PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION (37.5 hours per week)
LOCATION: Provincial Office (380, 13401 – 108th Avenue, Surrey)
CLOSES: Posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice
ABOUT MÉTIS NATION BRITISH COLUMBIA
Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services. Through teamwork, respect, dedication, accountability, integrity, and professionalism, MNBC strives to build a proud, self-governing, sustainable Nation in recognition of inherent rights for our Métis citizens, assisting in the delivery of services based on policy, process, and specified regulations.
MNBC’s Employer of Choice Initiatives offers employees a competitive total compensation package including:
- comprehensive group benefit package or health-care spending account and enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan
- 15 paid days per year for statutory and cultural days (Indigenous Peoples Day, Truth and Reconciliation Day & Louis Riel Day)
- carpool, parking & public transit subsidies (Provincial Office only)
- educational spending account and professional development allowances to provide annual funding to continue lifelong learning and skills upgrade.
- remote workplace supports.
- internal advancement & redeployment opportunities
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
We are seeking a highly motivated, team-orientated individual to join our Ministry of Employment and Skills Training team as a Provincial Employer Relations Manager.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Employment and Skills Training, the primary objective of the role is to develop relationships with employers that will increase employment opportunities for Métis in BC.\
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Contact and network with employers to build relationships and generate appropriate leads for sustainable employment outcomes for Métis in BC
- Develop a specific client marketing plan that includes job targets, employer targets, and marketing strategies
- Work collaboratively with MNBC’s Employment & Skills Training team to understand client needs and employment goals
- Attend trade shows and other business/networking events to build employer relationships
- Organize and participate in community initiatives, meetings, hiring fairs, collaborative events, and program marketing, as well as information sessions and other events for employers in communities across BC
- Engage with businesses for wage subsidy and apprenticeship opportunities
- Maintain and continue building an employer database
- Create opportunities for multi-barriered clients to access informational interviews, job shadowing, volunteering, and training on the job
- Manage and maintain MNBC job board
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
- Degree or diploma in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in sales/marketing/stakeholder relations with major projects or the private sector
- Combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered
- Knowledge and/or awareness of the historical and contemporary contributions made by Métis people in B.C.
- Strong links to the business community with knowledge of local labour markets
- Experience in a recruiting role an asset
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
- Ability to lead, problem solve, and utilize team-building skills
- Proven ability to utilize strong interpersonal skills to deal with others effectively
- Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision
- Proven ability to utilize, adapt and embrace new technologies, including Office 365 and other database/software required by the role
- Other duties may be assigned as needed to help ensure the efficient operation of MNBC
- There will be a need to attend meetings and events which will require work and travel outside of the normal business hours
- Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
- Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s license and access to reliable personal vehicle for work purposes
The above requirements are what MNBC is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change based on needs.
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nation, Métis or Inuit). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.