Join our Team
WESK is a non-profit organization that has helped thousands of women start, purchase and expand their businesses. Now, we’re taking an even bolder approach focused on innovation and excellence. We’re stepping up our training, engaging with great partners, and bringing our clients even more resources to generate success.
Our priority is supporting women throughout Saskatchewan to achieve their entrepreneurial goals. With invaluable advising and support, one-of-a-kind training opportunities, and a distinct and supportive financing program, WESK is dedicated to guiding clients on their entrepreneurial journey. From start up to success, WESK means business!
Business Advisor (Regina)
WESK has recently created The Exchange, an exciting new program that will focus on equipping women entrepreneurs with tools to grow their business to the next level. This interactive program will group participants into cohorts to help them develop as business owners through skills development, mentorship and advisory support, and networking and relationship building.
About the position:
We are seeking a Business Advisor to join our team in Regina. As a Business Advisor, you will build momentum around women entrepreneurship in Saskatchewan and identify entrepreneurs to participate in The Exchange program. Your goals are to increase the number of women-owned businesses, help them to scale up, and support an engaging mentoring and learning network. You are adept at developing relationships with entrepreneurs and are committed to their success. As an active member of the business community, you are connected to many different networks and can tap into expert resources to help entrepreneurs with the services they require to succeed. With a strong understanding of the stages of business growth, assisting with market research, sales projections, workforce and operational planning, and financial analysis and reporting, all to ensure business plan viability and business sustainability. In addition to providing on-on-one coaching, you will also facilitate workshops and mentoring circles.
- 1-3+ years’ experience working with businesses in a professional services capacity and/or experience running your own successful business
- Post-secondary degree/diploma in a business or related discipline
- An MBA would be considered an asset
- Experience with business planning, business development and growth
- Ability to analyze financial statements and provide insight
- Ability to develop strong working relationships with clients
Applicants with more experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered for a Senior Business Advisor position. Salary will be based on corresponding experience and education.
If you enjoy a dynamic and collaborative work environment, where you directly impact client success, please email your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.