HomeAway is hiring a

Training Specialist

Austin, United States
Full-Time
Training Specialist

HomeAway Global Customer Experience is seeking a Training Specialist for our Education and Knowledge Management Team.  The primary responsibility is designing and delivering learning solutions to our customer service representatives.   We are looking for someone who’s  creative, resourceful, great at figuring out technical details, and who has an affinity for delivering a great product to a diverse environment on time and sometimes under time constraints.

Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with internal Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Customer Experience leadership, product and product marketing teams to design and develop training plans and schedules for a global audience
- Review and revise all training and content based on vendor feedback and product updates
- Create digital interactive content such as e-learning, system simulations and surveys
- Manage training dates for on-time delivery based on deadlines and priorities

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree required in Instructional Systems Design or Instructional Technology; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
- Knowledge of a Call Center environment and the needs of customer service representatives
- 2 years of experience creating training materials for online and in-person delivery using a broad range of tools and technology
- Knowledge of instructional design methodology and adult learning principles
- Capable of managing and making rapid progress on multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to develop relationships with subject matter experts, gather and organize necessary information, and produce quality training materials
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment
- Flexibility and ability to be a team player are critical
- Ability to travel internationally up to 10%

Benefits:
- Highly Competitive Pay
- Target Annual Bonus
- 4 weeks Paid Vacation
- Great Medical & Dental Plans
- Employee Purchase Discount Plan
- Discounted vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
- Free drinks & snacks
- Weekly company update talks with our leadership team
- Free Listing on HomeAway.com
- Discounted Metro Bus & Rail pass
- Electronic adjustable stand up desk
- Casual dress code

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