Senior Training Specialist at BigCommerce

| Austin
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BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2019 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Senior Training Specialist. Reporting to our Director of Learning and Organizational Development, you are a key member of a team of trainers. As such, you are responsible for the delivery and maintenance of training content for both internal and external users. This role consistently interacts with our merchants, agency partners, and BigCommerce employees. The ideal candidate is a talented educator and facilitator, a leader in both example and instruction, passionate about driving results, providing exceptional value to all stakeholders, and contributing eLearning and in person instruction for our merchants, partners, and BigCommerce employees. By serving as an expert at explaining often complex, technical solutions in a way that connects with learners of all levels of experience, you will be instrumental to your customers’ success.

What You’ll Do

  • Use expert platform and third party application knowledge to customize and deliver virtual and in person training globally on the behalf of BigCommerce for Professional Services & Agency partners (Store Set Up and Management; API & Developer; Design & Integration)
  • Instruct our highest valued merchant on all aspects of the BigCommerce platform; including customized and third party solutions
  • Managing training action plans with enterprise merchants, agency partners, Professional Services, and sales before, during, and after learning sessions.
  • Work with the L&D and Professional Services teams to manage scheduling and administration of training - including Learning Management System administration - for BigCommerce customers who have purchased Education Services packaged offerings
  • Key member of a team ofAct as a team lead for trainers providing new hire and continuing education to BigCommerce staff on processes, product, competitive knowledge, and soft skills necessary to achieve success 
  • Produce training materials as appropriate and amend and revise materials as necessary in order to adapt to processes and product changes, including scripting and storyboarding eLearning and video projects
  • Evaluate learning content and make recommendations about best delivery models
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the BigCommerce platform features, benefits and differentiators
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all key stakeholders; in particular Professional Services, Sales, and Agency partner teams
  • Continuously discover and implement new learning techniques and industry best practices to maximize efficiency and drive learning through engaging, instructive, and professional training
  • Works closely with, mentors, develops and coaches L&D trainers via in-person meetings and remotely monitors performance metrics
  • Provides input to the Director of Learning & Organizational Development on employee performance, individual struggles, unique strengths, and overall morale; provide reporting and analysis on key performance metrics on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Active participant in interview team for new team members as needed
  • Handle other supervisory and reporting tasks as assigned

Who You Are

  • 5-7 years combined experience in SaaS platforms; ideally with a focus in one or more of the following areas: product training (strongly preferred), customer service, content creation, development, or instructional design
  • Firm understanding of the BigCommerce platform and the associated partners and players within the eCommerce ecosystem
  • Passion for creating and delivering training content that utilizes cutting-edge adult learning theory methodologies and best practices
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, particularly with regard to accuracy, timeliness, persuasiveness, collaboration across a global, matrixed organizations, and adapting and scaling training initiatives to large groups across multiple locations
  • Confidence and courage to work with all internal and external stakeholders; from C-Suite to individual contributor
  • Excellent organizational skills (i.e. particularly with regard to managing your projects and time independently in ambiguous and/or rapidly changing environments)
  • Ability to work independently and use critical-thinking skills to develop solutions and make sound decisions
  • Ability to work with and coordinate demands from multiple internal stakeholders in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and become a subject matter expert on concepts, technology, and learning techniques
  • Willingness to travel (50%) - Globally

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ErlangLanguages
    • Objective -CLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AjaxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • jQueryFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Our HQ is set amongst trees and nature trails in the beautiful hills of Austin. We also have a location downtown at 211 E 7th St Suite 500, 78701.

What are BigCommerce Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
We encourage our employees to give back to our local communities through volunteer work. BigCommerce provides two paid Charity/Volunteering Leave days per calendar year to all permanent employees.
Partners with Nonprofits
Each year, the BC family partners with Partnerships for Children to help kids in the Austin area who have been taken from their homes and are living in protective custody during the holidays.
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
We empower employees to define our culture in the areas of Wellness, Community/Volunteering and Team Building through our BigCommerce Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Open Door Policy
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
National United HealthCare PPO & HDHP plan options with deductibles as low as $500, coverage up to 100% for in-network services and low monthly premiums
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Subsidized placement services for child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company Sponsored Family Events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Cross Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within
Mentorship program
Career mentorship is available.
Continuing Education Stipend
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams. Competitive compensation packages. Pet Insurance. Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one. Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrued time off policy for hourly team members. Employee-driven team building activities like hackathons, paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, movie nights, river floats, etc. Peer to peer rewards and recognition program. Paid parental leave and adoption assistance for new parents. Employer-paid life insurance and disability coverage. Educational assistance for qualified pre- and post-grad courses.

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