search icon

Business Development Specialist – Bilingual (Spanish) Oregon

Posted on: July 9, 2024

Position Status:

Full-Time, Exempt


Remote - Based in Oregon

Reports To:

Business Development Manager

Anticipated Start Date:

Open Until Filled

Salary and Benefits:

Salary : $66,150 - Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, holidays, paid time off, and paid family medical leave. Allowable travel costs are reimbursed. Flexible work environment.

The FCF-Oregon team is seeking a Bilingual Business Development Specialist (BDS) to work with child care businesses. This position is a remote work opportunity with the expectation of travel within Oregon when required to meet with partners, individual child care businesses, and communities. 

The Business Development Specialist position provides business and financial planning, consultation, training and support to early care and education providers; promotes FCF and its programs and services; and connects to a diverse group of FCF stakeholders, partners, and constituents. This position works closely with members of the FCF team to promote and ensure the effectiveness of FCF’s core programs, including: (1) consulting services and technical assistance to child care businesses; (2) training and education to a variety of audiences; and (3) facilitation of community engagement activities.


This is a remote position based in Oregon.


Essential Functions:

  • Develops, promotes, and implements programs, services, and resources to support the mission of FCF
  • Provides training and consultation support to child care businesses to improve business practices and strengthen operations
  • Assists start-up child care businesses and existing child care businesses experiencing financial crisis
  • Provides input and analyzes financial and program data
  • Assists with program reporting as assigned
  • Facilitates small-group and community engagement activities in support of FCF’s community-based programming
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in financial management, planning and/or training
  • Successful experience in consulting, training, lending, or financial analysis
  • Experience working with small businesses, or experience owning or operating a small business
  • A strategic thinker and planner as well as an effective implementer
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently
  • Familiar with state child care licensing regulations
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required



  • Direct experience with child care
  • Direct experience with small business management or consulting
  • Experience in private sector engagement and partnership
  • Public speaking experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, write and present in Spanish and English
  • Ability to promote a positive image of FCF and position FCF as a key resource in the field of early care and education
  • Ability to read, interpret, and analyze financial statements and develop and manage budgets
  • Ability to work collaboratively with communities of color and low-resourced communities
  • Ability to think strategically and implement plans on the ground
  • Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively with diverse FCF staff, customers, partners and stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision yet be a part of a team
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to work on the computer for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to travel when needed.
  • Must be based in Oregon.

Additional Notes:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from FCF representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the program and FCF success.


Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, holidays, paid time off, and paid family medical leave. Allowable travel costs are reimbursed.

Flexible work environment.

First Children’s Finance honors candidates’ time and effort in job-seeking by providing transparency regarding compensation. Creating transparency regarding salary information reduces the gender pay gap, and eliminates salary negotiation, which rarely benefits people of color or women. It is a value of our organization to support equitable hiring practices.


To Apply Click the Link: FCF – Business Development Specialist Bilingual (Spanish) – Oregon


First Children’s Finance is an Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer.