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  • 7 Dec 2018 12:07 PM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

    Job Title: Instructional Writer and Learning Program Manager (Onboarding Content/ Production Manager)
    Contract to Hire, Initial term: Anticipated 6 month
    Location: Iselin NJ, commutable candidates only please
    Industry: Software

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Superb Instructional Writing experience
    • Sales Learning experience
    • New Hire Sales Training
    • Software, SAAS, Cloud Solutions a plus
    • Program Management (end to end learning, including tracking learner attendance, performance, metrics)

    In this role, you will collaborate with product teams, industry SMEs, sales leaders, and enablement experts to bridge sales skills with specific industry knowledge for our new hires.

    You will also track and manage new hire success and focus on the “new hire experience”.

    Your goal is making sure all learners have the skills to speak the customer’s language.

    This is NOT your everyday writing and production gig.

    This is a challenging role for someone who is an exceptional learning content writer, rock-solid in managing content production and is passionate about helping people learn.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages content development from start to finish, from the initial outline/version to the finished product, through rounds of edits and revisions
    • Writes and shapes creative, compelling, and concise content from the ground up, working with internal and external subject matter experts
    • Develops various learning resources including, but not limited to, video scripts, case studies, tip sheets, assessments, challenge questions, templates, and other supporting resources
    • Track learning webinar attendance and oversee assessment completion
    • Keeps new Account Executives accountable on their progression through the Onboarding Journey
    • Manages all quantitative and qualitative program survey metrics and provides roll-up reporting to leadership
    • Communicates program success metrics to larger the Onboarding organization on a bi-weekly basis
    • Manages group dialog in Salesforce CRM (Chatter) to foster greater collaboration, transparency and further development
    • Works with onboarding team to document processes and drive efficiencies with enablement’s technical operations team

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/SKILLS PREFERRED

    • Minimum 3 years of professional writing experience
    • Experience writing for sales, product, and/or technology companies (samples requested)
    • Salesforce CRM (User or Power User) a Plus
    • Innovative and creative writer, unafraid to take risks
    • Ability to take complex, sometimes mixed messages from multiple stakeholders and transform them into simple, elegant, and clear copy
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, demanding environment
    • Knows how to balance high standards for quality with the need to get to market fast
    • Deadline-driven self-starter with good judgment
    • Brings a deep understanding of our sales learners, and be able to put yourself in the mind of the learner to create incredible, fun, aspirational, relevant content
    • Demonstrates excellent communication and time-management skills, leadership and judgment
    • Demonstrates a proactive, results-driven, attention to detail approach to the work
    • Accountable to ensure deadlines are met

    Applicants should send resumes to melissa@useredge.com OR apply directly through www.useredge.com.

  • 29 Oct 2018 12:11 PM | Gail Victoor Jodoin (Administrator)
    Organization: UserEdge Technical Personnel
    Date Posted: 10/29/2018
    City: Woodcliff Lake 
    Location: New Jersey 
    Country: United States Primary 
    Category: Human Resources 
    Type of Position: Direct Hire 
    Education Requirement: Bachelor's Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

    Description & Details

    Product Training Development – Oncology Sales Training

    This is a DIRECT HIRE position located in Bergen County NJ

    • Contract to Hire will also be considered
    • Relocation will be considered
    • Some remote flexibility will be considered

    Please note:

    Only candidates with recent ONCOLOGY SALES/TRAINING EXP. PARTICULARLY WITH TUMORS can be considered (Renal cell carcinoma-RCC)

    Ideally, will have the following but less years will be considered:

    • 8+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience; preferable a proven track record of successful sales performance or marketing experience.
    • 4+ years training or teaching-related experience, including knowledge of adult learning principles and experience with distance learning and learning management system

    The role:

    • Responsible for strategically aligning training strategies and content to support Company organizational goals.
    • Effective execution in this role will have a measurable impact on the organization by enhancing the capabilities of the Sales Force through initial product training, advanced product training, improved selling skills, disease state knowledge, clinical and business acumen and application of Challenger.
    • Serve as the lead point-person and training subject matter expert with the assigned secondary customers (Brand & Marketing Teams).
    • Serve as training representative on the commercial brand teams and coordinates brand/customer training strategies and needs.
    • Serve as training liaison for training and sales with the assigned secondary customer and is responsible for managing training communications between the secondary customer, sales training teams, and the field sales forces.
    • Assume a leadership role within the Commercial Training team, mentoring colleagues and assisting the Director of Commercial Training on special projects and initiatives.

