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Program Manager, Business Advising Pacific Community Ventures
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Other
Posted: July 11, 2017

Background:

Pacific Community Ventures envisions an economy that works for everyone. For almost two decades, our programs have helped people achieve the American Dream by creating quality jobs and stimulating investment in local economies. Our approach is unique. Our Small Business Advising and Lending programs help local economies thrive by connecting entrepreneurs to the expertise and capital they need to grow their businesses. At the macro level, PCV InSight — our impact investing consulting practice — conducts research and evaluation so that investors and policymakers can more effectively deploy large pools of capital to underserved communities in ways that create social good. Our approaches are scalable and create systemic change — yet are implemented in ways that are relevant to particular local economies — a truly “think globally/act locally” philosophy.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Program Manager to join our team as part of our innovative small business advising program. PCV’s BusinessAdvising.org business accelerator continues to scale and we are looking for a talented individual to help shape the future of this program with a keen eye on flawless execution. We work with business owners and volunteer advisors across America, and partners like Super Bowl, Capital One, Charles Schwab, eBay, PayPal and more to deliver on our brand promise. We combine technology and high touch; leveraging our advanced matching algorithm and SaaS platform along with personal interactions to achieve our mission. 2017 is on pace to become another record year in terms of growth and participant satisfaction, and we are looking to continue building on that success in 2018 and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the program participant experience from initial sign-up and beyond
  • Lead the onboarding process for small business owners and pro-bono advisors
  • Manage the matching process between advisors and entrepreneurs to meet program benchmarks and maintain program quality
  • Work to further develop and scale the program to create sustainable businesses and jobs for economically disadvantaged communities
  • Identify capacity building opportunities, increase programmatic efficiencies and processes to help scale all while improving the quality of the participant experience
  • Deliver quality programming through matching, events and education for entrepreneurs and advisors that reach a growing national audience and develop community within current program participants
  • Lead the execution of signed partnership agreements
  • Represent the organization at local events for partners, government, and others
  • Opportunity exists to build and manage part-time staff and intern(s)

Requirements:

  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with business terminology
  • Outstanding time management and ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter willing to take initiative, but also works well in a team
  • Solution oriented and embraces working in a dynamic environment
  • Spanish language skills a plus
  • Interest in economic development, community development and/or entrepreneurship
  • Past experience might include: recruiting, inside sales, small business support, volunteer engagement, community building, education/resource development, scaling programs and/or online and offline events

Compensation:

Competitive with excellent benefits for full-time employees including: health and dental insurance, paid time off and holidays.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, send a resume and cover letter to: HR@pcvmail.org. Please include the title of Program Manager, Business Advising in the subject of your email.

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work. We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. PCV is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Data and Reporting Analyst Pacific Community Ventures
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Research and Analytics
Posted: July 11, 2017

Background:

Pacific Community Ventures envisions an economy that works for everyone. For almost two decades, our programs have helped people achieve the American Dream by creating quality jobs and stimulating investment in local economies. Our approach is unique. Our Small Business Advising and Lending programs help local economies thrive by connecting entrepreneurs to the expertise and capital they need to grow their businesses. At the macro level, PCV InSight — our impact investing consulting practice — conducts research and evaluation so that investors and policymakers can more effectively deploy large pools of capital to underserved communities in ways that create social good. Our approaches are scalable and create systemic change — yet are implemented in ways that are relevant to particular local economies — a truly “think globally/act locally” philosophy.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Data and Reporting Analyst to join our team as part of our innovative small business advising program. One of our key differentiators is our ability to collect and report data to funders, partners and clients. We are looking for a talented individual to advance our organizational capabilities, keeping us on the cutting edge of our industry.

PCV’s BusinessAdvising.org business accelerator continues to scale and add depth to the participant experience. We work with business owners and volunteer advisors across America, and partners like Super Bowl, Capital One, Charles Schwab, eBay, PayPal and more to deliver on our brand promise. We combine technology and high touch; leveraging our advanced matching algorithm and SaaS platform along with personal interactions to achieve our mission. 2017 is on pace to become another record year in terms of growth and participant satisfaction, and we are looking to continue building on that success in 2018 and beyond.

The primary responsibilities of the Data and Reporting Analyst are oversight of data reporting systems, report generation for internal and external purposes, and contributing to the overall success of the program.

