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Learning Designer

ESMT Berlin is an international business school founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and a master’s in management as well as executive education programs. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly.

The school is investing heavily in blended learning capability, building both degree programs and open and custom executive education programs in flexible formats. For our EdTech Lab, we are looking for a Learning Designer (full-time, to start as soon as possible).

As a Learning Designer, with a focus on designing executive education programs, you will be responsible for coordinating the planning, design, and development of high quality online and blended custom and open programs with faculty, professional staff, and members of the EdTech team.

Working within the Learning Design team, the emphasis of your role will be in the following areas:

  • Working with academic and professional staff in the executive education team on their content requirements and identifying appropriate and innovative solutions to pitch to corporate customers, including participating in pitch teams to clients
  • Developing learning outcomes and creating appropriate content by applying tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
  • Writing clear and effective storyboards
  • Briefing and supporting of academic and professional staff on the delivery on online modules
  • Educating colleagues in the executive education team on the opportunities to introduce blended or online formats into existing programs
  • Collaborating on the guidance, demonstrations and training provided to academic staff on the use of the virtual learning environment (VLE) in teaching, learning and assessment
  • Working collaboratively with academic staff and other relevant colleagues to oversee the efforts of learning technologists, teaching assistants and contractors and coordinating the instructional design effort on projects
  • Reviewing and amending module content post-delivery, to ensure consistency and alignment with our learning design approach and templates
  • Maintaining project documentation and module structures/folders
  • Participating in appropriate university groups and committees concerned with Blended Education/Online Learning
  • Keeping abreast of developments in learning technologies in higher education and beyond in order to improve and enhance learning technologies support provision

You should have the following experience, knowledge and skills


  • Experience in teaching and the ability to provide instructional design services to internal and external subject matter experts and prospective partners/clients to design effective learning programs
  • The ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously and drive these through to completion
  • Ability to review and evaluate modules to ensure they are effective
  • Client-facing presentation and pitching skills
  • Strong relationship orientation
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence and lead peers and external partners
  • Intellectual curiosity about business and management topics
  • Native English or equivalent (C2) level is required for this position. Advanced and nuanced written and oral English is a must


  • Experience in online and blended learning design
  • Experience in developing proposals for executive education clients
  • Experience with knowledge management systems in large corporates
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in technology-enhanced learning
  • Knowledge of business studies' subjects
  • Strong level of technical and creative design knowledge
  • German language skills, while not essential, would be a distinct asset for this position

This is what we can offer you

ESMT offers a very collegial and international environment with employees from more than 35 different countries. We encourage initiative and contributions with meaningful and lasting impact. We celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, our programs, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that guarantees employment opportunity regardless of race, ancestry, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your application by using our online application form including:

  • Motivation letter
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • Salary expectations and possible start date

ESMT Berlin
Carolin Ludwig
Human Resources Manager
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin
Tel: 030 21231 0
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