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Job Req ID:  1912

Job Title:  Sales Trainer - Production Print

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America’s Best Large Employers, is transforming the way we all do business.

From smart office technology and information management to cloud, mobility and IT services, we have a rich history of creating the products and services necessary to drive innovation and make work possible from anywhere at any time. Our award-winning products and solutions help companies around the world move information faster, improve quality and productivity, enhance security and facilitate the sharing of information. We are proud that our portfolio leads the industry while exceeding environmental standards.

At Konica Minolta, you'll work for an amazing technology company with growth opportunities, great benefits and talented, passionate co-workers.

Position Objective

The Sales Trainer/Learning Project Leader will be responsible for the life cycle of projects related to learning initiatives including: scope, development, project plan, communication, resource allocation, delivery and sustainment.


Due to the current circumstances brought about by the Covid-19 outbreak, this position does not yet have a start date. However given the importance of the role, we will continue to actively interview candidates during this time; with the intention of completing the hiring process and extending an offer as soon as we are able to do so. Initial interviews will be conducted by phone and/or video. 

Essential Job Functions
  • Effectively plan and deliver sales and solutions training utilizing a strategic account sales model with a focus on business workflow to our Direct and Wholesale channels via a variety of platforms including virtual learning, video, video conferencing, online and blended learning.
  • Complete and maintain Konica Minolta professional sales certification - a must.
  • Develop, recommend, and deliver learning that aligns with corporate goals and initiatives. Spearhead projects identified as critical to company growth and provide all assets required to successfully launch, deliver and sustain the same.
  • Develop and execute a “blueprint” for learning initiatives including communication, content, delivery methods and metrics. Incorporate professional presentation skills, professional selling skills, solutions knowledge and C-Suite sales experience to achieve desired training results.
  • Develop curriculum to meet the needs of mobile audiences while also leveraging social media platforms to extend communication and immediate learning.
  • Develop, deploy and troubleshoot technology required for video, video conferencing and virtual learning.
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Learning Center including inventory and troubleshoot technological issues. Maintain products and solutions to ensure software version compliance and functionality. Give oversight to Learning Labs and scheduling of learning events in the Learning Centers.
  • Monitor and manage the scope and progress of learning development and delivery. Troubleshoot and resolve issues that may impede successful deployment.
  • Market and communicate all modalities of training for maximum participation from the sales channels. Foster partnerships and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work directly with Service and IT to troubleshoot and maintain classroom hardware, software and workflow connectivity.
  • Provide additional support as needed in the Learning Centers – Anaheim, Itasca and Duluth, as required.
  • Able to commit to a vigorous travel schedule (up to 50%).
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • 4 – 8 years solid and successful experience in sales and/or sales training within a technology environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills are a must.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft OS applications. MAC and common business software packages required.
  • Good working knowledge of PC hardware including LANs, WANs, networks and advanced technology.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills. Demonstrate leadership and creativity in recommending, developing and delivering learning that aligns with corporate goals and initiatives.
  • Exceptional platform skills (i.e. virtual learning, video, video conferencing, etc.) as well as a strong comfort level with technology and professional services.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills.  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Positive attitude. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to lead project teams from planning, initiation to execution and closing.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn new technology in an evolving industry.
  • Ability to interface and work comfortably and effectively with all levels of management.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Connect or similar online training tools a plus.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Content Management software a plus.
  • Demonstrable project management experience required.
  • Experience with Strategic Account Sales Model implementation required.
  • Experience with design and delivery of content using Polycom video conferencing technology or similar platform is required.
  • Experience developing, delivering and producing virtual learning is a definite plus.
  • Experience using and demonstrating the value of CRM software is a definite plus
Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, professional certifications and experience.
  • 4 – 8 years solid and successful experience in sales and/or sales training within a technology environment.

Konica Minolta Offers:  

  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Visible, exciting work supporting sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

Join Konica Minolta and help drive innovation as we transform the Workplace of the Future.™

Konica Minolta is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta