Business Advisors

Posted by Canadian Black Chamber fo Commerce

Job Title: Business Advisors

Location: Toronto, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Expiry Date: Monday, December 20, 2021
Posted by Canadian Black Chamber fo Commerce

The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) is dedicated to elevating the economic development of the Black Business Community (BBC).  We are committed to conducting the required collaboration and research that delivers evidence-based solutions that improve the lives and strengthen economic growth within the BBC. The CBCC is seeking multiple experienced, energetic and collaborative individuals who will play a key support role in achieving the CBCC’s core mission and serving our amazing membership through the position of Business Advisor. 

Position Summary:

Business Advisors are responsible for advising members and participants of CBCC’s programs.  Advisors assist entrepreneurs in planning and executing business strategies to improve efficiency in the operational and financial management of their businesses.

The Business Advisors may facilitate groups, provide one on one assistance, assist with preparation of budgets, advise on projects and marketing, and perform risk analysis.  They will assist entrepreneurs with streamlining efficiency, increasing productivity and profitability, and assist in improving marketing strategy.

To succeed in this position, the advisor should possess an exceptional track record in evaluating such areas as business processes, marketing strategies, finances, and business ideation work. Suitable Business Advisors are experts in improving business strategies, productivity, accountability, and group facilitation.

Additionally, the Business Advisor should be competent with motivation, encouragement, and operate with a high degree of empathy and patience.

Business Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Analyse financial records and prepare budgets.
  • Improve processes by recommending operational changes.
  • Evaluate and improve sales, marketing, and branding strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for future business development and expansion.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external communication channels.
  • Analyse and advise on employee, labor, vendor, and supplier contracts.
  • Perform risk analysis to mitigate and manage risks.
  • Analyse consumer and competitor behavior.
  • Facilitate program classes and curriculum modules
  • Provide motivation and accountability with empathy as a guide.

Business Advisor Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Business Advisor in a related industry.
  • General knowledge of business operations and strategic planning.
  • Proficiency in analyzing budgets and preparing financial reports.
  • Extensive knowledge of marketing strategies and branding.
  • Experience in project management and implementing best industry practices.
  • Ability to advise on labor, vendor, and supplier procurement issues.
  • Exceptional ability to identify future business opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills toward efficiently communicating new business processes and procedures and motivating program participants.
  • Competence in leading group facilitation and presenting
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) and or 10+ years in business ownership or related experiences.

You Must be Equipped with a variety of the following:

  • A diverse thinker
  • Ability to facilitate groups of women, men, LBGTQ+, and Youth with cultural competence.
  • Flexibility with scheduling
  • Practice Espirit de Corps with the team of advisors
  • Willingness to offer suggestions and program changes that assist entrepreneurs
  • Competitiveness without EGO
  • Remote-Work Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual and deadline driven
  • Willingness to attend advisor training sessions
  • Passion around helping entrepreneurs grow

Salary Range:  Competitive salary and benefit package.  The expected start date is December 20, 2021. If you feel your experience meets the requirements for this exciting opportunity, please submit your letter of interest and resume.  Your application should be addressed to the Hiring Committee, Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce and must be submitted electronically to

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and value the voices of lived experiences and perspectives of individuals of all backgrounds.  We strongly encourage qualified Black, Indigenous and other racialized individuals to apply.  We are committed to making our recruitment process accessible to all candidates and provide accommodations upon request.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Further, we wish to advise that personal information obtained during the recruitment process is collected and retained solely for the evaluation process, in accordance with the Association’s Personal Information Protection Policy.  Further information of the policy can be found on CBCC’s website