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.
CAMEO is hiring a Southern California Program Manager. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
Do you visit your local bookstore more than Barnes and Noble? Do you support local economies driven by local small business owners? Do you understand the power of business ownership to lift up families and help them thrive and reach their version of the California Dream? If so, we are looking for a Program Manager that can increase our capacity to deliver programs.
The Program Manager will track and support the workflow process of member-focused projects and programs with a focus on programs located in Los Angeles and Southern California. General duties include program management, technical, clerical, and record-keeping, as well as member outreach.
Prospera is hiring an Operations Coordinator. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Operations Coordinator handles daily nonprofit operations at Prospera to ensure the organization’s efficient and effective operations. The ideal candidate is a passionate, hands-on, bilingual (English/Spanish), and culturally competent team player and solutions-oriented problem solver. This position will be responsible for anchoring the team with robust management of infrastructure, accounts payable processing and administrative support.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring a Program Director. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The CRC Program Director will lead our programs team in building a more just and equitable economy. As a member of the senior executive team, the Program Director will supervise CRC Program Associates in the Bay Area and Southern California. This position is based in our San Francisco Office and reports to the Executive Director.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring a Southern California Program Associate. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
CRC‘s new Program Associate will lead our programmatic work in Southern California. Together with CRC’s Program Director develop CRC’s regional corporate and government policy for the Southern California region including the areas of Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, and the Coachella Valley. This position is based in the greater Los Angeles region and supervised by the Program Director.
La Cocina is hiring a Kitchen Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
La Cocina’s Program team is looking to add a kitchen associate for the 2948 Folsom Street facility. Your job will be to keep our kitchen – the heart of our program – running in top shape for the use of our 30 active users. You will also be part of intentionally cultivating our unique, multi-cultural kitchen community, providing culinary assistance, and supporting participants as they grow businesses out of the facility. You’ll spend the majority of time in the kitchen and also be excited to provide insights, guidance, and culinary education to the entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses. You are energized by the thought of working in a kitchen full of businesses led by women, leading teams of women and people of color from all over the globe. You are the kind of person who equally cares about cleaning the corners of a walk-in refrigerator and structural racism and can talk about it fluently in both English and Spanish (other languages a bonus!).
La Cocina is hiring a Director of Development and Communications. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Since 2005, La Cocina has worked with talented, working-class entrepreneurs to launch, grow and formalize food businesses. We currently have 53 graduate businesses and 36 businesses in our incubator. The Director of Development and Communications will manage all fundraising, friend-raising, and communications for the organization. We’re lean but hungry, and the Director will work on high-level strategy as well as day-to-day communications.
La Cocina is hiring a Development and Communications Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Our Communications and Development Associate provides the fundamental link between La Cocina and the rest of the world. It begins with learning and communicating internally with clients and staff and translating that to the general public through marketing efforts at events–culminating with successful fundraising for La Cocina. The mark of a successful person in this role is the love and respect of the general public for the work of La Cocina and to delight in the success of our alumni.
La Cocina is hiring a Director of Earned Income. Location: San Francisco, CA.
This position joins La Cocina’s team with existing revenue streams in place and a burgeoning strategic plan that places an emphasis on the growth of those streams. The position begins with limited additional support but has the opportunity to grow intentionally and quickly. The Director will manage a Retail Manager, Catering Accounts Manager, Catering Admin, and partner with our Events team.
La Cocina is hiring an AR/AP Bookkeeper. Location: San Francisco, CA.
- The position works off-site, remotely with a twice-weekly office presence for AP/AR material collection, checks and deposit processing
- Support La Cocina’s Office Manager with timely payment of bills, billing of clients, and AR management
- Maintain consistent reconciliation records for La Cocina
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring a Senior Associate for Programs. Location: Washington, D.C.
The Senior Associate, Knowledge Sharing is responsible for coordinating a collaborative design process for developing new programs, and the implementation of complex programs that build the capacity of CDFIs. This position involves coordinating cross-departmental teams within OFN, liaising with external stakeholders such as funders and members, and leading processes that may include these and other constituencies.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring an Investment Officer. Location: Washington, D.C.
