Morgan Stanley is seeking a professional to join their Talent Development Team. Talent Development is responsible for strategizing, designing, creating, and evaluating employee training for internal clients at all levels. Specific content areas include leadership, management and professional development. The role is based in New York, and liaises globally.
This position is primarily responsible for content creation in multiple modalities – including the writing of facilitator-led workshops, facilitator guides, direct mail training, webinars and homepage content – and for content management.
– Analyzes content need verses content available, and recommends solutions to resolve discrepancies
– Designs, writes and/or edits employee development content liaising with the global team to ensure consistency of strategy and materials
– Writes briefing materials for HR Coverage clients
– Researches, evaluates and recommends new external sources of employee development content
– Maintains relationships with key vendors and content providers
– Acts as a conduit between Morgan Stanley, and outside development academics and subject matter experts
– Leads projects from inception through implementation
– Responds to, and resolves, employee queries around content-related issues/questions
– Remains aware of key trends and thinking in the field of training & development, and adult learning via ongoing reading, networking, and benchmarking of comparable companies
– Excellent writer with the desire to create practical, engaging and enduring development content that clients can readily identify with, and learn from – and which can positively impact business results
– A self-starter, can synthesize complex theoretical constructs into content that’s easy-to-understand and commercial
– Able to manage multiple global projects simultaneously, calmly, and inclusively
– Able to motivate people and gain consensus on design visions across matrix structures
– Strong attention to detail
– Manages ambiguity and change
-Exhibits passion about user experiences, adult learning, and financial services
· 5+ years writing professionally
· 5+ years in Talent / Leadership Development and/or Instructional Design preferably within a corporate or financial services environment
· 5+ years managing others
· A MBA or advanced degree in Social-Organizational or I/O Psychology, Organizational Development and/or Adult Learning
· In–depth understanding of current issues and best practices in talent development, including a clear understanding of how it drives commercial results in a financial services environment
When applying, please include samples of your writing / work that reflects your ability.