Thursday, March 18, 2021

Business Development Sales/Job Development - Essex County/Remote

This position will be both remote as well as on-site. Under the direct supervision of Senior Director of Workforce Development, this position is responsible for reaching out to area employers for the purpose of developing relationship that will aid in employment opportunities for participants. This is a grant funded position.

What we are looking for

Candidates should be familiar with the job outlook of the New Jersey / New York area. Candidate should have knowledge of trends within the employment circles and the changes that are occurring based on the economy over the last 12 months. Candidates should possess strong SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT skills as well as strong verbal, writing and computer skills. Good with required paperwork and attention to detail.

Essential Functions

 Collect data from employers including job requirements and skills.

 Make cold calls and send unsolicited emails to potential employers to develop job leads.

 Initiate and maintain ongoing personal contacts with a variety of business and industry representative to promote clients.

 Keep current with trends and maintain updated labor market information by attending meetings, maintaining contacts with various professional/community organizations.

Desired Skills

 Outstanding attention to detail with superior time and project management skills

 Excellent communication and written skills

 Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

 Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take initiative

 Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

 Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

 Ability to be flexible as immediate priorities shift

 Professional attitude and work habits

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Corporate Sales,

Experience in Business Development, Recruiting, or Sales Background required.

Classification and schedule

This is a 30 hour a week, 3-month contract position, with the possibility to turn into permanent if funding and need permits.


The salary range for this position is $20 – $22 per hour.

If you are qualified and interested, please send your cover letter and resume to 

Meryl Kanner