Marketing Officer

Full Time Permanent @Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training
  • Post Date : August 3, 2023
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  • Job ID 27619

Job Description

General Function:

The Marketing Officer is accountable for working with employers to establish partnerships that promote and secure employment opportunities for Aboriginal job seekers and assisting job seekers in obtaining employment in order for Miziwe Biik to achieve its mission of providing training and employment services to the Aboriginal peoples in the Greater Toronto Area so that they attain a better quality of life.


  • Build and nurture relationships with employers in all employment sectors for the purpose of identifying and/or creating employment or training opportunities for Miziwe Biik job seekers in the GTA
  • Analyze the needs of new employers and guide/support them through all aspects of their recruiting, training and hiring while promoting Miziwe Biik programs and clients
  • Develop and maintain employer leads through cold calls, direct mail, personal contacts and networking
  • Work with employers to develop training plans, job descriptions and negotiate appropriate Employment Ontario terms
  • Conduct regular site monitors and provide job-coaching and support during job placements including identifying and resolving workplace issues that may affect participant success
  • Act as a liaison between employers and Miziwe Biik clients who are participating in, or have completed Miziwe Biik training programs
  • Contribute to promotional materials for job fairs and information sessions, etc., to be mass distributed to Miziwe Biik clients and the GTA Aboriginal community pertaining to employment or training opportunities
  • Work with Employment Advisors, employers and Miziwe Biik clients to coordinate job placements for clients with either fixed or variable barriers to employment
  • Coordinate and promote to Miziwe Biik Employment Advisors job leads, as well as gathering resumes, preparation of letter and faxing of qualified client resumes to job opportunities
  • Participate with Employment Advisors in case management and job matching for available job postings
  • Coordinate and oversee quarterly job fairs, information sessions and other events as required for employers to present their services and employment opportunities to Miziwe Biik clients
  • Participate in network events in community organizations, employment agencies and youth employment service providers in the GTA
  • Develop, design and facilitate workshops as required in the Employment Services Department soft skills workshops, with specific learning objectives and outcomes
  • Develop and/or customize training content to an indigenous context as required
  • Develop handouts, self-assessments, learning aids and audio-visual aids
  • Evaluate and report on effectiveness of training workshops
  • Ensure employers and clients meet all eligibility requirements of the Employment Ontario and Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) Program guidelines
  • Maintain meticulous files and prepare all paperwork associated with the suite of contracted Employment Ontario programs
  • Collect statistical data and prepare monthly written statistical and activity reports


  1. Post-secondary certificate in a relevant field
  2. Minimum of two years of successful experience in job development and/or employment counselling
  3. Knowledge of First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture as well as Aboriginal organizations and resources in the GTA
  4. Ability to learn all aspects of the Employment Ontario Programs
  5. Excellent marketing, sales and; competently and comfortably making cold calls and networking
  6. Negotiating skills
  7. Experience developing presentations and Life Skills workshops for a variety of audiences
  8. Knowledge of the various employment sectors
  9. Some knowledge of Human Resources and Employment Standards
  10. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  11. Ability to decipher Provincial Service Agreements and Program Guidelines
  12. Experience in planning professional events
  13. Availability for occasional evenings and weekends
  14. First Nations, Métis or Inuit background


  • *Excellent multi-tasking, project management, and time management
  • *Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • *Experience in presentation and facilitation
  • *Resourceful
  • *Proven ability to maintain confidentiality
  • *Excellent judgment
  • *Reliability and punctuality

First Nation, Metis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to apply and asked to please self-identify on their cover letter.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

**Open Until filled*

We thank all applicants for their interest: however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No Phone Calls Please

If you are invited for an interview and require access accommodation, please let us know in advance so that we can make adequate arrangements.

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