Job Type

Full Time

Published

06/08/2018

Address

5100 Poplar Avenue
Suite 502
Memphis
Tennessee
38137
United States

Description

Summary:

The Job Developer will assist the Senior Director and the Program Manager. The Job Developer will identify/create job opportunities for participants of the SYARP grant and match qualified participants with these employment opportunities. The Job Developer will be responsible for developing relationships with employers, successfully placing participants into these jobs and providing on going retention services and supports to both the employer and the participants. The Job Developer/Career Coach will also be responsible for assisting in selected training programs that will prepare and/or enhance participants ability to obtain and maintain employment. 

 

Primary Job Functions:

·      Make sales calls on employers who have open positions that candidates qualify to fill and obtain job orders for those positions

·      Analyze current trends in hiring practices, soft skills training, etc. and integrate into all programmatic offerings as needed

·      Develop and maintain employer relationships that can be incorporated into a job bank

·      Develop and maintain all Seedco branded career development tools and presentations

·      Actively recruit employers in the following high demand industries: Advance Manufacturing, Business, Healthcare, IT, and Logistics

·      Lead group discussions and career mentoring initiatives for all program participants

·      Provide career coaching and job search strategies to all program participants while they are enrolled in training

·      Ensure that all candidate and job related data is entered into Salesforce in a timely manner

·      Provide and/or facilitate ongoing seminars, workshops, and industry specific training as needed

  

Supervisory Reports: None

 

Interacts with: Seedco staff, Funder, employers, candidates

 

Qualifications –

Education and Related Work Experience:

·      Bachelor’s degree preferred or related experience

·      3-5 years of employment counseling, recruiting, human resources or training experience

·      Strong computer/database skills

·      At least 2-4 years of relevant experience in the field of workforce development, staffing, or other relevant sales and non-profit experience required .Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

·      Valid driver’s license

·      Ability to manage multiple tasks and flexibility to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Have established relationships with specific high demand industries to include, Advance Manufacturing, Business, Healthcare, IT, and Logistics

·      Ability to perform outreach, networking and market candidates and the program

·      Knowledge of the demand-driven approach to employment services, job development strategies and labor market trends in a range of occupational fields

·      Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills

·      Ability to work independently

 

Other Special Considerations:

This position is performed under general office conditions and is not subject to any strenuous demands physical demands or dangerous conditions.

 

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

memphisjobs@seedco.org
http://www.seedco.org

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send their resume and a brief cover letter to:memphisjobs@seedco.org, with the subject line “Job Developer/Career Coach”. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to personally acknowledge the receipt and status of each one. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Seedco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Criminal background check is required.


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