Business Advisor @ DFW

Location: Dallas, Tx
Date Posted: 04-26-2018

BUSINESS ADVISOR @ DFW

Job Description:
The LiftFund Women’s Business Center, a program of LiftFund, is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs, especially women and minorities. We provide innovative business support services like training, roundtables, and consultations, and by working through strategic partnerships in the communities that we service. The LiftFund Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the US Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership.
The business advisor is responsible for carrying out the core services of the LiftFund Women’s Business Center by providing one-on-one consultations to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. The ideal candidate is solutions-driven, action oriented, and skilled at coaching others. The business advisor serves as a support system and sounding board to help business owners overcome obstacles and be successful in their businesses.
The business advisor must be driven by the social mission of LiftFund to provide credit and service to small businesses in the community.
Position Title: Business Advisor, LiftFund Women’s Business Center (Full-Time, Exempt)
Reports to: Director, LiftFund Women’s Business Center
Recommended Qualifications:
  • Strong customer service skills and sensitivity to working with a socially and economically diverse population
  • Ability/Knowledge to coach individuals
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of business (marketing, accounting, finance, operations, human resources, sales, etc.)
  • Familiarity with local business resource services and online tools to increase efficiency
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and CRM systems
  • Confident at public speaking and networking
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Bilingual fluency (English/Spanish)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
Responsibilities:
  • Provide business counseling to start-up and existing business owners on a variety of business topics
  • Maintain program database, documents, and clients files
  • Assist entrepreneurs in creating business plans, marketing plans, and financial projections
  • Create and update training and technical materials
  • Coordinate, prepare and conduct seminars, workshops and other events to target clientele
  • Prepare and disseminate information regarding the services provided by the LiftFund  Women's Business Center
  • Participate in outreach activities (conferences, networking events, resource partner meetings etc.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; 401(k), expense & mileage reimbursement.
 
Send resume w/cover letter via either of the following:
LiftFund, Inc. / Human Resources
2007 W. Martin Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
Fax: (210) 533-2940 
Email:  jhernandez@liftfund.com
Website:  www.liftfund.com
 
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