The Women's Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit organization headquartered in Philadelphia that promotes social and economic self-sufficiency for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides training, individual business assistance, a savings program, support services, and access to business and financial resources. WORC received the "2001 Presidential Award for Excellence in Microenterprise Development: Poverty Alleviation" from the United States Department of Treasury.
WORC is seeking a Development/Executive Assistant to assist the President in typing, editing reports, proof reading, grant requests, news releases, policy and research, event planning, travel arrangements, preparation of all documents, memos and correspondence for Board members and meetings. Duties include the scheduling of appointments, managing and organizing the President's office, as well as responding to emails, and other administrative responsibilities.
Minimum of 2-5 yrs experience. College degree or equivalent experience.
Please send a cover letter with resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FUND (EOF) is a certified Community Development Financial Institution that provides financial and technical assistance to micro entrepreneurs and businesses in the Philadelphia area. EOF is a subsidiary of the Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC), a nationally recognized non profit organization that promotes social and economic self-sufficiency for women, minorities and dislocated workers. We are looking for a dedicated professional who is committed to meeting the needs of this underserved market.
EOF offers a range of small business financing products ranging from $500 to $35,000 and we link customers to a comprehensive array of financial education and other services provided by WORC. Over the next several years, EOF is looking to expand our market base and significantly increase our loan volume and deployed capital. The ideal candidate has existing contacts with local financial institutions, economic development and business assistance organizations, community organizations, professional associations, economic development agencies and/or small business development centers.
- Originate/package and underwrite loans in accordance with production expectations. Present loans to the loan advisory council for approval where required.
- Work one-on-one with entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the lending process to identify and address financing and business development needs.
- Provide training and technical assistance.
- Monitor existing clients in the loan portfolio and pro-actively address clients with challenges.
- Identify specific markets, populations, community organizations and special events to reach out and educate about loan products and development services available.
- Work cross-functionally with other departments to maximize new business development and marketing efforts across the organization.
- Perform other related duties, as assigned.
- A four year degree from an accredited university in a relevant discipline.
- Minimum of two years experience in community or economic development lending, and/or microfinance with lending institutions, government loan programs or community lenders with a solid understanding of consumer financing rules and regulations.
- Good public speaker with demonstrated marketing, sales, and/or community organizing skills.
- Organized self-starter with strong analytical skills and ability to multi-task.
- Customer service oriented, patient, flexible, with ability to accept and give constructive feedback and a sense of humor.
- Knowledge of Philadelphia and the surrounding four counties with willingness and ability to travel throughout the area to engage in marketing and outreach activities.
- Ability to work some evenings and occasional weekend days to attend meetings, seminars and events.
COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include: vacation, paid holidays, health/disability insurance and pension plan. WORC/EOF is an equal opportunity employer and the board of directors and staff value diversity in all aspects of employment.
FOR CONSIDERATION: Please send a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to email@example.com or fax to 215-564-2350. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
REPORTS TO: Director of Administration
Qualifications: Two years experience of proven success in office management and administration; strong interpersonal and teamwork skills; excellent communications skills; oversight for multiple functions; proficiency in basic PC business hardware and software.
- Administration of front office which includes, managing emails, faxes, mail distribution, messaging, and oversee relief support
- Perform receptionist duties
- Conduct daily server backups, troubleshoot minor computer repairs, contact network administrator when needed and provide computer support
- Order supplies (purchases under $250)
- Manage relationships with outside vendors
- Manage petty cash and ensure deposits are made according to operating procedure
- Ensure the agency/program information in lobby area is maintained, update and current
- Ensure weekly time sheet is complete and forwarding to accounting, distribution of paychecks and distribution of monthly staff minutes
- Prepare and set up for events, meetings etc, ordering appropriate food
- Assist staff with check requests, travel arrangements and conference registrations
- Manage the daily operations and upkeep of the computer lab, resource center and incubator
- Process and enter cash disbursements into the accounting system
- Enter deposits into accounting system
- Maintain employee leave schedules
- File paid invoices
- Other duties as required
Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.