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Merchandising Training Internship

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the team:

VIZIO's Merchandising Team is seeking a Merchandising Training Intern to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the creation of eLearning courses that have a direct and measurable impact on educating retailers and internal employees on key messaging, brand knowledge, and technology. The Associate Trainer will report to the Training Manager and provide support to the retail and internal training programs.


What you will do:

  • Develop an understanding and mastery of our products, features, and consumer benefits and help tell these stories in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • Partner with Merchandising, Sales, Product Management, and Product to determine the key benefits and differentiators of VIZIO products to help create targeted eLearning courses for retail and internal teams.
  • Monitor, analyze, and build recommendations based on engagement and completion data of eLearning content to enhance our training efforts.
  • Identify and understand changing training needs and new opportunities within our internal teams and retail partners.
  • Support and assist with internal and retail training events, such as presenting product demonstrations and training sessions.
  • Investigate new training opportunities and implement new training strategies based on the shifting landscape of retail sales.


About you:

  • You have a minimum education level of a High School Diploma. (Associate degree preferred.)
  • You have 1+ years of related work experience in retail, instructional design, or education.
  • You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced, yet at times, ambiguous environment.
  • You are a hard-working team player with a "no task is too small" attitude.
  • You are a creative problem-solver who digs into root causes analytically instead of relying on intuition.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to tell complex stories simply and adapt to questions, rather than just presenting information
  • You have strong project management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and cross-functional stakeholders simultaneously to drive outcomes within often tight deadlines or quick turnaround times
  • You possess high attention to detail.
  • You have expertise with PowerPoint, Word, and instructional design software (SCORM or related).
  • Appreciates the challenge of translating highly technical product offerings and concepts for a wide variety of audiences, elucidating the "why," not just the "what."



  • Experience with Instructional design or eLearning
  • Comfortable with webinars
  • PowerPoint and Excel
  • Tools like EZGenerator
  • Any retail experience


About VIZIO:

We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high-performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.


VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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