Job Opportunities

Position Title: Community Partnerships Manager 

Reports to: Director of Economic Development

FLSA Status: Exempt    

Position Summary: The Community Partnerships Manager provides support to community development partners in New Hampshire and assists in educating and organizing these partners around technical and financial resources available from CDFA. This position will identify, collect, and disseminate relevant external and internal data to evaluate programs, creates priorities, and help set direction for community development policy. Additionally, the Community Partnership Manager will provide programmatic assistance and support internally and externally. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to by Monday, February 20.

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  1. Community Outreach: Identify key partners and implement support strategies centered around CDFA programs and services. 
  2. Program Support: Provide support to staff throughout a project’s lifecycle to include technical assistance and project initiation. 
  3. Data Management: Assist in assembling and disseminating key community and economic data, helping to drive CDFA’s community development policy direction based on analysis of local and national trends.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, communication, policy or other related field, and a minimum of 2 years relevant work, preferably with campaign or community organizing experience. 
  • Literate in relevant community, energy, and economic datasets and how to access and analyze these datasets. 
  • Experience working with federal and/or state grants.
  • Strong analytical skills, including ability to analyze data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak with confidence and clarity, and make professional presentations to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, including problem solving and an approachable style.
  • Professional appearance, presentation, attitude and overall demeanor.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask, meet critical deadlines, and operate under pressure for rapid turnaround.
  • Proficient in basic office technology. 
  • Ability to periodically travel statewide.
  • Possess a valid NH license and working vehicle with proof of insurance coverage.



TITLE: Accounting Assistant                 

REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant


POSITION SUMMARY: The Accounting Assistant assists the CFO and Senior Accountant in administering the accounting and administrative functions of CDFA and its subsidiaries. The Accounting Assistant is scheduled to work part time at a minimum of 15 hours per week. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to by Monday, February 6.

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Carries out assigned accounting functions including data entry and account reconciliations.
  • Performs standard office tasks such as filing and other recordkeeping.
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and with high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Assists with providing information to the auditors so that a clean opinion with no management letter comments is received.
  • Handles sensitive information with a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of accounting or bookkeeping attained through prior work experience or education.
  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED, college level coursework in accounting a plus. 
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office and accounting database systems.
  • Effective organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and professionalism with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information.
  • Ability to work accurately, efficiently, and independently as well as within a team.

Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. In order to successfully perform the job, individuals must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

This position works in an office, and the noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, i.e. copier toner.

  • Works in a well lit and smoke free office. 
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods. 
  • Involves periodic repetitive movement associated with keyboarding. 
  • Able to stoop, bend and move intermittently in order to do filing, move equipment or supplies necessary for job function. 
  • Requires frequent attention to detail/concentration on figures, paperwork, data, etc. 
  • Standard work pressures such as meeting deadlines and scheduling requirements. 
  • Frequent distracting influences such as people, phone calls, or other noise. 
  • Simultaneous handling of multiple tasks on a frequent basis. 
CDFA Events
The Community Development Advisory Committee will meet Thursday
The Credit Committee will meet Tuesday
The CDFA Board of Directors will meet Tuesday
The Executive Committee will meet Tuesday
The Credit Committee will meet Tuesday