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Original message from: MQuinn@gnbdc.org
The Greater Newark Business Development Consortium, Inc. ("GNBDC") is a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in Newark, NJ in 1983. It provides financial assistance and training to small businesses, businesses owned by women, low-income individuals, and minorities for the purpose of encouraging entrepreneurship within these defined groups in specific regions of the State of NJ. GNBDC's goals are to assist disadvantaged entrepreneurs, start-ups, and existing small businesses in developing successful businesses. GNBDC, with a strong commitment and dedication to assisting small businesses, makes a remarkable contribution to the development of new small businesses and to the expansion of existing businesses by financing needed equipment, inventory, or additional working capital.
Provide training and technical assistance to GNBDC's targeted client base which consists of microenterprises in low and moderate income areas. Specific duties include: providing entrepreneurial training via a structured curriculum, and individualized technical assistance to prospective and existing entrepreneurs under GNBDC activities; preparing reports related to impacts; providing information to GNBDC clients and the general public through the GNBDC website as well as email, social networking media, phone, and printed material. Other responsibilities include identifying and maintaining relationships with collaborative partners; marketing the services of the GNBDC through personal contact, outreach as well as calling on prospective and existing clients and maintaining working relationships with them.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:
* Current MBA candidate or candidate for a comparable degree
* A passion for developing entrepreneurs and microenterprises, and implementation of wealth creation strategies.
* Excellent analytical, writing and oral presentation skills.
* Proficiency in use of computers and software, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, or similar database management software.
* Literacy in HTML and web-based languages, and popular social networking sites.
* Above average interpersonal skills.
* Bilingual English/Spanish skills are a strong plus.
This internship requires 15 hours per week for a 12 month period and pays $1,200 per month.
This position offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront on economic development and offers tremendous professional growth potential.
Submit indications of interest with resume´ and cover letter to: email@example.com
Mark L. Quinn
Greater Newark Business Development Consortium, Inc.
Please visit our NEW website: www.gnbdc.org