Spaceworks Tacoma is seeking an enthusiastic Capital Access Manager to launch a new microloan program in partnership with the City of Tacoma and Kiva, an international microlending organization. This position will establish Tacoma as the first Kiva Hub in the Pacific Northwest. Kiva offers 0% interest crowdfunded microloans that range from $1,000 to $15,000.
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A Capital Access Manager, or a CAM, is a Spaceworks staff member who is trained on how to share Kiva loan opportunities with entrepreneurs and local stakeholders, as well as how to support clients on the back end of the Kiva platform. This is a 1-year pilot program with possible extension into future years. First-year goals include:
Essential Job Functions
The ideal candidate is passionate about supporting small and local businesses in Tacoma, especially women and minority-owned businesses. Candidates should be:
Individuals with at least 3-5 years of professional experience are encouraged to apply.
This is a non-exempt position. The position is full-time, 40 hours/week. Compensation is offered at $22/hr. Depending on prior experience or existing employment with community partners, alternate work schedules and arrangements will be considered (no less than 24 hours/week). The position requires occasional events and programs on nights and weekends. Work-from-home is authorized through the pandemic; otherwise, the position is based out of an office in downtown Tacoma.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Application Closing Date:
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through the deadline. Interviews will be conducted through January 29, with a final decision announced shortly thereafter.
Anticipated Start Date
Monday, February 15, 2021
This date is flexible, with the understanding that the week-long virtual Kiva training is scheduled February 22, 2021.
By Tuesday, January 26, please send a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter that describes your interest and qualifications:
Email Subject Line: Capital Access Manager
Address cover letter to: Michael Liang, Spaceworks Director
Since 2010, Spaceworks Tacoma, a program of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, has provided business training, public art programming, and creative activation of underutilized spaces throughout Tacoma and Pierce County.
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