Responsibilities:

Data and Reporting

  • Provides data on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual basis for reports to funders, partners and clients
  • Generates reports to program leadership for grants management purposes, client proposals and responds to additional data requests from throughout the organization
  • Builds dashboards and reporting capabilities in a recently acquired business intelligence toolWorks closely with program leadership to design and develop custom reports for quality assurance and performance management
  • Writes regular participant success stories based on interviews and collected data points
  • Engages with program leadership, Development, Marketing and other departments to ensure timely and accurate reporting

Programmatic Responsibilities

  • Participates in onboarding small business and advisors
  • Serves as auxiliary staff for making advising matches during peak times
  • Identifies speaking opportunities for program leadership and spearhead local event attendance/tabling
  • Supports business development by creating lists of potential clients and participating in initial virtual outreach
  • Creates content and build program’s bi-weekly newsletter
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 2+ years professional experience with databases and data reporting required, preferably in a community-based nonprofit, or program evaluation setting
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • An outstanding writer and communicator who is comfortable reaching out to funders and organizations as well as representing the program at events
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, experience with GROW a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, be self-directed, and take initiative
  • Outstanding time management and ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter willing to take initiative, but also works well in a team
  • Solution oriented and embraces working in a dynamic environment
  • Must maintain a sense of humor
  • Interest in economic development, community development and/or entrepreneurship

Compensation:

Competitive with excellent benefits for full-time employees including: health and dental insurance, paid time off and holidays.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, send a resume and cover letter to: HR@pcvmail.org. Please include the title of Data and Reporting Analyst in the subject of your email.

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work. We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. PCV is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Loan Associate The Northern California Community Loan Fund
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: July 7, 2017

Background:

The Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF) was founded in 1987 to create a socially responsible investment vehicle to provide capital and expertise to revitalize low-income communities.  NCCLF has grown into a $60 million intermediary nonprofit organization that provides loans, New Markets Tax Credits, consulting, and technical assistance to groups that develop low-income housing, community facilities, essential health and human services, nonprofit enterprises, and solutions to the critical issues facing the nonprofit sector.  For more information on our programs and services, please visit our website at www.ncclf.org.
 
NCCLF has historically provided loans and NMTC financing primarily to nonprofits, alternatively structured enterprises such as co-ops, and food-related businesses throughout the 46 northernmost counties of California.  Our borrowers have made use of our financing to develop affordable housing, a wide range of community facilities, promote economic development and access to healthy foods, and provide working capital in order to make a difference in the lives of those who need help the most.  

Position Summary:

The Loan Associate will assist with the lending, monitoring and reporting operations for a highly successful community development financial institution.  Responsibilities will include documenting and closing commercial real estate, construction and working capital loans and lines of credit to organizations serving low-income communities in Northern California. The Loan Associate will also be responsible for Lending Department operations and monitoring functions to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of all loans including preparing and maintaining lending records and reports.  NCCLF currently has a loan portfolio of approximately 70 borrowers with aggregate outstanding balances of over $45 million, and a New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) portfolio of over $158 million, covering seventeen projects. 

The position requires a highly motivated person with a background in commercial real estate or small business lending operations.  The ideal candidate is also someone who understands the unique needs of nonprofit human service providers, affordable housing developers, or healthy foods enterprises.  The candidate must be a self-starter, have the demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently work on several tasks simultaneously and have superior written and verbal communication skills.  Finally, the candidate should enjoy working in an active and expanding nonprofit and thrive in a friendly, cooperative, and fast-paced environment

Responsibilities:

Loan Documentation and Closing (40%)
  • Coordinate closing and funding process in conjunction with the other Loan Associates and Manager of Loan Administration, Loan Officers, borrowers, outside legal counsel, title officers and related parties
  • Document commercial real estate loan transactions (including construction loans and New Markets Tax Credit loans) from commitment to funding in a timely manner
  • Review title reports, escrow instructions, loan documents, surveys, environmental, property condition reports, insurance and other exhibits ensuring no losses as a result of improper closing procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all loan requirements, commitment and approval conditions
  • Anticipate and effectively manage closing problems by identifying and recommending solutions to meet the needs of NCCLF and our borrowers
  • Ensure files are kept organized, maintaining an audit trail of all closing steps
Lending Operations (40%)
  • Communicate effectively with borrowers and serve as one of the primary points of contact for loan closing and post-closing 
  • Review and process funding disbursement requests, ensuring proper documentation and compliance with loan conditions.
  • Collect  quarterly financial statements and reporting documentation and assist in determining financial condition, credit-worthiness and project compliance for all borrowers
  • Monitor compliance with credit policies covering risk management and participate in quarterly monitoring and loan loss reserve meetings 
  • Maintain working knowledge of loan policies and protocols
  • Work closely with Finance Department to ensure correct accounting for all loans 
  • Effectively track, analyze, communicate, and make recommendations to address loan delinquencies 
  • Maintain post-closing credit and monitoring of original documents and electronic files
  • Prepare and maintain Lending Department operations and activity reports
  • Maintain the loan portfolio management system and related databases
Social Impact, Compliance & Reporting (10%)
  • Work with Finance and other staff to prepare annual and quarterly reports to the CDFI Fund and multiple other funders and investors
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to manage information, reporting and document preparation for various internal and external needs include funding requests, grant reports, annual audit, securities permit application and compliance with investor covenants.
Other duties as assigned (10 %)
  • Assist or lead ad-hoc projects as assigned that may include industry research, product development, operational efficiency, compliance and reporting systems protocol, social impact tracking development, funding applications or policy analysis 

