Specialist, Talent And Leadership Development at Getty Images

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Who You Are: 
The Talent and Leadership (TLD) Specialist is responsible for contributing to and implementing the strategy which drives Getty Images engagement, learning, and talent management initiatives in support of key business goals and strategies. As TLD Specialist, you will leverage learning and development theory, as well as project management and communication skills, as you administer and execute on practical and scalable projects and programs. You will be exposed to all areas of learning and development in a mid-size company, with both local and global impact. You will also partner with a highly collaborative and engaged team of learning and development professionals who are passionate about facilitating meaningful and positive learning experiences.

Your Next Challenge:  

  • Implement global, enterprise-wide programs in alignment with the strategic plan for learning and development at Getty Images
  • Contribute to the curation, design, and implementation of curriculum, training materials, and scalable learning focused on professional skills development and leadership development
  • Facilitate workshops and learning opportunities both online and in-person; must have the ability to confidently present and teach
  • Champion and administer a company-wide mentoring program and career development program
  • Administer the annual employee engagement survey process including survey set-up, content review, communications, and reporting, in partnership with an outside vendor
  • Leverage existing technology solutions, including a learning management system (including online course building), external learning platform, Slack, and SharePoint, to foster and promote innovative learning
  • Develop effective relationships across all business levels, functions and regions to promote and drive alignment of learning and development best practices
  • Support and educate leaders and employees on learning best practices, equipping them with simple, accessible tools and resources
  • Partner with Global HR peers to support local and global HR initiatives, ensuring business-relevance

What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in learning and development or other related field
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, including large-scale (global) implementation of strategy and programs
  • Highly effective communicator, in both writing and speech, with the ability to consult and influence across all levels
  • Knowledge of learning and development theory and principles
  • Solid experience in effective design and delivery of curriculum related to learning and development
  • Strong facilitation skills in both a classroom and virtual environment and to both small and large-sized groups
  • Proficient with MS Office (including PowerPoint) and SharePoint
  • Experience with learning management systems and building online courses and/or online resources; able to quickly learn new technologies
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines
  • Track record of forming close business relationships with internal customers
  • Experience working across multiple locations

Education and Certifications
• BA/BS in human resources or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience


Who We Are:
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photosvideos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 250,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 newssport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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Situated between the International District, Pioneer Square, Century Link + T-Mobile Park, there are endless options for lunch, happy hour and coffee.

What are Getty Images Perks + Benefits

Getty Images Benefits Overview

We offer:
-Work life balance + remote flexibility
-Team and office celebrations
-Transportation benefits
-Competitive retirement benefits and life insurance
-Great healthcare, including medical, dental and vision
-Donation + volunteer days
-Unlimited vacation

Volunteer in local community
Get 1 day per calendar year to volunteer with an organization of your choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Moral and Diversity and Inclusion Committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Getty employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA. We also contribute generously to employees FSA's and HSA's.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
New employees are invested 100% day one.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work schedules and hours are dependent on teams and managers.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 12 weeks of paid leave. We extend the same reimbursement for surrogacy.
Company sponsored family events
Getty Images hosts a family day each summer. Events have included Mariners games or trips to the Seattle Aquarium.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Salaried employees qualify for our Flexible Time Off and hourly employees are given up to 27 days per calendar year.
Paid Volunteer Time
More time can be used by flexible time off or PTO.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer a free ORCA card or subsidized parking in our garage.
Company Outings
Getty Images has several events throughout the year including an annual golf tournament + family day.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Fresh bread is delivered daily with fresh fruit, too.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
We offer subsidized parking in our garage.
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