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Business Coach

Closing date: April 2, 2021

Job Type:

Permanent Full-Time




$24.30 $26.60 per hour


35 hours per week

Job Number:




Reports To:

Senior Manager

Division: Employment & Entrepreneurship Services

Program: Self-Employment Training for Young Entrepreneurs (SET)

Number of Positions: 2

About the Position:

Self-Employment Training for Young Entrepreneurs (SET) Program serves young adults between 17 and 29 years old.  The Business Coach performs case management, motivates entrepreneurship and incubates the launching of new businesses and/or self-employment.  Business Coach is the clients’ go to person for entrepreneurial support, business information, and community resources to achieve their goals.

Reports to: Senior Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Direct Client Services

  • Delivers program information sessions
  • Performs program suitability assessments
  • Performs need assessments
  • Assists clients to set entrepreneurship goal and creates action plans
  • Motivates clients to complete their action plans
  • Provides guidance on business plan development
  • Provides business start-up resources and bridges to community programs
  • Facilitates entrepreneurial skills training and workshops
  • Facilitates soft skills training
  • Facilitates mentor-mentee matching
  • Documents clients’ achievements, milestones and outcomes

Indirect Client Services

  • Participates in community events
  • Participates in internal and external meetings/webinars to stay up-to-date on market development and trends

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Compiles program statistics for program evaluation and monthly reports
  • Other related duties as required by the Senior Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a combination of equivalent education and business experience
  • Experience networking and building rapport in the local business community
  • Experience in supporting clients to achieve entrepreneurship goals in BC
  • Experience in case management
  • Experience in reviewing business plans
  • Experience in performing client documentation
  • Experience in proposal and report writing
  • Knowledge of digital marketing
  • Knowledge of business start-up regulations and procedures in BC
  • Knowledge of BC systems and resources in business community

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Second language is considered an asset
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications
  • Excellent record management skills, with clear understanding of confidentiality and data security
  • Excellent 1-on-1 and group presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to motivate clients during the process of business development
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Able to work weekends and evenings as required

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application including the following e-mail subject line “Business Coach” by 5:00pm April 2, 2021 and submitting resumes to: [email protected]

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.