Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resource Enterprise
Business Marketing Specialist
Business Marketing Specialist
Business Marketing Specialist
$45,344.00 - $68,868.80 Annually
Council Bluffs - 51503 - Pottawattamie County, IA
309 Iowa Workforce Development
6/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Randall McQueeney - email@example.com
Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) is recruiting to hire a Business Marketing Specialist who will develop relationships with local businesses, agencies and economic groups to recruit business customers to utilize Iowa Workforce Development products and service by identifying and personally meeting with employers who are prospects for employability programs and assists with recruitment needs. This is done by meeting with local employers to solicit services and job postings for IowaJobs and U.S. jobs. For this position it is essential to have knowledge of all IWDs job banks, including those specialized for economic development groups and jobs microsites.
Additional responsibilities include:
Meet with regional economic development groups and Chambers of Commerce as a liaison for IWD to market services. Serve as local Labor Market Information specialist, and liaison with Iowa Economic Development Authority in recruitment of workers to fill local employer needs. Coordinate small and large scale recruitment/career fairs/marketing.
Promote and market state initiatives including Skilled Iowa, Home Base Iowa, Future Ready Iowa, National Career Readiness Certificate, and Registered Apprenticeships. Must become a NCRC proctor and be knowledgeable about all three NCRC assessments.
Lead existing Business team(s) as part of agency integration, and personally solicits local employer participation and usage of IowaWORKS services. Partner with other agencies to provide services and share best practices. Promote Work Opportunity Tax Credit and other employer incentives and tax credits. Assist local staff with special recruitment efforts and, when needed, participates with local job matching activities.
Serve as point of contact for employer questions regarding child labor laws, OSHA, tax information, Worker's Compensation, Veterans and USERRA, etc. Must be able to recognize and provide technical assistance to employer problems. Help to develop and implement problem-solving strategies to address issues.
Develop strategies to attract workers to the area and coordinates the recruitment efforts. Develop regional marketing plan, soliciting input and/or funds from partner organizations for a collaborative effort. Seek no-cost marketing options. Work closely with regional economic development groups in their efforts to assist new and expanding businesses in staffing needs. Work hand-in-hand with local economic development planners.
Market workforce development services in concert with the agency communications director. Meet with local employers and community based organizations to promote services and assistance available from Iowa Workforce Development and regional partners.
Establish, reinvigorate and coordinate Employers' Councils of Iowa (ECI). Facilitate and organize meetings to be attended by human resource professionals and other employer representatives on topics of interest. Secure speakers, who are experts in their fields, write press releases, obtain Human Resource certifications, and publicize events through mass emailing. Track ECI finances. Serve as subject matter expert on agency products and services. Serve as point of contact for local labor market information. Develop and promotes partnerships with SHRM.
Conduct presentations to both large and small groups. Give presentations about IWDs products, services and resources to business groups, employers and economic developers. Attend Chamber of Commerce meetings. Be knowledgeable of and promote benefits and use of indexing to local employers to secure online job postings as a no-cost business service. Solicit host sites for agency virtual access technology, promoting that service as a valuable self-service tool in communities without an integrated one-stop office.
Act as lead in rapid response efforts for businesses, economic developers and communities, including but not limited to recruitment, retention and training needs.
Act as liaison for IWD business, economic development, and the communities in utilizing a variety of products and services available from IWDs Communications Department, Labor Marketing Information (LMI), UI and management in providing solutions and concepts to assist in locating, recruiting, hiring and retaining a skilled workforce.
Ability to write employer job orders based on agency standards and able to use IWorks to search for qualified applicants.
Must be knowledgeable about unemployment insurance (tax, benefits, fraud, QA), Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Vets, Trade, Foreign Labor Certification, Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker, Re-employment Services Eligibility Assessment (RESEA), Promise JOBS, Food Assistance and all other IWD products, services and programs. Promote Veterans to prospective employers as quality labor force.
Submission of your uploaded resume to accompany the application is highly encouraged.
TRAVEL REQUIRED primarily during the course of the 8:00am-4:30 pm workday with additional hours as assigned and throughout Region 13, which includes Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Page, Pottawatomie and Shelby counties.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, graphic design, communications, human resources, business, or economics and two years of full-time work experience in marketing, journalism, public relations, graphic design, communications, human resources, business, or economics.
A total of six years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where 30 semester hours of accredited college or university course work in marketing, journalism, public relations, graphic design, communications, human resources, business, or economics equals one year of full-time experience.
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