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Regional Project Director

Milwaukee, WI

This full-time leadership position is responsible for overall coordination and expansion of WWBIC’s business education and financial awareness programs in the greater Milwaukee/Waukesha region in order 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.

Program Assistant  (Human Resources)

Milwaukee, WI

This part–time position (16-20 hours/week) is responsible for providing administrative support primarily in the area of  Human Resources.

The Program Assistant will have responsibility for maintaining employee files and ensuring required documentation is in place, assisting with scheduling interviews & checking references, gathering new hire paperwork & preparing employee handbooks, assisting with planning & logistics for Staff events and training, along with data entry.   In addition, they will manage the employee service award program and assume temporary tasks as assigned including phone coverage. 

The position requires 1-3 years in an administrative position, a high school diploma, and solid Microsoft Office experience.  An Associates degree is preferred.  Strong verbal communication skills, organizational skills and a keen eye for detail are a must.  Flexibility, a positive attitude and the ability to manage large volumes of work in a busy office is vital.  Exposure to human resource policy & practices is preferred.

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

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer.

Outreach Specialist

Racine, WI

This part time/limited term position (16 hours per week) is primarily responsible for promoting and supporting WWBIC’s education, lending and financial capability programs.  The Outreach Specialist will increase awareness of WWBIC’s services through coordination and implementation of targeted outreach efforts and foster and develop key relationships and build new partnerships.  In addition, they will work with clients to provide guidance and consultation.

The position requires 3-5 years related work experience, preferably working with small business or in economic development.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; excellent organizational, analytical, inter-personal communication skills; attention to detail; the ability to meet deadlines and professionalism is required. Must be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and have demonstrable 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. Valid driver’s license required as position requires local travel and evening/occasional weekend work can be expected. 

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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