Learning and Development Trainer, North America

Avison Young

Our Story

About You:

You are a high achiever looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You take pride in your own work but are comfortable collaborating with a team of highly motivated individuals. You can communicate clearly and concisely with teammates and clients, and you enjoy strong company culture and camaraderie. You can navigate multiple corporate functions, including global lines of service and corporate centers of excellence. You possess strong interpersonal skills and are willing to take on diverse tasks to achieve the team’s common goal. You value personal and professional growth and are ready to take the next step in advancing your career.

If this sounds like you, well, then you will love the culture at Avison Young!

About Us:

Avison Young is a global commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm, offering transaction, management, financial and consulting services. We’ve designed our corporate structure to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization.

Real estate can have an enormous positive impact on people’s lives – and we’re in the business of making spaces and places work better for people. Our purpose is to create real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.

We care about each other and we have each other’s backs. This makes AY a great place to be a client, and a great place to work. We support the whole person and their complete wellness – economic, mental and physical – because what’s best for our business comes from our people bringing their whole selves to work.


As a North American Trainer, you will have the opportunity to develop various levels of professionals, including new hires, business development, support functions and others within our global organization. You will work closely with the HR team to implement best practices for our company.


  • Train & develop leaders, managers, and employees across the organization
  • Assess needs organizationally, regionally, and locally
  • Leverage both asynchronous and synchronous modalities in deploying learning
  • Design new programs, including flipped classroom and blended learning, in partnership with instructional designer
  • Work with external partners to find and deploy content
  • Partner with Global Director of Learning & Development and US, CA and UK learning team members to build out robust learning and development capabilities across the organization, with a primary but not exclusive focus on North America
  • Exhibit the business-specific skills necessary to train in a wide range of departments
  • Instruct on a variety of content, engage learners, and manage training environments with full confidence and preparation
  • Lead L&D programs and projects, both new and ongoing
  • Recommend improvements and/or enhancements to programs when necessary


  • 3-5+ years of training experience in diverse corporate settings
  • Proficiency providing instruction, engaging learners and managing the training environment
  • Exposure to education and training methods, practices, and technologies
  • Understanding of adult learning theory
  • Experience with instructional design preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail in the creation and iteration of work
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal and storytelling skills
  • Ability to see the big picture among great levels of details
  • CPTD or APTD preferred, but not necessary

Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!

To apply for this job please visit canada-english-avisonyoung.icims.com.

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