Employer Liaison (Financial Services and Leadership Connections)

Job city: 
Scarborough
Job region: 
South
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 3:30pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Summary

Employer Liaison 
Program: Financial Services and Leadership Connections 
Location: Scarborough 
Contract Length: Until October 31, 2024 

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 42,000 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 35 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. 

We are 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. 

This position is mainly responsible for the creation of employment opportunities for ACCES clients in the Financial Services Connections in a Digital World Program and Leadership Connections in Finance, IT and Consultancy. The Employer Liaison in this position works alongside the ACCES Employment Consulting team and will work closely with all community partner agencies and employers. 

Duties and 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 and Experience: 

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, Brazen, and Microsoft Teams.
• Familiarity with online platforms and database management programs (ex. Salesforce) 
• Knowledge of/experience with marginalized communities, including newcomers who may be experiencing employment barriers is an asset 
• Knowledge of/experience working with internationally trained professionals, new immigrants, and sector specific employers 
• Experience in business development, sales, recruitment, and B2B recruitment is considered an asset 
• Experience working with sector specific employers in the Financial Services sector is an asset 
• Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours 

We are currently on a hybrid work schedule, working in the office and from home. This hybrid work schedule is subject to change based on business requirements. 

Job status: Unionized 
Contract Duration: Until October 31, 2024 
Salary: $56,646.25 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration 

Please Note: 

How to apply: 

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. 

ACCES Employment is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and in our recruitment processes. We encourage applications from members of all racialized groups, gender identities and sexual orientations, Indigenous persons and, persons with disabilities. 

Accessibility and Accommodation: ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of any accommodation measures that are required. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. 

Contact: 
hr@accesemployment.ca
Preferred contact method: 
Email
Email: 
hr@accesemployment.ca