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Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Program and Services (Peoria)

Company: Womens Business Development Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: The Women's Business Development Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.Further WBDC information is available at www.WBDC.org. Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Services Program and ServicesThe WBDC is hiring for an Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Services Program and Services. This role is based in Peoria, IL. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Managing Director, Entrepreneurial Services Program and Services. Who We Are:The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) is a 501(c)(3) nationally recognized leader in the field of women's business development and economic empowerment for over 30 years. Our mission is to support and accelerate business development and growth by targeting women and serving all diverse business owners, to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy. We value our knowledgeable, prepared, and diverse staff and foster a culture that is results-oriented, supportive, and progressive. The Role:The Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Services Program and Services supports the delivery of programming that provides business development services and resources to nascent and emerging entrepreneurs, including those that are economically disadvantaged and underserved. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in the planning, organization, and facilitation of WBDC's Entrepreneurial programming and servicesSupport client advising, including assessing and supporting client needs.Assist in managing and coordinating resources, community partnerships, and various subject-matter experts for execution of programming and services.Work with marketing team to manage promotion of, and outreach for, workshops, events, and training sessions.Represent the WBDC at trade shows and events through networking, presentations, and public speaking.Align with the WBDC's overall strategic goals.Perform additional duties as assigned. Required Qualifications and Experience:Analytical skills and financial acumenStrong communication and organizational skillsHigh proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite2+ years of work experienceBachelor's degreePassionate about women's issues and economic empowerment WBDC Benefits and Perks:The WBDC offers a competitive benefits with a mission-focused organization. Our benefits include:Health, dental and vision insuranceShort-term and Long-term disability insuranceLong-term care insurancePre-tax commuter benefitsPersonal, sick, and vacation paid time offLife insurancePre-tax flexible spending account and dependent care benefit401(k) retirement plan with company matching The salary range for this position within the WBDC is $55,000 - $70,000 annually, commensurate with experience and skillset. How to Apply:To apply, please submit your resume by email to: Eva Pawlik, HR Generalist - epawlik@wbdc.org The Women's Business Development Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Further information regarding the WBDC is available at www.WBDC.org. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time BENEFIT PACKAGE: SALARY RANGE: 55000-70000 HIRING MANAGER(S): Eva Pawlik LOCATION: IL, ChicagoLOCATION2: ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) is a nationally recognized 501(c)(3) business growth center and economic development organization with 35 years of experience helping women and other diverse entrepreneurs establish and grow sustainable businesses that create jobs and fuel economic growth. The WBDC delivers programs and services throughout the greater Chicago area and certifies women owned businesses and offers procurement services in a nine state Midwest region. PI13b6b9c5984e-25660-34271960

Keywords: Womens Business Development Center, Chicago , Associate Director, Entrepreneurial Program and Services (Peoria), Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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