Technical Training & Instructional Design Specialist

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #51701 |
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Onward Search is hiring a Technical Training & Instructional Design Specialist for an International Financial Client located in Midtown, ATL

Essential Duties:

  • Break complex & lengthy concepts down into digestible, brand appropriate training collateral
  • Read, understand, and correctly apply state regulations and departmental procedures to training programs and collateral
  • Multi-task issues concurrently with ease and be able to adapt to changes in plans without a great deal of notice
  • Evaluate a message or situation and determine appropriate communication method, messaging, and audience, such as: video, eLearning, micro learning, webinar, PDF copy, email, etc.
  • Generate ideas and training materials to enhance the customer’s experience and support business objective
  • Master instructional design principles, applications, and technologies and serve as a consultant in the industry
  • Concept, design, create, deliver and maintain effective and captivating training to stakeholders, including but not limited to: other trainers, internal employees and clients both in person and via webinar or on-demand materials
  • Work alongside subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop and implement training and training materials. SMEs may include: product development, marketing, other trainers, clients
  • Establish training content calendars for training programs and provide project management for projects with involved stakeholders
  • Act as LMS admin for training events and materials
  • Track and report on the success of training programs and materials, establishing ROI to business goals and measuring organizational KPIs Required Skills:
  • Ability to work independently and within the teams; cross- functionally across teams and business units
  • Must set an example for professional behavior and adherence to policies
  • Attend work regularly, start and end sessions on time, and manage time effectively

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Instructional Design, Organizational Development, or a related field preferred.
  • 1+ years of communications experience is required, preferably in a large corporation
  • 1+ years of experience designing and delivering learning content through various channels, preferably in a large corporation
  • Must be an expert in using Microsoft PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline and/or other instructional design software to create interactive and engaging training materials, presentations and learning events
  • Proficiency in Windows-based technology and the Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • 1+ years of LMS use for training or serving within an admin function
  • WorkDay Learning experience a plus
  • 1+ years videography and/or graphic design skills a plus, but not required
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent organizational and a high level of independent decision making
  • Must be able to learn new computer-based applications of varying complexity and then turn around and create training materials for those applications Minimum Education and/or Experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Outstanding presentation skills with groups of all sizes

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.