Employer Liaison

Job Number: 11848

Title: Employer Liaison

Project: Active Engagement & Integration Project (AEIP)

Nature: Temporary Full-time (35 hours/week)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $25.83 to $27.40 per hour

Duration: March 23, 2020 to March 31, 2021 (Maternity Leave Coverage)

Location: Vancouver, BC


About the Position:

This position is responsible for liaising with potential Canadian employers/organizations for job development and job matching, creating a positive collaboration between AEIP and employer/industry/sector council contacts and organizing job fairs.

Reports to: Partnership and Communications Manager


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the employment specialists and settlement practitioners in understanding the needs and occupational goals of pre-arrival clients
  • Develops a network of national employer/organizations/industry 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 and Experience:

  • A 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 and 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:

  • Able to work in early mornings, evenings and/or weekends as required
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Clear criminal record check


How to Apply:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application using the following e-mail subject line “Employer Liaison” by Thursday, February 27, 2020 and submitting applications to: [email protected]

Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.