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Financial Coach – Milwaukee, WI

This full-time position is responsible for coordinating WWBIC’s Financial Capability programming and working individually with program clients.  The Coach will assist with enrollment and case management of program participants, meeting with clients in person or as directed by program and client need.  In addition, they will develop strategy to encourage successful participation with in the programs, maintain accurate and timely program documentation, and foster good relationships with contract and bank partners. 

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of related experience, preferably working in social work/case management and financial capability programs.  Experience working with programs serving individuals with disabilities, low-to-moderate income and other traditionally underserved populations is preferred.   This ideal candidate is professional, flexible, positive and able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with diverse audiences, both in groups and one-on-one.  Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required as position requires travel to meet with clients.  Occasional evening and weekend hours required.    

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional and friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

 

Associate Director of Veterans Business Outreach Center – location is flexible/IL preferred

The Veteran’s Business Outreach Center Program is funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development and is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services to veterans. WWBIC will be hosting the Veterans Business Outreach Center in Milwaukee, covering a 3-state region. We are currently recruiting for a team player to support the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program and our mission.

The Associate Director is responsible for assisting the Director with VBOC strategy, conducting Boots to Business events throughout the service area, conducting one-on-one sessions with Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and military connected family members to start or grow a small business. In addition the Associate Director will support the development and launch of veteran initiatives, the execution of marketing strategy and the generation of VBOC success stories.

The position requires Bachelor’s Degree and related experience along with the ability to travel extensively both within WI, IL, MN and nationally. A U.S. Veteran, significant experience administering veteran entrepreneurship programs, and prior business ownership experience is preferred. Valid driver’s license & proof of insurance is required.

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional and friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

Regional Office Coordinator – Appleton, WI

The Regional Office Coordinator is a full-time position with responsibility for administrative and program support for the northeast region which is made up of 12 counties. The Coordinator will help establish and maintain a professional & friendly environment in this new office and will be the first point of contact for all phone calls and guests. In addition, they will have responsibility for a variety of administrative tasks that support our educational programming, events and regional staff. This may include class preparation & set up, collecting payments & required forms, coordinating meeting logistics and materials, event/class promotion and attending classes or events on behalf of WWBIC.

The position requires 3 years of experience in an administrative position and a high school diploma or GED. An Associate degree is preferred. Must have solid Microsoft Office skills and the ability to function independently in a fast-paced busy office. Excellent relationship building, flexibility, organization and communication skills are critical for success. Must have ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours. Valid drivers license & proof of insurance is required.

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional and friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

Program Assistant – Milwaukee, WI

The Program Assistant is a full time role that provides administrative support to WWBIC’s education programs and our Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC).  Specific responsibilities include working with multiple database programs to enter and report on client information, preparation of class materials for facilitators and class participants, coordinating the scheduling and logistics for program related events, including travel arrangement when needed and assisting with marketing and promotion of events. In addition, the Program Assistant will provide backup coverage to the front desk.

The position requires at least two years of experience in an administrative support position and High School diploma or GED, along with intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite and previous data entry experience. 

An Associate’s Degree is preferred.  Must have strong organizational skills and be able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with diverse groups.  Valid driver license & proof of insurance is required. 

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional and friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

 

Rural Small Business Consultant – NE Wisconsin/Appleton, WI

This Small Business Consultant is a part-time position (20 hours/week) that has responsibility for performing targeted outreach and partnership efforts in designated rural northeast Wisconsin counties and for coordinating and expanding WWBIC’s small business education and lending programs in that same market.  The Consultant will increase awareness of WWBIC’s services and resources and promote the usage of educational and lending products.  In addition they will assess the needs of new and existing clients and provide direct business advice, monitor progress and document outcomes.

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, 3-5 years solid work experience, preferably working with small business or in economic development, and the  ability to read and understand the basics of financial statements is required.  Strong communication skills, relationship building skills, professionalism & flexibility, and  Microsoft Office skills are needed.  Must be comfortable interacting with diverse audiences and able to work occasional weekends/evenings.  A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required as the position requires occasional travel.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume & salary requirements to: patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

 

Barista – Milwaukee, WI

Coffee With A Conscience® (CWAC) is the social business venture of the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC).  We operate a café and provide catering out of our Schlitz Park location.

We are seeking a part-time Barista (approx. 15-20 hours/week) to serve up delicious coffee, awesome customer service, and excitement for our cause.  Hours are Monday and Friday, 6:30am – 3:00pm, with some special events outside of typical hours.  

Specific responsibilities include:  Opening the café, providing top-notch service and high quality beverages to café customers, ensuring a clean/organized environment, cash handling, and representing CWAC at events as needed. 

Previous barista experience required – additional training will also be provided! In addition, retail customer service, professional & friendly communication skills, and reliability are required.  Must be able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment alone, as well as with a fellow barista.

To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

 

Program Assistant – Madison, WI

This part time (approximately 16 hours per week) position is primarily responsible for providing administrative support for the educational programs and services provided by WWBIC. The Program Assistant will complete data entry of client information in our database and support activities related to promotion and marketing of classes.  In addition the Assistant will support class & event logistics, enrollment, material preparation and collection of required documents from attendees and provide back up for the front desk/phone.

The position requires 1-3 years of  solid program or administrative support experience, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and professionalism. Must be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and have strong MS Office (particularly Microsoft Word and Excel) skills.  Flexibility, a positive attitude and the ability to manage large volumes of work in a busy office is vital. Database experience and bi-lingual skills are a plus.  Valid driver’s license required as position may require local travel. Some evening/occasional weekend hours may be required.  

To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

 

Loan Services Specialist – Milwaukee, WI

The full-time Loan Services Specialist is responsible for supporting Loan Operations by ensuring all borrower-related items are gathered prior to the loan closing, loan documents are drafted, closing packages prepared, and all loans are entered into the loan servicing system.  In addition, the LSS will perfect and release collateral, prepare disbursements, generate documents for loan payoffs, work with insurance agencies and clients to ensure insurance on collateral is up to date, and maintain organized loan files. 

This position requires an Associate’s Degree and a minimum of two years of loan servicing, lending support or similar experience with small business lending.  Proficiency is essential in all Microsoft products, especially Word and Excel.  Must have excellent organization skills, strong attention to detail, and professional communication and collaboration skills.  In addition, must be able to prioritize, complete large volumes of work accurately and work well under pressure. 

Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a professional and friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com