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Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development Manager

Posted by
Prosper Portland
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Portland, OR
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Published 13 days ago

Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated team that guides the city in its aspiration to become one of the most globally competitive, equitable, and healthy cities in the world.

 The Manager of Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development will use skills to nurture healthy teams, build inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems, stimulate equitable economic recovery, and foster collaborative relationships with public, non-profit, and private sector partners. This role places you at the helm of an innovative team. As a thought partner and coach, you will support the team in developing and implementing best/emerging practices and programs that foster inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation, small business growth, community capacity to support business vitality, and increased access to middle wage jobs for priority communities.

 Below are some of the programs under the guidance of this position, centered on creating a more equitable and inclusive economy.

  • Inclusive Business Resource Network – A network of 20+ partners who in the past year have provided culturally responsive business technical assistance to more than 1000 underrepresented entrepreneurs and small business owners.
  • Mercatus Collective – An online platform that elevates the unique and universal narratives of entrepreneurs of color in Portland. Mercatus connects the city and region with the talents, businesses, services, and products that come from diverse, local entrepreneurs.
  • My Peoples Market – Prosper Portland's marketplace gathering of Portland's diverse and vibrant entrepreneurs, makers, artists, culinary wizards, and beverage crafters.
  • Neighborhood Prosperity Network – The program and network of community-based partners is designed to support social equity-based community economic development at the neighborhood level.

The ideal candidate will possess strong self-awareness, sharply honed management and team building skills, an intuitive ease with broad community engagement, cross-cultural relationships and bridge building, and a passion to find smart solutions for complex issues.

To be considered, please apply at: http://prosperportland.us/for-job-seekers/.

Working at Prosper Portland offers a rare opportunity: to be an integral part of a dedicated team that guides the city in its aspiration to become one of the most globally competitive, equitable, and healthy cities in the world.

 The Manager of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 1, 2021

Salary

$115,213 - $167,065

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Plan, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, PERS, 457B Deferred Compensation, Commuter Benefits, Parental Leave, Paid Time Off.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Plan, Flexible Savings Plan, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, PERS, 457B Deferred Compensation, Commuter…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Portland, OR
Associated Location
220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209, USA
Suite 200

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