Communication & Training Specialist

Omaha, Nebraska 68114

Posted: 11/18/18 Category: Professional Job Number: 7168

Position Title: Communication & Training Specialist
Job Location:  Omaha, Nebraska  
Interview Expectations:  Unspecified
Local Candidate: Candidate must sit in Omaha & request is limited to local Candidates

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communication and Training
  • Prepares agenda items and communication material for a variety of meetings; prepares charts and statistical information as needed
  • Researches and drafts written content for internal newsletters, brochures, flyers, websites, and general communication materials.
  • Develops procedures, manuals and/or visual aids to meet objectives of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Develop and/or create software simulations, videos, podcasts, job aids, e-learning modules a range of alternatives to instructor-led training
  • Serves as a trusted resource and ensures communication and training materials, plans and/or programs reflect business needs and organizational readiness of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Proactively collaborates and communicates with appropriate internal/external stakeholders to address more complex communication and training gaps to optimize organizational performance.

Project Management
  • Supports and participates in collaborating with and leveraging key internal relationships, departments and divisions, to meet end-user needs
  • Uncovers issues and suggests and implements changes to procedures, processes and plans to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Actively contributes to the strategy of the project team
  • Articulates and advocates for the work of the project
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) or responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

ADDITIONAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.
  • Remains current in profession and industry trends.
  • Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement- Learning new skills, procedures and processes
  • Performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • 4 Year/Bachelor’ s Degree (Degree in English, Communication, or Training Development preferred) or equivalent work experience (5-7 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)
  • Functional knowledge aligned with area of expertise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, including the ability to interact with general partners and other leaders of the firm
  • Demonstrates personal initiative, strong interpersonal and advanced project management skills
  • Demonstrates organization and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Group Protection products and concepts, practices and procedures used in the industry highly desired
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications and SharePoint
  • Knowledgeable in the use of e-learning tools
  • Demonstrated experience in virtual training methods including WebEx and video software preferred
  • Drives performance targets to completion

Additional Job Requirements: 
  • Specialist will be responsible for creating PowerPoint decks for the Project Lead to use to communicate project results and status to senior executives.
  • Sample powerpoint will be required during the interview process.
  • Experience with Captivate is highly preferred
  • Advance knowledge of PowerPoint
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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