This position is primarily responsible for evaluating new investments and assisting to manage OFN’s on and off-balance sheet portfolios. The Investment Officer will analyze debt and equity investment opportunities using loan portfolio and financial statement data and in-depth conversations with organizations’ senior management teams. Through attending conferences and events, he/she will develop relationships with OFN’s CDFI members and work across OFN’s teams to support OFN’s mission.
AEO is hiring a Chief Executive Officer for myWay to Credit. Location: Washington, D.C.
The CEO will have primary responsibility for leading company operations; overseeing overall growth strategy; continuously optimizing the product for a superior customer experience; managing data privacy risks; and leading financial and organizational management, external communications, and marketing and sales efforts. She/he will be responsible for building and leading a team with the required expertise and skills to deliver results on goals, achieve fundraising and revenue objectives, and establishing strategic partnerships with financial institutions and others in order to reach the ambitious growth targets. She/he will also be responsible for partner and investor relationships, and the relationship with the parent company, AEO, as well as the myWay to Credit board of directors. As the CEO, she/he will also be responsible for establishing, achieving, and reporting on financials and milestones to the parent company, investors and other stakeholders.
Prospera is hiring a Client Success Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Client Success Manager is a new position designed to accelerate the incubation of cooperative businesses and initiatives led by and for Latina immigrant entrepreneurs. In addition to providing direct business development technical assistance to the most advanced entrepreneurs in our programs, this position will lead the development of a system to help ensure client success throughout Prospera’s entire three-year program cycle – from recruitment to community engagement to training to business launch to incubation and growth. The ideal candidate is a passionate, hands-on, bilingual (Spanish/English), and culturally competent team player with extensive business development expertise. They are flexible – able to work weekends and evenings to be responsive to our clients’ schedules – and demonstrates a high capacity for self-management as well as team collaboration. The ideal candidate has a basic understanding of cooperative principles and is willing to invest in professional development to advance skills and competency in this field. This position offers ample opportunity for leadership and advancement.
Access Plus Capital is hiring a Business Development Specialist. Location: Fresno, CA.
The Business Development Specialist will work under Business Development Director for Access Plus Capital, dba of Fresno CDFI, a subsidiary of Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC). The Business Development Specialist is responsible for representing Access Plus Capital in its lending activities and originating new loan transactions. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in economic development and in lending. Knowledge of SBA programs is helpful.
Norcal SBDC is hiring a Training & Curriculum Manager. Location: Northern California (exact location negotiable).
Under the general supervision of the SBDC Associate Director of Programs, the Training and Curriculum Manager is responsible for establishing and implementing a region-wide non-credit education and training plan that captures existing curriculums and includes new curriculums aligned with the needs of SBDC business clients. This position will catalog existing trainings, identify best practices, oversee the creation of new curriculum, and coordinate with 20+ SBDC centers and providers of services. The Training and Curriculum Manager will research and recommend to management a course of action for online webinars/trainings, and implement a region-wide online training solution. This position requires some travel throughout northern California. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and have impeccable communication skills.
Working Solutions is hiring an Impact Data Manager (temporary). Location: San Francisco, CA.
This temporary position will provide coverage for select responsibilities of the Director of Compliance and Impact (DCI) while she is on maternity leave. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer (CDO). Key duties:
- Support CDO and CEO in applying for grants and earned income opportunities
- Manage all portfolio and impact reporting for internal leadership, external funders, and other regulators or partners; this includes regular data monitoring and analysis for accuracy and trends with support from the Fund Development and Impact Associate
- Serve as Project Manager for annual U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund application and reporting processes, including overseeing complex data and reporting requirements among staff, C-suite, and external consultant
- Serve as Evaluation Project Manager for our Entrepreneurs of Color Fund program, including close collaboration with two partners and external consulting firm
AnewAmerica is hiring a Director of Programming. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Director of Programming oversees programs of the organization and the related staff as assigned by the CEO. The Director is responsible for overall effectiveness, evaluation, monitoring, data collection processes and reporting of all programs of the organization. The director of programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision, and evaluation of all the organization’s programs in accordance with the standards set out by the organization. As a member of the senior management team, the director of programs participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem-solving. He/she works within the guidelines, policies, and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. The position reports to the CEO.
AnewAmerica is hiring an Operations Coordinator. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Operations Coordinator supports the administrative functions of the organization. The position also supports the administrative needs of the CEO and Director of Finance. The coordinator also is responsible for the bookkeeping functions for the organization. In addition, the Coordinator supports the administrative needs of the Director of Finance in the preparation, tracking, record keeping as it relates to the support of the financial management function of the Women’s Business Centers. The position is located at our Headquarters in Downtown Oakland.
