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VP, Sales Trainer

Job ID: R-012766 Date posted: 02/19/2021 Primary Location CA-San Diego Other Locations CA-Remote

Do you have a passion for designing and delivering training to sales professionals?

Are you excited about the opportunity to maximize our sales team’s effectiveness through training and development?

Are you someone who thrives in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment?


If so, the VP, Sales Trainer may be the opportunity for you!

LPL Financial is looking for a highly creative individual to spearhead our efforts in Sales training for our Business Development group.  As the VP Sales Trainer, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and facilitating sales training courses and offerings that build skills and capabilities that drive business results.

The ideal candidate will be able to design sales training courses, formulate teaching outlines and determine instructional methods such as individual training, instructor led group instruction, virtual training, workshops, lectures, demonstrations meetings, simulations, and e-learning. This position will require up to 50% of travel.

What You Will Do:

  • Design, implement and manage educational programs for our sales team using industry best practices, continuously develop new approaches and techniques

  • Work closely with sales team to identify the challenges they face on-the-job and create tools and materials to increase productivity

  • Create a best in class onboarding experience for new sales team members

  • Closely monitor the team’s progress to goals, identify any skills gaps and customize training materials to meet the needs of the individual or team

  • Evaluate sales team performance to ensure incorporation of taught techniques

  • Collect feedback from sales team on training effectiveness

  • Report out to senior leadership on impact of the training programs

  • Accomplishes the organization’s mission by completing related tasks as needed

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world class training program. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.

What skills, experiences and/or education is required?

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 7+ years of experience in instructional development, adult learning theory, and/or sales training

  • Hands on-experience in a sales position is a plus

  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred

  • Experience using Microsoft Office as well as e-learning software

  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills

  • Must have a high level of self-awareness and ability to read the audience and adapt style as needed

  • Ability to build rapport quickly with internal sales team through understanding the individual and team’s unique needs

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously.  Learn more here!

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here.

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously. Learn more here

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lpl.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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