Requirements:

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, economics, accounting or related field
    Minimum of two years of commercial real estate or small business loan operations experience with a demonstrated expertise in loan closing and monitoring, preferably in the field of community development lending
  • Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Superior judgment and prudent decision making abilities
  • Financial analysis and database skills (e.g. Salesforce) with a demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently multi-task and manage a varied and occasionally intense workload 
  • Exhibit a high degree of professionalism demonstrating accuracy, timeliness, and teamwork
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally and elicit confidence by demonstrating reliability and professionalism 
  • Strong team player and ability to work effectively in a cooperative and diverse environment
  • Enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and a strong commitment to work in community development
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients and other stakeholders.
Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Understanding of and experience with affordable housing development, nonprofit community facility construction, and asset management
  • Familiarity with real estate loan documents and basic legal term
  • Understanding of and experience with either the New Markets Tax Credit program or Healthy Foods access.
  • Knowledge and experience with nonprofit community-based organizations 
 
Relationships
  • Position reports to the Manager of Loan Administration; communicates regularly with borrowers and clients; attends and participates in Loan Committee meetings; interacts extensively with the lending team and staff/management in other NCCLF departments; and represents NCCLF to outside constituencies.
Job Context
Position is pivotal to the success of the Lending and Finance Departments and operates in a collaborative, cooperative, team environment.  Workload will vary requiring flexibility with time. Outside and evening meetings are occasionally required.  
 
Hours and Location
  • Full-time position
  • Work hours will be predominantly during regular business hours, although occasional evening or weekend hours will be required.  A flexible schedule can be accommodated.
  • Worksite will be based within the offices of NCCLF in San Francisco

Compensation:

Competitive nonprofit salary range depending upon experience, plus an excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement plan and three weeks’ vacation.  

NCCLF is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter (Attn: Loan Associate Search) via fax to 415-392-8216 or email to info@ncclf.org. Application Deadline: Open until filled.

 

Community Lending Consultant Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Job Function: Finance
Posted: July 5, 2017

Background:

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco helps meet the borrowing needs of communities by providing wholesale credit products and services to member financial institutions. The Bank is privately owned by its members, which include commercial banks, credit unions, industrial loan companies, savings institutions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions headquartered in Arizona, California, and Nevada. We are part of a network of 11 regional Federal Home Loan Banks chartered by Congress in 1932 to provide low-cost credit to residential housing lenders. 

We make credit available so local financial institutions can make home mortgage, commercial real estate, small business, and other loans. We also support affordable housing and economic development through partnerships with local communities. As part of this effort, we contribute 10% of our income to the Affordable Housing Program, which provides grants to create affordable housing for lower-income households.

Position Summary:

