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.
California Reinvestment Coalition is hiring a Strategic Communications Manager. Location: San Francisco Bay Area/Los Angeles, CA.
The ideal candidate is familiar with issues related to redlining practices and/or access to capital for BIPOC communities. He/She/They are passionate about working to tell the history and legacy of structural racism, the decades of advocacy to rectify the exclusion of BIPOC communities from financial systems and building wealth, and how communities work to address this embedded racism. He/She/They are an excellent writer and strategic storyteller, an experienced generator of earned and social media, an exceptional spokesperson with a successful record of communicating on behalf of and raising the visibility of Executive Leadership.
The Sustainable Economies Law Center is hiring a Policy & Legislative Advocate. Location: Oakland, CA.
This position will leverage the Law Center’s expertise in our primary issue areas — land, labor, and law — to advance powerful, relevant policy solutions to real issues that impact our constituents. Our communities of interest include immigrant communities, BIPOC, poor, low-income, and other marginalized people, as well as small businesses, cooperatives, and democratic community-owned projects that are primarily led by and benefit these communities. A major project for 2021 will be helping to coordinate a multi-stakeholder campaign for a worker ownership-centered state economic recovery agenda.
Working Solutions is hiring a Loan Processing Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Lending team is responsible for converting an application into a successful funded loan. As such the team must know the products provided by the organization, and the conditions that are necessary for applicants to successfully qualify for products. The Loan Processing Associate will review applications, provide timely feedback to the applicant, collect and verify required documents, verify compliance to lending guidelines, and finalize the loan through a comprehensive review process. Provide support to the Lending Manager on day to day operation of the Lending team. This person is detailed-oriented with excellent administrative skills and has good customer service skills. This person should also have some knowledge of accounting or credit and excellent data management skills.
Working Solutions is hiring a Loan Servicing Associate. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Loan Servicing Associate responsibilities include the daily servicing of the loan portfolio for Working Solutions, on-boarding loans into all necessary systems, monitoring loan payments/collections, accurately entering loan payments into loan servicing software (DownHome), monthly invoicing, delinquency notices, administering pay-offs, responding to borrower’s loan servicing requests, UCC filings, business insurance, credit reporting and monitoring borrower’s missing documentation. This person is detailed-oriented with excellent administrative skills and has good customer service skills. This person should also have some knowledge of accounting or credit and excellent data management skills.
Working Solutions is hiring a Portfolio Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
The Portfolio Management team is responsible for onboarding new loans, servicing loans, and reporting on the loan portfolio performance. This team ensures that the organization meets its programmatic and impact goals, and remains in compliance with legal and funder entities. As team lead, the Portfolio Manager will provide oversight and build the Portfolio Team. This person will be a critical thinker, have excellent data management skills, and high level of analytical skills, to make and communicate decisions effectively. This person will work closely with Finance so should have some accounting background and they will also be responsible for loan modifications, so should know credit.
Working Solutions is hiring a Chief Financial Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Working Solutions is a certified, nonprofit CDFI that works with entrepreneurs who want to start and grow thriving local businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are seeking an experienced CFO to join our Leadership Team. The CFO has overall responsibility for ensuring Working Solutions’ financial strength, stability, risk management, and appropriate operational and capital liquidity through the management of Working Solutions’ budget, financial performance, and organizational metrics.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Business Advising Engagement Specialist. Location: Oakland, CA.
This is a part-time (20 hours per week) role that can be done from anywhere in the U.S. This role is responsible for connecting business owners nationwide with pro bono business advisors and other resources that will help them run and grow their businesses. A tech-enabled, but people-centric program, we do this by leveraging our advanced matching algorithm and online platform while complementing them with personal interactions to deliver a truly customized experience to small business owners across all 50 states.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Data Operations Associate. Location: Oakland, CA.
This role will work across our Business Advising and Lending small business programs, supporting both in using data and optimizing operations to propel their impact. In this role, you will be responsible for data management, reporting, analyzing and monitoring so that we can track and monitor key performance indicators. You will also support both our Business Advising and Lending team in making sure we are providing a smooth, impactful experience to the small business owners we serve.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring a Credit Analyst, Small Business Lending. Location: Oakland, CA.
We’re a dynamic nonprofit organization with a growing Loan Fund that supports more and more small businesses with loans and pro bono mentoring, creating good jobs in low-and-moderate income communities. With our expansion, we are adding loan support software and streamlining our processes and procedures to reach entrepreneurs more efficiently. You will be a dedicated teammate with strong analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills who is passionate about investing in underserved communities. You’ll work with our team to underwrite and monitor the organization’s growing portfolio of loans for California small businesses, focused on expanding access to capital and advising for Black and Brown entrepreneurs.
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring an Accounting Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
PCV is a growing nonprofit social enterprise and we need a highly organized, detail-oriented, accounting manager to assist with our program-related day-day accounting and operational needs. This position reports to the Director of Finance & Operations and Director of Lending. If you thrive on collaboration and are passionate about business as a force for social good, PCV is looking for you!
Pacific Community Ventures is hiring an Associate Director, Impact Investing Research and Consulting. Location: Oakland, CA.
You will play a meaningful role in the growth of PCV by leading consulting and research projects as well as managing and mentoring junior staff. You’ll bring strong managerial, analytical, writing, research, and communication skills, as well as a passion for and experience in impact investing. You should welcome the opportunity and challenge to contribute in strategy setting and business development.
The Grow America Fund is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Seattle, WA / Los Angeles, CA.
Loan Officers are responsible for marketing, sourcing, evaluating and underwriting the SBA 7(a) loans in the various client communities. The Loan Officer works under general supervision of the GAF Chief of Credit, exercising significant latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment in the performance of his (or her) responsibilities.
The Northern California Land Trust is hiring a Vallejo CLT Project Manager. Location: Vallejo, CA.
The new project manager will be a key staff member for the development and launch of a CLT partnership in Vallejo between NCLT and the Vallejo Housing Justice Coalition (VHJC). The position will be based in Vallejo 3 days/ week and will collaboratively lead unique and visionary community-initiated, permanently affordable housing development projects in partnership with community members of the VHJC Coalition, NCLT’s project development team, and our other partners in the collaborative – Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) and Urban Habitat. The position will serve as a core team member of the NCLT project development team. Our ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in community development and acquisition-rehab type affordable housing development along with deep knowledge and connection to the diverse communities of Vallejo.
Women’s Economic Ventures is hiring a Part-Time Quickbooks & Financial Coach. Location: Santa Barbara, CA.
The QuickBooks & Financial Coach will provide highly individualized coaching to a specific group of WEV’s small business clients in order to help them develop their financial literacy, increase their financial confidence and decision-making, and ultimately become more resilient and successful as entrepreneurs. In addition, this individual may be utilized to provide support to clients needing assistance with COVID-related inquiries, such as assistance in completing funding application forms. This position requires a solid understanding of business finance and a high level of interpersonal sensitivity. This position will initially be remote due to COVID-19 restrictions, and remote work may further be considered after restrictions are lifted.