Community Capital is hiring! If you know how to run a non-profit and have financial, economic development, or small business experience, you might be Community Capital's next Executive Director. The application deadline is July 24.
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall executive leadership and management of Community Capital, including: revenue generation and fundraising, financial management; outreach and marketing; partnering with stakeholders and allied organizations; developing new products and services; supervising the origination and servicing of loans and post-loan business advisory services; ensuring compliance with Community Capital’s funding sources, and staff supervision; and supporting its Board of Directors, Loan Committee, Credit Quality Committee, and other committees.Click here for job description, responsibilities, qualifications and how to apply. No phone calls, please.
Standing Ovation: MKT Grafton Opens MKT Weston, the Official Restaurant of the Weston Playhouse
Art and food come together this summer in a creative partnership between Weston Playhouse Theatre Company and Community Capital borrowers June Lupiani and Ali Hartman of MKT: Grafton (aptly named MKT Weston for their new venture). Over the 11-week season, guests enjoy delicious food made from local farm products while attending a show at Vermont's oldest professional theater. Read more about June and Ali's exciting summer season as the official restaurant of the Playhouse on the Weston Playhouse site. Bravo!
Who is Using What? The Latest on Social Media Demographics from Sprout Social
Sprout Social writes: "Understanding the social media demographics of each platform is an essential step to take before determining which platforms make the most sense for your brand to utilize. Each social media network comes in a different shape and size, with its own content strategy and user base, so there’s typically no one-size-fits-all technique. You don’t want to waste your time creating content for a platform where your audience doesn’t actually have a large presence." Understand and leverage the latest research on age, gender, location, education and income for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Snapchat: check out this article.
"Happy Vermonter" Charlie Emers Bakes with Curiousity and Purpose
Northfield Savings Bank Community Giving Program Supports Entrepreneurs
With grant funds from Northfield Savings Bank's Community Giving Program, Community Capital is able to further leverage federal funds and dramatically extend our capacity to offer business marketing assistance to our borrowers. Supporting entrepreneurs for stability and growth helps Vermont and Vermonters statewide. Win-win-win!
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