Access to Capital Advisor (Contract Position)

Access to Capital Advisor (Contract Position)

Location: 

WBDC Headquarters, 8 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 400, Chicago


Type: 

Full-Time


Posting Date: 

July 4th, 2020


Closing Date: 

September 30th, 2020


Description of Opportunity: 


The Access to Capital Program provides financing assistance, including direct lending, loan education, and loan packaging. The Advisor of the Access to Capital Program supports the day to day activities of the Access to Capital Program with an initial focus on working with small businesses during the COVID 19 crisis and aftermath activities.

REPORTS TO: Managing Director of Access to Capital Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide technical assistance and counseling in the area of finance in both English and Spanish
  • Assist the WBDC team in the planning, coordination and delivery of workshops on financial and other business topics
  • Assist clients in loan package preparation including, but not limited to:
    • Assessing client readiness
    • Determining appropriate placement of debt or equity
    • Analyzing financial statements and tax returns
  • Promote the Access to Capital Program to prospective clients and partners
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years of business and finance experience, preferred
  • High analytical and financial acumen
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about women’s issues and economic development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Finance, preferred

About the WBDC:
The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) business growth center and economic development organization with 34 years of experience helping women and other diverse entrepreneurs establish and grow sustainable businesses that create jobs and fuel economic growth. The WBDC delivers programs and services throughout the greater Chicago area and certifies women owned businesses and offers procurement services in a nine state Midwest region.

How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:
Carolina Diaz Martinez, Women’s Business Development Center
Address: 8 South Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603
E-mail: cdiaz@wbdc.org

The Women’s Business Development Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Further WBDC information is available at www.WBDC.org.