Business Consultant

Business Consultant

The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of West Florida – College of Business invites applicants to apply for the position of Coordinator, Marketing Consultant (Position Number: 12150T). This position will be located in Pensacola, Florida

Salary:  $40,000 to $48,000

Preferred Response Date:  March 9, 2017

Start Date:  March 29, 2017

Job Summary:  The Business Consultant is responsible for educating and advising clients on growth strategies, business model concepts, advanced financial forecasting, advanced capital structures and strategies through following network consulting policies and procedures. One-on-one advice and consulting to be provided include: business and strategic plan development; financial analysis and planning; marketing research and plan development; business management and operations; and basic legal issues. Develop educational materials and present educational programs as appropriate.

Outreach to educate clients, partners and stakeholders on SBDC services and impact. Contribute to knowledge creation and dissemination through communicating with peers and participating in network activities. Significant networking and alliance building with community partners including Economic Development Council, Chambers of Commerce, and other community organizations for the purpose of building client service base. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.

This position will regularly work evenings attending meetings and events.

During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off-campus location or place of residence.

Minimum Qualifications:   Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience. Self-starter and strong time management skills. Comfortable working in a team environment and networking with community resources. Ability to prioritize and multi-task.

Application: Applicants must apply online at Be prepared to attach the following documents in electronic format: cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 30-300.5(a) and 41 CF 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

The University of West Florida (UWF) is an Equal Opportunity/Access/ Affirmative Action employer.  A criminal background check is required for the successful candidate.  Pursuant to provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (Voice) or 1-850-857-6114 (TTY).

Additional information about the University of West Florida is available at

The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, the crown jewel of Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, known worldwide for its pristine white-sand beaches. The area is famous for its pleasant climate and location on the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys a comparatively low cost of living. The campus is situated on a 1,600 acre nature preserve where almost 12,000 students enjoy the benefits of small classes and personal attention from their professors.