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Sales Training and Communications Specialist

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The North America Sales Training and Communications Team develops solutions to build world class sales competencies, behaviors, and knowledge through a variety of interactive and self-driven enablement methods which equip MSI and partner sales teams in North America to exceed quota and drive business performance.
Job Description

Collaborates with team members and critical work partners to develop communicate, execute, and maintain learning plans for all our routes to market. Job activities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate to align MSI sales training strategy to MSI business priorities to help drive sales results and fuel accelerated sales growth
  • Develop effective training tactics for learning retention to help decrease sales new hire ramp up time
  • Interfaces with field sellers, Sales Specialists, and other key work partners to ensure course material is targeted, accurate and relevant
  • Curate training content, create training documentation & materials and monitor training effectiveness and course applicability
  • Help drive the structure and content of national and regional sales kickoff events
  • Develop and execute communications strategies and tactics that build awareness of our training and enable our sales reps to be successful

     

Specific Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree is required Preferred emphasis in Business, Sales, Communications or Marketing is preferred
  • 2+ years of training, project management, event planning, administrative support or related activities with proven results in completed deliverables or project
  • Strong business acumen, analysis, planning, and change leadership skills
  • Self-starter, ability to prioritize, execute and multi-task in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision 
  • Proven ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders at various levels and build trusted partner relationship
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and formal presentation communication skills
  • Proven experience communicating to senior management and advocating for key programs
  • Knowledge of Miller Heiman sales methodologies (MSI SalesWay preferred)
  •  Knowledge of MSI product, services and solutions portfolio 
  • Experience with multi-modal training delivery methods and strategies
  • Well-versed in MSI sales enablement tools and platforms
  • Change agent capable of seeing opportunity for improvement and driving execution
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a constantly changing work environment
  • Confident individual who is willing to assume responsibility
  •  Self-motivated with a high degree of drive and determination
  • Strong individual contributor and team playe
  • Adaptive and flexible (changing technologies and processes)


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2+ years experience in one of the following: training, project management, event planning, or administrative support


Travel Requirements
Under 25%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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