Kiva US is hiring a Director of Strategic Development. Location: San Francisco, CA.
This position is an integral part of Kiva’s overall revenue strategy and long-term sustainability. The Director of Strategic Development will be responsible for managing and expanding fundraising partnerships with foundations and corporations. In this role, you will work closely with senior leaders of the Kiva U.S. program to understand and map program strategies to the funding landscape and provide critical feedback to the program team. This position will report directly to the VP of Strategic Development.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Program Assistant. Location: Richmond, CA.
Renaissance seeks an energetic, detail-oriented Program Assistant to join our team; this position will be based out of Renaissance’s Richmond Center. Our ideal new colleague engages enthusiastically with clients and the public, takes ownership in the work that we do, appreciates the story that client data tells, and is passionate about economic opportunity and the impact of our work. They will be active in recruiting clients, marketing our programs, supporting our classes and events, tracking client services and keeping our office and incubator humming smoothly.
Opportunity Finance Network is hiring an Events Coordinator. Location: Washington, D.C.
The Events Coordinator will assist the EVP, Membership and the EVP, Knowledge Sharing in coordinating, planning, and executing OFN’s events. Specifically, this position coordinates and organizes event logistics to ensure successful Annual Conferences, Small Business Finance Forums, regional meetings, advocacy days, webinars, trainings, and other meetings and events as necessary.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Program Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
We are seeking a Program Associate to join our team as part of our innovative small business services team. One of our key differentiators is our ability to collect and report data as well as success stories to funders, partners and clients. The primary responsibilities of the Program Associate are engaging with colleagues and leadership on Lending, Business Advising and Grants to analyze and manage qualitative and quantitative data needed for program success as well as supporting the CEO and Director of Finance and Operations.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Business Advising Engagement Specialist. Location: Oakland, CA/remote.
We are seeking a part-time contractor to contribute to our innovative small business advising program. The Business Advising Program connects entrepreneurs with-expert level advisors to help them grow their businesses. We are looking for a talented individual to help grow and shape the future of this program with a keen eye on flawless execution. We combine technology and high touch; leveraging our advanced matching algorithm and SaaS platform along with personal interactions to achieve our mission and deliver on our promise to support entrepreneurs nationwide create good businesses and jobs.
CalSavers is hiring a Marketing & Outreach Analyst. Location: Sacramento, CA.
Reporting to the Director of Outreach and Marketing for the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board (CSCRSIB), this position will serve as a marketing and outreach support analyst for the CalSavers program, and primary responsibility to assist in the implementation and maintenance of outreach and marketing strategies, plans, communication, collateral, and processes for the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program.
California Budget & Policy Center is hiring a Director of Strategic Communications. Location: Sacramento, CA.
The California Budget & Policy Center (Budget Center) seeks to hire a Director of Strategic Communications to oversee the organization’s efforts to connect with key audiences and stakeholders through digital/online tools, media relations, the strategic release of Budget Center reports and analyses, and other activities. As a member of the organization’s senior leadership team, the Director of Strategic Communications plays a key role in positioning the Budget Center for maximum reach and impact and in helping to advance public policy choices that can broaden prosperity in our state.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring Small Business Development Consultants. Locations: Oakland, San Leandro, Oakley/Brentwood, Pittsburg/Antioch, Richmond/San Pablo.
Renaissance seeks an Independent Small Business Development Consultant to provide consulting, training and information services in the region to start-up, small and medium-size businesses. Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to create sustainable economic development through small business ownership. At our offices and remote program sites, we deliver high-quality business training support services to socially and economically diverse men and women starting and expanding microenterprises.
Mission Community Services Corporation is hiring a Deputy Director for the MCSC Kern County Women’s Business Center. Location: Bakersfield, CA.
The deputy director will collaborate closely with businesses, government agencies, sponsors, and grantors to leverage and nurture the extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit of Kern County. The deputy director will help create and work with an Advisory Board for the Kern WBC; and will report to the MCSC board of directors through Executive Director Chuck Jehle. This position will also champion the mission of MCSC and its programs and services and provide backup services to the director.