Talent Development Specialist

Human Resources Chicago, Illinois Alpharetta, Georgia Rochester Hills, Michigan


You believe that talent development is the key to creating a great employee experience. You want to build a career in HR focused on training, talent management, and employee engagement. You’re the Talent Development Specialist that Genuine Cable Group (GCG) is looking for.

This role can be 100% remote or hybrid based in any of our major locations, including Chicago, IL; Rochester Hills, MI; or Atlanta, GA.

Position Summary:

In this role, you will help manage the company’s learning and development resources and programs. This includes LMS administration; training event management duties; owning the training and employee engagement survey processes; curating existing LMS content and creating new e-learning and ILT/VILT content using rapid course authoring tools; market learning resources throughout the company; and working with HR and Marketing leaders to enhance the employment brand online and through social media. There may also be opportunities to deliver content live, both in-person as well as virtually (through Microsoft Teams, WebEx, etc.)

About Genuine Cable Group (GCG)

At Genuine Cable Group, We Make Connections Possible!  We are a leading distributor of wire, cable, industrial automation, and connectivity solutions serving a wide variety of industries through a Service-oriented, Responsive, and Values-Focused approach that consistently exceeds customer expectations.  Our mission is to provide our customers quickly and comprehensively with the right wire, cable, industrial automation, and connectivity solutions while adhering to our core values of integrity, ethics, and respect for our customer base, fellow associates, and supplier partners. 

With ten premier brands in our product suite and distribution facilities that span North America, we are rapidly expanding across new and existing markets, and we are seeking talented professionals to join us in that rapid expansion!

What You’ll Do:

  • Write, publish, and distribute all communications regarding training resources and events, announcements from the Talent team, and other HR communications as necessary
  • Create and maintain the corporate learning and development calendar
  • Manage communications and training needs related to the company performance management program
  • Serve as primary administrator for the Learning Management System (LMS), currently ADP
  • Provide light project management support for vendor engagements related to projects owned by the Talent team/Director of Talent
  • Partner with Talent  Acquisition and Marketing teams to enhance digital visibility of company brand, employment opportunities, etc.; maintain social media presence specific to employee experience and recruiting
  • Design, develop, and launch video/e-learning to support key learning and development initiatives
  • Schedule, plan, and manage in-person and virtual training events

 What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, I/O psychology, communications, education, or similar field (required)
  • 2+ years of experience in human resources, preferably in a talent management role (e.g., learning and development, leadership development, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems/candidate relationship management systems, HRIS, talent acquisition tools, and social media
  • Demonstrated understanding of employment law as relevant to interviewing and hiring processes
  • Proficiency in a variety of software applications, including rapid e-learning authoring tools such as Articulate Rise 360, Captivate, Camtasia, or similar, and MS Office Suite; experience using photo editor/social media graphics platforms (e.g., Canva) a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; previous experience delivering webinars and facilitating virtual events preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines

Genuine Cable Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

These duties and responsibilities are judged to be "essential functions" in terms of the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed by such a person.