You will work alongside our team to empower small businesses across the region to raise the capital they need from their communities. Through an expert understanding of the challenges small businesses face every day, you’ll wear a lot of hats, working with businesses at every stage of their investment campaign. You’ll be working alongside a wide variety of small businesses with the knowledge that every business you help will be creating jobs and driving economic development in their community.
In this role, you’ll be a Small Business Sherpa:
Onboarding clients who have just launched on MainVest and acting as their main point of contact.
Working with the Community Manager on new client launch strategies, which may span public relations, paid advertising, and organic content.
Understanding the unique needs of each business and tailoring your approach as needed.
Empowering entrepreneurs to take ownership over their investment campaign through education and peer management.
Shaping the future of communities across America, empowering local economic growth while bringing cities closer together.
We’re looking for results-driven owners looking to help entrepreneurs build impactful local businesses.
Empathy and Execution: As a core team member of an early stage company, our success will intrinsically tied to your success. A strong understanding of the challenges small businesses face and how we can help is core to success in the role.
Performance, not Platitudes: We’re looking for a rockstar with exceptional, high-impact fundraising and/or marketing skills who feels comfortable teaching others.
Owner, not a Renter: Ownership isn’t just equity, it’s the understanding that no one is riding along in the back seat. Candidates must demonstrate a strong ability to take responsibility for both their successes and failures.
Think Fast, Execute Faster: You’ll be working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. We don’t wait around until someone tells us what to do next, we find it and do it.
Meritocracy and Metrics: Have a sharp focus on their goals and a belief that their daily, weekly, and monthly activities will help achieve them success.
Help Builders Build: We live for the opportunity to help small businesses build long-lasting businesses that create jobs, drive value, and bring communities together.
The ideal candidate probably has some or all of these skills:
Experience in fundraising, development, or crowdfunding.
Experience in general marketing, public relations, or content creation.
Experience in startup culture.
Experience managing a diverse portfolio of clients
Knowledge of the challenges that small businesses face
Amazing people/networking skills
A scrappy, positive, startup-y attitude
MainVest is building a team of people who will continue to raise the bar on performance and efficiency. We believe in diversity of thought and our mission is predicated on bridging divides and bringing communities together.