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30 Apr 2013

Full-Time Instructional Designer (Dallas, TX)

Interstate Batteries – Posted by TechWhirl Dallas, Texas, United States

Job Description

If you’ve been looking for an Outrageously Dependable company where character counts, then you’re home. Interstate Batteries, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, built its reputation on a great automotive battery, but look how much we’ve grown over the past 60 years! We now offer more than 16,000 portable power solutions and accessories throughout North America, Australia, the Caribbean and Latin America. Take charge of your future and see if you have what it takes to be one of our 1,600 specially selected Team Members. 
Interstate Batteries is looking for an Instructional Designer and Communications Specialist to define requirements and develop training material for distribution through internal online channels as well as through live, interactive sessions with Interstate Batteries personnel and field-based Distributors.  Market IQ, the Interstate Batteries sales, marketing and business intelligence program, serves our home office and our Distributors with best of breed technologies including, MicroStrategies, Informatica and Esri in order to optimize Distributor sales and operations.  This is a key position, helping enhance / encourage adoption of new tools and processes that will enable Interstate Batteries’ aggressive growth plans and support hundreds of Distributors. 

What you’ll be doing:


The Instructional Design and Communications Specialist for Market IQ (MIQ) will lead adult-learning initiatives in support of Home Office and Distributor usage of MIQ tools.  This will include the development of training modules based on:

  • Identification of training needs and requirements necessary to deliver on business needs
  • Design and development of interactive training sessions, professional materials and blended solutions
  • Delivery of training sessions to both Home Office stakeholders to actual Distributor users
  • Ability to develop and deliver adult-learning concepts / material to a broad range of users ranging from highly-skilled early adopters to more reticent occasional computer users
  • Development of concise, impactful communications tailored to specific audience groups
  • Development and coordination of departmental communications and related project management



What this position requires:

  • Bachelors degree required with 5 years of instructional design experience
  • Solid background in both Instructor Led and eLearning development
  • Ability to develop training programs that provide great learning and are visually exciting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated; works well in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Attention to detail in producing, writing, proofing all course materials to ensure consistency to standards
  • Intermediate-Advanced proficiency in eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate and Captivate
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office tools


Ultimately, this person will develop and lead training for the Market IQ program while modeling Interstate Batteries’ core values to manifest a philosophy of “communication from Distributors/to Distributors”, increasing overall credibility of the MIQ toolset.  The target candidate must be comfortable in a dynamic, changing environment.  This candidate must be skilled in creating order within chaos and experienced in driving delivery to plan.


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Outstanding Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Lead technology teams in an environment that stresses work / life balance
  • Enjoy what you do by joining a company that has been voted one of the, “Top 100 places to work” by the Dallas Morning News
  • Work w/ latest technologies and lead Interstate Batteries technology vision


If you are an exceptional Instructional Designer, looking for a challenging new position, please apply to this amazing opportunity.


Job Categories: Information Design and Instructional Design. Job Types: Full-Time.

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