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/Instructor (San Jose)

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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/Instructor (San Jose)

The Small Business Development Coach works under the supervision of the Director of Anewamerica's Womens Business Center 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.

  • Provide Anewamerica Business Incubation Trainings.
  • 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/Instructor: San Jose

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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