Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Micro Business Advisor

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

Phoenix, Arizona

Compensation: $50,000-$60,000 ( DOE)

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.


PrestamosCDFI, a division of Chicanos Por La Causa,driveseconomic and politicalempowerment within the business community. Our team empowers individuals using our collective strengths, experiences, and the knowledge to elevate and inspireentrepreneurs and smallbusinesses in our community.OurBusiness Advising Team provides education, support, and guidance in the form of skills building, coaching, and educationto help business owners grow and create more sustainable business operations. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who wants to make a difference in the community and economy.

Below are just a few things our clients have expressed about working with Prestamos:
  • • "It's because of you I am still in business"
  • • "Because of you I have a vision and strategic goals"
  • • "It's because of you I can now reach a larger audience"
  • • "You've helped me 3x my business"
  • • "I can breathe again"

If you want to make a difference and be part of the reason businesses and owners flourish, then this is the right opportunity for you!!

We are currently seeking 5 Microbusiness Advisors whowill work directly with very small businesses (typically under 10 employees) to support them in creating a more sustainable business operations. It would be helpful to also have some level of expertise in one or more of the following core areas: Marketing, Digital and Social Media, Business Planning and Strategy, Human Resources, Website Development, Graphic Design, and/or basic Business experience.

We are currently looking to fill both Part-Time and Full-Time position with benefits including telehealth, PTO, and paid holidays. Full Time positions include 401k, medical, dental, and health benefits.

  • Outreach and recruitment of small businesses through attending in-person events with community partners, visiting businesses, social media, and other strategies to help inform businesses about the Prestamos programs and help them sign up for services

  • Perform assessment of client needs and provide direct business coaching and guidance via one-on-one consultation or small group counseling

  • Perform review of client's business model, operations, marketing, and capabilities to make sound and feasible recommendations to the client for sustainability and economic growth. Ability to assist small businesses to develop capability statements, business plans, business proposals, budgets and financial projections, and other diverse instruments, tools, and packages to facilitate access to contracting, financing, and expansion opportunities.

  • Provide culturally competent customer service and advise with focus of building on client's strengths and capabilities to gain access to capital, access to contracting opportunities, and ultimately create a positive impact on revenue generation, increased profitability, job creation and increased rate of return on investment for the client.

  • Ability to help collect metrics and analyze outcomes to determine progress and changes needed including providing data into our CRM system

  • Assist in overall mission ofPrestamosby working in a team environment to effectively complete other duties as assigned.

  • Reports to and is supervised directly by the Associate Manager of Business Advising Team. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC andPrestamosCDFI, LLC policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work remotely,on-site at client locations, and flexibility in meeting times

  • Microsoft Office expertise(Word,Excel,Teams,etc.)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.

  • Pastexperience working withor mentoringentrepreneurs

  • Valid driver's license and proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required as position will require travel within the state.

  • Occasional evening and weekend hourswill be required

  • Ability to present operational information to personnel at all levels.

  • Past experience communicatingeffectively and work collaboratively with diverse small business owners

  • Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.

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