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Ameriprise Financial Sales Training Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


Job Description:

Provide business-specific training and development services through a team of training professionals. Consult with business leaders to determine training needs and translate into effective training programs. Develop metrics for measuring the success of training as translated to business results. Develop, validate and test new training initiatives in advance of broad distribution.



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Full-Time / Part-Time:

Full time

About Our Company:

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you’ll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sales and products background in financial service industry

  • Strategic problem-solving entrepreneur

  • Previous experience working on a sales desk

  • 3-5 years experience in developing and delivering training programs to adult learners.

Line of Business:

US Asset Management

Posting Title:

Sales Training Manager


  • Actively lead the training process including assessment, development and delivery of training services. Observe, coach and recognize team members conducting assessment, development and delivery tasks. Accountable for review and testing training in advance of rollout; ensuring high quality learning solutions are in place.

  • Lead the development and delivery of training to new hire and veteran employees in the department. Training is generally specific to departmental processes and procedures, systems, regulations, but may also cover other developmental needs areas that are more general. Delivery of learning solutions to all business partners including field partners.

  • Represent the department or business partners on companywide training initiatives and strategies. Set strategy and approaches to ensure consistent high-quality learning experience across the firm. Influence business partners to implement learning approaches that positively impact business and individual performance measures.

  • Coach and mentor trainers in improving their training design, development and delivery skills. Utilize performance management techniques and practices in building a highly effective training team.

  • Consult with business line partners to assess and understand business needs related to training; translate business needs into clear deliverables for the training team and coach the team to address the identified training needs. Develop key success metrics and measures results of training on business performance.

  • Work effectively across the learning team to ensure facilitation, evaluation and performance management best practices are reinforced.

Recruiting Location:

Boston, Massachusetts

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Effective training methodologies including adult learning theory, instructional design, needs assessment tools, & training evaluation methods.

  • Demonstrated skills in building effective business consulting relationships, Ability to create and articulate a training strategy.

  • Ability to effectively influence business leaders to implement training that drives business performance.

  • Experience in either direct supervision or coaching of learning development teams. Proven project management & problem-solving skills.

  • Highly effective writing and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage and execute multiple on-going projects

  • Series 7 (or SIE and Series 7 top off exam) or the ability to obtain within a defined period of time

Job Family Group:

Human Capital