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Learning & Development Specialist

Party City Corporation
Rockaway, New Jersey 07866


The Learning & Development Specialist works as part of the Human Resources Department. Design, develop and administer impactful learning experiences, programs and materials to help support and increase overall business results. Ideal candidates should be proficient in communication and implementation of learning content that maximizes associate performance and aligns with company objectives and goals.

Expected Work -Primary Goals

  • Identify target audience needs and creates engaging learning solutions and compelling course content that enhances retention growth and development of associates
  • Design, script and develop effective learning solutions with a global reach that set the standard for consistent training within the organization—including facilitator-led experiences, mobile / e-learning experiences, and job aids. Ability to determine best delivery and media methods based on coursework and audience.
  • Recommend and coordinate updates to existing training material to ensure continuous improvement of learning content and delivery techniques.
  • Analyze training project requests, and identify learning objectives, instructional design solutions to close performance gaps
    • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure content is accurate and thorough
    • Utilize a blended learning approach, including print, audio, visual, and multimedia. Select the appropriate format for the target audience or content.
    • Evaluate and confirm learning objectives and program results through ongoing needs assessments

Performance Measures/Outcomes

  • Reduce turnover; improve culture and morale
  • On-boarding, first year retention and transition management
  • Meet deliverables and deadlines
  • Learning Management participation reporting


  • Instructional design capability, with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Adult Learning Principles and adult learning
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Sense of urgency, flexibility, ability to multi-task
  • Energy and enthusiasm - a passion for teaching, leading and coaching.
  • Experience with facilitation to different audiences and group sizes


  • Willingness to LearnIntellectually curious, Self-aware, Open and receptive to feedback. Actively work to continuously improve.
  • Results FocusedConsistently among top performers; get important things done. Put customer first when making decisions or forming a plan.
  • Strategic AgilityUnderstand key relationships relevant to achieving short and long term objectives. Use data and business acumen to make good decisions. Analytical.
  • Develops Others – Develop talent by setting stretch goals and assignments. Coach and provide feedback. Build great teams.
  • Energizes Others -- Has high energy and passion. Is influential, collaborative and adaptable to the needs of others
  • Champions Change -- Not satisfied with the status quo. Offer compelling ideas to advance the business. Lead change from the front.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience considered in:instructional design, facilitation, people management, coaching and development
  • Deliver superior quality of work
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Articulate 360 (Storyline, Studio, Replay)
  • Retail experience a plus


Posted: 2019-09-13 Expires: 2019-10-13

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Learning & Development Specialist

Party City Corporation
Rockaway, New Jersey 07866

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