Job Posting 70468

Employer Liaison
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 7 May)
full time - term / contract  •  $26.60 - $28.22 per hour

Division: Pre-Arrival Settlement Services

 

Program: Active Engagement & Integration Project (AEIP)

 

Number of Positions: 1

 

About the Position:

This Employer Liaison is responsible for liaising with potential Canadian employers/organizations for job development and job matching, creating a positive network and collaboration between AEIP and employers, industries and sector councils. The Employer Liaison also supports the planning and organization of job fairs.

 

Reports to: Partnership and Communications Manager

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the employment counselors and settlement practitioners in understanding the needs and occupational goals of pre-arrival clients
  • Develops a network of national employers/organizations/industries contacts in support of job development activities
  • Liaise with employers to generate job leads
  • Organizes events such as virtual job fairs and career talks
  • Identifies appropriate job leads and develops a job board to assist pre-arrival clients in accessing the hidden job market
  • Matches participants to potential employers by creating a network of opportunities and finding suitable job leads for specific skilled immigrants at pre-arrival stage
  • Compiles and maintains current labour market information and related resources
  • Researches labour market information, such as qualifications requirements for sector specific jobs and employer expectations
  • Supports the delivery of client service, including delivery of employment related webinars, and editing resumes, cover letters and other correspondence
  • Maintains client records, assists in preparation of reports, and compile program statistics
  • Documents client needs, action items, attendance records, progress notes and outcomes to secured client database and iCare for referral, report and evaluation  
  • Networks with Canadian employers, organizations, sector councils for job development, job matching, event planning, and other related activities 
  • Participates in partners/staff/committee meetings
  • Attends events such as tradeshows, conferences, and other networking events
  • Conducts program promotion to employers, community services, media sources and internally to other Divisions
  • Develops marketing materials such as brochures and posters
  • Maintains social media and produces employment-related content

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in a related discipline
  • At least one year of experience in both employment counselling and group facilitation
  • Career Development Practitioner Certificate or equivalent preferred
  • Strong marketing and promotion experience is an asset
  • Experience in job development, recruitment and placement
  • Excellent knowledge of current Canadian labour market conditions and methods to maintain current understanding of local influences and regional trends
  • Experience working with immigrants of diverse backgrounds

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office and interactive internet usage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and active listening skills
  • Able to deal diplomatically with employers and external partners
  • Able to organize and work with diverse groups

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Able to work in early mornings, evenings and/or weekends as required
  • Occasional travel may be required

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