Food and Drink
£22,000 - £25,000

We are looking for a Learning Designer - Food and Drink to join the team and provide a fantastic service to all of our learners.

About Us

High Speed Training is a team of over 70 people who are striving to fulfil our mission: Deliver training that helps people to be engaged, effective and safe in the career they’ve chosen.

To do this, we create online training courses that help customers across a wide-range of subjects and sectors. Having trained over a million people, we’re always looking to create new ways of engaging with our learners, and we’re looking forward to training the next million.

Your role in the team

Reporting to one of our Content Production Managers, your main role will be to ensure we are delivering content which meets the training needs and learning outcomes for all our learners whilst looking at potential new content opportunities in the Food and Drink sector. This will include researching and writing content for hospitality and food manufacturing courses to keep our catalogue relevant, analysing internal data to measure the success of our products and developing our understanding of L&D trends and learning methods to help the team to innovate our content.

What we're looking for

  • Good knowledge of the English language, spelling, and grammar.
  • A good understanding of data analytics.
  • Excellent research skills across multiple sources.
  • I.T skills, including the ability to work with, find and evaluate online resources.
  • A good understanding of adult learning theories and a passion for Learning and Development.
  • Motivation to self-manage your weekly workload and long-term projects.
  • You will need to be confident in communicating with external specialists, accreditation companies, and internal stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and proficiency in editing and proofreading your work and the work of others.
  • A passion for the food and drink sector, online training, and a desire to develop your knowledge
  • Ideally you’ll have a degree or other qualification in a related discipline however this is not an essential requirement.

Our people are at the heart of our business and we offer a great environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you'll need for a rewarding career with a team who are passionate about what they do. This is backed by our recent 3 star accreditation, the highest accolade from Best Companies achieved through our ‘world class’ levels of engagement.

We are fully committed to supporting our staff to work in a flexible way that allows them to balance all of their commitments both inside and outside of work. As we move forward and grow we are committed to supporting our teams to work in a way that lets them be at their best, whether that’s on-site or remotely, traditional or flexible working hours.

We'll welcome you on-board with 24 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) with the opportunity to buy additional holiday if you fancy an extended break, a great annual bonus scheme, the latest mobile phone and contract (that’s on us!), and a staff benefits scheme (with over 250 discounts and offers available).

We also offer free life insurance (which covers 4-times your salary), private medical insurance for you and your family and an attractive pension package.

Having fun both inside and outside work is really important to us so we have a highly motivated social committee who organise regular social events which previously ranged from escape rooms, meals out and bowling to Tough Mudders. They’ve even worked hard to keep the fun going virtually since we’ve all been unable to get together.

Our head office is in Ilkley, West Yorkshire. In response to Covid-19 we are currently operating as a fully remote business. We are following government guidelines closely and all employees are working from home wherever possible until further notice. We are open to applications no matter where you are located and we have moved our interview and onboarding process to be fully virtual.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race, religion or belief, gender reassignment, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, sex or sexual orientation.

High Speed Training in Ilkley

The picturesque town of Ilkley is situated in the Wharfe Valley, at the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales. The town is famous for its moor and you'll find fantastic countryside and walks for all abilities on our doorstep. The town is also home to one of the largest cycling clubs in the country.

At around a 25 minute commute from Leeds city central (by rail) and easily accessible by road, our main office is in a great location to enjoy all this.