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Job Opportunity: Account Development Coordinator

University of Toronto Scarborough
posted on May 25, 2020
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Partnerships and External Relations in the Arts and Science Co-op department, the incumbent supports the team in identifying and developing strong partnerships with potential employers to assure high quality paid co-op work term opportunities for Arts and Science Co-op students at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Acting as the first point of contact for general enquiries
  • Evaluating job prospects in alignment with student academic goals
  • Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
  • Promoting programming, student needs and interests to employers and industry contacts
  • Identifying, fostering and maintaining relationships with potential and existing employers
  • Tracking the status of business development initiatives, activities and outcomes
  • Updating and maintaining database records
  • Coordinating the preparation and distribution of promotional/outreach materials
 Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years of experience in the areas of outreach, sales, business development or external relations.
  • Experience with process coordination.
  • Experience with market research and analysis, identification of target markets as well as relationship development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong emphasis on influencing skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and comfortable conducting cold calls.
  • Demonstrated experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.

Assets (Nonessential):
  • Knowledge of the career services industry and experience within a co-operative education environment preferred.

To be successful in this role you will be:
  • Accountable
  • Diligent
  • Efficient
  • Organized
  • Persuasive
  • Resourceful

This is a full-time position. For more information and application instructions, see here.