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Learning and Development Specialist

Vistage Worldwide
San Diego, CA 92121
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As the Learning & Development Specialist, youll report to our Director of Learning & Department and partner with the entire L&D team, cross-functional team members, and subject matter experts to coordinate and manage our learning programs for our global communities. Our learning programs consist of live, blended, and online learning models. To excel in this role, you will utilize skills in written communication, event support, learning management system support, logistics, capacity planning, and strong project management. There is an element of creativity in creating learning aids for virtual projects and programs. Were looking for someone who is a team player, detail-oriented, and has a genuine drive to make an impact.


Vistage is the worlds largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize business (SMB) leaders. We offer the most effective approach for SMB enterprises to achieve better results and grow faster as well as for SMB leaders to maximize their impact.

The 45,000+ members we serve are CEOs, owners and executives of SMB organizations located across the US and in 35 counties around the world. These SMB executives typically spend a day or more with Vistage every month to immerse themselves in our comprehensive platform for making better decisions, getting better results and becoming better leaders. Our platform features three core elements: valuable perspectives from a trusted group of peers, professional guidance and meeting facilitation from an accomplished business leader (the Chair), and deep insights from subject matter experts.

Vistage was founded more than 65 years ago and weve grown every year since then by innovating to stay on the cutting-edge of business and being relentless in delivering value to our members. Our success is demonstrated by the fact that Vistage member companies grow 2.2 times faster than non-Vistage peer companies. Learn more about us at www.vistage.com.


Vistages success is anchored by a unique culture which reinforces employee commitment to the Vistage mission. It is a spirit of collective success and achievement which is also reflected in our workplace. Heres a sample of the employee experience that helps drive our success:

  • Welcome to our home. Our US headquarters sits in the heart of San Diegos UTC area. It features an open, modern aesthetic with lots of collaboration spaces, free lattes and Kombucha on tap! From our San Diego base, we collaborate with colleagues based across the country and around the world.
  • We sweat the details. Our onsite gym is decked out with Peloton bikes, a Mirror workout system and plenty of other equipment to keep your workout challenging and fresh. On-site yoga classes, chair massages and smoothie days also help to keep us focused and healthy!
  • We invest in your career. Each employee has an actionable career progression plan developed through individual collaboration with their manager. We focus on promoting from within and employee progression plans are complemented by all-staff development days held in our state-of-the-art learning center as well as access to tons of individualized development resources and a tuition reimbursement program.
  • We invest in you. Our employee benefits program is one of the most generous youll find. Fully-paid healthcare is provided for employees through Anthem Blue Cross along with access to dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Take care of your financial future with 401(k) matching funds eligibility after your first month as an employee and utilize the free individual investment counseling we provide to help you grow the money youve saved. Youll also start with 16 days of paid time off per year to allow you to relax and recharge . . . employees receive additional annual paid days off based on tenure.
  • We keep it fun! Whether youre enjoying our summer baseball outing, unwinding during an employee happy hour or toasting your co-workers at our epic annual holiday party, youll see that we take having fun as seriously as helping our members succeed! The office vibe is business casual with flexible schedules along with freedom to work from home in bunny slippers if thats your thing! We value mutual respect and laughter . . . we hate stiff formality. Youll have regular access to Vistage executivesour CEO even buys everyone doughnuts several times a year to fuel his informal employee chats!

Vistages culture and sense of mission drives employee loyalty: more than half of our staff has been with the company for five years or longer. Are you ready to start your Vistage journey?


  • Organizing: Applies a variety of organizing, scheduling, and project management skills to collaboratively plan, report against and execute a wide variety of learning projects, participants and events.
  • Communications: Supports learning constituents as they move through learning paths. Communicates with learners to provide information, instructions, and other methods to prepare for educational programming. Communicates with cross functional departments to support alignment on strategic projects.
  • Event Support: Supports event logistics and planning. Creates, maintains, and disseminates rosters and materials for events to instructors, L&D team, and other stakeholders. Assists in the preparation and set up of learning events (both live and virtual). Arrives at learning site in advance of programs to ensure that event logistics and planning are executed as planned; attends events to oversee smooth program operation; remains on-site to conclusion of programs. Willing and able to produce Zoom learning environments including screen sharing, running polls, managing breakouts, etc.
  • Learning Management System Support: Supports the Learning Management System (LMS). Works with L&D team to organize, structure, upload, and update content as needed.
  • Logistics & Capacity Planning: Collaborates with the L&D team to address learning capacity issues and scheduling learning events. Assists in the preparation and set up of these virtual learning events.
  • Project Management: Supports L&D team with project management of existing and new learning programs. Leverages technology to drive automation of program tasks, such as Asana to reduce resource costs and increase efficiency.
  • Team Support: Willing to support any team member with any administrative tasks.
  • Creativity: Assists with development of communications and learning aids for virtual projects and programs. Develops/creates training manuals, learning modules, and course materials for live and virtual projects and programs and in support of & collaboration with other team members.


  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about learning; embrace change and innovative thinking, while being thoughtful about learner needs, and is committed to own professional growth.
  • Experience in the administration of learning or corporate events, including event planning, scheduling, and execution in collaboration with a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to work with a variety of programs and projects to produce highly professional outcomes in verbal, virtual and written formats.
  • Able to work with subject matter experts to create content and plan learning events.
  • Proven capability to produce timely and accurate reports, announcements and communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology for project and program administration.
  • Strong interest in the field of education, learning and development, as measured by education and/or experience in academic or corporate education environments. Ideally would love a candidate who has a desire to pursue a career in Learning and Development.


Bachelors degree in Learning & Development or a related field. Comparable work experience within the discipline can be substituted for actual degree completion.

2+ years in corporate work environment, ideally from a corporate learning and development department


$65,000 - $74,000


Posted: 2023-05-08 Expires: 2023-06-10

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