East Bay Program Coordinator, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Position : Program Manager Coastside
Reports to : East Bay Program Manager
Location : Renaissance East Bay at CoBiz: 1503 Macdonald Ave, Richmond, CA
Temporary, Non-exempt, Full Time (35 hours per week) Schedule: Mon - Fri with some weekend hours, hybrid (minimum two days/week on-site)

Renaissance seeks a Program Coordinator to oversee our client journey, assist with program
logistics, ensure accurate data collection, and conduct marketing and outreach throughout
Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, with a special focus on East Contra Costa County. This
position requires a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced and process-oriented environment,
works well with a diverse group of people, is highly organized and effective, and is passionate
about entrepreneurship and economic development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Conduct marketing and outreach to prospective clients including facilitating orientations, staffing tables at community outreach events, and developing social media content.
  • Serve as the initial point of contact with prospective clients, guide clients through the application process, and collect required paperwork.
  • Input client data into VistaShare database, ensuring accurate information and helping to troubleshoot errors when necessary.
  • Coordinate classes and workshops including developing class flyers on Canva, creating rosters, sending class reminders, opening classes, and tracking attendance.
  • Assist Program Manager with client networking and marketplace events, cohort programs, staff meetings, and other programs and services as needed.
  • Participate in Programs Team meetings to enhance the client journey, data collection and tracking, and other organization-wide initiatives.
  • Assist colleagues in other programs, participate in public outreach efforts, media events,  and donor events.
  • Help develop new partnerships and opportunities for the East Bay Center.

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications :

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with at least three years of project administration experience
  •  Passion for entrepreneurship with some knowledge of business ownership, training, and/or business development
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including an ability to convey information to diverse audiences in a constructive, clear way
  • Ability to attend off-site trainings, visit client business sites, and staff community outreach events on occasional evening and weekends
  • Proficient in Gmail and Microsoft Office and ability to work with data and databases
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Salary and Benefits :

This is a full-time, non exempt position. Competitive salary ($41.20-46.70 an hour based on experience) and generous benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K, paid time off, holidays, and a great group of colleagues and clients.

Application Process :

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@rencenter.org. Please write “East Bay Program Coordinator” in the subject line of your email. No telephone calls or personal inquiries, please.

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center believes in the dignity and rights of all persons. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusiveness with respect to age, AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, color, creed, disability, domestic partner status, ethnicity, gender identity, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and physical abilities. Renaissance considers all qualified applicants for employment and complies with the California Fair Chance Act in addressing arrest and conviction records in hiring decisions.

Renaissance (www.rencenter.org) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit social impact organization. We have been building better communities for 36 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 multiple program centers and off-site programs throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.