Consult and provide expertise on the Affordable Housing Program (AHP) set-aside and other community lending programs to Bank management, members, prospective members and community organizations as required. Perform disbursement reviews of the AHP set-aside programs.  Provide technical assistance to support member’s and community organizations, and support the department‘s goal of having no significant adverse examination findings.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the application process for the AHP set-aside programs and the AHEAD program, including application package revisions, website updates, and application in-take and processing.
  • Review AHP set-aside and AHEAD disbursements to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Bank guidelines. Maximize process efficiency, work quality and proper record entry in IRIS database as well as for record retention.
  • Provide operational and administrative support for the Bank’s Community Lending Plan, including support for the AHEAD program.
  • Provide technical assistance to members and community organizations on the AHP set-aside programs.
  • Organize, manage and deliver AHP set-aside workshops and webinars to members and local and regional community organizations.
  • Represent the Bank at conferences, workshops and meetings including the preparation and presentation of material, if required
  • Provide support on all aspects of testing, data validation, and data reporting from IRIS database, including semi-annual Finance Agency reporting. Produce reports as required. Assist operations team with month-end, Board and ad hoc reporting.
  • Maintain and manage AHP set-aside defect’s list in Quality Center. Coordinate with IS to ensure resolution of pending issues, maintenance, and quality validation of data.
  • Coordinate with Marketing Department and implement all aspects of web updates for the AHP set-aside programs, AHEAD program, and the Calendar of Events.
  • Track and process sponsorship requests and maintain records.
  • Assist with research and preparation of Board, Advisory Council and ad hoc reports.
  • Assist AVP, Community Lending in other tasks as needed.
  • Assist in other Community Investment Department projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Business, a related field or equivalent work experience, is required.
  • Minimum three years experience in community investment, program development and administration or public policy is required. Familiarity with AHP regulations, established guidelines, policies and procedures is highly desired.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong analytical and problem solving skills are required.
  • Must be able to comfortably interface with all levels of customers, both internal and external.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the ability to take initiative in a fast-paced work environment, work effectively under pressure, either independently or as a member of a team and ability to interface with all levels of customers, both internal and external.
  • Ability to operate PC-based software and/or automated database systems required (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Ability to analyze, apply, interpret, and communicate policies, procedures and regulations effectively.

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop, and retain individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences reflecting the full diversity of the communities that we serve. It is the policy of the Bank to comply with all applicable laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities.

Compensation:

Competitive salary, excellent benefits.

How to Apply:

Email: callista@fhlbsf.com

 

Consultant-Financial Services Religious Communities Investment fund
Oakland, CA
Job Function: Lending/Loan Operations
Posted: June 30, 2017

Background:

The Religious Communities Investment Fund (the Fund), based in Oakland, CA,  is a coordinated effort of various Catholic Religious Congregations who believe, as Gospel people, that they are called to use their financial resources as a ministry to assist in overcoming social and environmental inequities.  The Fund is a portfolio of loans in projects consistent with the Gospel mission of economic justice for all.  The investments benefit the economically poor; especially women and children, concentrating on those who are unserved or poorly served through traditional financial sources.

Position Summary:

The consultant for financial services will assist with the monitoring and underwriting operations of the Fund.  Responsibilities will include performance reviews of loans and underwriting of loans on a case-by-case basis as well as providing back-up for loan management and accounting systems.  
 
The position requires a background in financial analysis. The ideal candidate is also someone who understands the unique needs of the nonprofit sector, particularly nonprofit community development organizations.  The candidate must be a self-starter, have the demonstrated ability to work accurately and efficiently and have superior written and verbal communication skills.  Finally, the candidate should enjoy working alone and have access to a secure internet connection and computer.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review annual and quarterly financial statements and reporting documentation and assist in determining financial condition, credit-worthiness and project compliance for all borrowers
  • Maintain working knowledge of loan policies and protocols
  • Provide back-up for the loan portfolio management and accounting systems
  • Assist with underwriting on a case-by-case basis

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, economics, accounting or related field 
  • Minimum of two years of experience, preferably in the field of community development lending 
  • Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and commitment to accuracy 
  • ]Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Financial analysis and database skills with a demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Quickbooks desirable 

Compensation:

  • 10-20 hours per month. Flexible schedule.
  • Worksite will be based at home with visits to main office I Oakland, CA once or twice monthly.
  • Hourly rate depends upon experience and ranges from $75-$135 per hour.
  • Consultant is an independent contractor

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Corinne Florek, O.P. at jolt1@sbcglobal.net.  

Business Lender Craft3
Walla Walla, WA
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: June 28, 2017

Background:

Craft3 is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to strengthen economic, ecological and family resilience in Pacific Northwest communities. We do this by providing loans and assistance to entrepreneurs, non-profits, individuals and others, including those who don’t normally have access to financing. We then complement these financial resources with our expertise, personal connections and other advocacy for our clients. Learn more at www.craft3.org and www.craft3.org/videos.

Position Summary:

The Business Lender position is responsible for generating and underwriting new mission based business loans and servicing a loan portfolio that meets Craft3’s mission, financial and risk goals. The primary focus of lending targets small and medium businesses (not micro) in the Pacific Northwest, specifically those owned by minority, woman, veteran, and immigrant entrepreneurs and those located in low to moderate income/redevelopment areas.

