Business Advisor

  • Business, Management & Operations
  • Business, Management & Operations
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Economic Development

The Entrepreneur Fund is looking for a Business Advisor in our Hibbing office.


The Business Advisor works with small business owners to achieve their business goals. They provide direct consulting, guide the client’s development, and serve as a trusted advisor to the small business owner. The Business Advisor facilitates the long-term relationship with clients and offers a key access point for a variety of Entrepreneur Fund services appropriate to their needs.

This position has responsibilities for covering Minnesota’s Iron Range – including the communities of Hibbing, Ely, Eveleth and Virginia. Travel will vary, but averages 2-days per week to surrounding areas.

Key individuals interested in this position should have:

  • 5+ years experience and a demonstrated track record of owning and operating small businesses OR working with small business owners. Owning, operating, and selling multiple businesses is preferred.
  • A coaching mindset and experience in supporting others. Able to guide a small business owner’s development by discovering goals/aspirations, diagnosing key issues with clients, and effectively facilitating client’s progress to achieve measurable results.
  • Strong business expertise. Strong functional competencies as a generalist in marketing, sales, finance, management, and leadership. An undergraduate degree in business is preferred.
  • The ability to lead through a strategic framework. Bringing practical knowledge and applicable tools are necessary to ensure client work is aligned with goals.
  • Exemplary financial acumen. The ability to interpret financial statements and lead a client through cash flow planning & forecasting. A demonstrated knowledge in small business finance; both debt and equity.
  • Critical thinking skills
  • A positive, results oriented attitude.
  • A passion for small business
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A strong desire and willingness to learn.

Special Application Instruction

Include a cover letter & resume to apply.