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UP Michigan Works Employer Specialist in Iron Mountain, Michigan

Are you lookingfor good pay, low cost benefits, and a great job now?How about a career beyond the Pandemic?UP Michigan Works!hasa safe and awesome job open NOW.We're looking for a full-timeEmployer Specialistin Dickinson and Iron Counties.Organization Overview:UP Michigan Works! (UPMW) is a driving force in the competitive world of workforce development and economic prosperity and serves the 15 counties of Michiganrsquo;s Upper Peninsula.Job Summary:Employer Specialists assist employers in filling their talent needs. The primary function of the role is to ensure the connection of UPMW to the business community.Job Expectations:ulliBe the lsquo;go torsquo; person in the assigned region for resources and solutions to address employersrsquo; workforce challenges./li/ululliProvide focused services to employers within the two counties via business to business visits./li/ululliEstablish relationships with businesses and industry by conducting research and developing leads, making cold calls, attending networking events and asking for referrals./li/ululliWork with business to create solutions, anticipate needs, and provide strategic value through programs such as Going Pro and Apprenticeship USA, among others./li/ululliWork collaboratively with employers, team members and partners to create customized solutions from tools and strategies such as on-the-job trainings, work-based learning, recruitment tactics, fidelity bonding, etc./li/ululliCoordinate Talent Tours to introduce youth, teachers and parents to available career paths by offering a behind the scenes look into in-demand businesses; facilitate activities that create the Talent pipeline./li/ululliCoordinate with local and/or regional economic development organizations to assist employers in attracting and retaining talent./li/ululliWork with others to develop and maintain career awareness activities, job fairs, talent tours and other outreach activities and events./li/ululliObtain Business Solutions Professional certification./li/ulJob Qualifications:Sales experience is preferred.The ideal candidate can talk business, is highly organized and productive, is comfortable with technology, and maintains a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.Salary and Benefits:Wage is $17.50 per hour. Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance and more than 30 paid days off annually.Status:Non-exempt; 40 hours weekly, normal office hours and occasional evening hours.Travel:There is a significant amount of travel within Dickinson and Iron Counties. Access to a fleet vehicle is included.Application Deadline:The position is open until filled. Interviews will begin immediately.How to Apply:Please show us your business communication skills by submitting a quality resume and cover letter.emOur Core Values/ememIntegrity/emWe approach our roles with ethics, transparency, and professionalism.emInnovation/emWe loo