Business Growth Strategist Needed For Guatemalan Small Businesses

Support Economic Empowerment in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Leadership
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
1 week to 1 week
Must Speak: 
English, Spanish
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Good For Groups

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Opportunity Details


Share What You Know with Others, and Make a Difference!
Put your business strategy experience to work changing lives.

Our award-winning non-profit program seeks an experienced business strategist to TRAVEL to Guatemala to work with a group of small and growing businesses. The firms are participants in our 18-month enterprise development program during which time they access business consulting services from volunteer experts who help tackle their barriers to growth, strengthen ongoing operations, or meet a growth opportunity.  During a half day session with each firm, the strategist will work with the firm’s leaders and our staff to help shape a 12-month, post-project Growth Blueprint.

Our 18-month Enterprise Development Program Stages 

  1. Fast Runners selected through competitive recruitment process
  2. Fast Runners participate in 5 Business Growth workshops
  3. Growth Project 1 executed
  4. Growth Project 2 executed
  5. Growth Blueprint defined

What You Will Be Doing

Discovery. Prior to trip, review background information on each Fast Runner firm.

Travel to Guatemala for one week to work with ten Fast Runner firms.

Consult. In Guatemala, meet for two to three hours with the leaders of each Fast Runner firm to distil lessons learned from their 18-month program, to synthesize all that the Fast Runner learned in the past year, and re-set the clock with new goals and a 12-month plan.




Identify KPI's for 12 month plan

Define milestons and taks associated to achieve completion

Define key stakeholders


  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership


  • English
  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


Four star hotel accommodation for one or two people. 


International experience. Improve language skills. Improve leadership and coaching skills. 

Strategic challenges and problem solutions. 


Your field stay will be fully covered.

Logistics to and from the places of business. Local assistance from Country Manager. Lunch included. 

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity

Currently accepting applications

Apply as soon as possible


Industry: Architecture & Planning, Food Production, Manufacturing, Marketing and Advertising

Mission: Economic Empowerment

Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons

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