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American Job Center

JOB SUMMARY:

Develop employer relationships with businesses in Fairfield County that lead to quality employment opportunities for WIOA jobseekers; while promoting the services provided by the American Job Center.

Duties

  • Identify potential employers in the target market and complete appropriate research on the prospective employers’ business, services, and needs.
  • Contact employers by phone or in-person and attempt to schedule face-to-face meetings
  • Create, generate and submit job orders
  • Continually review business opportunities
  • Partnership with the state, local, and non-profit work agencies
  • Represent Career Resources/Southwest American Job Center at Chamber events, conferences, and local, community events as required.
  • Host virtual and community job fairs
  • Matching employers’ needs and jobseekers’ skills to job openings
  • Perform professional job search etiquette workshops or one on one sessions
  • Monthly follow through on all jobseekers referrals and placements
  • Develop and execute a marketing/advertising plan
  • Maintain creative follow-ups with employer/book of business
  • Willing to travel to other office locations if necessary (mileage reimbursement).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of professional work experience in Recruiting, Sales, Account Management or a related Business Relationship Management capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Business Management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the area business environment.
  • Ability to work with and support a diverse client base.
  • Ability to motivate job seekers and establish a supportive professional relationship with them.
  • Commitment to assisting clients in overcoming barriers to achievement and success in their personal and work lives.
  • Highly motivated and a creative problem – solver
  • Ability to work independently and with a group, and maintain good working relationships with organizational staff and partners
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communications skills
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable public speaking
  • Create professional resumes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Bi-lingual candidates preferred but not required
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