Sales and Recruitment Coordinator, Interpreting Services

Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc.
2495 Main Street
Suite 530
Buffalo, NY 14214

Position Title: Sales & Recruitment Coordinator, Interpreting Services
Supervisor: Deputy Director
Status: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt

Generous benefits including health insurance, discounted dental, paid holidays, and up to four (4) weeks of paid time off within the first year of hire

Organizational Description:

Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ the best-qualified personnel without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status, or any other reason prohibited by law.

Journey's End Refugee Services, Inc. is a refugee resettlement and immigration services provider for the Western New York Region. Journey's End works to assist newly arriving refugees to find gainful employment and avoid dependency on social services.

Program Description:

Journey's End is adding a member to our Interpreting & Translation Team. Journey's End provides interpreting and translation services to local and national customers. Our outstanding staff provides language assistance to medical providers, legal services, as well as various government and educational institutions.

Job Description:

The Sales & Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for growing and retaining our customer base for our interpreting department. This person will be going out into the community to develop and strengthen relationships with our customers as well as potential customers to ensure satisfaction and promote awareness about our program..

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist to create marketing materials for customers as well as interpreters.
  • Identify and conduct face-to- face outreach to potential new customers to develop marketing materials, consistent with agency messaging.
  • Maintain strategic communications with current JERS customers to ensure customer satisfaction and retain and increase volume of interpreting appointments. Work with Interpreting Services Manager to identify new trends in the industry and how to respond appropriately.
  • Identify and table at appropriate community events to help market JERS interpreting and translation services.
  • Partake in planning expansion of JERS interpreting market.
  • Learn policies and procedures regarding the daily operations of the Interpreting Services Department, including but not limited to the online scheduling system for interpreters, to assist other staff as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with JERS Interpreting & Translation team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in marketing, communications, or business.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and experience with graphic design software such as InDesign, Adobe, or similar products.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, along with outstanding customer service skills.
  • Interpreting experience is a plus.
  • Highly self-motivated and strategic in approach to their work, with an ability to think outside the box and identify and develop creative ways and means to market JERS interpreting services.
  • 1-3 years sales and training experience preferred, with a demonstrated record of success.
  • Community outreach experience and skills highly desirable.
  • A strong interest in growing a business within a non-profit environment, and working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Knowledge of the Buffalo refugee community is a plus.
  • A driver's license, clean driving record, and access to an automobile are required for this position.

Journey's End is committed to the purpose of providing refugees with the resources and support they need to become successful, active, and contributing members of the Western New York Community. The ideal candidate must be self-directed and able to work in a team environment.

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: jobs@jersbuffalo.org

Please include job title in the subject of the email.

Please include phone and email contact in the cover letter.

***Incomplete applications will not be considered.***

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Where Home Begins Again
2495 Main Street - Suite 530 - Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 882-4963 | Fax: (716) 882-4977