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Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

Unless otherwise stated in the posting, resumes may be submitted to the email address indicated in the job posting, with the job title in the subject line. They may also be faxed to 905-898-4830, or mailed to the attention of the Hiring Committee, Job Skills, 14-130 Davis Drive, Box 34, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2N1.

All Job Skills' employees will:

  • Strive for excellence
  • Commit to and support the Organization’s Mission Statement and Objectives
  • Promote open communication within all levels of the Organization
ONESTEP Media Coordinator

Ontario Job Creation Partnership

Position Title:    Media Coordinator
Reporting to:     Manager Career and Resource Solutions
Worksite:           Job Skills, Newmarket (2 - 3 days every two wks at ONESTEP)
Salary:               $490/week -
Primary Focus: Assist with implementation of our comprehensive days communications strategy

This is an Ontario Job Creation Partnership (OJCP), which is an employment program sponsored by Employment Ontario. To participate, you must be unemployed and have an established claim (or an established claim that ended in the last three years) for Employment Insurance Benefits, or received Maternity / Parental benefits that began in the last five years after which you remained out of the labour market, and are now seeking to re-enter the work force.

Job Duties:

  • Familiarize with social media/communications strategy and selected vehicles
  • Establish media and online releases schedule in concert with online newsletters, Ed Talks and similar text releases
  • Develop performance measurement data collection
  • Identify key issues. Issue regular releases and identification of emergent topics
  • Collect performance metrics monthly
  • Monitor range of social media channels to assess positioning relative to sector
  • Present interim analysis report on response rates, return on effort for each social media
  • Advise on change/add/drop of specific media based on responses
  • Create/modify media posts and issue user survey(s) to confirm utility of postings/releases
  • Collect, collate and organize feedback on communications quality
  • Refine procedures manual and links to operational policies and strategic plan
  • Assist with summary report of activities and recommendations for staff and Board discussion and future planning.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with a variety of Social Media formats including Linked In, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
  • Two or more years work experience in communications and marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. French fluency an asset.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivating, proven initiative-taker and results oriented. A creative thinker.
  • Some meetings off site involved.

Work Experience Outcomes

  • Direct role in delivery of a multi-vehicle communications/media strategy
  • Familiarity with non-profit sector and principal stakeholder relationships
  • Research, analytical and presentation skills and techniques
  • Increased self-confidence in personal initiative and team collaboration.

To apply, email your resume to hiringcommittee@onestep.on.ca
This is an Ontario Job Creation Partnership (OJCP), which is an employment program sponsored by Employment Ontario. To participate, you must be unemployed and have an established claim (or an established claim that ended in the last three years) for Employment Insurance Benefits, or received Maternity / Parental benefits that began in the last five years after which you remained out of the labour market, and are now seeking to re-enter the work force.
ONESTEP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications reflecting the full diversity of the Ontario population.
Jobs Ontario ID#807191
Due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Bilingual Resource & Information Specialist

Part-time

Contract opportunity - 21 hours/week

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: N092915 in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, January 26, 2018

Please note: The successful candidate will be based at Job Skills' Office located in Markham

What we need:

A positive, client-oriented individual who:

  • Is proficient in the French language (spoken & written)
  • Is inspired by helping Clients achieve their employment goals
  • Has excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Has a keen eye for maintaining accuracy and detail in a fast paced environment
  • Has superior oral and written communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Has demonstrated experience in Communication, Building Trust, Information Monitoring, Managing Work, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Coaching and working with multi-barriered youth (considered an asset)
  • Has Post-secondary education preferably in Career Counseling, Social Services and/or a minimum of 2 years’ administrative/reception experience is required
  • Has a knowledge of Job search tools and techniques (Facilitation experience is considered an asset)

What you will do:

Support Job Skills’ Employment Services and Programs by:

  • Managing the day-to-day clerical responsibilities of the program including answering telephone enquiries, file maintenance, preparing reports and database management
  • Managing a diverse client group in the resource and information room and assisting the them with their job search
  • Supporting general office activities including data entry, customer service and reception
  • Use your effective communication skills, working cooperatively with staff providing administrative support to ensure client success

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from working for an organization that supports individuals to reach their employment goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!

Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our clients.

As a Resource and Information Specialist, with the Employment Services and Programs division, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the administrative and Resource and Information functions of the Employment Services and Programs division.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: N092915 in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, January 26, 2018

Senior Communications/Graphics Specialist

Full-time

Based out of the Newmarket Head Office Location

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H110121 in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, January 26, 2018

What we need:

An innovative, creative, goal-oriented individual who:

  • Has College or University Degree or Diploma in Advertising/Marketing/Graphic Design
  • Has a minimum 5 years’ experience in a related position
  • Has the ability to assist with the development, implementation and tracking of Marketing Strategies
  • Demonstrates Project Management capabilities to track various ongoing projects and assists Director with the coordination of staffing/budgetary resources
  • Possesses advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills (including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver)
  • Has knowledge of HTML 5.0 and CSS 2.0
  • Has exceptional Microsoft Office capabilities (especially MS Word, MS Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Has experience with a variety of Social Media platforms, including content curation/development, policy development and risk management
  • Is analytical and results oriented
  • Has strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and competent understanding of writing fundamentals including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Not for profit experience an asset

What you will do:

Work as part of a Marketing team to enhance the profile of the organization in the community by:

  • Assisting with the development, implementation and monitoring of Marketing Strategies (utilizing digital and other communication strategies) to promote Job Skills’ brand as well as individual programs and services
  • Developing content and creative design of marketing and promotional materials (including logos, print and digital components) as well as manipulating graphics for use in various traditional/digital media
  • Developing and overseeing the creation of web content, graphics and multi-media design for organization’s website
  • Assisting with the project coordination of the Marketing Team to ensure appropriate division of workload, delivery on objectives and meeting project goals
  • Coordinating tracking of marketing efforts to monitor results and make recommendations for revisions/adjustments as needed
  • Ensuring high quality and standards are met in all marketing and promotional products, as per Job Skills’ policies and funders’ visibility and accessibility guidelines; and assists with the development and monitoring of specific Marketing policies and procedures as required

What you will get:

In addition to the satisfaction gained from working for an organization that supports individuals to reach their employment goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!

Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our clients.

As a Senior Communications/Graphics Specialist, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the Marketing Department to enhance the profile of the organization in the community.

Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate how you learned about this job in your cover letter.

Resumes may be submitted to resumes@jobskills.org quoting Job Reference Number: H110121 in the subject line.
Deadline to apply is 4:30 pm, January 26, 2018