Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/30/2018
Job Category:
Business Development
Industry:
Education & Teaching
Compensation:
Competitive
Program Coordinator
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Job Description

 Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (Renaissance) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 33 years by helping to bring thousands of small businesses to market, transforming the lives of their owners and creating sustainable jobs, economic vitality, and vibrant neighborhoods. Renaissance Bayview was launched in 2001, supporting Bayview Hunters’ Point and other southeastern communities of San Francisco through training, a Business Assistance Center, our Contractors Program, as well as programs directed specifically towards women entrepreneurs.  Renaissance operates three additional program centers and multiple off-site programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

 

Renaissance seeks a Program Coordinator to provide operational and programmatic support; this position will be based out of Renaissance’s Bayview center.  The ideal new teammate has great people skills, is highly organized and self-managed, knows San Francisco’s southeast communities, and is passionate about our mission and economic justice.  S/he has experience in economic development, small business, marketing & outreach, program/project coordination and planning. Verbal and written Spanish competency is highly desired.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Key duties include, but are not limited to:

Program Coordination and Administration

  • Coordinate the day-to-day activities for the Center’s programs and services, working closely with the Center Director, staff and program consultants. 
  • Serve as initial point of contact for prospective clients; guide clients through application process for Renaissance services; collect required paperwork.
  • Execute administrative tasks for programs including scheduling, registration, materials, facilities set-up, media notification and event implementation.
  • Finance administration - administer consultant contracts, invoicing and other financial aspects of program administration.

Outreach and Informational Services

  • Perform public outreach at community, donor and media events to reach new clients and community partners.  Attend off-site meetings, networking and tabling events to represent our services.
  • Marketing and Research: work with colleagues to maintain Renaissance’s website, marketing materials and social media efforts specific to Renaissance Bayview; assist in research and preparation of various documents/communication materials (e.g. proposals, fliers, client success stories).
  • Maintain understanding of Renaissance’s region-wide programs and services, training/event/staff schedules, and regional microenterprise issues to inform and assist clients, donors, partners, and peers.

Evaluation and Impact Tracking

  • Proactively participate in data tracking (capture, input and monitor data) and other efforts to gauge programmatic success for funder reports, outreach, program evaluation and opportunities for program growth.
  • Follow up with clients post-class to document success stories and attend client events.
  • Assist in reporting for program funders.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proactive self-starter who thrives in dynamic, but process-driven work environment.
  • Appreciation and enjoyment in interacting with stakeholders (staff, board, clients, policy makers, community, volunteers, funders) from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Effective time and project management.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; social media/website/marketing experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (MS Word, Outlook and Excel), Internet and databases.
  • Familiarity with regional/local microenterprise and economic development issues; personal entrepreneurial experience a strong plus.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with program coordination, business development, entrepreneurship training.
  • Equivalent of bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, city planning or a related field and/or an associate’s degree and five years of related experience.
  • Ability to represent Renaissance at community events, including evenings and weekends on occasion
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Spanish language capacity a strong plus.

 

About Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Renaissance (www.rencenter.org) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 33 years by helping to bring thousands of small businesses to market, transforming the lives of their owners and creating sustainable jobs, economic vitality, and vibrant neighborhoods. Renaissance operates four program centers and multiple off-site programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area; this position will be based out of Renaissance’s Bayview Center.  We have a diverse funding pool including fee for services, grants and contributions, CDBG grants through the City of San Francisco, San Mateo County and Redwood City, and grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration.  We own our own building in SOMA San Francisco (the location for this position) and host over 50 small business tenants in SOMA, SF Bayview and East Palo Alto.  Renaissance’s 2016 budget is $3.5M and we require an A133 single audit.