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Albuquerque Region Job OpeningBilingual Business Consultant/Trainer ABQ

Opening posted through November 1, 2019

WESST is seeking an English/Spanish bilingual resource for a part-time, independent contractor position to support our Albuquerque, NM office. The Business Consultant/Trainer will serve individuals who are interested in starting or growing a small business. Key functions of the position are to provide business consulting, training, and assistance with accessing capital for small businesses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consulting one-on-one with entrepreneurs and small business owners on issues related to starting a business, managing a business (including financial management, marketing, operations, etc.), and obtaining business capital.
  • Delivering training classes for entrepreneurs and small business owners on relevant topics.
  • Connect clients with team members and external partners and mentors as necessary to support success.
  • Support and collaborate with the WESST Albuquerque Regional Manager on the planning and the delivery of trainings, workshops and assigned program deliverables.
  • Outreach to the Spanish speaking community to assist individuals with obtaining business consulting, training, and access to capital.
  • Market WESST’s services to the community through speaking engagements, participation at community events, and other activities.
  • Manage and build on relationships with community partners who also serve the Spanish speaking population.
  • Submitting required program, funder and operational reports on a timely basis.

Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience training or teaching diverse adult populations.
  • Experience working in a small business, or with small business owners. Experience owning or managing a small business is preferred.
  • Excellent bilingual written and verbal communication skills.
  • In-depth understanding and mastery of entrepreneurial skills and small business management techniques, including financial management, financial statement preparation, marketing and sales, business operation optimization, technology integration, etc.
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Education Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field from an accredited educational institution is required.

Other Requirements

  • English/Spanish bilingual proficiency is required for this position.
  • Schedule flexibility is required as WESST training classes and events frequently take place in the evening.
  • Up to 20% business travel may be required.
  • Most work will be performed in an office environment, sitting or standing. Some work will be performed in a live training environment where sitting or standing is acceptable.

To Apply

Please fill out the application:  Bilingual Business Consultant/Trainer Questionnaire

No phone calls will be accepted. Candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

WESST is an equal opportunity employer and always employs qualified individuals based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.