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Manager, Training

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Job ID: 13715
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: Aug 21, 2023

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Job Description



The purpose of this job is to help drive organizational performance through learning and organizational development efforts such as: creating and maintaining learning materials, advising on learning & development strategic initiatives, delivering instructor led activities in person and virtually and completing administrator activities including building courses and activities, engineering virtual classrooms and meetings, cataloging and providing attendance and completion metrics, and coordinating and tracking development activities.


  • Assist in the creation, delivery and maintenance of training materials for various areas including leadership development, new-hire training, professional development, and others, including in-person and online training and other resources. Coordinate activities and functions to ensure the objectives for each program are accomplished in line with established priorities, timelines, funding limitations and other specifications
  • Conduct program tracking, analysis & reporting, and implementation of processes and/or improvements to ensure successful and sustainable deployment of programs
  • Support training and development activities through coordination, planning, scheduling, and tracking
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure materials within the talent/learning management system are up-to-date and maintained appropriately
  • Catalog and provide attendance and completion metrics as needed
  • Engage and enjoy learning activities so as to continue personal growth
  • Create multi-media content including written, audio, video, and photography
  • Manage various pre-existing learning programs
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or 4 years of equivalent work experience), preferably in Organizational Behavior, Education, Training & Development, or related field.
  • 2 years of relevant work experience (in addition to degree or years of previous experience), preferably within talent development, organizational development, or similar field
  • Intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft suite of products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Novice proficiency with Adobe products (Photoshop, etc.)

Why Guitar Center? Here's just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave--take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.

Pay Rate: $60,000 - $70,000/yr depending on background and experience.

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

About Guitar Center

Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

Why join us?

With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music.

Love this gig and want to apply?

Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations!

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

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