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Account Manager - Design Group Staffing - Markham, Ontario in Markham at DGSI

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a top performer who loves develop new business, source and recruit the best talent while building strong professional relationships?

Design Group Staffing is expanding and currently seeking a talented Account Manager for our Markham office to run full-cycle 360 desks focused on Engineering, Manufacturing or Skilled Trades.  In support of the continued growth of these practices, you will work closely with existing teams in both recruitment and business development activities.

Success in this role is built upon your ability to:

  • Develop a book of business:  prospecting, cold-calling, client visits … Repeat!
  • Build Relationships: develop trust-based partnerships with clients (hiring mangers) and candidates (passive and active job seekers)
  • Source talent: build candidate pipelines through a variety of avenues including direct recruiting, social media, job boards and databases and networking
  • Manage accounts: you need to be solution-oriented and proactive with an ability to trouble-shoot in the moment
  • Produce results: you have a track record of exceeding financial sales targets and activity levels 

Scope of role:

  • Identify and develop new business relationships in the target market
  • Expand scope of services with existing clients and gain referrals from them
  • Maintain accounts to ensure that the highest quality of service is delivered
  • Work effectively with customers to identify staffing needs and candidate requirements necessary for success in the role
  • Source, pre-screen, interview and evaluate candidates to understand their career objectives
  • Match candidates to client staffing requirements and manage the hiring and selection process.
  • Build and nurture your client relationships to become their staffing professional of choice
  • Manage your recruitment process with a view to contributing to the ongoing improvement of our services while upholding the highest ethical standards.

You are:

  • Tenacious and results-oriented – you love a challenge
  • Always ready to make one more sales call or knock on one more door – you are driven and motivated 
  • Passionate about building relationships  - you add value
  • Energetic and urgent – you value a strong work ethic
  • Motivated to be at the top of your profession – you are proud of what you do
  • An excellent communicator, presenter and negotiator – you are a professional
  • Able to 'think quickly on your feet' – you are a resilient problem-solver
  • Competitive in nature with a service orientation – respectfully, you like to win
  • Driven to exceed activity and production metrics – you have a “do more” attitude
  • Naturally able to match top talent to customer staffing needs - you can find “purple squirrels”
  • Drawn to create a superior candidate experience – you are compelled to make a meaningful difference in people's lives.
  • Exceptionally organized and able to balance changing priorities – you are calm in the center of a storm
  • The ultimate team player – your actions and communications are about the “we”
  • Energized by balancing customer acquisition and candidate placements – you are a full service provider and  have previous experience that translates well for this role

We offer:

  • Employee Share Ownership Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Flex-Benefits Program
  • Comprehensive and ongoing management learning and development
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • A commitment to supporting our communities with paid time off to give back
  • High Potential Employee Program and Mentorship Program
  • Awards for tenure and top producers

We support initiative, encourage ambition, recognize talent and reward results.

To be considered for this career opportunity, please apply directly online or submit your resume to Sherri Strong, Corporate Program Manager at sstrong@dgsi.ca  .  You will be joining a 40 year old company that is one of the largest staffing firms in the nation yet still has plenty of ambition to keep growing and developing in all markets. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and have held Platinum Status since 2005.

We thank everyone for their interest, however please know that due to the volume of resumes we receive we will only be contacting short-listed applicants. As you look to grow and develop in your career we thank you for considering DGSI and our brands: Design Group Staffing, Inteqna, and Talentcor.  We support initiative, encourage ambition, recognize talent and reward results.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities with be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.

Alternate format available upon request.

Keywords:  recruiting, BD, business development, sales, executive placement, sourcing specialist, account manager, resource manager, hiring,  staffing,  b2b, temporary staffing, contract, permanent search, practice lead, executive search,