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Sales Readiness Learning Strategy and Design Team; Instructional Designer

LinkedIn. - San Francisco, CA

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Position at LinkedIn

Sales Readiness Learning Strategy and Design Team; Instructional Designer

Location Negotiable: San Francisco, New York City or Chicago

The Sales Readiness

team at LinkedIn is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic learning professional who has a passion for adult learning, to develop instructionally-sound learning programs for our Learning Strategy and Design Team, with a core focus on systems. Our goal is to design learning moments that will transform hundreds of sales professionals at LinkedIn.

This role is critical to achieving that goal.


The Sales

Readiness Instructional Designer (ID) is an exciting and challenging role requiring the ability to focus on behavioral outcomes and measurable results related to sales learning programs with a focus on knowledge, skills, systems, and processes.

The ID will work to drive learning outcomes using adult learning principles and best practices. This high energy person will be expected to consult with Sales Leaders and other cross-functional stakeholders to promote learning as a change agent, drive commitment, and execute on instructionally sound content development and delivery techniques, to a non-learning-focused audience.

ID candidates must be able to not only offer consultative guidance across all modalities, but to design content for assorted learning modalities.

Primary Responsibilities

Design complex, blended learning solutions that are highly interactive and innovative including in-person synchronous and online asynchronous simulations.


riving measurable, improved sales performance through instructionally-sound learning programs and initiatives across regions.

Leverage the ADDIE, SAM or similar model in analyzing designing, developing, implementing and evaluating performance support solutions.

Consult and offer guidance to Subject and Field Matter Experts on instructional design development

Manage large/complex customer facing projects or multiple projects within budget and time constraints.

Effectively negotiate and manage relationships with internal and external learning partners.

Continuously stretch and innovative to raise the bar on existing learning solution development processes, techniques, and solution types.

Facilitate in virtual classroom environments to ensure sound instructional delivery of program content.

Co-facilitate with field-facing presenters in a virtual setting.

Design & develop training interventions in at least 2 of the following modalities:

In-Person Instructor Led Training


Web-Based Training (eLearning)

Virtual Classrooms

Coaching models

Just-in-Time performance-support

Drive enhancements for Learning Management Systems and productivity tools.

Lead design, development & execution of Instructionally-focused learning standards across multiple modalities.

Lead and consult with cross-functional stakeholders in Global Sales Organization (sales support).

Mentor and coach peer developers as appropriate to improve Instructional Design and development skills

Basic Qualifications

6 years of experience in training, behavioral principles or adult learning

Preferred Qualifications

MA preferred

Adult Learning certification preferred

5 years of relevant experience or equivalent using the ADDIE model to develop effective learning solutions that meet the needs of a global audience

Experience leveraging design frameworks such as 4MAT and

Accelerated Learning techniques

Experience leveraging standard eLearning tools (Articulate, Captivate, Adobe,


, Photoshop, Camtasia, etc.) and web-based meeting tools (WebEx, LiveMeeting, Go-to-Meeting, etc.) to create instructionally sound learning programs

Experience & proven success building learning solutions for sales

Proven leadership skills, team building, project management and mentoring to more junior roles

Highly engaging in live-classroom environments, delivering curriculum across sales teams

Demonstrated success in resolving complex problems

Measurable success in generating innovative solutions that change or promote desired behavior

Experience working within SME-generated content models

Ability to resolve complex problems and mitigate risks

Ability to work in a rapid-development, fast-paced environment

Demonstrate strong teaming and negotiation skills at all levels of an organization.

Expert in instructional design and learning consultant principles such as Bloom’s taxonomy, Content Presentation types, ARCS model, and Kirkpatrick Levels of Measurement

12 days 23 hours ago



Sales Readiness Learning Strategy and Design Team; Instructional Designer LinkedIn. - San Francisco, CA, United States


Location: San Francisco, CA

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