Goodwill of Orange County
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

JOB TITLE:                BUSINESS DEVELOPER

                                    (Exempt)

 

AREA:                        SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT, DIRECT PLACEMENT & DEAF SERVICES

 

DEPARTMENT:        EDUCATION, TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (ETES)

 

DIVISION:                HUMAN SERVICES

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

 

Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with businesses in the community which lead to employment for Goodwill program participants.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

 

Reports directly to the Business Development Manager.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

 

None.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Acts as a resource to program participants and direct service staff for discovering life enhancing opportunities in the community.

 

  1. Provides ongoing prospecting of community job market to identify employment opportunities for program participants.

 

  1. Develops work opportunities for Goodwill program participants.

 

  1. Assists direct services staff in implementation procedures at new worksites.

 

  1. Represents Goodwill at various outside meetings, conferences, and civic events.

 

  1. Contacts current employers to ensure satisfaction with Goodwill services as part of a comprehensive job retention strategy.

 

  1. Performs job task analysis to match job opportunities with program participants.

 

  1. Provides ADA training and technical support for businesses concerning needs for job accommodation.

 

  1. Monitors labor market trends, conditions, and forecasts.

 

  1. Makes public speaking presentations to provide education and consultation to business and community partners.

 

  1. Coordinates services with other staff involved in case services.

 

  1. Understands and assists with the completion of documents necessary to satisfy Department of Labor Regulations and CARF standards.

 

  1. Drives on company business as required.

 

  1. Performs other job related duties as required.

 

  1. Safeguards company property, including donated goods. Reports any incidents of theft or unauthorized possession of company property.

 

  1. Acts safely at all times, following all safety rules and regulations.
  2. Follows all company policies and procedures.

 

  1. Promotes and demonstrates cooperation and teamwork. Assists and shares knowledge and information with other employees as needed.

 

  1. Uses good interpersonal skills such as courtesy, sensitivity, politeness, and thoughtfulness.

 

  1. Works with, trains, and/or acts as a good example for program participants receiving training at Goodwill.

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred, or equivalent work experience/education combined.

 

  1. Minimum 2 years meaningful business experience (such as running a small business.)

 

  1. Familiarity with various disabilities, i.e., developmental, physical and psychiatric.

 

  1. Ability to write accurate, concise, and grammatically correct letters, memos, reports, etc.

 

  1. Ability to work independently, balancing multiple priorities while maintaining timeliness and accuracy.

 

  1. Excellent interpersonal communication skills in order to interact with all levels of management, employees, and clients.

 

  1. PC proficiency in MS Word.

 

  1. A reliable vehicle for transportation, valid California driver's license, liability insurance, and a DMV record acceptable to Goodwill's insurance company.

 

OTHER:

 

Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and good judgment in facilitating Program functions. Ability to be flexible and adaptable in handling interruptions and variation. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

 

WORK DEVICES/MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT USED:

 

Various office supplies and equipment including: telephone, fax machine,  computer, printer, copy machine, file cabinets, papers/forms, calendar, pens/pencils, ruler, scissors, etc.

 

Goodwill of Orange County
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