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Full-time Employer Liaison & Engagement Specialist

at Career Education Council in Guelph

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Employer Liaison & Engagement Specialist will develop and maximize our existing projects and programming by networking, marketing and establishing partnerships with community partners, employers, individuals and interested volunteers. The Employer Liaison & Engagement Specialist will work with employers, post-secondary contacts, professionals and various volunteers from start to finish to ensure that their experience with getting involved and contributing to our organization is seamless. This is a virtual position that requires access to a reliable computer, stable internet and a workplace free of distractions. Zoom will be required.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Contacting potential businesses and individual professionals to secure their interest in involvement in our organization's programs, initiatives, and projects.
  • Program and resource development
  • Event planning
  • Sales and networking to maximize annual activations and subscriptions.
  • Communicating about annual activation fees, tracking replies, billing, providing agreements.
  • Outreach to specific sectors, employers and/or volunteers to secure interest and participation in events, programming, and resource development
  • Relationship management and related tracking.
  • Benchmarking, goal setting and providing status updates to the CEC team.
  • Maximize all areas of the resource hub by soliciting annual activations, subscriptions, and volunteers.
  • Contact and connect with employers, post-secondary institutions and professionals
  • Create, update and maximize tracking tools (Microsoft Excel, etc)
  • Pull and refine reports from the resource hub.
  • Connect with all interested career speaker volunteers to review terms and expectations.
Application Process

Successful applicants will be contacted with specifics regarding contract length. *Applicants from Guelph/Wellington/Dufferin regions are preferred.

Please submit a cover letter along with resume.

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months

Salary: From $18.10 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you local to the Guelph/Wellington/Dufferin Region?

To Apply with a Cover Letter click: 

Employer Liaison & Engagement Specialist

Required Experience


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with outreach or sales using different methods of communication – LinkedIn, Phone, Email, Zoom
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office excel, or Google sheets
  • Experience with virtual work platforms such as: Microsoft, Google and Zoom
  • An understanding of branding concepts in marketing design
  • An understanding of design for use on specific social media platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a professional representative of an organization
  • Public speaking skills/confidence would be an asset
  • Social media knowledge and skills would be an asset
  • Proficiency in Canva design and possibly other design software/platforms
  • Ability to speak French would be an asset

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Published at 17-08-2022
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