Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

We are a regional nonprofit microbusiness development and asset-building community organization serving the economic development needs of low-income new Americans in the Bay Area of California. We offer a unique model of microbusiness incubation and asset building, which gives individuals from traditionally challenged communities, which include new citizens, immigrants, refugees, women, and minorities, access to economic and social advancement. Our administrative offices are located in Berkeley, California, with satellite offices in Oakland and San Jose.

Open Positions

Client Manager (Oakland)

Small Business Development Coach (San Jose)

Real Estate Site Marketing Consultant (San Jose)

Consultant - Business Planning Trainer (Morgan Hill)

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Client Manager (Oakland)

The Client Management Coach works under the supervision of the Market Manager located in Oakland’s Fruitvale District. The candidate will provide consultative business support, and client management assistance to assigned microenterprise and small business clients currently in the AnewAmerica's Business Incubation program. Territory covers Alameda and Contra Costa County. This is not a commission paid position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish)

  • Degree in business/marketing or equivalent field experience

  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Individual must understand small businesses and be able to coach and counsel entrepreneurs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good head for business

  • One (1) year of experience in business planning and counseling field

  • Financial skills/Understanding of financial principles (?)

  • Previous work experience with diverse populations/desire to work with diverse populations

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Business Coach will provide one on one business support and client management advice to help clients: focus on supporting clients to develop and implement robust business plans, build effective and sustainable business models, be responsive to customer demand, embed financial management systems, and develop marketing plans and appropriate management systems

  • Manage 40-50 clients in all business stages (start-up, existing, and expansion)

  • The Business Coach will maintain and retain detailed records of consultations, and outcomes for each business entrepreneur assisted.

  • Provide program support: collaborate with AnewAmerica staff and team by providing outreach within our communities and work with our staff to ensure all program targets and goals are met

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply: Please submit resume with salary history and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for this position with "Client Management Business Coach" in the subject line.

AnewAmerica is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity with respect to race, ethnic, culture, gender age, sexual orientation and physical abilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

HOURS: Full-time, 1.0 FTE

GRADE: Exempt

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Small Business Development Coach (San Jose)

The Small Business Development Coach works under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager located in San Jose, California. Individual will provide consultative business support, and business assistance services to assigned microenterprise and small business clients. Territory covers Santa Clara County. This is not a commission paid position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent field experience

  • One (1) year of experience in business planning, business development, consulting, and counseling field

  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

  • Experience working with the following industries (desirable): restaurant, retail, grocery stores, or café.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good head for business and team work environment

  • Previous work experience with diverse populations/desire to work with diverse populations

  • Strong analytical, math and financial skills

  • Passion for economic and social empowerment for microenterprises and small business owners.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide business support and client management advice to assigned small business clients.

  • Work one on one with small business owners to help them execute their business plans and strategies for the effective launch or expansion of their business.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, and a good head for business. The diverse pool of assigned entrepreneurs requires the business coach to be flexible with a broad depth of business knowledge.

  • Maintain and retain, for management, detailed records of consultations, and outcomes for each business entrepreneur assisted. Track changes in business revenue, changes in profit, job creations, and asset development.

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in the areas of marketing, sales, product development, and branding.

  • Focus on supporting clients to develop and implement robust business plans, build effective and sustainable business models, be responsive to customer demand, embed financial management systems, and develop marketing plans and appropriate management systems.

  • Work closely with clients, consultants, and AnewAmerica staff.

  • Manage small business clients in all business stages (start-up, existing, and expansion).

  • Provide program support: establish and maintain relationships with entrepreneurs, collaborate with AnewAmerica staff and team by providing outreach within our communities, and work with our staff to ensure all program targets and goals are met.

  • Work with clients on and off site. Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

  • Record/monitor the progress of client business and all coaching/counseling session.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply: Please submit resume with salary history and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with the subject line "Small Business Development Coach".

AnewAmerica is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity with respect to race, ethnic, culture, gender age, sexual orientation and physical abilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

HOURS: Full-time, 1.0 FTE

GRADE: Exempt

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Real Estate Site Marketing Consultant (San Jose)

The Real Estate Site Marketing Consultant works under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager located in San Jose, California. Territory covers Santa Clara County with a focus on the City of San Jose. This is not a commission paid position. Will provide marketing expertise for access to markets including: 1) fixed-base host sites, 2) fairs, 3) events, 4) new promotions, and 5) commissaries.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead generation and execution of a high volume of vending sites for businesses by contacting targeted accounts such as banks, tech companies, apartment communities, educational institutions, and community based organizations.

  • Provide focus and local vending locations execution for Fresh Carts program to targeted accounts.

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in the areas of marketing, sales, product development, and branding.

  • Work closely with AnewAmerica staff and team to ensure all program targets and goals are met.

  • Timely complete of all call reports and paperwork by required deadlines.

  • Develop strong working relationships and provide support with targeted indirect and direct accounts to achieve revenue and growth goals.

  • Establish a regular contact pattern with indirect and direct accounts.

  • Provide regular feedback to Senior Program Manager on indirect and direct account needs.

  • Work with accounts on and off site. Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent field experience

  • Strong sales skill sets - one (1) year of experience in commercial real estate, marketing, sales, property management, and asset management

  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to think strategically and problem solve with entrepreneurial commitment to achieving goals

  • Ability to work with and influence a variety of commercial real estate site accounts

  • Strong presentation skills required

  • Previous work experience with diverse populations/desire to work with diverse populations

  • Passion for economic and social empowerment for microenterprises and small business owners

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

To Apply: Please submit resume with cover letter to the email referenced above for this position AnewAmerica is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity with respect to race, ethnic, culture, gender age, sexual orientation and physical abilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Consultant - Business Planning Trainer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Prepare class activities and homework assignments in accordance with the Core Training Curriculum.
  2. Present core training materials and information in class. Lead class discussions; clarify questions/issues.
  3. Assign homework, projects other class-related activities as appropriate. Assess student progress and give regular feedback to the clients.
  4. Take attendance at each class.
  5. Assist students in preparing an initial business plan, including in-class activities and specific homework exercises. Review homework on a regular basis to ensure timely completion and sufficient quality of work. Notify the appropriate client manager of any concerns over class attendance, completion of assignments or other student-related issues that come to the trainer’s attention.
  6. Review and evaluate students’ initial business plans. Provide feedback and guidance to the point that students can produce a complete plan and qualify for business planning certificate.
  7. Administer class evaluations at the end of a given training series. Give copies of evaluations to the appropriate AnewAmerica staff for compiling and reporting.
  8. At the end of the core training, provide the appropriate AnewAmerica staff with the following:
    • How many/which students have successfully completed their business plans, asset plans and social responsibility projects
    • Copies of completed business plans and asset plans
    • A copy of the completed class attendance sheet
    • Copies of all class evaluation forms
    • A brief final report, including each student’s strengths/weaknesses and recommendations for further training and/or technical assistance
  9. Consult with appropriate AnewAmerica staff on current and possible future training content. Provide regular feedback on the general progress of current class groups and the success of current curriculum elements. Make recommendations for additional training and/or possible training improvements.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Business and teaching experience preferred

To Apply: Please submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line "Business Planning Trainer".

AnewAmerica is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity with respect to race, ethnic, culture, gender age, sexual orientation and physical abilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.