Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV), a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating the power within each woman to realize her dreams, achieve financial independence and succeed in business, seeks to hire a part time (up to 30 hours per month) Business Advisor for our Thrive program. WEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Our Business Advisors work 1:1 with clients to analyze business processes and outcomes, review process efficiency and adequacy and recommend options for improving our clients’ business performance and profits. The Business Advisors also helps solve problems and discusses project progress with clients.
Competencies and Tools
The Business Advisor must have a knack for understanding complex problems and providing real-time appropriate solutions. Good communication skills, analytical aptitude and time management ability are also required. The Business Advisor’s job is not to make decisions or solve problems for clients but to coach and facilitate the development of those skills and support clients in making prudent judgments that will help ensure the long-term growth and success of their business.
This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all inclusive.
Qualifications and Experience:
Required: Entrepreneurial experience. Demonstrated coaching & facilitation skills, effective listening and interpersonal communication skills. Business consulting skills, particularly in small business management, finance, planning and analysis, or commercial lending experience.
Must be able to meet with clients in both WEV’s Santa Barbara, and Ventura county offices.
Preferred: B.A. or M.A. preferred in business, education, finance or related field. Small business experience may substitute for degree.
Compensation: $49 per hour, up to 30 hours per month
Benefits: SIMPLE IRA participation per qualifications set forth in employee handbook
To apply, include ‘Thrive Business Advisor– Your Name’ in the subject line, along with resume and cover letter to [email protected]
No phone calls, please.