Business Assistance Manager
Are you an experienced business owner or advisor who wants to make a difference in western Massachusetts by working directly with entrepreneurs to help start, stabilize, and grow their ventures? Are you looking to transition into a position that allows you to give back to your community, while working flexible hours (30 to 37.5 hours a week, hybrid schedule), with a competitive salary, great benefits, and supportive and collaborative teammates? The Franklin County Community Development Corporation (Franklin County CDC) is looking to hire a Business Assistance Manager to further our mission by working closely with individuals who are starting or growing businesses to create and retain jobs, supporting the needs of small businesses by collaborating with organizations and community groups, and advocating for rural community economic development efforts. 

This role involves supporting Franklin County CDC outreach efforts to bring clients on board and coach them, with an emphasis on reaching more people from underserved populations. A strong candidate has a firm understanding of business financials and enjoys working with a diverse range of clients to implement practical and meaningful changes to their operations. They should have the project management skills to work with multiple clients simultaneously while tracking progress, troubleshooting issues through referrals to other service providers, and reporting on outcomes. Experience in explaining financial and business concepts to others is essential.

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Community Lending Assistant
Are you seeking meaningful, flexible, part-time work with a collaborative and supportive team? The Franklin County Community Development Corporation (Franklin County CDC) is looking for an individual interested in supporting small businesses and community lending. The Community Lending Assistant is a part-time position (22.5/week) that supports the Lending Program to ensure positive experiences for borrowers. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in Community Economic Development. Join us and help make a difference!

The Franklin County CDC is a leading small business lender in western Massachusetts with a current portfolio of 120 loans and growing. In pursuit of our mission to align capital with social, economic, and racial justice, the Franklin County CDC works to drive transformational change in financially underserved communities. We help money flow to people and places traditional finance doesn’t reach.

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