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Rural Outreach Specialist

Part-Time (Limited Term) | Appleton

The Rural Outreach Specialist is a part-time limited term position responsible for specific targeted outreach and partnership efforts for an assigned region at WWBIC and for coordinating and expanding WWBIC’s small business training and lending programs in targeted rural markets. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Increase awareness of WWBIC’s services and resources, referrals, and usage of WWBIC’s training and lending programs and services throughout a specified market. Coordinate and deliver outreach efforts to develop new business in targeted markets.  Create, develop, coordinate, and implement specific outreach efforts to assist with overall business development opportunities, training and loan opportunities for target population of business owners.  Includes multi-faceted outreach methods such as presentations, one-on-one meetings, printed collateral, social media, etc. Ensure that all outreach strategies are consistent with the philosophy and mission of WWBIC and help achieve set goals and deliverables.
  • Assess client needs and provide direct business advice and guidance via one-on-one consultation, workshops, or small group counseling. Effectively communicate client needs and observations with team members, working in tandem to develop action plans needed to assist clients.
  • Foster new and further of related contracts. Provide outcome reports as requested.  Support program deliverables and goals through strategic outreach efforts and activities. Maintain and/or expand local partnerships and collaborations to assist the region in meetings or exceeding program area goals and specific deliverables.
  • Work with the Regional Project Director to implement regular outreach and program promotion including news releases, flyers, media coverage, telemarketing, electronic correspondence, etc. in coordination with targeted outreach efforts.
  • develop key relationships to ensure collaborative partnerships with area economic development organizations and other private sector entities. Assist in related funding and development activities such as identifying leads and providing localized information.
  • Collect and track counseling hours; input them regularly into Outcome Tracker Database. Monitor and assist in the fulfillment

Minimum three to five years experience, preferably working with small business or in economic development, preferably with a focus on service low-to-moderate income individuals. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Must possess familiarity with assigned targeted markets. Excellent organizational, analytical, inter-personal communication skills and attention to detail a must. Requires good verbal communication skills with diverse audiences, ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate professionalism. Must have demonstrable computer skills including Microsoft Office skills with access database experience a plus. Valid driver’s license and proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required as position requires local travel and evening/occasional weekend work can be expected. The ideal person is flexible, positive, and has a sense of humor. Must present a positive professional appearance at all times.

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

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer

Regional Office Coordinator

Full-time | La Crosse

The Regional Office Coordinator is responsible for administrative, program and community outreach support for the southwest region of Wisconsin.  The Coordinator will help establish and maintain a professional & friendly environment in the office and will be the first point of contact for all phone calls and guests. They will have responsibility for a variety of administrative and technical tasks that support our educational programming, events and regional staff.  This may include class preparation & set up of online or in-person training, collecting payments & required forms, coordinating meeting materials, reminder calls/texts, event/class promotion, and attending classes or events on behalf of WWBIC. In addition they will help fill classes through outreach, recruiting volunteers and sharing the story of WWBIC.

The position requires 3 years of experience in an administrative position and a high school diploma or GED. An Associates degree is preferred. Must have solid Microsoft Office skills, familiarity with Zoom or other webinar/meeting technology, experience with social media, 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.

The salary is competitive, depending on qualifications. Benefits include 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 jobs@wwbic.com.

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer

Senior Accountant

Full-time | Milwaukee

The Senior Accountant is a full-time position responsible for reporting, account reconciliation, governmental and foundational reimbursement request preparation, as well as involvement in various day to day activities and budgeting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare governmental and foundational reimbursement requests on a quarterly basis, as well as develop the associated project budget annually
  • Prepare monthly CA loan reporting (1502 report) and quarterly loan loss reserve reports
  • Initiation, reconciliation and entry of borrower ACH payments
  • Create accounts receivable invoices, post checks received as well as miscellaneious ACH’s received
  • Monthly and quarterly GL account reconciliaiton including deferred revenue, accrued interest and cash, among others
  • Audit support and preparation
  • Tracking and billing for our fiscal sponsorships
  • Interact with the Development and Compliance department in order to complete projects including, but not limited to governmental billings and budgets
  • Act as a backup for several processes, including accounts payable and filing

Minimum three years experience in accounting required. Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in accounting or equivalent experience required.  Experience working with an automated financial management system required.  Must possess a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Experience with governmental/non-profit accounting principles and procedures preferred. Must have experience reconciling general ledger accounts and have the ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports in a timely fashion. Knowledge and ability in the use of a personal computer and software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) required; knowledge of Sage Fund Accounting and QuickBooks preferred.  This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with, strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records. Requires the ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment and react with discretion under varying conditions.  The ideal person is flexible, positive, and has a sense of humor. Must present a positive, professional appearance at all times. 

The salary is competitive, depending on qualifications. Benefits include 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 jobs@wwbic.com.

WWBIC is an equal opportunity employer

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