Employment

Community First Fund is growing!

We have new, exciting employment opportunities available within our organization. 

Are you the right person for one of these positions?


Management Trainee/Credit Analyst

Community First Fund is seeking an individual with strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills to join our non-profit organization as a Management Trainee. This is an excellent growth opportunity for an individual looking to launch their professional career or make a career change. The trainee will complete a comprehensive development program focused on finances and financial analysis and ultimately assume a role as a Credit Analyst. Upon completion of the training program, the Trainee/Credit Analyst will be assigned to Loan Administration with the primary responsibility of underwriting loan applications, screening loan requests, presenting proposals for review to the loan committee, assisting staff in processing loan documents for loan settlements, assisting staff with credit file processing, loan collections and portfolio monitoring. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field such as in a relevant field such as financial management, business administration or economics.  In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office with high proficiency working in Word and Excel is mandatory. Strong organizational and time management skills are required with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. We are looking for a motivated individual with a high level of initiative who is ready to learn and grow. This is a full-time, entry level position with a starting salary of $30,000. In addition to salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. Please email your cover letter and resume to: gbenjamin@communityfirstfund.org. No phone calls please.


Compliance Associate

Community First Fund is seeking an individual with strong organizational and analytical skills to join our non-profit organization as a Compliance Associate. The primary responsibilities of this role are to ensure organizational compliance with all funders’ performance requirements, to maintain an organization-wide compliance tracking system and to maintain thorough impact data for use in internal and external reports. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field such as business administration or economics. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office with very high proficiency working in Excel and with detailed spreadsheets is mandatory. Strong organizational and time management skills are required with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with a high level of initiative. This is a full-time position with a salary range of  $28,000 – $38,000, commensurate with experience. In addition to salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. Please email your cover letter and resume to: gbenjamin@communityfirstfund.org. No phone calls please.


Marketing Associate

Community First Fund is seeking an individual with strong organizational and communication skills to join our non-profit organization as a Marketing Associate. This associate will work with senior marketing/development management to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing/communications plan. This is an excellent growth opportunity for an individual looking to launch their professional career or make a career change. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field such as marketing, communications or public relations. Experience coordinating special events, public relations and marketing projects is preferred. In-depth knowledge of social media practices is required. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite is also required. We are looking for a motivated individual with a high level of initiative who is ready to learn and grow. This is a full-time, entry level with position with a starting salary of $27,000 – $30,000. In addition to salary, we offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package. Please email your cover letter and resume to: gbenjamin@communityfirstfund.org. No phone calls please.


Impact Research and Data Intern  (Summer 2016: late May – early August)

Community First Fund is seeking a summer intern to gather and compile impact data on information obtained from our loan clients. The information will be analyzed to gain greater insight into the impact of our financing on the borrowers and communities being served. Findings will be shared with key stakeholders including senior management, the Board of Directors, funders and key centers of influence.

Requirements:

  • Excellent technology skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel
  • Data entry and data management experience preferred
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

 Anticipated Learning Outcomes:

  • The intern will learn more about community development activities and how they impact low-income people, in particular People of Color and those in low-income communities.
  • The intern will participate in conducting impact research.
  • The intern will learn how to obtain data from multiple original sources and to organize it in a form that can be readily analyzed.

As opportunities arise and schedule allows, intern will also be invited to attend Impact meetings and to go on occasional client visits with Lenders and/or Client Survey visits.

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) unpaid internship for summer 2016 (late May – early August.) Please email your cover letter and resume to: gbenjamin@communityfirstfund.org. No phone calls please.


 

 

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