Main Areas of Responsibility:
Consulting one-on-one with entrepreneurs and small business owners on issues related to starting a business, managing a business (including financial management, marketing, operations, etc.), and obtaining business capital. Delivering training classes for entrepreneurs and small business owners on relevant topics. Submitting required program, funder and operational reports on a timely basis.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Working with the WESST Loan Department to identify prospective candidates for lending, and working with the candidate and the loan department to shepherd the candidate through the loan application process. Working with diverse populations to assist individuals with obtaining business consulting, training, and access to capital. Marketing WESST’s services to the community through speaking engagements, participation at community events, and other activities.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution is required. A master’s degree in a business-related field is preferred. Additional consideration may be given to candidates holding professional certifications from associations with governed accreditation bodies. Prior experience training or teaching diverse adult populations. English/Spanish bilingual proficiency is required.