    Essential Functions

    1. Product Training Development:

    • Partner with stakeholders to develop and maintain product & brand related sales training tools, workshops, and classroom presentations to ensure they are current and meet the needs of all stakeholders.
    • Develop continuous learning tools, e-learning, Advanced Training and Experiential training as well as assessment programs to support all sales training programs and that are aligned to a brand and stakeholder needs.
    • Responsible for managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of such programs.
    • Ensure projects and materials are evaluated against and meet good training and adult learning principals and ensure all projects and materials have been through the correct regulatory review process before being delivered to field sales forces.
    • Participates and advises during Market Research, Ad Boards, Task Force, Commercial Brand Teams and Marketing Staff meetings to consult on the development of Company’s promoted products and to develop appropriate training tools that meet the needs of the assigned customer and are applicable and meet the needs of our field sales forces and are aligned with Challenger.
    • Support secondary customer by developing training tools, workshops, presentations and brand content in for all Brand outreach initiatives and for all Product Launch, Sales, and POA Meetings.
    • Take the lead in “Train-the-Trainer” programs when rolling out assigned customers training programs and materials to field sales management teams at pre-POA meetings and support as required field POA meetings.
    • Responsibilities Interaction & Collaboration level: Requires interaction with manager and director level in sales and marketing on daily to weekly basis.

    2. Vendor Management:

    • Interviews, evaluates, and selects vendors for capabilities appropriate to the development of materials to meet the needs of learning and marketing initiatives.
    • Manage vendors and projects to meet project goals and to optimize timing and budgetary requirements.
    • Responsibilities Interaction & Collaboration level: Requires interaction with vendors and key senior stakeholders at Sr manager and director level in sales, sales training, and marketing on daily to weekly basis.

    3. Special Projects and Other Departmental Support:

    • Supporting any training projects and other department initiatives, to include Senior Management Special Projects, Corporate Task Forces, Large Cross Functional Training Projects (e.g. Product Launches, New Hire Classes, Home Office Training, etc…)
    • Responsibilities Interaction & Collaboration level: Requires interaction with key senior stakeholders at director level and above cross functionally on a weekly/bi-weekly basis.

    4. Self-Development:

    • Maintains and enhances product and disease state knowledge to stay current on national sales trends and innovations to ensure the proper creation of training materials. Continuously develop and maintain latest knowledge of Challenger

    5. Integration and Sustainment of Challenger:

    • Appropriately integrate Challenger into the creation of training materials and content.
    • Ensure current training materials incorporate and align with Challenger. Develop and deploy workshops to build Challenger skills for both ongoing and ad-hoc training events.
    • Measure Challenger effectiveness and utilization in the field.
    • Responsibilities Interaction & Collaboration level: Requires interaction with manager and director level in sales and marketing on daily to weekly basis.

    Job Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferable in a life science field or adult learning.
    •  Ideally but will flex - 8+ years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience; preferable a proven track record of successful sales performance or marketing experience.
    • Ideally but will flex -4+ years training or teaching-related experience, including knowledge of adult learning principles and experience with distance learning and learning management system.
    • Strong understanding of adult learning principles, including virtual training design and delivery.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated leadership ability within the Commercial Training team.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills in order to interface effectively with various cross-functional groups.
    • Strong platform style – ability to make large group presentations at regional and national meetings.
    • Strong project management skills such as scheduling, planning, and prioritizing several diverse activities, initiatives, and projects from different individuals, groups, or departments.
    • Must have demonstrated the development of new and creative solutions to a variety of challenging problems.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,)Adobe Acrobat, WebEx and Adobe Connect.
    • Must possess the skills and ability to assimilate information to create workshop designs.
    • Travel up to 30% of the time.
    • Oncology experience required.
    • Preferred: Previous experience with Challenger

    How to Apply / Contact

    To Apply Please Visit our Web site

    www.useredge.com

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