This job was posted by https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov/ada/r/jobs/2755613 Are you interested in making a difference and balancing the scales of economic injustice? Have an entrepreneurial spirit? Energized by service to others and working in a collaborative environment? If so, this might be the opportunity for you.Communities Unlimited, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization searching for skilled individuals ready to virtually "work alongside" small business owners during these challenging times – facilitating access to resources, building financial and managerial capacity, serving as a guide through the maze of government programs and opportunities to access capital. Current global conditions are creating additional challenges in places where access to traditional resources is limited, poverty has persisted for decades and hard-working entrepreneurs want someone to work alongside them to strengthen their business management skills or facilitate the launch of a start-up.If you are searching for structured bonus opportunities, a six-figure salary and a position that includes an assistant – we are probably not a good fit for your career goals.Management Consultants provide direct one-on-one managerial assistance to small businesses both on-site (during non-COVID-19 times) and virtually using a variety of video conferencing and cloud-based technology. Successful consultants possess strong financial and management skills, thrive in a team environment, are passionate about service to entrepreneurs with a commitment to empowering their success to the point that CU’s services are no longer needed. CU’s mission is to serve entrepreneurs constrained by limited credit history, limited access to financial/managerial training or education, and/or lack of access to traditional financing options.A Master’s degree is required, with a strong preference for a MBA or Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship.A minimum of 3 years of related work experience is required.Business ownership experience is preferred.Entry level salary for a professional that meets the qualifications is $50,000 fixed and firm.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; in the Memphis Metropolitan Area; and others including veteran small business owners, woman-owned businesses, and disabled small business owners.Bi-Lingual is required, 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.CU is a 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 provide 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.