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Chrysalis Enterprises

Business Development Manager

Employment type
Full Time
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Job Summary:

The Business Development Manager (BDM) will be responsible for building relationships with businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies for the purpose of establishing temporary and ongoing job opportunities for our clients.  The BDM will be part of Chrysalis’s Direct Hire Program, and will work closely with Chrysalis’s Staffing Department. The position requires client and customer interaction, and the ability to use tact and independent judgment when working with multiple stakeholders.

Summary of Job Duties:

  • Develop employment opportunities by initiating and cultivating relationships with local employers, including businesses, nonprofits, and public sector organizations
  • Promote compelling employment solutions to potential employers, including customized training programs and support services
  • Screen eligible clients for job placement opportunities, providing industry specific coaching to prepare clients for interviews or trial shifts
  • Position Staffing solutions as a viable option to local employers, meeting all monthly and annual Staffing sales goals
  • Provide feedback and information to clients regarding employment opportunities, guiding clients to industries they would be most successful in
  • Match job leads with qualified candidates by coordinating with program and social enterprise staff
  • Obtain in-depth understanding of all aspects of the Chrysalis program
  • Enter data at all points of client and employer interaction in an accurate and timely manner
  • Conduct customer service and retention-oriented follow-ups at regular intervals after clients are hired
  • Develop specific job opportunities that match the participants’ skills, work experience, related training, and interests
  • Customizes participants’ resumes to fit identified opportunities
  • Monitor job performance as needed and provide constructive feedback to Chrysalis Employment Specialists who mentor placed clients
  • Represent Chrysalis at job fairs and related events.  Seek out networking opportunities to further develop potential employers
  • Monitor and keep current on local labor market information by attending seminars, conducting online research, and participating in local organizations involved in job training and hiring
  • Adhere to all Chrysalis policies and procedures
  • Support the Chrysalis Mission and adhere to the Chrysalis Code of Ethics
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in job development, staffing industry sales, public relations, or other sales industry experience
  • Demonstrable skill in developing and giving presentations
  • Knowledgeable about the Pacoima job market and employers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Must be able to relate to and work well with client services staff, employers, and clients
  • Experience working with at-risk or low-income populations is a plus
  • A willingness to provide high-level customer service, at times outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to effectively represent and market Chrysalis, our clients, and services to employers
  • Ability to work independently on several projects concurrently in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong computer skills required, including Excel, Outlook, Salesforce, and Google suite of services
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the ability to meet Chrysalis’ driving standards

This is an exciting position in a fast-paced organization. We offer a highly competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parking/Transit Accounts, paid time off, paid holidays, and more.

Chrysalis encourages employment applications from people who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities Chrysalis serves. Chrysalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No phone calls or drop-ins regarding this position please. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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