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The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (GLWBC) and CEED Lending are now hiring for the following positions:

Membership and Corporate Development Manager

Full-Time Position
Reports to Executive Director

Job Overview

We are looking for a results-driven and detail-oriented individual to join our team as the Membership and Corporate Development Manager. In this role, responsibilities include corporate member recruitment, retention and annual participation and sponsorship support. A Corporate Development Committee will serve to assist with outreach on a voluntary basis. Will have annual membership and event/program sponsorship goals.

Job responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

Manage and Engage Corporate Membership Base

  • Maintain communications with corporate members regarding GLWBC events and opportunities
  • Meet with corporate members annually to create financial support and participation plans
  • Manage the invoicing process through Salesforce
  • Coordinate annual corporate membership survey
  • Make quarterly visits to Indiana to meet with corporate members
  • Attend at least two events in West Michigan annually to meet with current and potential corporate members

Increase Corporate Membership Base

• Create an annual corporate recruitment plan to ensure a diversified industry base and active membership.
• Support Corporate Development Committee to create annual workplan including their role in corporate membership recruitment and retention, as well as corporate web-based training and corporate workshops at the annual conference
• Review and update corporate recruitment PowerPoint and materials as needed
• Review and create updates for corporate membership website pages as needed

Manage Corporate Membership Engagement

  • Recruit corporate members for matchmaking, speaking, and other event activities
  • Gain feedback on corporate engagement experiences
  • Identify additional corporate engagement opportunities

Accounting Support Regarding Invoicing

  • Follow financial policies and procedures regarding processing and recording invoices
  • Maintain invoice log
  • Follow up on unpaid invoices

Capital Ready Solutions | State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

Capital Readiness Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Business Education

Job Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated and strategic individual to join our team as a Capital Readiness Coordinator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in guiding entrepreneurs through the process of getting loan ready. Your primary responsibilities will include providing individual 1:1 counseling to small business owners in the areas of finance and accounting, assisting clients in preparing loan application documents, and facilitating partnerships with external service providers to ensure clients are well-positioned to access capital.

Job responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

Loan Readiness Counseling

  • Conduct personalized, 1:1 counseling sessions with small business owners to
    assess their financial health and readiness for accessing capital.
  • Preparation of financial statements and projections.
  • Provide guidance on navigating the loan application process, addressing questions, and offering tailored advice.

Loan Application Document Preparation

  • Guide clients in preparing necessary loan application documents.
  • Ensure that clients have a comprehensive and accurate set of documents for loan applications.
  • Packaging and presentation of the loan proposal

Communication with Great Lakes WBC / CEED Lending

  • Attend CEED Lending team meetings at least twice a month.
  • Check-in with program leadership.

Data Management and Reporting

  • Maintain accurate records of counseling sessions, client progress, and outcomes.
  • Generate regular reports on individual client performance and program effectiveness.

Metric Tracking

  • Track key metrics such as client progress, completion of scopes of work, and
    overall program effectiveness.

Outcome Reporting

  • Generate reports on individual client outcomes, successes, and challenges.
  • Provide insights for future program development.

Application Process:
Submit your resume to Kelly Hill at

No phone calls will be accepted regarding this job posting.