Job Developer (Employment Marketing Specialist)

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Progress Career Planning Institute - PCPI is a not for profit organization that provides employment related services to a diverse population of individuals and businesses to reach their full potential. The organization is also the proud creator and presenter of the IEP Conference, a unique forum for internationally educated professionals now in its fourteen year. Our organization’s success in delivering quality service is based on a business-like approach, supported by knowledgeable caring staff, user-friendly resources, and innovative programming.

We are seeking a Job Developer (Employment Marketing Specialist) to deliver job matching and placement service for a diverse client base of and job seekers across a range of employment sectors.

The position will also work with employers who require assistance with recruiting, hiring and training needs through incentives and supports. Further, the job developer will provide ongoing support in job retention, mentoring, coaching and mediation to ensure successful outcome for placements and employment. Additionally, the job developer will network and liaise with employers and community professionals to identify placements and competitive employment opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of the labour market, experience in facilitation and negotiation, a large network of businesses and community service providers contacts in the Toronto region.


  • Conducting outreach to employers to identify employment, placement and partnership opportunities and to promote the services and products of the organization
  • Establishing a network of contacts and maintaining a database of employers and job leads and building a trusting relationship with the network of contacts in order to address skills gaps in the workforce
  • Working as part of a team to develop a communication plan to increase employers awareness and implement strategies to tap into the hidden job market
  • Assessing employers eligibility to participate in programs and their capacity to provide a positive workplace experience and training opportunities
  • Supporting employers with developing training plans for placements negotiate incentive for placements and or training
  • Assisting employers in identifying the skills and competencies required to perform the tasks of the job and match the competencies with appropriate referrals
  • Conducting, monitoring and providing coaching and mediation in resolving on the job issues that may impact placement/employment outcomes
  • Negotiating placement incentives and durations with employers as well as work with management on financial supports for eligible job seekers
  • Developing a network of mentors to provide mentoring support for participants during and after placement
  • Delivering workplace safety training sessions for participants in the program and as well value added workshops for employers
  • Providing placement recommendations and rationale in a timely manner to ensure contracts with employers are completed prior to placement
  • Completing follow-ups, providing timely feedbacks on client placement status to ensure that case management activities are up-to-date
  • Supporting employers in identifying and resolving workplace issues to ensure that their workforce goals are met
  • Promoting the organization’s services in the community and identifying business development opportunities to help the organization grow
  • Completing employer participation application, including rationale for recommendation and presenting for contract approval in a timely manner in order to expedite processing of claims/payments
  • Maintaining accurate and timely documentation in internal systems (e.g. case files, Salesforce database,) and manage monitoring process through follow-ups, surveys and outcomes
  • Other general responsibilities as outlined in the job description


  • A university degree in Business, Marketing, Sociology, Sales & Marketing and/or Humanities, plus a minimum of two years’ experience in one or more of these areas: sales and marketing, human resources and business protocols, and job developing or experience in the voluntary sector
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering presentations workshops
  • Ability to work independently as well as co-operate in a team
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning and time management skills is a must
  • Working knowledge of local and national labour market
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups
  • Strong communication skills- verbal and written
  • Knowledge of community resources and have a network of business contacts across the GTA
  • Flexible to work some evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Able to develop and execute initiatives with minimal supervision
  • Able to problem solve and manage issues that could potentially impact the organization’s reputation
  • Strong work ethics that complement the business standards of the organization
  • Working knowledge of MS Windows environment and database and spreadsheets

If this sounds like the opportunity for you to demonstrate how your skills match with the requirements of the job and help contribute to the growth of our organization, then we want to hear from you.
We offer a competitive benefits package.

Please note: This job requires a car.

How to apply:

Please submit your interest in a cover letter and resume by Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to:


In keeping with our commitment to diversity and cultural intelligence, we encourage applications from persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations.

Thank you to all candidates for their interest; however, only those whose skills match with the required competencies will be invited for an interview. Sorry, no telephone enquiries please.