Learning & Development Program Specialist

Dublin City Centre
13 Aug 2019

A leading online social media company with offices in Dublin are currently hiring for a Learning & Development specialist.

A leading online social media company with offices in Dublin are currently hiring for a Learning & Development specialist.

You will join the Global Marketing & Sales Learning (GMS Learning) team supporting onboarding for EMEA.

This learning & enablement position will partner with multiple departments including our sales and marketing teams as well as Global L&D to understand the critical sales priorities and assess audience learning needs and performance gaps for our new employees.

The ideal candidate will have strong understanding of sales and marketing, experience running global training projects (sales training, such as product, solution or sales skills), creativity, energy and a passion for driving the success of advertisers on this platform.


  • Build relationships with EMEA sales leaders, sales teams, and cross-function business partners in the region to collaborate on business needs, priorities, and to balance the training cadence and sequence based on the overall priorities of the business
  • Assess, design, and deliver custom sales development and learning programs and tools to enable sales teams across global sales to be highly valued partners to our advertisers and their agencies and drive the business objectives of the global sales regions in EMEA
  • Leverage global programs to scale training across global sales team with consistency, while localizing content and training for EMEA sales teams needs and market dynamics
  • Provide ongoing support to sales leaders and sales managers via 1:1 with global sales professionals to drive individual and organizational growth
  • Partner with sales leadership and sales managers to build a world-class sales team in GMS - from onboarding to ongoing learning and development (product, vertical solutions, and consultative sales skills) to support the media, marketing and transformational solutions delivered to clients
  • Develop and implement meaningful ways to measure the impact and effectiveness of sales training and development programs, including innovative certification models
  • Facilitate new hire training
  • Serve as the project manager for managing the assessment, design and delivery of the training experience for EMEA


  • Degree Qualified
  • 5+ years working experience within sales training & development, sales and/or sales leadership
  • Experience managing internal and external facing projects (sales development/strategy, training, communications, marketing, account management)
  • Knowledge for emerging trends and marketing in the digital/media industry
  • Project management experience and experience running strategic projects with cross-functional teams
  • Communication and presentation experience working with executive level leaders
  • Experience collaborating, sharing, driving best practices cross-functionally and globally

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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