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Director of Veterans Business Outreach Center

Milwaukee, WI

The Director is responsible for directing the implementation and execution of the VBOC Cooperative Agreement in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Director will develop vision & strategy, direct & monitor related programming and manage the budget. They will coordinate and conduct Boots to Business/Reboot events throughout the service area, build partnerships and develop and maintain close working relationships with organizations and universities serving veterans, and work with WWBIC to develop and launch innovative initiatives and training to service the veteran populations.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree and related experience along with the ability to travel extensively both within WI, IL, MN and nationally.   Significant experience administering veteran entrepreneurship programs, experience in higher education administration, government or other public sector organization and previous 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. To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

Regional Project Director

Madison, WI

This full-time leadership position is responsible for overall coordination and expansion of WWBIC’s business education and financial awareness programs in the south central region of Wisconsin.   The Project Director is accountable to meet and exceed program deliverables and client satisfaction

The Project Director will direct education and outreach initiatives to ensure effective outcomes in the region, implement programs, and supervise and coach staff with positive influence.   In addition, he/she will serve as WWBIC’s liaison on partner/funder/co-provider teams to better serve clients.  The Director will develop & expand local/regional partnerships, while assisting in development activities through identifying leads, attending meetings, giving presentations and providing localized information.

The Project Director will work with other WWBIC regions to ensure strong cross-collaborations, foster process improvement, advance our statewide volunteer program, coordinate the scheduling/distribution of outreach materials, and work collaboratively on social media strategies.

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 background.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with diverse audiences, both in groups and one-on-one.  The ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours and travel throughout the region is required.  Valid drivers license & proof of insurance required.  Working knowledge of micro-enterprise and small business in preferred.

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

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

Loan Processing Specialist

Milwaukee, WI

This full-time position limited term position is funded to run for two years. The Loan Processing Specialist is responsible for working with our loan clients to guide them through the loan application process and gather all required documents to complete and close the loan.   Specific responsibilities include building rapport with clients, leading the gathering of key documents, running UCC/CCAP searches, and input/upload required document in to the SPARK loan orgination system.  In addition they will troubleshoot issues form Loan clients or team members and serve as back up to our Loan Servicing Specialists.

This position requires an Associate’s degree or equivalent experience, and 2-4 year experience in a customer service-oriented or lending support role. Must have proficiency in MS Office, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize large volumes of work. Must be a team player who understands that collaborative efforts are essential to achieving our mission. Experience with lending or loan operations and experience with database applications, lending platforms or similar technology is preferred.

The salary is competitive, depending on qualifications.  Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Assistant

Madison, WI

This part time (16-20 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 and may attend education events to complete registration of clients and introduce the instructor.  The Assistant will 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 multiple tasks is vital. Bi-Lingual skills and Database experience is strongly preferred.   Valid driver’s license required as position may require local travel.

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

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 at Schlitz Park. 

We are seeking a part-time (approx. 16-20 hours/week) Barista to serve up some delicious coffee, awesome customer service, and excitement for our cause.  Main hours are Monday – Friday between 6am – 3:30pm.  

Specific responsibilities include:  Providing top-notch service and high quality beverages to café customers, ensuring a clean/organized environment, perform open & close duties, cash handling, and representing CWAC at events as needed.

Previous retail customer service and barista experience, professional & friendly communication skills, and reliability are needed.  Must be able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment. 

To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

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