21 days old

Instructional Designer - Contractor

Morrisville, NC 27560
If you are passionate about making an impact, innately curious, and ready to hit the ground running, this role may be just what you are looking for.

This position will be based in our Morrisville, NC office and will work directly with our Sales Enablement Team. This is a full-time contract opportunity and all candidates will be required to work on-site for a minimum of three days a week. 

In this role, you will be responsible for designing and developing training for internal employees; ensure that the training addresses all levels of customer needs for a variety of modalities (ex. classroom, e-learning).  You will interface with subject matter experts and stakeholders to assess training requirements and specifications.

  • Follow instructional design methodologies (ex. ADDIE/SAM) and utilize adult learning theories to design, develop and evaluate training and assessments; assess skill gaps and propose training solutions for internal teams
  • Assist in the development of training curriculum to support the sales organization 
  • Collaborate with SMEs and stake holders to design and create storyboards for the development of e-Learning modules
  • Design interactive learning materials, including: e-Learning modules, videos, software simulations, games, just in time training, quizzes, etc.
  • Develop eLearning modules using Articulate Storyline 360; quality test to ensure functionality and accuracy, work with SMEs on efficient review and feedback
  • Provide quality analysis and proofreading/editing on completed deliverables 
  • Research and identify photo and image assets to be utilized in training projects
  • Assist in coordination and execution of live training events, including recording webinars via zoom and posting on the LMS
Preferred Skills
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing environment 
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional SMEs to facilitate projects
  • Ability to be participative, integrate in the culture and bring new ideas to the table
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and handle changing priorities in a timely fashion
  • Possess a strong attention to detail
  • Highly independent, self-starter, great team player
  • Being able to understand complex technical ideas and communicate them interactively and visually to varying audiences
  • BS, BA or equivalent from an accredited 4-year university or college is required; degree or coursework in Instructional Design is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as an instructional designer/e-learning developer
  • Proficiency with Articulate Storyline, MS Power Point, MS Word, MS Excel is required.  Utilization of Zoom, Slack and similar platforms will be required for this role.
  • Experience working with graphics and videos is a plus
  • Experience designing e-Learning modules for corporate training is required; experience designing corporate training courses within the technology and/or digital industries is a plus
  • Experience working within commercial operations at a corporation; i.e. sales, marketing, operations, human resources, etc., is a plus 
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks as needed


Valassis, a Vericast business, is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries, and RetailMeNot Everyday is its consumer brand. Its signature Have You Seen Me? program delivers hope to missing children and their families. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.



Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 



Posted: 2020-03-13 Expires: 2020-04-12

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