Instructional Designer (3 Month Contract)

Remote | Contract | Fully remote


Title:  Contract Instructional Designer (Pharma Focused)

Location: Remote

Availability: Full Time 3 Month Contract, 40 Hours per Week

Rate: $80-90/hour; depending on scope of work


We are looking for a Full Time Contract Instructional Designer with experience in Pharma to support our Client.  This is a full time, 3 month contract with possibility of extension.  This role will provide: 

Instructional Design/Writing/Training Delivery:

  • Develops course outlines and design documents; creates scripts and storyboards for various delivery methods for our clients
  • Attends project-specific meetings with internal and client teams for all assigned projects/programs
  • Participates in collaboration meetings with contract IDs and creative staff to support graphic/visual development
  • Works directly with the client to design and develop courses that support learning needs
  • Designs and develop courses that support the learning needs of our clients
  • Presents course design and materials to internal and client team members and incorporates feedback
  • Validates, delivers, and evaluates the final training program and/or job performance product
  • Ensures that the courses meet the learning objectives and makes necessary adjustments
  • Designs and develops performance measures for our clients’ learning programs
  • Recommends appropriate learning strategies based on client priorities/objectives and learner needs
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3 years in a former training experience preferred (Regional Trainer, Home-office trainer, Preceptorship, etc.)
  • Exceptional presentation/facilitation skills and written communication skills to varying management levels.
  • Strong organizational, project management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage and prioritize concurrent projects.
  • Must be able to self-motivate and demonstrate leadership skills with the ability to independently perform effectively.
  • Expertise with key software is preferred (e.g. MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, Webex, Outlook, LMS, etc.).
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Has a sound understanding of the Pharma industry and Pharma sales process/skills
  • Ability to learn the science, even if it is not deep, but enough to understand how to build it into a workshop when applicable
  • Ability to listen to the needs and creatively assess and suggest options for solutions
  • Ability to diagnose training needs and develop content and pull through materials
  • Ability to be strategic and creative in the design of training programs
  • Ability to translate Brand strategy to training
  • Effective in building interactive, application-based workshops and curriculums
  • High level of professionalism and the ability to excel in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a cross functional and matrix environment


Equal Opportunity Employer

Come as you are. Ardent Learning is an equal opportunity employer.  Ardent embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.