Community Engagement Fellowship - Business Outreach

The New Bronx Chamber of Commerce

job description

Job Description

The New Bronx Chamber of Commerce seeks two Business Outreach Specialists to provide general Community Engagement Support for small and micro businesses in the Bronx.



Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Provide in-person support to small business owners and refer, as appropriate, to Community Cleanup Corps (CCC) programming and other existing resources within the Small Business Resource Network;

  • Connect small businesses to CCC partners and other resources to ensure clean, vibrant streets;

  • Perform outreach to businesses in low-to-moderate income communities, with a few specific neighborhoods as defined by the Mayor’s Taskforce for Racial Inclusion and Equity (“TRIE”);

  • Attend community meetings and events to promote awareness of the program;

  • Communicate new guidelines and regulations;

  • Enroll restaurants in underrepresented neighborhoods in the Open Restaurants program;

  • Assist in collecting materials for new/updated website designs, social media setup, and other digital marketing services;

  • Connect businesses to technical assistance resources such as contactless payment, digital menus, and delivery platforms;

  • Light data entry to track engagements into Salesforce system using iPad.

  • Conduct digital field assessments and surveys on-site at designated places of business;

  • Assist in collecting stories, photos, etc. for reports and social media;

  • Light data entry to track engagements into Salesforce system using iPad;

  • Light administrative support activities to support Business Recovery Specialists.



 Desired Qualifications:



  • College degree

  • Background in community organizing or economic development is highly desired;

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Arabic or Bengali is highly desired;

  • Bronx residency or strong familiarity with Bronx neighborhoods is preferred.



 Scope of Work and Working Environment: Hybrid



  • On the ground, community-based outreach in business corridors (primary)

  • Occasional meetings will be required in the Bronx Chamber office (1200 Waters Place Suite 106, Bronx, NY 10461).

  • Remote work (data entry and analysis, phone and email outreach/follow up with business owners, etc.)



Compensation for one-year Fellowship: starting at $49,500



To apply: email cover letter and resume to sbrn@bronxchamber.org

contact information

business: The New Bronx Chamber of Commerce
address: 1200 Waters Place, Suite 106
Bronx, NY 10461
phone: 718-828-3900 (Call Now)