Director of Small Business
- Job Title
- Director of Small Business
- Job ID
- Work Hybrid
- Dorchester, MA 02125
- Other Location
The Organization and its Programs
DBEDC acts to build a strong, thriving and diverse community in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhoods. We develop, preserve and sustain affordable housing for rent and for ownership. We create commercial and economic development opportunities. We build community through community organizing and civic engagement activities. We are focused on the concepts of equitable development without displacement and providing opportunities for economic mobility.
Since our founding in 1979, DBEDC has developed and preserved over 1100 units of rental and homeownership housing and 200,000 square feet of commercial space. We have created around 1,000 jobs and involved more than 1,500 young people in after school leadership development and organizing activities. We are one of Boston’s oldest and most established community development organizations with an annual operating budget of almost $6.5 million supporting our programs with a staff of just under 30, and $225M, consists of 18 developments housing 986 units.
As an SBA-approved micro-lender and a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), DBEDC is committed to expanding access to capital in our neighborhoods. As one of the founders of the Boston Workforce and Reentry Coalition (BWRC), DBEDC is committed to catalyzing economic mobility for the people it serves.
About the Role
Reporting to the CEO, the DSB plays a critical role in developing and implementing strategies to expand access to capital and technical assistance in the neighborhoods we serve. The DSB will oversee the agency’s $4.5 million loan fund. The DSB will lead the innovation and expansion of DBEDC technical assistance offerings, programmatic and fund operations, outreach and marketing, new product development, and growth of DBEDC’s loan fund.
What you can expect to do in the role:
Qualifications – You’ll do well in this role if you:
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Total Compensation and Culture:
DBEDC’s total compensation package features an amazing set of benefits which we considered towards the overall compensation, including:
- Pay Range
- $120,000.00 Annually to $135,000.00 Annually