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include some or all of the following and are not intended to be all-inclusive. Craft3 reserves the right to change, add or delete responsibilities and duties as seen fit.

An employee's specific job duties, priorities and performance expectations are detailed in his/her individual performance plan.  

  • Actively prospects for strategic business loan opportunities from multiple sources.  Works with Craft3 Marketing professional to coordinate strategy and support.
  • Meets prospective borrowers, collects information, evaluates loan requests, negotiates loan terms and conditions.  
  • Determines the level of complexity, mission and strategy fit, and prospect’s readiness to borrow. Underwrites loans in accordance with policy or works cooperatively with assigned Underwriter to prepare detailed risk analysis of borrowers' repayment ability including financial and industry analysis of the borrowers' businesses, presents and defends loan proposals to loan committee based on effective critical thinking.
  • Provides informal consulting to clients regarding business plans, projections and business practices. Knows and refers to effective Technical Assistance providers who will help prospects with basic pre-application work such as business plan review and feedback.
  • Monitors outstanding borrowers for conformance with loan conditions, progress in meeting business goals, and overall business performance.  Reports all emerging problem loans to management when weaknesses are detected.
  • Manages portfolio risk in accordance with industry and organization standards and directives of the Credit Risk Manager. 
  • Participates in loan collections and enforcement actions when necessary.  May specialize in a specific loan product or targeted market sectors. 
  • Participates fully with all members of the Craft3 team. Effectively uses technology tools to perform required duties.
  • Contributes to the body of knowledge, sharing best practices and suggesting process improvement ideas.

Brand Management

  • Support the organization's All Team Performance Standards: Ownership, Respect and Flexibility.
  • Demonstrate stewardship for the Craft3 Brand.

AUTHORITIES

Loan Approval

  • Limited approval authority to be determined. Full voting participation on Staff Loan Committee approvals, assigned to individuals in peer group, on a rotating basis.

Portfolio Management 

  • Interact with a portfolio of clients and outstanding loans.  This portfolio will include loan relationships initiated by the lender and also other relationships that are originated by other lenders.  
  • Insure required financial information is submitted timely by the borrower
  • Complete analysis of borrower data, and draws a conclusion if there is a change in the level of risk associated with the borrower. 

Business Development 

  • Develops and manages referral network maintaining Craft3 brand in the marketplace with quality mission fit transactions to meet lender goals.

POSITION SCOPE - Direct Reports -- None

POSITION SCOPE - Indirect Reports -- None

PEER POSITIONS -- Other lenders

POSITION SCOPE – Financial Impact - Position is essential to ensuring loan compliance and payment performance on the part of all Craft3 borrowers.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of three years previous commercial banking, community development lending, financial, or similar experiences required. Previous successful business ownership highly desired.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. 

TYPICAL PROBLEM SOLVING  

  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed and complicated written or oral instructions. Deals with problems involving many variables in sometimes difficult and stressful situations. Examples include: resolving staff conflicts, dealing with sometimes irate and impatient individuals, and managing many simultaneous high priority projects and user requests.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AND WORK REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience required. Five years of significant coursework in accounting, finance or economics required.  

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Fluency in a second language is desirable. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; Attention to detail, ability to balance multiple work assignments; organized work habits; ability to work independently. Proficiency with major software programs: e.g. Contact Management Systems, MS Office Suite.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • None specified

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate as found in typical office environments.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some travel to company events and branch offices will be required.
  • A level of travel is to be expected with job responsibilities covering a geographic area that includes the States of Oregon and Washington.

Compensation:

Craft3 will offer a competitive salary based on experience and skills, as well as an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life/AD&D, LTD/STD insurance, paid sick and vacation leave, volunteer time off, and 403B Retirement savings plan with employer match.

How to Apply:

Application deadline is June 23, 2017

To apply complete the application online at: www.Craft3.org/Careers/Jobs 

Or Copy URL:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=craft3&jobId=79806&lang=en_US&source=CC2 

Craft3 is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Fund Manager Community Fund of North Miami Dade
Opa-Locka , Miami , FL
Job Function: Financial Services
Posted: June 27, 2017

Background:

The Community Fund of North Miami Dade, Inc. (CFNMD), a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certified through the U.S. Department of Treasury since 2003 that serves as an affiliate of Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC).   

