Learning and Development Specialist



Tallinn, Estonia · Riga, Latvia
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
Printify is a high-growth, print-on-demand platform that connects e-commerce merchants and print-on-demand manufacturers. We work in a fast-paced and ever-developing industry with endless growth opportunities.
The team
Learning and development architects and builds the learning culture in Printify. Our overarching goal is to help Printifyers to be successful in their careers by offering the right support, in the right amount, at the right time on their Printify journey.
The role
Learning and development architects and builds the learning culture in Printify. Our overarching goal is to help Printifyers to be successful in their careers by offering the right support, in the right amount, at the right time on their Printify journey. We’re now looking for an experienced learning and development specialist to take ownership and drive our leadership development. You'll mostly be working with Printifyers in leadership roles to help them be successful on their leadership journey. Your stakeholders span from first-time to experienced leads. You’ll be tasked with bringing clarity to the role of a lead in Printify at different levels, defining the leadership philosophy, mapping the necessary skills, knowledge and attributes of leads at different levels and designing a learning and development ecosystem to support their continuous development and growth.

Your responsibilities

  • Design and deliver learning and development initiatives: The Learning and Development Specialist should be responsible for designing and delivering comprehensive learning and development initiatives that help build the knowledge, skills, and abilities of employees within the organization. This includes identifying the core competencies required for effective performance, designing development plans that align with the organization's strategic goals, and evaluating the effectiveness of these programs.
  • Develop coaching capabilities across the organization: The Learning and Development Specialist should be responsible for developing coaching capabilities across the organization. This includes designing and delivering training programs for managers and other leaders to improve their coaching skills, providing ongoing coaching support to managers, and evaluating the effectiveness of coaching efforts to improve employee performance.
  • Manage ongoing L&D projects: The Learning and Development Specialist should also be responsible for managing ongoing learning and development projects that support the organization's goals and objectives. This includes coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, monitoring progress and budget, and evaluating the effectiveness of these projects. The goal is to ensure that ongoing L&D projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the needs of employees and the organization. This may include updating and enhancing existing programs or initiatives, as well as identifying opportunities for new initiatives.
  • In time support other parts of learning and development in Printify

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience of 2 years in learning and development in a regional or global capacity
  • Experience in leading learning initiatives end-to-end at a scale as well as creating personalized approaches based on stakeholders' needs.
  • You are an experienced facilitator and an engaging public speaker
  • Excellent written & spoken communication skills in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • You have experience designing, delivering, and evaluating learning initiatives
  • You’re a problem solver that’s quick on their feet
  • You’re familiar with the learning and training cycle and are able to identify learning objectives, shape experiences and achieve learning outcomes
  • You've worked with external vendors, drafted and managed a budget
  • You have experience in coaching
  • Experience working in a startup or other fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communications skills - experience building relationships across departments and resolving conflicts
  • Positive, dynamic, hands-on, and solution-oriented attitude

What we offer

  • Amazing workplace culture with a flexible work schedule
  • Stock Options so you own a part of Printify
  • Health Insurance to support your well-being
  • Career development and growth through training such as events, conferences, and mentorship
  • Modern office in the center of Riga
  • Free Food: breakfast, snacks, and Friday lunch
  • International relocation support for international candidates; we cover relocation costs, help with immigration processes and housing
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.
Words from our investors:
Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust e-commerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customisable products, with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”
Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB:“With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product, but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”
Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures:"Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and print providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”