ID# 000972

WBC Program Manager - Renaissance San Francisco

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
275 5th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
415-348-6247 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $70,000 To $75,000
Per Year
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel


Job Description

Position: Program Manager, Renaissance Women’s Business Center
Reports to: Director, Women’s Business Center & SoMa (South of Market) Programs
Location: San Francisco, California

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center ( is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 35 years by helping lower income women and men start and grow their own businesses, 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.

Renaissance seeks a Program Manager to take responsibility for a wide range of programs and services, playing a key role in developing the programs and collaborative community relationships at the Renaissance U.S. Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center in response to COVID-19. Our ideal new colleague is an ambitious leader with expertise in small business and economic development. They offer proven experience in program design and management, and leadership in collaborating and working with diverse clients and community stakeholders. They are a team player, who brings innovation, creativity, reliability and sensitivity to the needs of our diverse client base.

Note: During the current Coronavirus Pandemic, Renaissance is adhering to health and safety social distance protocols; all staff are currently working from home. As protocols are adjusted and the pandemic reality evolves, this position will be primarily based in San Francisco.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Lead efforts to create new and advanced training in English and Spanish in the areas of management, finance, marketing, business resiliency, and technology addressing the challenges small businesses are facing due to COVID 19
Identify and develop new workshops, classes and other client-service programs, to enhance our offerings in partnership with Director
Support clients and provides direct coaching, for a diverse client base
Oversee marketing and outreach efforts
Create communication relating to COVID-19 for entrepreneurs
Edit and proof all printed marketing materials, ensuring US SBA standards
Help ensure excellence in grant implementation and reporting
Assist in managing client outcomes tracking and evaluation
Analyze and communicate program impact and assists Director with reporting
Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications

Passion for the mission and vision of Renaissance and knowledge of the field of microenterprise
Minimum five years’ experience in small business, community economic development, and/or management in women-centered program administration
Expertise in coaching or consulting with small business owners; strength in working directly with clients and case management models and experience in training for adult learners
Comfort working in a small, highly communicative, collaborative, fast-paced and mission-driven organization
Ability to convey information to diverse audiences in constructive clear way; strength in writing clear and concise reports, and in making presentations to individuals and groups.
Demonstrated experience concurrently managing a variety of projects and successfully executing, expanding, and adapting program activities as demand, funding and conditions change
Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree(s) welcome but not required.
Bilingual Spanish highly desired.
Availability for flexible schedule, including evening hours and weekends on occasion. Ability to travel to remote training sites and events.

Contact Information

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Lisa Kirvin
275 5th Street
San Francisco CA 94103
United States
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