Job Posting 72589

Business Development Specialist
The Career Foundation
Toronto Metro area
North York
closes in 10 days (Mon, 16 Aug)
full time - term / contract

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) offers financial support to employers and businesses across Ontario to offset the cost of training their employees with a plan to deliver short-term training for existing and new employees. The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) provides employers an opportunity to invest in their workforce, upgrade their skills and knowledge and promote job advancement opportunities for employees.


Position Type: Full-time contract till March 31, 2022 - very strong possibility of renewal

Location: Toronto

Reporting to: Program Manager

Years of Experience: 2+

Start date: Immediately


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Develops employer contacts and regularly promotes the main benefits and features of COJG (Canada-Ontario Job Grant)
  • Assists employers with identifying their employment and training needs to secure training applications for existing employees and/or new hires
  • Reviews, processes, and administers training agreements on behalf of employer
  • Promotes other employer incentives, when needed (wage subsidy, on-the job training, etc.)
  • Monitors individual monthly targets allocated to COJG budget and consistently meets objectives
  • Conducts workplace monitoring sessions in accordance with training schedules
  • Prepares and submits claims, ensuring all documentation is in place for processing to finance department
  • Reconciles claims with budget allocations for each application/placement to ensure accuracy
  • Follows up with employers to obtain proof of payment/pay stubs in a timely manner
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with employers and engages them in ongoing activities of The Career Foundation
  • Prepares accurate documentation of contacted employers, applications, job leads and any other business development activity for information retrieval
  • Submits weekly reports on activities and related results
  • Enters Employer and Participant information, follow-up notes and claims into The Career Foundation’s internal database and other tracking systems
  • Assists with file maintenance and closure, including data verification and accuracy
  • On a regular basis, promotes The Career Foundation’s fee for service and fundraising projects to employers.

Qualifications/ Skills Required:  

  • University Degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Sales and Marketing, or related field
  • Sales and business development experience considered a strong asset
  • Must have outstanding administrative skills, both written and verbal
  • Connections to local business communities and networks
  • Knowledge of hiring and training development practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven record of demonstrating tact, diplomacy, and outstanding customer service
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends if required
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is essential for local travel
  • Superior computer skills and strong math skills
  • Extremely detail oriented with ability to recognize, track and resolve errors.





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