We are looking for a compassionate and strategic leader to guide a small and diverse team within the Economic Opportunity (EO) program through programmatic growth to achieve measurable impact for our clients and the community. Initially the EO Micro-Enterprise and Finance Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for day-to-day operations within our micro-business development, lending, credit coaching and education functions while building capacity within the existing team so that new strategic priorities can take center stage. In addition to building capacity in these areas the PM will help EO grow in three strategic capacities: launching a brick and mortar international market, debuting a community investment fund and thoroughly exploring applying for status as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Alongside lending, EO implements a robust training calendar covering a variety of topics. This PM position is responsible for collaborating with EO team members and community partners to facilitate business development and financial empowerment training which equates to two to three trainings per month.
This position will work alongside the Refugee Childcare Business Development Project Manager, the Starling Project Manager and the EO Communications and Outreach Coordinator and reports to the Director of EO.
We are looking for an individual that is willing to build with us, from a strong foundation, to make big ideas and planned expansion a reality.
EO’s mission is to create wealth equity for individuals and families in the Treasure and Magic Valleys through complimentary programming across five different EO service areas:
EO, a program of Jannus, Inc., proudly serves approximately 200 individuals every year in the Treasure and Magic Valleys. Our loan portfolio is approaching $1M. In FY2018 our lending activities increased over 300%. EO projects closing 65-75 loans in FY19, again increasing our previous year’s activity by 150%.
ESSENTIAL PHILOSPHIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, economic development, finance, marketing or related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Works in general office environment. Travel to client businesses to provide on-site technical assistance is required.
Must be able to tolerate heat and cold, and to drive to client and community partner businesses in varied weather conditions. Sitting, standing, walking, driving, repeated hand and wrist motions (for computer use) are required. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds.
Complete the Jannus Employment Application available at www.jannus.org and send with your resume to email@example.com. Or fax to 208.331.0267 or mail or deliver to 1607 W Jefferson St., Boise, ID 83702. Applications accepted through January 20th, 2019.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.
Jannus, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Jannus, Inc. shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR sections 60-1.4(a)(7), 60-300.5(a) and (d), 60-741.5(a) and (d), and 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, if applicable. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals including on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran status or disability, military status, or any status protected by federal, state or local law and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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