Since its inception, CFNMD has utilized resources derived from the public and private sectors to assist directly and indirectly distressed and low wealth communities. This has been accomplished through a program of lending and investing in small businesses, real estate development projects and other commercial enterprises which are undertaken for the revitalization of neighborhoods and communities. The CFNMD will be engaged in the provision of technical assistance and lending to businesses with limited credit and/or collateral required to obtain traditional financing.

Position Summary:

The Fund Manager is responsible for overall management of the Loan Fund. The Fund Manager aligns lending operations to meet the strategic goals of the organization and is responsible for meeting goals related to loan growth, earned revenue, mission fulfillment, and portfolio management.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a strong relationship with current and potential investors
  • Conduct group presentations and one-on-one meetings and develop other marketing techniques to increase the amount of investments into the fund
  • Work with financial institutions and interested donors on creative approaches to grow the fund
  • Maintain a high percentage of investor renewals
  • Apply for grants (capital and operating) at private and public foundations, corporations, and government
  • Supervise and train loan fund staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Maintain updated loan policies and procedures
  • Market the fund to investors
  • Help initiate loan applications and coordinate process with CRF
  • Negotiate loan structure
  • Prepare analyses and reports on the loan portfolio performance, in collaboration with CRF
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of operational budgets
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations
  • Explore new income opportunities and develop lasting community partnerships
  • Facilitate the work of the Board of Directors and committees 
  • Work closely with OLCDC management team on the financing of real estate projects
  • Stay updated on new product design and industry best practices
  • Explore opportunities for new initiatives

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required; Master’s in business and/or community development preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years program management and supervisory experience
  • Experience in small business lending operations demonstrated experience with residential and commercial lending; nonprofit and/or government community development lending and/or finance experience a plus
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management tasks and implementation.
  • Manage time strategically improving efficiencies. 
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility and a “can-do” attitude are musts. 
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Able to supervise staff and build a strong team.

Compensation:

Commensurate  with work experience 

How to Apply:

To apply send cover letter and resume to grizelubarry@gmail.com

 

Development & Communications Manager Boston Community Capital, Inc.
Boston, MA
Job Function: Business Development
Posted: June 12, 2017

Background:

Boston Community Capital (BCC) has invested over $1 billion dollars in projects that provide affordable housing, good jobs, and new opportunities in low-income communities, and is a fully self-sustaining, private nonprofit organization. To date, BCC has financed over 20,000 affordable homes, over 2 million square feet of inner-city commercial real estate, child care facilities, schools and youth programs serving nearly 30,000 children, businesses creating over 4,000 jobs, solar panels generating over 26 million kilowatt hours of solar electricity (the equivalent of cutting car travel by over 38 million miles), and $130 million in residential mortgages to stabilize over 800 families and individuals facing foreclosure.

BCC’s groundbreaking work has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Nation, US News and World Report, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, and The Christian Science Monitor, and on NPR’s All Things Considered, PBS NewsHour, CBS Evening News, MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, and Fox News.

Although BCC operates nationally, the organization’s headquarters is located in the Dudley Square neighborhood of Boston. To learn more about BCC, visit www.bostoncommunitycapital.org.

Position Summary:

Boston Community Capital (BCC) seeks a highly motivated, flexible, and organized Development & Communications Manager to play a key role in a nationally-recognized, innovative and growing nonprofit organization. The Development & Communications Manager, a skilled communicator with drive, creativity and a commitment to excellence, will work closely with senior management and staff across the organization to advance BCC’s strategic communications work and capitalization efforts, building and strengthening relationships with new and existing partners who share our commitment to building healthy communities where low-income people live and work.  Together with the Development & Communications team, s/he will coordinate media and public relations, social media, online outreach and public policy work.  S/he will work in a dynamic, progressive team environment, leveraging internal and external resources to promote the creative use of capital market tools to create wealth, opportunity and lasting change in underserved communities.

