Social Enterprise Coordinator Job Opportunity

Social Enterprise Coordinator

Organization: Community Sector Network of PEI  

Location: This is a hybrid position, but the person must be living in Prince Edward Island.  

Duration: 1-year part-time contract 

Salary: $25 000 – $30 000 

Start: As soon as possible  

Deadline to apply: 17th May 2024  

 

Are you passionate about social enterprises and creating a positive impact in your community? Do you enjoy supporting others in realizing their entrepreneurial dreams? If so, we have an exciting part-time opportunity for you! 

 

Job Description: 

As the Part-Time Social Enterprise Coordinator, you will be responsible for spearheading outreach efforts to identify potential social entrepreneurs in PEI. Your role will focus on creating a supportive and collaborative environment conducive to peer learning and idea sharing. You will engage experienced mentors to provide guidance, develop a comprehensive curriculum covering essential topics such as business planning, impact measurement, and financial management, and host regular workshops, seminars, and webinars with industry experts and successful social entrepreneurs. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct outreach to identify potential social entrepreneurs in Prince Edward Island. 
  • Create and foster a supportive and collaborative environment for peer learning and idea sharing. 
  • Engage experienced mentors to provide guidance and support to program participants. 
  • Develop a curriculum covering essential topics such as business planning, impact measurement, and financial management. 
  • Host regular workshops, seminars, and webinars with industry experts and successful social entrepreneurs. 
  • Curate a library of resources, including market research, legal and financial templates, and impact assessment tools. 
  • Facilitate access to affordable legal and accounting services for social enterprises. 
  • Collaborate with local investors, impact funds, and philanthropic organizations to secure funding for program participants. 
  • Connect program participants with a network of local businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and potential customers. 
  • Assist social entrepreneurs in measuring and reporting their social and environmental impact effectively. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Previous experience with social enterprises is essential 
  • Experience in curriculum development. 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders. 
  • Familiarity with the local social entrepreneurship ecosystem in PEI is a plus. 

If you have questions, contact Christine Batten at 902-853-5894 or cbatten@csnpei.com   

To Apply:  

Please submit a cover letter and resume to cbatten@csnpei.com with “Social Enterprise Coordinator Application” in the subject line.  

If you require accommodation to apply for this position, please contact Christine Batten at 902-853-5894 or cbatten@csnpei.com  

People from marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply, including but not limited to women, indigenous people, people with disabilities, people of colour, queer and trans people, refugees or immigrants, and people of low socioeconomic status. Please indicate in your cover letter if you consider yourself a member of a marginalized community and would like to be considered as such for this hiring process.  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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