Specialist Store Operations (Training Specialist) Plus Segment

Ascena Retail Group Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 2 months ago

Brand Overview:ascena retail group, inc. is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant and Catherines), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,800 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunity for a Specialist Store Operations (Training Specialist) Plus Segment to join our team located at our Corporate-LaneBryant-Columbus, OH 43219.

Position Overview:

The Plus Segment emphasis on fashion and fit - not merely size - makes Lane Bryant, Catherines, and Cacique style leaders. As premier destinations in our categories, we offer fashionable items from casual to wear-to-work outfits as well as exclusive intimates famous for fit and style, accessories and shoes. The Plus segment is a family of brands that respects and serves women and girls.

We operate nearly 1000 stores nationwide along with robust ecommerce sites (Lanebryant.com and Catherines.com). Our goal is to embrace our curves and fulfill our promise to women everywhere as the fashion and fit authority.

In 2012, Lane Bryant, Catherines, and Cacique joined the ascena Retail Group family of brands.

We are currently searching for a Store Operations Specialist (Training) in Columbus, Ohio.

The Store Operations Specialist is responsible for collaborating with cross-functional partners on the design, development and delivery of training programs in print and digital platforms to address the needs of the Lane Bryant & Catherines field organization. Specialist is required to:


  • Identifies, creates and maintains training programs for the retail field team, such as, selling programs, product training, development and leadership training.

  • Collaborates with key project stakeholders and SME's to develop training materials that will improve business performance through the use of company tools and critical reports.

  • Designs and develops interactive instructional e-learning material including learning objectives, simulation scenarios, story boards, detailed facilitator scripts, guides, and assessments.

  • Analyzes, designs and develops innovative and impactful learning solutions using instructional systems design principles and

adult learning theory.

  • Ability to influence cross-functional partners content and thinking to appease key objectives and styles of the learner.

  • Successfully complete projects for on time, on-budget delivery with high quality deliverables.

  • Supports all field meeting materials and printing timelines.

  • Communicates all aspects of training rollouts and operational processes.

  • Maintains and grows knowledge of training/L&D fields, including new methodologies for behavior and knowledge transfer.

  • Participates in their own self-development through continuous learning supported by team projects, trainings and meetings.


  • Bachelor's degree in learning technologies and instructional design or equivalent work experience in educational or training environment.

  • Experience working in print, graphics and interactive media.

  • Proficient in In Design, Photo Shop and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, specifically Captivate.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong strategic, organizational and analytical skills.

  • Ability to provide feedback to all levels of management.

  • Ability to effectively translate data into actionable information to drive results.

  • Demonstrated success working as part of a cross-functional team.

  • Proven ability to independently and pro-actively manage multiple tasks/priorities.

  • #LI-LP1

Location:Corporate-LaneBryant-Columbus, OH 43219Position Type:Regular/Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.

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