need to succeed.
Small Business Majority is hiring a Southern California Outreach Manager. Location: Inland Empire, CA.
Small Business Majority is seeking a full-time Southern California Outreach Manager based in the Inland Empire to manage our on-the-ground work in the Inland Empire and Central California. Bilingual efficiency in either Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin preferred. This position will help develop and implement strategies to conduct outreach to small business owners, organizations, policy makers and other small business advocates. This position will focus on a variety of issues including access to capital, health care reform, workforce issues and others. The ideal candidate will have expertise in areas of outreach, public policy engagement and business community engagement and be able to work simultaneously on multiple projects. This position will report to Small Business Majority’s California Deputy Director.
The Alameda County SBDC is hiring an SBDC Director. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Director, SBDC is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs designed to provide counseling and training to small business owners throughout Alameda County. Work includes publicizing program, developing local contacts, recruiting and supervising staff and fiscal program administration.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Facilities and Operations Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance is seeking a professional, customer service, and detail-oriented Facilities and Operations Associate. 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.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (www.rencenter.org) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to create sustainable economic development through small business ownership. Renaissance owns our own 24,000 sq ft building in SOMA, which is the site of our headquarters as well. Our SOMA, East Palo Alto, Richmond and Bayview sites host over 50 small business tenants in entrepreneurial communities.
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.