Employer Liaison, Canadian Employment Connections

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 9:00am
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Summary:

ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting qualified jobseekers from diverse backgrounds with employers across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario and Canada. ACCES helps more than 39,000 job seekers each year at seven locations in the GTA. As a charitable not-for-profit organization, ACCES provides job search services that connect newcomers, jobseekers, youth, women and refugees to jobs that reflect their skills and experience. We provide over 30 customized job search programs that meet the unique needs of our jobseekers. Our vision is to achieve a fully inclusive labour force that reflects the diversity, skills and experience of Canada's population.

ACCES Employment is looking for skilled talent who thrive in a flexible and innovative environment. ACCES offers an excellent benefits package, a RRSP matching program, and an Employee & Family Assistance Program.

Canadian Employment Connections (CEC) is a free pre-arrival employment program that offers virtual services to prepare internationally trained professionals for the Canadian job market. The program brings together ACCES Employment’s expertise and vast network of Canadian employers in the following six sectors: Engineering, Financial Services, Human Resources, Leadership, Sales and Marketing and Supply Chain. This fully online program requires the Employer Liaison to be proficient in different online platforms and comfortable tracking, monitoring, and maintaining data to ensure all client targets and outcomes are met.

The Employer Liaison is mainly responsible for the creation of employment opportunities for ACCES clients in Employment Services (ES). The Employer Liaison in this position works alongside the ACCES Employment Consulting team, and will also work closely with all community partner agencies and employers.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement marketing and outreach strategy to employers
  • Liaise with community professionals and employers to create competitive jobs and employment opportunities
  • Monitor all placements, oversee training plan development and conduct on-going follow-up to ensure successful employment outcomes for program participants
  • Integrate work with all ACCES staff, in particular with the Employment Consultant team
  • Provide employment preparation and employability group sessions and individual resource centre support when required
  • Provide culturally sensitive employment services including intake and assessment, one-to-one and group employment counselling and referrals when required
  • Arrange job fairs and networking events
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications:

  • Business Degree or equivalent
  • 3 or more years’ experience in job development, employer outreach, employment counseling and/or recruitment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of labour market information and trends
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or employment sector is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work and co-operate in a team
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Able to facilitate group activities
  • Effective networking skills
  • Experienced and highly proficient working in an MS Office environment and with online virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom, WebEx and Microsoft Teams. Canadian Employment Connections is a virtual program
  • Familiarity with online platforms and database management programs (ex. Salesforce)
  • Knowledge of/experience with internationally trained professionals, new immigrants and working with employers is a strong asset
  • Experience in business development, sales, recruitment and B2B recruitment is considered an asset
  • Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours

Job status: Unionized
Duration: Contract until August 31, 2021 with Possibility of Extension
Salary: $53,928.28 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration
Location: Toronto

How to apply:

Interested persons should send their resume with a covering letter to:
ACCES Employment Hiring Committee
By email: hr@accesemployment.ca

Candidates should state the position and location of interest in the subject of the email.

Please Note:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates who are contacted may be requested to complete a screening video interview using Spark Hire.

This position will be posted until it is filled. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted.

Please Note: ACCES Employment is an equal opportunity employer, strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, people of colour or members of racialized communities, indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Accessibility and Accommodation: ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of the accommodation measures if required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

COVID-19 Response Plan:

ACCES continues to actively monitor the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario. We will assess any new provincial and public health directions. At this time, ACCES is exercising caution to protect our community members by suspending the delivery of our in-person services. ACCES will continue to deliver all of our programs and services virtually and over the phone. To learn more about our comprehensive COVID-19 Response Plan click here: https://accesemployment.ca/images/policies/ACCES_Employment_Covid-19_Res...