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Business Development OfficerWDEA Works
About WDEA Works WDEA Works is a regional not-for-profit multi-faceted organisation that works together to create all-inclusive communities that embrace and value those with disability or disadvantage. WDEA Works various branches include the Federal Government’s jobactive and Disability Employment Service programs, Social Enterprises, Registered Training Organisation and the WDEA Works Foundation which has distributed over 1 million dollars to various groups around Victoria since 2004. Today, more than 420 people are part of the WDEA Works team, at 29 sites across the Western half of regional Victoria and into South East South Australia.
Choose to work for an all-inclusive organisation that is committed to adding value to your community and improving people’s lives. Family-friendly organisation – work/life balance is a key priority Ongoing training and professional development Attractive salary packaging benefits Additional leave entitlements Our Vision: We develop pathways for strengthening communities that enhance individual, families and businesses Our Values : Integrity, Respect, Empathy and Innovation Job Description The successful candidate will work closely with local businesses to identify employment opportunities for our jobseekers. We’re seeking a confident and passionate sales professional – but it’s about much more than just talking the talk.
We need someone with a gift for building and maintaining business relationships, who loves to work towards goals and collaborate with their team to achieve real results. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and proven success in a sales and marketing role; who thrives on setting, meeting and even exceeding key performance indicators, targets and expectations. Desired Skills and Experience Proven skills and experience in delivering employment-related services to jobseekers and employers as listed in the above duties and responsibilities, OR Capacity to develop these skills as demonstrated by extensive relevant experience as an employee or employer in a variety of industries and, awareness of the needs of employers and jobseekers in the local labour market.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including skills of negotiation and liaison, and the ability to work in partnership with clients to assess their needs and to develop strategies to meet these needs. High level of professionalism in organising work and time-management. Ability to prioritise tasks and exercise initiative and creativity in achieving desired outcomes for clients and WDEA Works.
Skills and experience in marketing and sales in a service industry setting, including the capacity to cold-canvass prospective clients and customers. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a professional team. Current Victorian Driver’s licence.
Current Working With Children's Check. Willingness to undertake Police Records Check. Please click the following link to view position description.