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Relationship Developer - Western Univirsity

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
Province: London, Ontario
Position: Relationship Developer
Deadline: July 25, 2012
Posted: July 13, 2012

Job Description / Duties

The Relationship Developer exists to increase opportunities for Western students and alumni to be successful in finding meaningful employment. This is accomplished through three key interrelated activities:

1. Identifies the competencies of Western students and alumni through a thorough understanding of Western's academic and co-curricular programs. Advocates for the employment of Western grads using this understanding.

2. Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders such as Western faculties/programs, community

Qualifications / Required Skills

- University Degree required
- Western graduate from an undergraduate or graduate degree preferred
- Canadian Institute of Management certificate program, HR Professional in addition to an
undergraduate degree preferred

- 2-3 years experience managing client relationships with global and national corporate and community based organizations
- 2-3 years experience in planning and implementing recruitment strategies, such as event planning,marketing, sponsorships, and donors
- 2-3 years experience in business development, marketing and sales
- 2-3 years experience negotiating and maintaining vendor and sponsorship contracts
- 2-3 years experience working in a university environment preferred with a student service background
- 2-3 years experience leading/supervising/orienting staff and volunteers would be an asset
- Experience in an HR, executive coaching, career management, outplacement or executive search role is an asset

Skills & Expertise:
- Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders (e.g. global and national organizations, corporate recruiters, faculty, staff and students at Western)
- Strong skill in networking and sales
- Expertise in sponsorships, marketing and promotions
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to gain the trust of contacts
- Sound ability to manage multi-faceted projects
- Astute attention to detail (e.g. managing revenue and expenses, reporting, event logistics)
- Sound judgment and strong problem solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills and ability to influence an audience
- Excellent organization and time management skills including the ability to balance multiple priorities
- Ability to create promotional material
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point is required
- Proficiency with CareerCentral, Maximizer is preferred
- Excellent knowledge of the North American business/job market and evidence of market research skills to identify and track trends
- Solid knowledge of social marketing trends
- Comprehensive knowledge of career development issues in order to serve as an "expert" and liaison between the Student Success Centre and campus partners
- Knowledge of Western's policies and procedures

Other Qualifications:
- Demonstrated passion for Western and the potential of Western students and grads
- High energy, creative, demonstrated flexibility and a positive personality
- Customer service orientation
- Valid driver's license
- Access to a personal vehicle

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity
Western is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Classification & Regular Hours
Hours of Work: 35 per week (will be required to work outside of normal business hours to attend recruiter information sessions, workshops and other recruiting and networking related events)

Salary: Salary Grade: 14

Contact Information

Please apply on or before 2012/07/25 at the Working at Western website

Employer Profile

At Western, our mission is to provide the best student experience among Canada's leading research intensive universities. As one of London's largest employers and Canada's 3rd largest research-intensive university, we provide a diverse and unique environment in which more than 9,000 full and part-time staff and faculty work. We encourage you to consider a career at Western.