VBOC Business Advisor/Training Manager

Posted: 08/23/2021

Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)  

Business Advisor/Training Manager  

Join our award-winning team and play an integral part in supporting  

veteran businesses! 

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) is looking for a dynamic individual to join their distinguished team. The VBOC serves the three-state region of Montana, Wyoming and Utah. This position provides training, outreach, and counseling for veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and their spouses looking to start or grow a small business.  


In this job, you would be responsible for: 

  • Planning, coordinating, and delivering Boots to Business Training at Air Force Bases in the three-state region. 

  • Training local SBA resource partners to help deliver Boots to Business curriculum. 

  • Developing effective public-private partnerships that support veteran and military spouse entrepreneurship. 

  • Working to deepen the credibility and awareness of the services available to veterans and their spouses.  

  • Taking client service calls.  

  • Performing client intake and needs assessment in preparation for individualized counseling sessions.  

  • Tracking client training, outreach and counseling progress in the CRM system.  

  • Answering fundamental and complex business-related questions.  

  • Connecting clients with the resources and relationships they need to be successful in their entrepreneurial journey. 

  • Serving as a back up to the VBOC Director for relevant projects and engagements as needed. 


You’re a good fit for this job if you have: 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management (or related field) or an equivalent combination of education and job-related experience 

  • Status as a Veteran and/or Military Spouse (preferred) 

  • Previous experience starting, owning, operating and/or managing a business (strongly preferred) 

  • Previous experience providing professional advising, consulting or training services (preferred) 

  • A deep understanding of veterans/military spouse backgrounds and the challenges faced during post-service transition 

  • Training and Facilitation Skills 

  • Consulting and Advising Skills 

  • Excellent personal effectiveness and time management skills 

  • The ability to travel regularly  

Please see the position’s job description for a full summation of the roles, responsibilities, and requirements of this position. (Accessible when clicking on the application link below.) 

Other info you should know: 

  • This position reports to the Regional VBOC Director. 

  • This is a full-time, salaried position eligible for our full suite of benefits including medical, dental, retirement (PERS), life, holiday pay, sick pay and three weeks of vacation pay a year.  

  • We offer wages based on regional market data and commensurate with experience. 

  • Primary work location of Billings, MT is strongly preferred but other options within the three-state region may be considered.  

  • The VBOC program is hosted by Big Sky Economic Development and funded by the SBA. 


How to Apply: 

  1. Fill out an employment application and upload your resume and cover letter by clicking HERE!  

  1. Send all inquiries to Careers@bigskyeda.org 




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