Learning and Development Specialist
DataXu, Inc
37d ago

dataxu® helps marketing professionals use data to improve their advertising. Our software empowers our customers to connect with real people across all channels, including TV, capturing consumers’ attention when and where it matters most.

We’re proud of the recognition our software has earned such as being named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™ : Omnichannel Demand-

Side Platforms, Q2 2017 and receiving the top usability score among competitors in a head-to-head study by Validately but we’re even more excited about the success our customers achieve by leveraging our technology.

With 12 offices around the world, we’re here to help power our customers’ business forward.

The Learning and Development Specialist, reporting to the Sr. Director of Learning and Talent Development, will support, enhance and maintain our learning culture at dataxu.

The primary focus of the role is to develop a sales training implementation strategy based on the thoughtful assessment, identification and prioritization of skill requirements for the dataxu Sales team.

By aligning with key stakeholders, and implementing best-in-class learning practices, this role will show direct impact on our revenue growth.

The Learning and Development Specialist will also support additional key learning objectives across the organization.

On the Job

  • Drive and iterate as needed, a comprehensive onboarding program for all new sales hires in order to accelerate their time to full productivity
  • Identify skill gaps at all levels of the Sales Organization and partner with key leaders and subject matter experts to assess developmental needs to drive priority learning initiatives
  • Collaborate with managers to develop and implement curriculum for specific audiences, and define and track measures of success
  • Develop learning experiences using all types of learning approaches for sales skills and dataxu specific product knowledge
  • Utilize a variety of the training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness of learning programs
  • Develop ad hoc curriculum relevant to critical business initiatives as needed
  • Promote a self-serve / Train-the-Trainer mentality and shared accountability for learning programs, leveraging internal colleagues as needed
  • Be a role model and representative of the dataxu culture both internally and externally
  • About You

  • A Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing and delivering training to Sales teams
  • Previous experience working in AdTech, Programmatic, TV, SaaS or software industry preferred
  • Experience in developing and delivering learning experiences, formal and informal, face to face and virtual
  • Curriculum development experience with ability to customize learning for various audiences
  • Experience using and training teams on proper use of Salesforce.com
  • Experience with online learning platforms
  • Strong communication skills including clear and concise writing, an engaging presentation style, and group facilitation skills
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills, with a demonstrated ability to collaborate across teams and roles, especially with internal clients and subject matter experts
  • Detailed knowledge of sales training tools and potential vendor partnerships
  • Strong project management skills : follow-through on goals, plans, and projects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products
  • Highly motivated, energetic, and a self-starter
  • Willing and able to travel as needed (up to 25%)
  • Day-to-Day at the 'xu

    We’re totally obsessed with our customers, our product, our people and innovation all of which tie right in with our corporate values.

    We Collaborate across all teams and global offices. Our customers Trust us because we put transparency and their needs first.

    Innovation is part of everything that we do. Excellence is our standard mode of operation. And of course , Customer Obsession .

    We wouldn’t be here without our customers! So, interested in working here yet? Visit dataxu.com to learn more!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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