Business & Employer Services Representative - Temporary

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/23/2022 2:41 PM)
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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
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Worker's Justice Project


Worker’s Justice Project (WJP) was founded in 2010 to address the racial and economic injustices that low-wage immigrant workers face in New York City by building collective power to win institutional change. WJP, a fiscally sponsored project of Third Sector New England (, runs two long-standing worker’s centers in Brooklyn. We promote justice and opportunity for low-wage immigrant workers in New York City by pushing for systematic enforcement and expansion of workplace protections, which include labor and occupational health and safety standards while advocating for industry-specific efforts to improve working conditions. WJP also offers skills-building training to workers in health & safety and industry-specific areas, and we educate immigrant communities about their rights in the workplace and how to exercise those rights.


The LC Business & Employer Services Representative works from WJP‘s Williamsburg Worker Center, assigned to the Liberty Cleaners Division. The LC Business & Employer Services Representative contributes to strengthening and expanding WJP membership and significantly contributes to long-term, well-paying, sustainable employment opportunities for Liberty Cleaners members . The ideal candidate will not only align themselves with WJP’s vision and mission but will have outreach experience as a volunteer or paid experience. Administrative understanding of processes and will follow through to the last detail. The LC Business & Employer Services Representative is a key thought partner in shaping WJP’s overall organizational development strategy and vision.


The Business & Employer Services Representative is required to work on-site and regularly on evenings and weekends. The work performed is deemed Essential. The Outreach Worker is responsible for ensuring that activities are conducted professionally, in a culturally sensitive manner, and in alignment with the organizational mission. Compliance with WJP, NY state and NY city COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements is mandatory.


Essential Functions

  • Cultivate relationships with current and prospective employers, and stakeholders, including BIDS, business councils, community groups, and more.
  • Envision, develop, and implement a strategic plan for employment placement services.
  • Conduct reviews of existing business partnerships regularly, and determine improvements and ways to leverage relationships with employers.
  • Research, conduct outreach to, and build relationships with prospective employers willing to hire LC members. 
  • Schedule and conduct daily prospecting, cold calls, and face-to-face meetings.
  • Serve as the liaison among employers and members.
  • Works closely with Liberty Cleaners Division Director and the Liberty Cleaners team to screen and match members with employment opportunities.
  • With collaboration of the LC Director assess, place and assign Liberty Cleaners members to jobs.
  • Build effective relationships with potential and current employers.
  • Generate leads by exchanging and collecting information from individuals whom they come in contact with.
  • Create and facilitate presentations to inform potential employers of Liberty Cleaners’ services.
  • Facilitate and train Liberty Cleaners members in current and prospective employers needs and requirements.
  • In conjunction with LC Division Director and Communications Associate, develop a marketing plan that promotes Liberty Cleaners across different networks that generates employment for members. 
  • Review job requests from employers made through the online portal, emails, calls, and in-person.
  • Conduct quality checks on jobs, working with LC Members Services Representative to strengthen and improve members’ skills.
  • Issue invoices and employer notifications.
  • Track outreach efforts for required program reports. 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and new developments, share information with LC division.
  • Assists in completing other program goals and requirements, such as answering phone calls and greeting visitors in the office.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Position Information and Work Schedule

This is a temporary, full-time (37.5 hours/week); exempt position. The position will require working some early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as needed and will travel periodically once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • A commitment to WJP’s mission, vision, and values and our workers and worker justice.
  • Proficiency knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and other applications (Google Apps.) and equipment operation such as copiers, scanners, fax machines and telephones.
  • Administrative and organizational skills necessary to carry out the job description responsibilities.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English and Spanish.
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Dedication and ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as needed.
  • Knowledge of NYC public transportation system.
  • Ability to travel occassionally, including travel on public transportation.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at the same time.

Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Able to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
  • Able to commute using the NYC public transportation system.
  • Able to work in an open office space.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as needed.
  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach; traverse; sit or stand (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move.
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.


Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed at the Williamsburg Worker Center/Hub- 365 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11211. 

Compensation: The salary for this position is $56,500/yr.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff.
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim.
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care.
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA.
  • ...and more!

TSNE/WJP envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/WJP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  


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