Business Development Coordinator Job Open

Position Summary

The Business Development Coordinator of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber (Hispanic Chamber) is an exempt position accountable to the Executive Director for the delivery of bilingual/bicultural business technical services to Hispanic and other small businesses. The Business Development Coordinator will be responsible for demonstrating and reporting measurable results as evidenced by:

The number of:

  • Hispanic and other small businesses assisted through direct one- on-one technical assis-tance.
  • Hispanic and other small businesses assessed to identify business needs
  • Loan Packages completed and submitted as loan applications for Hispanic and other small businesses
  • Certification applications completed for Hispanic and other small businesses
  • Businesses that have increased their business income
  • Classes, workshops, and other sessions conducted to educate Hispanic and other small businesses on a variety of business topics such as: “How to start a business”, “How to mar-ket your business”, “How to certify your business”, and “How to apply for a loan”.

In addition, the Business Development Coordinator will:

  • Conduct outreach to Hispanic and other small businesses at a variety of community events.
  • Participate in radio, television and other English and Spanish programming to inform businesses of the Hispanic Chamber’s services
  • Collect data for the development of reports required by organizations that contract with the Hispanic Chamber
  • Submit required reports to the Executive Director
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities

  • Outreach to Hispanic and other small businesses
  • Delivery of services to Hispanic and other businesses
  • Planning with the Executive Director to refine the organization’s delivery of technical business services.
  • Maintenance of partnerships and positive relationships with Hispanic chamber mem-bers, key contacts in the Hispanic community, public and private sector organizations and other key stakeholders.

Key Skills Areas Required to Provide High-Quality Services

  • Financial literacy- Budgeting, record keeping, basic accounting concepts, product and project cost analysis, break even analysis
  • Preparation of basic financial statements- Prepare and analyze profit and loss and bal-ance sheet
  • Cash flow projections
  • Pricing strategy and profit analysis
  • Loan application- Determine the appropriate loan amount through financial planning, and assist with the loan application

Required Qualifications

Experience and Knowledge: Candidates should have a successful track record of:

  • Providing business services in the community
  • Working with Hispanic businesses
  • Working with the general business community

Education:

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in Business or Finance. MBA degrees preferred.

Other Qualifications:

  • Understanding of business operations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) /Bicultural person highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with diverse people and organizations.
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks using time-management and prob-lem-solving skills.
  • A strong sense of personal integrity and professionalism. Candidates’ histories must be impeccable in terms of honesty, fairness and overall integrity.

Salary

Depending on experience and skill level
(Starting at $50,000 plus per year)

Benefits

  • Accrued Time off (Vacation/sick leave)
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits

To Apply

Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to:
Carmen Castro, Executive Director
Ccastro@hmccoregon.com

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