Regional Project Director

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation

About the organization

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) is a leading, innovative economic development corporation “Putting Dreams to Work.” WWBIC’s primary focus is on women, people of color and low income individuals, providing direct lending and access to fair and responsible capital, quality business education, one-on-one technical business assistance and education to increase financial capability. Since 1987, WWBIC has lent over $60 million in micro and small business loans with a current loan portfolio of $18 million and nearly 500 active borrowers. To learn more about WWBIC visit: www.wwbic.com

Duties

The Regional Project Director is a full-time position responsible for opening a new WWBIC office. Once the office is functioning, the Project Director will have responsibility for overall coordination and expansion of WWBIC’s small business education and programming for the southwest region. They will implement and direct education and outreach initiatives to meet deliverables, supervise and coach staff and volunteers, serve as liaison on partner/funder/co-provider teams that serve clients in the region, and develop, maintain and expand local and regional partnerships. In addition the Director will work collaboratively with WWBIC Staff and Advisory Council, and represent or speak on behalf of WWBIC at community or professional events.

Qualifications

The position requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in economic development or private sector business along with direct program management and supervisory skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with diverse audiences, both in groups and one-on-one. Must have ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours and travel throughout the region. Valid drivers license & proof of insurance is required. Working knowledge of micro-enterprise and small business in preferred.

Salary

$58,000 yearly

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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