Employer Engagement Specialist

WCG Services | http://www.wcgservices.com/careers
Calgary, AB | Full Time

Details

The Employer Engagement Specialist is responsible for finding and creating job opportunities for Learners by researching, identifying and soliciting commitments from a wide variety of possible sources of employment.  The Employer Engagement Specialist provides employers with information on the advantages and benefits of hiring Learners from the LevelUp Program. The Employer Engagement Specialist provides Learners with training to sharpen their interview skills, rework their resumes, and perfect their elevator pitches.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 2 years’ HR recruiting, business development or outside sales experience, with proven success in prospecting and building and maintaining relationships
  • Computer software knowledge and intermediate to advanced skill at using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong communication, presentation, and marketing skills
  • Ability to anticipate problems and develop contingency plans to deal with them
  • Strong emotional intelligence: ability to bring compassion, kindness, patience and strength to Learners and employers while staying focused on the goals of the LevelUp Program
  • Informed about the Calgary labour market conditions and trends
  • Knowledgeable on job search techniques and resume writing
  • Solid understanding of confidentiality and other professional codes of conduct; must submit for a criminal record check
  • Ability to travel within the Calgary area including clean driver’s license and own vehicle

Preferred:

  • Experience in assessing the needs of an employer and making an effective match
  • Employment program experience in a similar role will be considered an asset

Education:

  • University Degree, or diploma and experience in career development, adult education or a related discipline and/or combination of equivalent relevant education and experience
  • CCDP, RRP, CVP, RVP certifications considered an asset

How to Apply

To learn more and apply, visit: www.wcgservices.com/careers