Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
The Cannabis Loan Fund Manager will work within the Office of Economic Development Emerging Industries Unit to implement the City’s Cannabis Equity Ordinance to ensure that the Cannabis Equity Fund supports Cannabis Equity Applicants. The Cannabis Loan Fund Manager will work across the Office of Economic Development Units to support emerging and growing Equity Cannabis businesses.
The Office of Economic Development is seeking a Cannabis Loan Fund Manager to administer the Cannabis Loan program as established in the Cannabis Equity Fund. As the City of Boston is the first city in the United States to formally prioritize diverse applicants who are looking to participate in the cannabis industry. To ensure that we are successful in this priority statement, access to capital for diverse applicants is necessary. This new position will play a critical role in the execution of this priority by developing, implementing, and administering the City funding mechanism for Cannabis Equity businesses.
Created in February 2014, the Economic Development Cabinet’s mission is to make Boston an appealing and accessible place for working families, entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors to innovate, grow, and thrive in a way that fosters inclusion, broadens opportunity, and shares prosperity, thereby enhancing the quality of life for Bostonians and the experience for all visitors. As Boston continues to grow and develop, the Economic Development Cabinet is pursuing strategies that will maximize the potential for all Bostonians, businesses, and visitors.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union MO 9
Hours per week: 35