CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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AmeriCorps Outreach & Recruitment Program Coordinator – ACCESS

Job Summary: As the Outreach and Recruitment Program Coordinator, you will collaborate with financial coaches and the Capital Ready Program to support individuals in achieving financial literacy and readiness for entrepreneurship, work with local financial institutions to develop initiatives aimed at increasing the financial readiness of entrepreneurs, lead program outreach efforts, organize and host events to cultivate a supportive network of entrepreneurs, including workshops, networking sessions, and community forums, represent the program at resource fairs and community events, deliver online webinars, and create weekly newsletters.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Business Development Coach – ACCESS

Job Summary: Under general supervision, the Business Development Coach uses specialized knowledge of entrepreneurial challenges and needs to provide encouragement, support and individualized coaching for entrepreneurs, micro-entrepreneurs, and small businesses. Assesses business, evaluates goals and objectives, and provides guidance in establishing business and strategic plans. Works collaboratively with other program staff, partner organizations and business consultants to help clients establish and grow their business. May provide guidance and support to small businesses seeking to optimize their financial strategies and access the necessary funding for growth and development.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Senior Accountant – Quatrro Business Support Services – Not-for-Profit Division

Job Summary: Quatrro Business Support Services is seeking a Senior Accountant for their not-for-profit team. The Senior Accountant is responsible for servicing the accounting needs of our nonprofit clients, including finance statements, reconciliation, payroll integration, accounts payable, and other Quatrro services.   The senior accountant will serve as the brand ambassador of Quatrro and help initiate, maintain, and develop the relationship as a key contact and internal liaison for the client. If you have a passion for helping nonprofit organizations achieve financial success and excel in building strong client relationships, this is an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact. This is a remote role that requires client site visits and onsite support in the Detroit /SE Michigan area.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Accountant – Quatrro Business Support Services – Not-for-Profit Division

Job Summary: Quatrro Business Support Services is seeking an Accountant for their not-for-profit team. The Accountant is responsible for servicing the accounting needs of our nonprofit clients, including finance statements, bank reconciliations, payroll integration, accounts payable, and other Quatrro services. The Accountant will serve as the brand ambassador of Quatrro and help initiate, maintain, and develop the relationship as a key contact and internal liaison for the client.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Grants & Development Director – Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design

Job Summary: The Grants and Development Director will lead strategic management and ensure compliance of PLC’s grant portfolio. The Grants and Development Director will collaborate with the finance team to integrate financial strategies that align with grant and organizational objectives, emphasizing fiscal responsibility. This position will be responsible for enhancing fundraising efforts, cultivating donor relationships, and managing grant calendars.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Deputy Executive Director of Operations – FORCE Detroit

Job Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director of Operations will oversee and optimize the organization’s operations. This position will be pivotal in setting strategic goals, ensuring compliance, and fostering a culture of equity, inclusion, and efficiency.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Lending Director – ProsperUs Detroit

Job Summary: As the lending director at ProsperUs Detroit, you will approach the work with an eagerness to support businesses and entrepreneurs of color at a community development financial institution (CDFI) working in low- to moderate-income communities. You will partner with the lending team and organizational leadership to support entrepreneurs and business owners to access capital and invest in the growth of their microenterprise. Leading your team, you will identify solutions to bolster relationships with entrepreneurs and enhance lending programming consistent with the organization’s mission. You are great at building relationships one-on-one, advocating for others, and communicating effectively with individuals from various backgrounds. They are excited to welcome team members who are focused on intersectional equity in the context of entrepreneurship in Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, and Inkster.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here. The deadline to apply is June 23.

Community Economic Development Manager – Eastside Community Network

Job Summary: ECN’s Community Economic Development (CED) Manager will be responsible for leading their work in the AMEX Small Business Disaster Resiliency Network Program and supporting the ongoing programs and events of the Community Economic Development Department. The CED Managers’ responsibilities include:

  • Outreach – Spreading the word about the ECN and the Community Economic
    Development Department’s work
  • Case Management – Conducting intake processing of CED clients (entrepreneurs and
    business owners) and updating client data and activity
  • Client Support – Share information with clients to support their business goals, provide
    technical assistance, and make referrals
  • Department Operations – Support Business Hub programming and operations,
    department reporting, outreach

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Small Business Support Manager – Invest Detroit

Job Summary: Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Lending, the Support Manager will design, lead, and manage a small business coaching program for potential and existing Invest Detroit
borrowers. Through personalized one-on-one coaching sessions and strategic advice, the
Support Manager will work with startups and established businesses to provide education and
resources to launch, stabilize, and grow their businesses. The role will include empowering
entrepreneurs to develop effective business strategies, enhance their leadership skills, and
navigate the complexities of running a small business.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Client Specialist – Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

Job Summary: The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is looking for a results-driven and detail-oriented individual to join their team as an Client Specialist. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in the success of the program by collecting basic intake information on clients, managing referrals to capital-ready vendors, tracking services rendered, performing data entry, and promoting the program.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Capital Readiness Coordinator – Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

Job Summary: The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council is seeking a highly motivated and strategic individual to join their team as a Capital Readiness Coordinator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in guiding entrepreneurs through the process of getting loan ready. Your primary responsibilities will include providing individual 1:1 counseling to small business owners in the areas of finance and accounting, assisting clients in preparing loan application documents, and facilitating partnerships with external service providers to ensure clients are well-positioned to access capital.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.

Program Officer – William Davidson Foundation

Job Summary: The Program Officer, Southeast Michigan, is responsible for contributing to the development, refinement, and stewardship of grants across the Southeast Michigan Good Jobs portfolio and related strategies in Southeast Michigan. In Detroit and across Southeast Michigan, they work with their grantees and other partners to expand the number of good jobs and enhance their collection of great places. Together, they see these as essential ingredients for a growing, connected community. As they define it, “good jobs” offer a sense of dignity, the promise of economic stability, and a path to prosperity for individuals and families. They can provide opportunities for people to grow into new roles or careers as markets and technologies inevitably evolve. The Program Officer, Southeast Michigan will advance the Good Jobs portfolio, furthering their efforts to support entrepreneurs in the region and stimulate the creation, growth, and retention of new businesses in technology, innovation, and other high-potential market sectors and industries that will yield good jobs for future generations.

How to Apply: Visit the job posting here.