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 an Outreach Specialist/Manager. Location: Remote, California resident.
The Outreach Specialist / 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.
The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is hiring a Business Counselor. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
The LAFPC is seeking an experienced, motivating individual to work as a Healthy Retail Operations Associate & Small Business Counselor. This person will provide business development technical assistance to various clients at a given time with meetings or regular ongoing calls. This role works closely with local store owners in the areas of business planning, marketing, growth strategy, and other areas of small business development; and is responsible for implementing special projects related to program and organization goals. This position will also assist HNMN Operations as a supportive staff (i.e. purchasing equipment/material, maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial record-keeping).
The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is hiring a Sr. Business Counselor. Location: Los Angeles, CA.
The LAFPC is seeking an experienced, motivated professional to join as a Sr. Business Counselor for the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network program. The Sr. Business Counselor will be the project lead for up to three transformation projects each year, working closely with the Program Director and other Business Counselors. The Sr. Business Counselor will develop project timelines, manage project budgets, sources and uses tracking, oversee building improvement construction, craft marketing and communications, and ensure accurate reporting of the process and final product. Additionally and crucially, the Sr. Business Counselor will foster cross-sector partnerships with private, public, and non-profit agencies for each transformation project, including potential donors, investors or brand partners to fund the project.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a WBC Director. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance’s WBC Director is deeply committed to creating economic mobility for women entrepreneurs and has a passion for empowering community through training, client support and program excellence. The WBC Director leads visioning and goal setting; innovates and oversees delivery of unique, bilingual programming and business counseling; manages a growing program budget, a dynamic team, and multiple matching grants and contracts from the City, State and the U.S. Small Business Administration. The ideal candidate is organized and entrepreneurial, thrives in a multicultural, mission-driven environment, has a passion for strengthening and growing our local economy, and the experience to help entrepreneurs succeed.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is hiring a Development Manager. Location: San Francisco, CA.
Renaissance seeks a creative and analytical Development Manager to strengthen all fundraising activities to secure and grow our organizational budget (currently $5M). Renaissance receives major funding from government, corporate, foundation and individual sources. Initially reporting to the CEO, our new colleague will take ownership of our grant writing, report submission and management. The ideal candidate is passionate about funding our mission, enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and brings the ability to multitask, along with a high level of organization and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
The Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights is hiring a Staff Attorney – Legal Services for Entrepreneurs. Location: San Francisco, CA.
In coordination with the LSE Program Coordinator, the Staff Attorney takes primary responsibility for the LSE program. The Staff Attorney provides guidance and oversight to the Program Coordinator and other LSE staff in operating the LSE program. In coordination with the Pro Bono Director, the Staff Attorney cultivates partnerships directly with pro bono attorneys and law firms, and trains new pro bono attorneys. The Staff Attorney also provides direct representation to small business clients whose legal needs are generally not met by LSE pro bono attorneys. During the pandemic, the biggest need for direct representation has been commercial lease negotiations, but the scope of possible services is potentially broad, depending on candidate’s interest and client demand. The Staff Attorney is also engaged with community, including providing trainings for small business owners and community partner organizations.
The California Asset Building Coalition is hiring a Program and Production Coordinator. Location: Remote (California).
The Program and Production Coordinator works closely with the (Interim) Managing Director to design and execute CABC programs and events, policy analysis and advocacy, member training and engagement, and communications including our website, email, and social media.
The California Asset Building Coalition is hiring a Racial Economic Justice Fellow. Location: Remote (California).
The Fellow will study the asset building field, develop relationships with nonprofit leaders and policymakers across the state, and help develop materials to educate members, policy makers, and foundations.
Mandela Partners is hiring a Business Development Manager. Location: Oakland, CA.
The Business Development Manager will lead the Mandela Entrepreneurs Program, including workshops, advising, and access to capital, and to oversee all activities related to Ashland Market & Cafe, Mandela Partners’ incubated community food hall in unincorporated Alameda County. The Business Development Manager will play a key leadership role in our economic development programming by collecting and evaluating program related data; developing and tracking annual goals and objectives; and collaboratively developing strategies for program growth and business sustainability.
TMC Community Capital is hiring a Loan Officer. Location: Oakland, CA.
TMC Community Capital is a nonprofit microlender providing fast and affordable online financing, fostering financial stability, and encouraging entrepreneurship among women-owned, low-income and under-resourced small businesses in California.
- Answer loan inquiries, provide program information, and send application packets;
- Determine eligibility for loan programs and facilitate application submission;
- Process and evaluate loan applications, verifying accuracy and completeness;
- Provide applicant with timely and periodic status updates of loan application;
- Evaluate and interpret applicant credit report, bank statements, tax returns, and budget to determine whether the applicant has the ability to repay loan;
- Prepare credit memo and financials to present to Loan Review Committee for loan decision;
- Ensure applicant understands terms of repayment and communication expectations;
- Prepare closing documents and collect required documentation for borrower and follow up on missing elements.
MEDA is hiring a Compliance Manager/Officer. Location: San Francisco, CA.
MEDA is seeking a qualified Compliance Manager/Officer that will manage the reporting and compliance activities for Fondo Adelante’s growing body of lending and technical assistance work. Qualified candidates will possess experience in the community development sector and will have demonstrated the ability to manage projects and reports against hard deadlines.
This position reports to the Director of Fondo Adelante and works closely with all Fondo Adelante staff, as well as MEDA’s Evaluation and Finance teams. Fondo Adelante’s loan and technical assistance portfolio has grown rapidly through its emergency lending in response to COVID-19. So this is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, high-impact community lender and help strengthen its infrastructure at a critical inflection point in its growth.
MEDA is hiring a Commercial Real Estate Consultant. Location: San Francisco, CA.
MEDA is seeking a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) individual with significant commercial real estate experience to provide lease negotiation assistance, back-rent repayment negotiation in light of COVID-19, marketing of vacant spaces and business attraction and relocation services for businesses located or seeking to locate within the Mission District. While not exclusive to the Mission District or particular corridors, this work places a strong focus on the Mission Street and 24th Street corridors.
MEDA is hiring a Loan Servicing Specialist. Location: Bay Area, CA.
MEDA is seeking a qualified Loan Servicing Specialist that will manage the loan servicing activities for Fondo Adelante’s growing small business portfolio. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability to service small business loans, including managing collections and loan workouts. 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 more than $1,000,000 in sales and 20+ employees.