We're Hiring for a Business Engagement Specialist

Date posted: 
January 23rd, 2018
Application deadline: 
February 2nd, 2018

Worksystems is an award-winning nonprofit organization serving Multnomah and Washington Counties and the City of Portland. Our mission is to build and invest in a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness.

Join Worksystems and help make a difference!

Worksystems is currently recruiting for an innovative and energetic Business Engagement Specialist with strong sales and communication skills. This is a temporary position funded through October, 2018 although it is anticipated that additional funding may extend employment beyond that date.

The Business Engagement Specialist will work to recruit business participation in Connect2Careers, an online portal that connects young adults in the Portland Metro area with internship, work experiences and employment opportunities at companies in the region. Participating employers can post entry-level positions and have access to a pool of diverse young people who are certified work-ready.   

Salary range: $55,858-$83,786

This position requires experience in and an aptitude for sales, excellent communication skills, the ability to conduct a consultative sale in a team-selling environment, and a focus on outcomes. The ideal candidate will be organized, innovative, energetic, and committed to helping businesses find entry-level employees from a pool of qualified young people while championing youth in our region as prospective candidates. 

Please see below for a full job description.


Application instructions: 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Worksystems, Attn: Human Resources, 1618 SW 1st Ave, Suite 450 Portland, OR 97201, or e-mail to hr@worksystems.org


First review of resumes will be February 2, 2018.  Position open until filled. Worksystems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.