Responsibilities:

The Development & Communications Manager works closely with senior leadership to develop and implement communications strategies to advance BCC’s mission and impact. S/he helps manage relationships with new and existing investors and donors, coordinating investor/donor on-boarding and documentation, including management of Salesforce database and investor resource center, loan renewals, interest payments, donation acknowledgement and investor reporting; organizing meetings and events to introduce potential clients, partners, donors and investors to our work; and providing administrative support as needed to support the organization’s overall external relations goals. S/he coordinates ongoing communications activities and the production of marketing materials that promote and enhance our work, including but not limited to annual reports and other print publications; website, social media and other online communications; and customer and partner outreach for the SUN Initiative and other business units. S/he serves as a key link between the CEO, senior management, staff and our diverse external constituent base, including investors, donors, borrowers, board members, policy makers, peer organizations and community partners.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Build and manage new and existing investor and donor relationships (25%), including prospective investor education, management of advisor relationships, loan documentation, reporting, renewals and repayments. Oversee and maintain Salesforce database and Investor Resource Center, ensuring investor and donor information is accurate and up-to-date; facilitate timely and accurate communication of information between external supporters and finance, compliance and BCC’s business units. Assist in the preparation of grant and loan applications, including federal, foundation, financial institution and individual sources of capital.
  • Develop, produce and maintain marketing materials (25%), including but not limited to website, annual report, e-newsletters, social media, program-specific collateral materials and presentations. Provide project management to support development and production process, coordinating senior management, staff, external consultants and outside vendors. Produce, edit, distribute and maintain content; respond to partner requests for borrower stories, photos, logos, bios, etc.
  • Support media outreach, new business development and policy advocacy activities (15%), building a database of borrower story banks, data and materials to support outreach efforts.  Track outreach activities and results, maintaining Salesforce database of contacts, articles, stories and results (web traffic reports, new referrals, etc.). Distribute to staff, board and external constituencies as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and support meetings and events that showcase BCC’s programs, partners, impact and accomplishments (10%), including site visits, speaking engagements and outreach events. Ensure that management and staff have the tools they need to communicate effectively, respond to external requests, and oversee logistical support to ensure events run smoothly.
  • Provide administrative support that bolsters relationships with external constituencies (10%), including prospective and existing clients, borrowers, investors and donors, maintaining BCC’s commitment to high-quality, client-focused business practices.
  • Support BCC’s Board of Directors (5%), coordinating quarterly Board Meetings and overseeing production of Board reporting package.
  • General Support (10%), including active participation in internal and external meetings, including Loan Fund and SUN staff meetings and external meetings; representing BCC on working groups and in public meetings as appropriate, and other duties as assignment.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years’ experience in communications, business development, fundraising, investor/donor relations, marketing, or related field. The ability to take information, transform it into exciting, accurate and useful messages that resonate with our core audiences, and to disseminate this information to those audiences via the right channels is critical. Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required; experience with Salesforce and related tools preferred; experience with InDesign, Publisher, Illustrator and Photoshop a plus.

The successful candidate will bring many if not all of the following qualifications and attributes: 

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communications skills remarkable for their clarity, accuracy and persuasiveness
  • A clear and creative thinker with exceptional judgment, strong organizational and project management skills, a strong customer focus and a commitment to results
  • Ability to recognize and maximize opportunity on behalf of the organization
  • Flexibility and a demonstrated ability to flourish in a nimble and entrepreneurial environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to social, economic and political justice, consistent with the mission and goals of Boston Community Capital
  • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and achievement-oriented

 

Compensation:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience within the guidelines of Boston Community Capital’s scale. The position comes with excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as generous vacation and employer contributions to a retirement account.

How to Apply:

The position is open until filled. Please apply at: https://bostoncommunitycapital.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0m47f. Include cover letter and resume to the attention of Andrew Koh, Director of Operations.

No calls please. Due to the high volume of applications, Boston Community Capital cannot return phone calls about the position and, regrettably, cannot notify applicants of the status of applications unless an interview is requested.

Boston Community Capital is an equal opportunity employer. Boston Community Capital is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees or applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Financial Analyst CDC Small Business Finance
San Diego, CA
Job Function: Accounting
Posted: June 8, 2017

Background:

CDC Small Business Finance (CDC) is a national leader in mission based lending to small business owners.  Through its nearly 40 years in business, the not-for-profit has established itself as the largest SBA 504 lender and the largest SBA Community Advantage lender in the U.S.A.  CDC is aggressively expanding its program offerings and services in non SBA product lines with a continued emphasis on creating jobs and success for entrepreneurs.  CDC is looking for proactive, performance oriented professionals who will help take us to the next level with their energy and initiative.  We offer a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits and a work culture that cares about employees and provides flexibility to balance work and life priorities. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, fitness reimbursement and a 401(k) plan with a 50% match and no salary cap!  We also have Ditch Day once a year for team building and a Year-End Celebration among other perks. Our office is located in beautiful Liberty Station surrounded by  shops, historical sites, parks, waterways and now a Market Place and Farmers' Market.

