Learning and Development Manager
Automattic

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Headquarters: Remote
URL: https://automattic.com/work-with-us/learning-and-development-manager/

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Tumblr, Jetpack, WooCommerce, and WordPress VIP is looking for an exceptional person to help us execute on the first line of our creed, “I will never stop learning.”
As our first Learning and Development Specialist, you will identify, design, and implement processes that help Automatticians learn the right things faster. “I will never stop learning” is the first tenant of our creed, and learning has a uniquely strong emphasis within Automattic. As such, you will have broad latitude to improve our coaching and professional development programs, influence our performance management processes, and design cultural practices and feedback loops that promote learning. This role is not focused on designing content or curriculum but the organizational processes that improve the rate that Automatticans learn and become more effective. You will report to our Chief Implementer of Learning and Development and work closely with them in every aspect of the role, helping to scale the Learning and Development organization. 

ABOUT YOU
You have been personally responsible for implementing processes across a diversity of teams and functions, and proactively analyzing the results via qualitative and quantitative methods. You have evaluated initiatives based on their impact on employee performance, not just tactical metrics like course attendance. You are extremely organized and detail oriented. You can take a high level strategic plan and fill out the details that it needs to be successful. You have experience convincing stakeholders to work with you who have their own priorities and may not initially want to prioritize your objectives.
You almost always hit your deadlines, and if something out of your control prevents you from doing so, you communicate proactively so those depending on you can also adjust. You communicate clearly and concisely through writing. The majority of our communication at Automattic happens via Slack or our internal wiki. You’re naturally curious and genuinely passionate about the prospect of having such broad influence on a company that’s building the future of work. 
Responsibilities Include:

Requirements:

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter. Applications without these questions answered will not be considered:

  1. Describe how you’ve evaluated the success or failure of 2 initiatives you’ve recently worked on, as well as the next steps taken after the evaluation.

  2. Describe a process you’ve personally undertaken to learn something challenging and the outcome. 

  3. What’s a question you have for us?

To apply: https://automattic.com/work-with-us/learning-and-development-manager/

Posted almost 2 years ago