WE’RE HIRING: Business Advisory Services Project Coordinator

Pathway Lending and the Pathway Women’s Business Center

This is an externally visible and important staff position. The Coordinator will independently handle member/client projects and the delivery of education related services. This position also works closely with all Business Advisory Services work teams, consultants and other support staff from Pathway Lending.

werePrimary Responsibilities include:

Serve as a communication and scheduling hub for Business Advisory Services Programs which includes pro-actively coordinating with participants, program sponsors and program mentors. Included in these programs is the coordination of clients, networking events and ongoing program operations. This position is responsible for coordinating mentor meetings and ensuring detailed reporting summaries and tracking is conducted for each member’s activities and progress through the Mentor Program. This person is often the first point of engagement for clients who seek assistance from Pathway’s Business Advisory Services team. The Project Coordinator is responsible for insuring all details for training events are in place. The Project Coordinator is also a member of the Pathway administrative team who may assist with welcoming clients and fielding incoming telephone calls and website inquiries.

Manage member/client inquiries through in-person visits, phone, mail, email and web site regarding service/membership and Business Advisory Services Programming ensuring adherence to standards for providing excellent customer service to members and clients. Maintain updated client records across membership and communication databases (Salesforce, Emma, EDMIS & MemberFindMe), for sales, marketing, and reporting purposes. This includes identifying prospective members/clients, updating member profiles, including address changes, and processing requests from members and non-members.

This position is responsible for the coordination of the Business Advisory Services training calendar including confirmation of presenters, preparation of training material, distribution of marketing materials, maintenance of class host volunteer list, and managing all required documentation, reports and data entry. These activities include training classes held at Pathway Lending, partner locations and virtually.

The Coordinator will be an integral part of Pathway’s mentorship programs which requires meeting facilitation between members and outside mentors or subject matter experts. Attention to detail, time management and discipline in reporting is critical.

Work across organizational teams to enhance member/client support. Continuously improves tools, resources and educational offerings. Handles other special projects on an as-needed basis.

For this position, you must be:

Service-driven: You possess a high level of enthusiasm, immerse yourself in the work, and take pride in a job done exceptionally well. You exercise independent judgment and can be trusted to do your job well. Customer service and client/member focused actions are critical.

Open and Collaborative: You share information, work cooperatively, and are able to seek out relevant information, decide the appropriate steps, and facilitate to get the desired results. You develop strong relationships within and outside the organization and value working in a cohesive team environment where everyone works hard and relies on each other to pull it all together.

Resourceful Project Manager: Able to juggle multiple tasks, allocate and optimize resources, and manage timelines. Whether it’s something that requires a quick turn-around or a long-term project with many steps, this position takes full responsibility from start to finish and keeps everyone appropriately informed so that they can bring their tasks to fruition with ease.

Diplomatic: Work well with members, understand their concerns, and realistically manage their expectations. Able to find common ground with people, manage a smooth process, and build consensus for workable solutions. Know how to take a stand and disagree without being disagreeable.


Bachelor’s degree required

Proven record of accomplishment and reputation for developing and maintaining strong relationships.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management or related areas.
Experience with CRM/database management, preferably Salesforce, and social media outreach is a plus.

Salary and benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Pathway offers a comprehensive benefits package and generous leave policies.


This position is located in Nashville, TN with occasional regional travel expected. Some weekend and evening hours may be required.

Job Type: Full-time
Contact Information and Procedure: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to connect@pathwaywbc.org Please include “Project Coordinator” in the subject line and for best consideration, submit prior to Sept 30, 2016 5:00 PM CT.