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Job Title:                     Business Counselor

Job Function:              Responsible for counseling small businesses, both start-up and existing, throughout New Jersey on business planning and best practices.

Accountability:           Reports to Director of Training & Technical Assistance

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counsel start-up businesses and existing businesses throughout New Jersey
  • Assist small businesses to build or improve their business plan
  • Provide ongoing counseling to UCEDC loan clients for sustainability
  • Perform site visits to UCEDC loan clients where appropriate
  • Assist UCEDC loan clients with loan applications as required
  • Assist UCEDC Lending Team with loan closings when needed
  • Respond to inquiries from clients and the business community to provide timely business advice and referrals.
  • Perform public speaking to inform the business community about UCEDC services at events.
  • Timely reporting of activities for inclusion in reports to funding agencies.


  • 5 years business experience, 2 years working with small business owners and entrepreneurs
  • Experience owning & operating a small business
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, marketing and operational issues as they relate to small businesses, including the use of social media
  • Familiar with using QuickBooks or other computerized accounting systems
  • Experience in public speaking and networking
  • Experience in developing curriculum and facilitating business training workshops a plus
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.

If interested in this position, please send your resume immediately to:
Joe Lamberti, UCEDC, or e-mail: 

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