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Senior Management Consultant – Telecommuter (Serving clients in the Memphis/Mid-South Region)

Summary of Position

Management Consultants provide direct one-on-one managerial assistance to small businesses located throughout our 7 state target market, with primary emphasis in the central and southern areas of the state. The incumbent should be passionate about social and economic justice, possess strong financial and management skills, and be excited to work in a team environment serving entrepreneurs that want to start successful businesses or need help to maintain/expand their current business and need help to overcome barriers to their success including limited credit history, limited access to financial/managerial training or education, and lack access to traditional financing options.

Communities Unlimited will provide equipment, tools, templates and access to cloud-based resources to support the provision of client services.

Education/Certification Requirements

Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or a Master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship or Accounting.

Experience/Skills Requirements

Six (6) years related work experience is required and business ownership experience is preferred. Excellent facilitation, writing, computer and analysis skills are required.
Preference may be given for candidates with prior experience working with CU’s target client base.
Preference may be given for candidates with experience living or working in CU’s service area.

Benefits

Communities Unlimited offers generous Medical/Dental/Vision benefits with the organization paying the significant majority of the cost. Company paid long-term disability; automatic company 401K contribution once new hires are eligible; 401K match; 11 paid holidays; two weeks paid vacation awarded upon hire (Prorated based upon date of hire); new hires begin accumulating sick leave immediately upon hire at a rate of 8 hours per month.

Please see a full description here.

UPDATE:  Please submit resumes to Human Resources via Ziprecruiter by 11:59 pm CDT Friday, December 4th, 2020. Click Here to Apply


Management Consultant (Bi-Lingual Telecommuter) – Little Rock, AR

Summary of Position

Management Consultants provide direct one-on-one managerial assistance to small businesses located throughout our 7 state target market, with primary emphasis in the region around their office location. The incumbent should be passionate about social and economic justice, possess strong financial and management skills, and be excited to work in a team environment serving entrepreneurs that want to start successful businesses or need help to maintain/expand their current business and need help to overcome barriers to their success including limited credit history, limited access to financial/managerial training or education, and lack access to traditional financing options.

Education/Certification Requirements

Master’s degree is required, with a strong preference for an MBA or a Masters in Social Entrepreneurship.

Experience/Skills Requirements

3 years related work experience, business ownership experience preferred; Passionate about social and economic justice; Strong financial and management skills and experience; Excellent facilitation, writing, computer and analysis skill; Ability to work in a team setting.

Must be able to demonstrate experience building trust-based relationships with CU’s target client audience, which includes underserved entrepreneurs: in the Mississippi River Delta; in rural persistent poverty communities; with English as their second language; and others including veteran small business owners, woman-owned businesses, and disabled small business owners.

Candidate must be Bi-lingual, with demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication in English and Spanish.

Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel throughout CU’s target market in Arkansas and parts of Northeastern Oklahoma. Majority of work can be completed virtually by telecommuting with occasional onsite travel for training and client work required as conditions allow/require.

Benefits

Communities Unlimited offers generous Medical/Dental/Vision benefits with the organization paying the significant majority of the cost. Company paid long-term disability; automatic company 401K contribution once new hires are eligible; 401K match; 11 paid holidays; two weeks paid vacation awarded upon hire (Prorated based upon date of hire); new hires begin accumulating sick leave immediately upon hire at a rate of 8 hours per month. Communities Unlimited reimburses all employees for travel expenses.

Please see a full description here.

Please submit resumes to Human Resources via Ziprecruiter. Click Here to Apply


Management Consultant (Telecommuter)

Summary of Position

Management Consultants provide direct one-on-one managerial assistance to small businesses located throughout our 7 state target market, with primary emphasis in the region around their office location. The incumbent should be passionate about social and economic justice, possess strong financial and management skills, and be excited to work in a team environment serving entrepreneurs that want to start successful businesses or need help to maintain/expand their current business and need help to overcome barriers to their success including limited credit history, limited access to financial/managerial training or education, and lack access to traditional financing options.

Education/Certification Requirements

Master’s degree is required, with a strong preference for an MBA or a Masters in Social Entrepreneurship.

Experience/Skills Requirements

3 years related work experience, business ownership experience preferred; Passionate about social and economic justice; Strong financial and management skills and experience; Excellent facilitation, writing, computer and analysis skill; Ability to work in a team setting.

Must be able to demonstrate experience building trust-based relationships with CU’s target client audience, which includes under-served entrepreneurs: in the Mississippi River Delta; in rural persistent poverty communities; in the Memphis Metropolitan Area; and others including veteran small business owners, woman-owned businesses, and disabled small business owners.

Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel throughout CU’s target market throughout Jonesboro, AR – Jackson, TN – Clarksdale, MS – Forrest City, AR, and the Memphis- Metropolitan area. Majority of work can be completed virtually by telecommuting with occasional onsite travel for training and client work required as conditions allow/require.

Benefits

Communities Unlimited offers generous Medical/Dental/Vision benefits with the organization paying the significant majority of the cost. Company paid long-term disability; automatic company 401K contribution once new hires are eligible; 401K match; 11 paid holidays; two weeks paid vacation awarded upon hire (Prorated based upon date of hire); new hires begin accumulating sick leave immediately upon hire at a rate of 8 hours per month. Communities Unlimited reimburses all employees for travel expenses.

Please see a full description here.

Please submit resumes to Human Resources via Ziprecruiter. Click Here to Apply


Communities Unlimited, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit community development organization founded in Arkansas in 1976. CU’s mission is to move rural and under-resourced communities in areas of persistent poverty to sustainable prosperity. CU staff provides a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, financing, and training to strengthen communities and small businesses. We serve the following seven states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Communities Unlimited, Inc. is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer, provider and lender.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws and link to the three posters: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster (FMLA regulations were revised to allow for electronic posting as long as such posting otherwise meets the requirements of the regulations.); Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster; and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster.