Employer Liaison

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
PTP-Adult Learning and Employment Programs
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
  • Sales / Retail
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-05-102019-05-27

PTP is looking for an individual with exceptional interpersonal communication skills and proven experience as a Job Developer to help our clients, who often have multiple barriers to employment, find and keep a suitable job. We’re looking for someone who wants to go the extra mile and who cares passionately about working with our client group, someone who develops strong relationships with employers and who will work closely with team members across PTP programs and services to ensure all clients receive the highest level of customer service, care and support in their job search efforts.

You will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Developing relationships with employers in a variety of industries to ensure successful job placements for job search participants
  • Conducting marketing and outreach activities to employers, community agencies and organizations
  • Monitor all placements, oversee training plan development and conduct on-going follow-up to ensure successful employment outcomes for program participants
  • Assisting job search participants in targeting suitable employment based on experience and education
  • Preparing and supporting participants for interviews
  • Coordinating appropriate job interviews for participants
  • Coaching, supporting and monitoring participants in the initial stages of employment while maintaining relations with employers 
  • Liaising with employers to identify and obtain job leads 
  • Working closely with the employment counsellors to ensure the service reflects participants’ needs, abilities and employment goals
  • Maintaining and updating employer database and files with accurate documentation
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Important skills, knowledge and experience: 

  • Business Degree or equivalent
  • 3 or more years’ experience in job development, employer outreach, employment counseling and/or recruitment
  • Excellent communication, customer service, organizational and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment with limited supervision
  • Sound decision making, judgment and problem solving skills
  • Advanced skills in developing resumes with limited information
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and the challenges experienced by hard-to-serve clients
  • Experience working with adults who may have low literacy, low educational attainment, learning challenges, disabilities and other, complex barriers to employment would be an asset
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is a requirement.

Internal Posting Date: May 9, 2019           Internal/external Closing Date: May 20, 2019

If you are interested in the position, please submit your letter of interest and resume to claudiaa@ptp.ca

PTP is committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

PTP is committed to accessibility for all Ontarians.  Please advise us if you have any accommodation requirements during the recruitment process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.