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Talent Development Specialist

Great benefits. Competitive pay. We know these are some of the things people look for in a job.


But if you’re the kind of person who also cares about making an impact and serving our nation’s wounded warriors and their families, then you’re exactly the kind of person we’re looking for. When you join Wounded Warrior Project, you’re committing to making a difference. We make a commitment to you too – helping you to find that spark, ignite your passion to serve, and embark on a career with meaning and purpose.


At Wounded Warrior Project we recognize our mission cannot be accomplished without our talented teammates, which is why we’re proud to offer benefits such as:

  • A flexible hybrid work schedule (3 days in office, 2 days’ work from home)

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage for both teammates AND family members

  • Competitive pay and performance incentives

  • A fun, mission focused and collaborative team environment


A mission that matters is just the beginning, so if you’re ready to get started, we’re ready for you.

Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) Talent Development Specialist supports all aspects of organizational development by conducting needs assessments and developing programs that maximize leadership and employee performance. The Talent Development Specialist also collaborates with WWP leaders to design and implement resources, processes, and programs that support individual development, career mobility, and team level bench strength across the organization.



  • Design, deliver, and assess learning and development solutions (face-to-face and virtual) that focus on leadership, talent development, and organizational performance and culture (e.g., talent review workshops).
  • Support organizational initiatives such as career management, competency modeling, hi-potential development, and succession planning – assist with gathering, tracking, and analyzing program data as needed.
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) in the areas of organizational development, performance improvement, training techniques/concepts, and assessment methods.
  • Conduct performance analysis and consultation to identify development opportunities that improve competencies and enhance individual/team abilities to achieve strategic goals.
  • Partner with human resources teams and organizational leaders to integrate performance improvement and HR processes, and implement best practice strategies for attracting, engaging and retaining talent.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders while working to bring teams to consensus, alignment, and action.
  • Create and maintain instructional materials including facilitator guides, program documents, workbooks, job aids, and other learning resources.
  • Research and remain current on best practices in learning and organizational development, talent management, and related technologies.
  • Travel to regional offices to support the facilitation of internal training, workshops, teambuilding, summits, and special events, as assigned.
  • Other related duties as assigned



  • High level of professionalism, diplomacy, and tact, balanced with genuine humility and strong emotional intelligence.
  • Excellent knowledge of organizational development principles, adult learning theories, and instructional design/delivery methodologies.
  • Solid consultative skills with the ability to assess individual and team performance, influence others, and provide thought leadership in organizational learning and development.
  • Strong project management skills – ability to remain highly organized, pay attention to detail, and coordinate resources across a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess a creative, insightful, and innovative approach to learning with a well-developed sense of aesthetic and practical application.   
  • Flexibility to work autonomously or in a highly collaborative environment, seeking clarification and support as needed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include public speaking and/or training delivery.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint).
  • Strong business acumen.





  • Four years of applicable experience within a learning and organizational development capacity.



  • Two years’ applicable experience in developing learning plans and associated training resources..





  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Organizational Development, Business, or related area of study.



  • Master’s degree.





  • Valid state-issued driver’s license.



  • Human resources (PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP), or training certification (APTD, CPTD, etc.) preferred.



  • General office environment, temperature controlled.
  • Up to 25% travel.


Wounded Warrior Project® is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Please note:
Wounded Warrior Project is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms without a written search agreement in place. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Wounded Warrior Project via email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Wounded Warrior Project in any form without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Wounded Warrior Project, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Wounded Warrior Project as a result of the referral or through other means."

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