Expansions, redevelopments + free business events this week in Birmingham – Bham Now


Who’s ready to tackle this week’s business news and events? Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Halloween is on Saturday—have you decided what profession you’ll dress up as? I’m thinking of going as “girl who turns off porch light at 7 and goes to bed by 8PM.” The good news is there are no pretend careers here, only real jobs and events to help bolster your professional life.

19 Hot Jobs 🔥

Hiring? Post your job. Looking? See listings.

Motion Industries 🚗 recently announced an $11.2M expansion, which means the industrial technology solutions company is creating 15 more jobs in the Birmingham area. *High five* Explore careers through their website and see 19 more opportunities below.


Utility Tech/Dishwasher @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply

Companion @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply

Server @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply

Resident Assistant @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply

Cook @ Danberry At Inverness.Apply

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Accountant (Part-Time) @ KoBold Metals Company. Apply

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time) @ KoBold Metals Company. Apply


AmeriCorps Members for St. Clair County @ YWCA. Apply

AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply.

Youth Development AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA.Apply.

Pell City Shelter AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply

Homelessness Prevention AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply

Family Resource Center AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply

Educational Support AmeriCorps Members @ YWCA. Apply

After School Enrichment Program Specialists @ YWCA. Apply

Domestic Violence Support Americorps Members. Apply

DMC Center for Civic Life @ YWCA. Apply

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Tax Accountant @ EBSCO Industries. Apply

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Featured Job 🌟

Customer Success Associate @ Prepaid2Cash. Apply
Who’s hiring? Prepaid2Cash is a payment and financial technology company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. 
What will I do? 
Be responsible for all customer interactions via phone and email to help troubleshoot technical bugs, answer questions about Prepaid2Cash’s services and help solve customer issues.
What do I need? A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college, 2+ years of experience in Customer Support or a related field and knowledge of Gmail.

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What’s pulling rank in the business world?

A team of developers, architects and one designer have taken on the task of redeveloping the Greyhound Building. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

We got busted  🚌

For not keeping the secret that Birmingham’s historic Greyhound bus station is getting a glo-up. Developer Mike Mouron and Williams Blackstock Architects have a new vision for the station and it’s all about the details. Expect a mid-century spirit with a contemporary feel, but still holding true to the building’s historical elements. Don’t believe us? We have the photos to prove it. Plus, the team is also looking for the perfect tenants—they’ve got 27,000 square feet and 70 on-grade parking spots to fill.

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Give it a shot 💉

And get the flu vaccine—the CDC says this year it could be more important than ever to receive it. Don’t take a shot in the dark trying to determine what’s in the serum, we’ve got a guide to that information plus which Birmingham businesses are offering incentives, like a $10 Publix gift card. Nothing takes the sting off a shot like a bottle of wine.

The plot thickens 🌿

Downtown Birmingham is growing something great thanks to Jones Valley Teach Farm (JVTF). The organization, along with local leaders like Mayor Woodfin,recently broke ground on the Center for Food Education. Located at 701 25th Street North, the site is the future home of a multi-use facility that will help carry out JVTF’s mission. 

Don’t pinch us, we’re dreaming ⭐️

After months of closed doors, Dreamer’s Supply Co. is once again welcoming patrons back into their perfectly curated shop. Doris Day approved, the team invites you to dream a little dream 🎶 with them during their reopening on November 11. Don’t sleep eight more openings in Birmingham, like the Summit’s newest plant shop.

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Put me in coach 👏

Grow with Google, a digital coaches program, launches today, October 27, for Black and LatinX small business owners in Birmingham. Free ongoing workshops will provide tools for mastering digital skills for business growth and resilience. See upcoming workshops, including today’s kick-off event at 6PM.

Our favorite four-letter “F” word 👀

FREE. That’s how much these services cost which can help you overcome the financial burdens that are a result of COVID-19. Financial Navigators is a program launched by the City of Birmingham and Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) that will provide Birmingham residents with free one-on-one assistance.


Bring on the business events

20 Steps to Launching Your Small Business presented by Rebound Bham
Date: Tuesday, October 27
Time: 5-6PM
Price: Free
Register


Get Your Local Business Online with Search and Maps presented by Grow with Google
Date: Tuesday, October 27
Time: 6-8PM
Price: Free
Register


Virtual Breakfast Club presented by Tech Birmingham
Date: Thursday, October 29
Time: 8-9AM
Price: Free
Register


Birmingham AWS Meetup: Cloud Security Panel presented by BHM AWS
Date: Thursday, October 29
Time: 11:55-1PM
Price: Free
Register


Holiday Prep Party presented by Rebound Bham
Date: Thursday, October 29
Time: 6-7PM
Price: Free
Register

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