Full Time

Workforce Specialist - Recruiter

EMETemployment 1280 Finch Avenue West, Toronto ON

Looking for a Career as a Recruiter? Want to work with the Jewish Community?

The employer is a unique employment service created and funded by the Jewish community that helps unemployed and underemployed individuals attain employment within a competitive labour market.

They’re looking for someone who will:  

  • Build productive ongoing relationships with new and existing employers and develop employment opportunities from within the hidden job market, using random and targeted lead generation approaches  
  • Meet client job placement and retention targets in a timely manner using CRM and other software  
  • Generate job leads and share them with fellow Workforce Specialists to identify potential candidates
  • Support job seekers tweaking resumes and coaching for job interviews
  • Market participating clients to employers and to fellow Workforce Specialists, and advocate on the clients’ behalf
  • Carry out job development using consultative sales model including prospecting (cold calling), networking, employer needs analysis, features/benefits and other job development and sales techniques  
  • Post jobs on the organization’s website and social media using recruitment software
  • Use strong research skills to gain a full understanding of technical job postings and to create viable client matches
  • Maintain detailed employer and client records; enter all required information into various IT systems; produce statistical reports
  • Continually monitor labour-market trends; maintain ongoing, effective communication with clients, employers and the Jewish community
  • Provide assistance to additional projects within Jewish community, effectively assessing client strengths, needs and job placement readiness. Negotiate employment opportunities that meet both client and employer needs  

Minimum Qualifications & Experience:

  • College Diploma in Marketing, Business, Social Science, or related
  • 1-2 years of job development, employment outreach, and/or marketing experience
  • Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal, and problem solving skills  
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time-management and organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a steady increase in targets for all stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Jewish Community and Jewish employers’ needs as well as the Jewish culture and traditions
  • Computer literate; the ability to learn systems used by the agency (ie. SalesForce) and social media channels for outreach

Our ideal candidate will also have:

  • Knowledge of Hebrew ; Russian is an asset

Apply here: #7124 Workforce Specialist/Recruiter