GORDON FOOD SERVICE Sales Trainer in Imperial, Pennsylvania

The Sales Trainer Conducts training for Gordon Food Service Division personnel with a heavy focus on sales and training the Customer Development Specialist (CDS). Determines needs, prepares course materials and facilitates presentation materials. Follows up on effectiveness of programs to reviews appropriateness of materials. Essential Functions: * Partners with division leadership and employees to assess development needs and desired performance improvements * Utilizes Gordon Food Service learning and development resources to help employees improve performance * Collaborates with Home Office Training teams to identify solutions and develop plans to meet needs * Establishes yearly training plan to meet divisional training and development needs * Delivers Gordon Food Service sales training and tracks in LMS * Evaluates training effectiveness * Provides expertise and training to others utilizing the learning management system (LMS). * Coordinates and schedules training activities to maximize human capital and physical resource utilization. * Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: * Knowledge of adult learning theory * Ability to communicate effectively with excellent presentation skills * Ability to analyze complex problems/situations and provide recommendations and solutions * Ability to translate strategic initiatives into concrete objectives and action plans * Ability to develop presentations, and skill using audio/visual equipment for presentations * Ability to communicate and present material in a clear, concise manner * Ability to interact with all levels of management to facilitate group discussions and convey company programs and training * Knowledge of current industry trends Equipment / Tools / Technology: * Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentations, email, and Internet software applications. * Learning Management System knowledge and skill * Audio Visual equipment, including overhead projectors * Laptop computer and basic office equipment Minimum Years of Experience: * Two years previous communications or training and development experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us! Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process. Benefits We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! Click here for more details. Want to Learn More About Gordon Food Service? Check Us Out: Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a q