Training Manager

MarketSource   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 98 days ago

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The Training Manager is responsible for developing and facilitating training and development programs to support identifying, engaging, developing MarketSource field populations and/or client’s field team. Primary responsibilities include facilitating and identifying core training needs throughout the employee lifecycle to include sales training, soft skills, and engagement activities.

Responsibilities/Duties:
• Assist in the design and development of training courses in various formats for internal and remote audiences to fulfill training objectives
• Identify gaps based from observations in the field to tailor appropriate training content
• Support the Development of Field Managers around the MarketSource and client’s Sales Processes
• Manage and maintain content and curriculum for client’s eLearning portal
• Resource must be able to attend a minimum of 1 large scale training event conducted by a Field Training Specialist per quarter
• Resource will be primary point of marketing contact for select retail partners, including;
o Overseeing marketing budgets
o Assisting on an ad-hoc basis with select retail partner marketing strategy and planning
• Leverage relationships with key partner field resources to maximize value while increasing client’s preference and visibility
• Monitor and evaluate learning outcomes to effectively impact the needs of the business
• Understand the different compensation models by retailer and develop customized programs to gain greater support of all client-based products
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:
• Excel in a fast-paced, service-centric environment
• Demonstrated experience creating, designing and delivering effective training strategies in both small and large audiences
• Strong business acumen including problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration across multiple functions and departments
• Ability to perform and interpret needs analyses and translate findings into development strategies
• Adept at handling multiple competing priorities in a results-driven, time-critical, rapidly changing environment with limited daily oversight
• Ability to build relationships across all levels of employees, including senior manager level relationships with retail partners
• Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation/facilitation
• Ability to work effectively with remote supervision
• Demonstrate ability to build strategic relationships with key partner field resources
• Strong PowerPoint skills; experience with e-learning authoring/course development tools a plus
• Ability to travel out of home market 50-60% of the time

Education and Work Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree with a preferred focus on Human Resources, Organizational Development, Retail Sales Management
• 3-5 years in Retail Sales Management experience
• Sales Process Expert with proven background in solution selling and performance coaching