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North Cascades Business Advisor

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Reporting Relationship:     North Cascades Program Manager

Team Assignments:     North Cascades Community Enterprise Program

Job Type:     Full-time, Exempt (subject to extension pending available funding)

Pay Rate:     $24.04 / hour

Benefits:     Health Reimbursement Plan

Time Commitment:     40-hour work week

Work Location:     This will position will work out of our Mount Vernon office              

Position Summary:    

The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship’ Community Enterprise program provides business assistance for underserved entrepreneurs.

The Business Advisor enjoys the intrinsic value of helping the underserved develop or improve their business knowledge and skills to effectively manage the launch and operations of a microenterprise.

The Business Advisor will provide first step training and confidential, no-fee, one-to-one business development instruction and counseling to emerging entrepreneurs in underserved rural communities throughout Skagit, Island and North Snohomish Counties who are seeking assistance in the startup and growth of a microenterprise. The Business Advisor's instructional and counseling work focuses on business feasibility assessments, business planning, business financing and loan packaging, hiring new employees and personnel issues, developing management systems to support bankability and growth, and other business issues. The services are intensive and continuous to emerging microenterprises helping them to improve their management capacity to achieve a greater level of operations and profitability with an onramp to the Small Business Development Centers in Mount Vernon, WA and Coupeville, WA for those ready to scale.

The Business Advisor will develop and maintain a referral partner network. In addition to partnering with the Small Business Development Centers, the Business Advisor will work closely with representatives of other Skagit, Island and North Snohomish County economic development and business assistance programs, with community-based service agencies, other microenterprise development programs, local representatives of the economic development councils, area chambers of commerce, local trade associations and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), as well as community-based agencies and organizations targeting under-served communities.   

Reporting Relationship:     North Cascades Program Manager

Team Assignments:     North Cascades Community Enterprise Program

Job Type:     Full-time, Exempt (subject to extension pending available funding)

Pay Rate:     $24.04 / hour

Benefits:     Health…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 14, 2021

Salary

$50,000 - $50,000

Benefits

Health Reimbursement Plan

Health Reimbursement Plan

Level of Language Proficiency

Prefer bi-lingual native Spanish speaker

Prefer bi-lingual native Spanish speaker

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Mount Vernon, WA
Associated Location
Mt Vernon, WA, USA

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Send cover letter and resume by Friday, May 14. Interviews will be held by Zoom session during the last two weeks of May with a view to starting in early June. 

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