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Senior Trainer - Vaco

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Senior Trainer
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Job Description

Vaco is laser‐focused on finding the perfect fit between individuals and companies and peopled it with A‐ players who wanted the freedom to use their talents without being trapped in the wrong corporate structure.  

Vaco is a different kind of company – one with an uncommon culture, an empowered and entrepreneurial environment where the best and the brightest can come and spend the rest of their spirited careers, fulfilling their professional and financial potential. Vaco offers its team members the opportunity to be great in their own unique way and to work on a team where everyone is proud to wear the jersey.   


The Senior Trainer & Developer is the voice of learning at Vaco. From program and content development to training and coaching all our fellow Vaconians. The Senior Trainer & Developer will report to Vaco’s VP of Sales & Training.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  

This is not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.  

  • Develop performance training/coaching cadence in assigned programs, regions, or roles.  
  • Work with leaders to understand the largest skill gaps and biggest opportunities for improvement. 
  • Deliver outstanding training and workshops focused on building strong team members and drive results. 
  • Engage with the field to understand market trends, economic challenges or opportunities, and areas for enhancement. 
  • Provide continuous feedback, reporting and ongoing communication of progress to leadership. 
  • Help design, build, and format documents to deliver best-in-class/cutting-edge training. 
  • Develop and deliver content for assigned programs that can include onboarding, leveling up, Kickoffs, Regional sessions and other events to improve individual and team results. 
  • Facilitate one to one and group coaching and role-play either virtually or in person to drive continual learning and up-skilling of techniques and accurate use of tools. 
  • Ensure consistent application of methodology and find opportunities for enhancements in existing training content to drive adoption. 
  • Responsible for event post-mortem forensics and regular debrief process on workshop results and continuous enhancement. 
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization including Management, Operations, and HR to institutionalize a coaching methodology, develop accountability in the field and clear opportunities to improve results of individuals. 
  • Provides recommendations on enablement success measurement, closed-loop reporting, and ensure effective delivery of such. 
  • Delivers ongoing reinforcement and reporting on program results. 

Desired Competencies and Skills: 

  • Great Communicator: Speaks in a clear, confident, and engaging style as to be understood and compelling 
  • Integrity: Leads by example in words and actions 
  • Mental Agility: Can easily pivot talking points or direction based on circumstances  
  • Active Listener: Practices hearing the message intended by those communicating with 
  • Emotional Intelligence: Maintains a high level of self‐awareness and the ability to appropriately identify, manage, and respond to the emotions of yourself and others; able to read others 
  • Quick to Establish Trust: Uses humility and understanding to build trust with those involved in training and coaching 
  • Written Communication: Develops written communication that is clear, concise, grammatical, and engaging and has a passion for translating data into visually consumable content. 
  • Adaptability: Responds to changes, delays, or unexpected events in a positive manner; adapts working style to best fit a given situation 
  • Leadership: Self‐directed with an innate drive to succeed; confident and resilient; accepts feedback with a desire for continuous improvement 
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances 
  • Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently  


Technical Skills: 

  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite  
  • Experience with SharePoint, LMS platforms and/or eLearning authoring tools a plus  


Basic Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to connect with employees at all levels of the organization. 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of both sales and recruiting. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace. 
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced constantly evolving business and work environment while handling multiple priorities. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite  


Educational Requirements: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the staffing industry 
  • Bachelor’s degree required  
  • Marketing degree a plus 


Schedule Requirements: 

  • Ability to work nights/weekends as needed   
  • Approximately 20-50% of work time traveling (based on location).  


Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds unaided  

Vaco, LLC (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and is committed to providing a transparent notice of our Notice at Collection and Privacy Policy for California Residents. This Notice and Privacy Policy for California Residents applies solely to those who reside in the State of California (“consumers” or “you”).  For additional details, click here.

California residents may also access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees.

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco Headquarters Location

Walnut Creek, CA

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Vaco Company Size

Between 2 - 10 employees

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