Manager, Employer Relations

Operations:Career Services · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Operations:Career Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Lighthouse Labs is looking to welcome a new Manager, Employer Relations who will work closely with employers to identify and secure job opportunities and placements opportunities for Lighthouse Lab’s job-seeking graduates and alumni. As a Manager, Employer Relations you will quickly build relationships with local and national employers and match their hiring needs in order to meet Career Services targets and outcomes.


You will be a key member of a highly successful Career Services team and will be responsible for building relationships with companies, recruitment agencies, professional associations, and other stakeholders to ensure the ongoing career development objectives of  Lighthouse Lab’s graduates and alumni.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Working to ensure various pipeline and conversion targets are met - source and engage with potential employers to promote Lighthouse Labs’ Career Services
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of the local labour market and employers and being aware of national labour market trends and developments, specifically in the tech sector 
  • Prospecting new employers (across Canada and abroad) through online and reach outs as well as attending various internal and external virtual events
  • Working with local and national employers to build a relationship of trust and mutual benefit. 
  • Pre-vetting new employers and re-engaging employers already within the LHL database system via email campaigns, cold calls/emails, generating new and following up on referrals and inbound leads
  • Based on employers’ needs curating resumes to send to employers and setting follow-up processes to ensure efficient pipeline management and maximizing conversion rates
  • Ensuring information is entered into the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), running weekly and monthly reports from ATS to ensure various KPIs are met, and analyzing efforts.
  • Working closely with employers to identify and match suitable graduates and alumni with job/placement opportunities 
  • Following-up to clarify and resolve issues with job-seekers, alumni, employers
  • Being a part of delivering key Career Services messaging to students and act as the “industry expert” contributing to our best-in-class student experience.
  • Providing coverage in running workshops with students such as Resume Writing, Interviewing and Job Search 
  • Representing Lighthouse Labs and Career Services in a variety of virtual and in-person events
  • Reporting directly to the Senior Manager, Employer Relations 
  • Additional duties are required by management


What we need from you:

  • Relevant  experience -  employer relations, BD, recruitment, career counselling, or other relevant direct experience working and supporting employers, business associations, and community partners)
  • Proven sales and selling capability with high levels of quality in delivery 
  • Demonstrated track record of excellence, consistently meeting and exceeding targets and KPIs.
  • Enthusiastic and confident with proven communication, relationship building, and organization skills 
  • Effective presentation skills 
  • Ability to identify and maximize job opportunities
  • Excellent listening and highly developed customer service skills
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, and team player 
  • Flexible and adaptable with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated an ability to work with a diverse student population


Why you’ll like the job:  

What we offer:

  • Fast-paced culture focused on continuous learning and growth
  • 4 WEEKS PTO! (15 vacation days, 5 personal days)
  • Unlimited sick days
  • A remote working budget to get your home office up and running
  • A learning fund to support professional development
  • Flexible working hours
  • 100% employer-paid health benefits


About us: 

Lighthouse Labs was founded in 2013 with the mission to effectively and efficiently prepare the workforce with the analytical and technical skills necessary to succeed in a world of automation. With an initial focus on our open-enrolment developer bootcamp, we have grown into a leading provider of professional education services, delivering outstanding educational outcomes for our students. Our secret? Innovative curriculum, proprietary edtech, unique mentorship and career services, and partnerships with government and industry-leading organizations. We’re a bunch of quirky, inclusive, and smart people who are changing lives by reimagining education - join us!


Lighthouse Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All positions at this time are remote, and we welcome all applicants. Talk to us to find out about our learning fund and other perks!

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Operations:Career Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor