We’re hiring a Program Manager, Learning and Development in Columbus, OH

The Role
You have a passion for developing talent. You have deep expertise in building, delivering, and measuring high-impact learning experiences to a diverse audience. You’ve got an amazing portfolio of work showcasing your expertise, and you are self-motivated and work well with individuals and groups alike.

Reporting into the Head of People Growth, we’re looking for an experienced program manager talent who is a strategic thinker with an advanced learning and development (L&D) background. As the program manager, your vision will build on Root’s L&D strategy that is unique to our business needs and our people. 

What you'll be doing

  • Understand and prioritize the most critical business needs and design global, scalable L&D strategies that support leadership development, career development, diversity and inclusion, and onboarding.
  • Work with HR on creating innovative development strategies to support career development, helping to drive successful internal mobility.
  • Create and deliver engaging learning experiences across multiple media and platforms.
  • Develop efficient systems and processes for tracking budget, program participation, and program logistics in partnership with HR Operations and Finance.
  • Work with our procurement and operations teams to identify and implement technology that challenges the traditional learning paradigm – leverage tools and platforms that make learning fun and collaborative.
  • Help identify tools and resources to make development planning and learning opportunities self-service; help people find what they need when they need it.

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience building, delivering and measuring high-impact learning experiences to a diverse audience
  • Trusted project and program manager, and can effectively manage multiple projects and stakeholders at once
  • Agile to the ever-evolving needs of a dynamic, growing organization; you embrace change and thrive in ambiguity
  • Effectively distill complex ideas into digestible, relevant content
  • BA/BS degree
  • Clear and engaging communicator, presenter, and facilitator (and always seeking to get better!)
  • Solution-focused and approach new ideas with an open-mind to creatively solve problems
  • Effectively balance speed and quality; you leave everything better than when you found it and push for progress on every project you touch

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

Current job openings

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@joinroot.com.