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BECOME A PART OF OUR TEAM

Joining the team at the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce means becoming a part of a vibrant network committed to fostering entrepreneurship, advocating for equitable policies, and cultivating thriving businesses.

Roles within the organization span various functions, from community outreach and program management to advocacy, communications, and business development. 

At the heart of these opportunities lies the chance to contribute meaningfully to the economic advancement of the Black community. If you're dedicated to making a tangible impact and fostering economic growth, the Black Chamber of Commerce might just be the place for you to grow your career while making a difference.

AVAILABE OPPORTUNITIES

LOAN OFFICER

BCBCC is a certified loan institution approved to initiate loans on behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Treasury through its CDFI program. This full-time role will have responsibilities for loan processing, closing, accounts management, and reporting. Additionally, this position is called upon to promote our loan programs and encourage community engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Review loan products with potential applicants – businesses and individuals.

  • Support applicants in submitting a complete and accurate application.

  • Prepare loan file for each submission ensuring its completeness.

  • Evaluate loan requests, analyze applicant’s financial data, determine qualification of collateral, and customer credit history.

  • Structure loans to comply with BCBCC federal funding agencies’ requirements, lending practices, and Federal regulations.

  • Prepare loan file for submission to loan committee with recommendation for approval or rejection.

  • Make application presentations to loan committee.

  • Maintains contact with loan applicants, communicating progress of loan process and obtaining any additional required documentation.

  • Upon approval, work with the Executive Director to secure funding agency draw downs to execute loan awards.

  • Complete timely monthly and quarterly reports in compliance with funding agencies’ requirements.

  • Prepare monthly reports as determined for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

  • Answer customer calls and walk-ins to discuss various loan products and qualification information.

  • Make calls to potential and existing customers to develop new loans or support existing clients in staying current with their accounts.

  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and Program Manager to schedule and coordinate training and business development programs that support community businesses and borrowers.

Salary range: $48,000-$55,000

Requirements:

  • Commitment to the mission of the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce.

  • Degree in business or a finance related field, preferred.

  • Lending experience with excellent sales and/or customer service skills.

  • A track record in developing business relationships.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proactive problem-solver.

  • Strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, and team building skills.

  • Ability to participate in networking through professional, business and community organizations and activities to promote the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the organization, work autonomously, manage multiple projects, and remain flexible and adaptable to change.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Maintain office hours, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., but also be available, as needed, evenings or weekends for program presentations, participant recruitment, and in support of BCBCC events.

  • Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director

If you are interested, please fill out the form below. Someone will be in contact with you. 

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HOUSING REPAIR COORDINATOR

This full-time position is responsible for managing the SC Housing Trust Critical Home Repair Program. Duties include taking program applications, assessing requests for repairs, and communicating and interacting with clients, vendors, coworkers, and volunteers.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Director to evaluate and identify home repair and construction projects.

  • Assign projects and work to qualified and vetted contractors.

  • Obtain cost estimates for new and continuing projects.

  • Manage project logistics.

  • Ensure that all project work is conducted and completed in accordance with the SC State Housing Repair Program.

  • Prepare regular and timely program reports for program officials, Executive Director, and Board of Directors.

  • Maintain office hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. but must also be available, as needed, evenings or weekends for program presentations and participant recruitment.

  • Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Salary Range: $48,000 - $55,000 annually.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

We are seeking a dedicated and highly organized Administrative Assistant to join our team. As an integral part of our organization, you will provide essential administrative support to ensure smooth operations and contribute to the Chamber's mission of empowering and advancing Black businesses and entrepreneurs.

If you are interested, please fill out the form below. Someone will be in contact with you. 

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CHAMPIONING BLACK ENTERPRISE

FAQ'S

WHY JOIN THE BCBCC?

  • WE PROVIDE DIGITAL MEDIA MARKETING ASSISTANCE
    We help our members leverage various online platforms and technologies to promote products, services, or brands. This encompasses a range of strategies like social media marketing, content creation, and simple web design.
  • WE PROVIDE ACCESS TO COMMUNITY RESOURCES
    We provide avenues for African-American, women owned, and BIPOC small businesses to learn of resources in our community and state.
  • WE PROVIDE BUSINESS FACILITATION
    The BCBCC is the facilitator between public and private entities looking to expand their participation with disadvantaged business enterprises.
  • WE HELP WITH ACCESS TO CAPITAL
    We are a certified Micro Lender/CDFI entity providing loans for start-ups and business expansions.
  • WE HELP WITH NETWORKING AND REFERRALS
    We work to create networking and referral opportunities among member businesses, existing businesses and the greater Beaufort County business community.
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