Training Specialist and Instructional Designer

  • contract
  • Germany


About the Role

As the Instructional Design & Training Specialist you will be responsible for facilitating and designing training curriculum for our team members. In addition to engaging in instructor-led facilitation, you’ll ensure that all training materials, activities, and assessments align with current processes and procedures. The focus of this role is making connections with people, educating and inspiring them to achieve results, and supporting the Organizational Development Specialist and Trainer. A self-confident, extroverted style that can enliven, engage, and positively impact individuals and groups is essential. This is a contracted role.

Your work at Outdoorsy:

  • Delivery of seasonal high-volume customer service onboarding events from February-May
    • Facilitate content
    • Support and mentor new employees through their onboarding experience
    • Monitor employee performance and response to training
    • Maintain records of trainees’ understanding, progress, and achievements
    • Prepare all pre and post-training activities and materials
    • Serve as a production assistant and support through 3 month learning event
  • Development of new or evolving current curriculum
    • Translate subject matter expertise into instructional content through original and modified course materials, visuals, activities, and other documentation
    • Design and develop courses from initiation through completion using predetermined development tools adhering to templates, design, and brand standards
    • Design and develop effective e-learning content for incorporation into the LMS.
    • Conduct needs assessment and recommend appropriate learning solutions
    • Maintain and update course-related content
    • Develop learning materials to assist facilitators in other departments in the execution of learning objectives, not limited to Slide Decks, handouts, e-learning modules, facilitator guides
    • Administer our Learning Management System (LMS)


What you will bring to the table:

  • Previous experience delivering training in high-volume onboarding programming a plus
  • Experience with technologies and best practices for instruction
  • 1+ years experience delivering training content in a corporate setting
  • 1-3 years experience with Instructional Design including e-learning content creation
  • Knowledge of adult education in the corporate environment
  • Available during high seasonal demands months of March-May to attend all/most sessions
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities including interpersonal relations
  • Ability to work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects, deadlines and frequently changing priorities
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and translate them into an easily understandable format
  • Solid computer and technical skills
  • Experience leveraging Absorb or similar LMS platforms
  • Online course development with tools like Captivate and Storyline

Contractor rate of pay: $30.00 USD per hour


It is the policy of Outdoorsy Holdings, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities.

The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with potentially applicable laws. The final agreed-upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience, and geographic work location. The total annual compensation package may consist of a base salary and bonus dependent upon position.


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