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Job Number:  39497
Education Advisor
Job Posted: Monday, 6 November 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 20 November 2017
(64 days ago)
Small Business BC - Canada/BC Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $1,798.61 bi-weekly (non-negotiable)

Who We Are:

Small Business BC is British Columbia’s premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services. Our mandate is to provide entrepreneurs with products and services that will assist their successful entry into small business ventures and to provide small businesses at every stage of development with products, services, and support that assist in development and growth.


Role:  Fulltime Temporary Contract, November 2017- March 2018 ( with possibility of an extension)


Small Business BC is a designated delivery partner for the Canada-B.C. Job Grant (CJG) Program. As a delivery partner, SBBC is responsible for providing small business employers support with training options, and Canada-B.C. Job Grant (CJG) applications and submissions. We are seeking a driven individual to represent SBBC as Education Advisors responsible for advising clients on employee training and the Canada-B.C. Job Grant (CJG) Program.




  • Provides clarification on eligibility for Canada-BC Job Grant program
  • Assist employers with Canada-BC Jobs Grant application completion and submission
  • Works with clients/employers on a one-on-one basis to discuss possible training institutions
  • Leverages existing partnerships, networking bases, and ongoing communication with employers and other Canada-BC Jobs Gant stakeholders to develop innovative approaches to help clients/employers access the Grant and maximize benefit
  • Tracks metrics and provides data and reports in relation to the Canada-BC Jobs Grant program
  • Collaborate with other staff and consultancies to ensure a full suite of appropriate services is available to clients
  • Conducts awareness and educational activities
  • Provides backup and client overflow support for the Client Services & Education team, in all aspects of client services, during busy periods, breaks and staff vacations
  • Enters client contact and interaction information into SBBC’s CRM
  • Performs other job-related duties as required


  • A degree or diploma in a related field, and client interaction experience, or an equivalent blend of education and business-related experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ of experience in an advisory role relating to organizing or coordinating employee/ organizational workshops, seminars, and/or webinars
  • Experience public speaking, delivering presentations and attending industry events
  • Demonstrated experience in tracking metrics & reporting
  • Experience with working in an office environment, coordinating schedules & appointments and managing confidential material and information with discretion
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills (in-person, verbal, written, online)
  • Knowledge of current training providers
  • Strong understanding of small business practices and issues
  • Very strong computer skills overall, including MS Office, P.O.S, CRM, Adobe Connect, etc.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational skills, follow-through and ability to juggle competing priorities with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in French is considered an asset, as well as additional languages (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese or Farsi)


  • BCGEU Level: Range 14, step 1 $1,798.61 bi-weekly (non-negotiable)(Small Business BC is not a government department; however, this position is a part of the BC Government Employees Union)
  • Flex Days
  • Paid vacation
  • After 3 months of continuous employment, an additional seventy-four cents per hour in lieu of benefits
How to Apply:
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Please send PDF cover letter and resume to
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Small Business BC - Canada/BC Services Society
54 - 601 W. Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B1G1

www:   www.smallbusinessbc.ca

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