Visit our website at www.cdcloans.com.

Position Summary:

Financial Analyst will be responsible for working with management in compiling and analyzing data for banking relationships, budgeting, and operational reporting .  The analyst will also assist with liquidity and risk management.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing operational performance and setting investment priorities 
  • Developing detailed analyses to support operational and capital decisions 
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks 
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and loan production analysis 
  • Assist with modeling, and quantifying risks, including: equity and interest rate sensitivities, cash flow variability, credit, interest rate margins, and liquidity risks.
  • Work with the Accounting Manager to manage credit facility utilization             
  • The position will report directly to the CFO  but will work closely with a number of team members on a range of activities.

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in finance and a degree in accounting, finance, or economics (advanced degree preferred).      

 
Qualifications:
 

  • Financial and analytical skills, including strong Excel skills 
  • Understanding of financial markets, liquidity and risk  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including presentation 
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities and projects effectively

Compensation:

Compensation, which includes a base salary and performance bonus, is in the range of $55,000 to $65,000 but is also commensurate with experience and qualifications. CDC provides a strong benefit package that includes medical, dental, and vision plans. Life, short-term and long-term disability plans are fully paid by the company along with 10 sick days, 2 personal days, 10 paid holidays and a vacation plan that increases with tenure. CDC's retirement plan is a phenomenal 401(k) plan with a 50% match and NO salary cap other than the IRS limits. In addition, there is a discretionary supplemental contribution based on the company's financial performance that was an additional $4,000 into the 401(k) plan for all participants in 2016. 

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to ehebert@cdcloans.com

Senior Manager, Federal Policy NALCAB - National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders
Washington, DC
Job Function: Advocacy/Policy
Posted: June 7, 2017

Background:

The National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) represents and serves 100+ nonprofit organizations across the nation, which includes real estate developers, business lenders, economic development corporations, credit unions, and consumer counseling agencies. NALCAB implements responsible, market-based strategies for strengthening underserved communities, rebuilding the ladder of economic mobility for low- and moderate-income Americans and supporting the economic integration of immigrants through equitable neighborhood development, investing in small business and building family financial wellness. In close alignment with its core programmatic activities, NALCAB operates a fellowship to invest in next-generation leadership within its Network, hosts a national conference and implements a training institute focused on culturally and linguistically relevant asset building services.

 

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager is responsible for leading the daily execution of NALCAB’s federal policy strategy including collaborating with national partners and coalitions. The candidate will coordinate meetings with government representatives, federal agencies, and others with an emphasis on the U.S. Congress and the administration on behalf of NALCAB and its membership. The Senior Manager will keep track of potential legislation and regulatory changes that will impact the mission of the organization. In addition, the candidate will propose and make policy recommendations to the Director, Programs, D.C. Office and the Executive Director related to NALCAB’s policy priorities. 

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Including the following:

  • Collaborate with national partners and coalitions in the development of asset building and community development policy.
  • Coordinate the on-going work of the Board of Director’s Policy Committee including the implementation of NALCAB’s policy agenda.
  • Oversee the development of policy briefs, webinars, policy position materials, and case studies and other material to inform NALCAB members.
  • Lead advocacy efforts with government representatives, federal agencies, and others with an emphasis on the U.S. Congress and the administration including coordinating NALCAB member visits and NALCAB’s Hill Day.
  • Cultivate, engage, and educate with policymakers and influential supporters on our key policy recommendations including proposed regulations, legislation, appropriations, testimony and comments.
  • Prepare comment letters in response to proposed regulatory changes that affect NALCAB’s policy agenda.
  • Participate in NALCAB’s National Conference planning as well as related conferences seeking to raise the profile of NALCAB’s policy profile priorities including moderating speaking, or developing sessions.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates other to perform well; effectively influence actions and opinions of other; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Visionary Leadership – Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes other to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strength & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

  • Minimum five years’ experience in federal policy development or advocacy in related non-profit including but not limited to: economic development, small business, community development, or housing.
  • Capitol Hill experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Public Policy or related field
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with leadership and NALCAB members.
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experiences with a variety of print and online communications media.
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with nonprofit, elected officials and public sector leaders.

Compensation:

To Be Reviewed at interviewed

How to Apply:

To respond to this opportunity, please email resume to: jobs@nalcab.org 

Also please add Senior Resource Development Manager Position in the subject line.

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