Career Opportunities- Linkage

Career Opportunities

We’re looking for new team members who have experience in leadership, operation and organization development, coaching, consulting, and more. Our entrepreneurial environment puts a priority on appreciating team members for their specific skills and encourages everyone on the team to take an active role in their own future. We offer a versatile and flexible work environment with virtual offices located throughout the US.

Beyond a supportive and diverse environment, our team members receive numerous benefits, including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care health insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • 401(k) plan
  • “Dress for the day” policy, casual work environment
  • Group term life insurance and voluntary supplemental life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Professional development and organized volunteer and charitable giving opportunities


We continue to review resumes for future opportunities for the following position:

Linkage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.


Director of Strategic Accounts

Locations: CT, NJ, or Northern CA
Position reports to the SVP of Business Development

The Account Executive / Director of Strategic Accounts is responsible for building exceptional client relationships and developing sales within large enterprise organizations – from strategy to execution. In this role you will assist clients in connecting leadership programs with organizational strategy through the use of multiple delivery modalities. The ideal candidate will always seek to understand the client’s needs and goals and assist in crafting solutions best tailored to the need in order to create the most effective outcome. This position can be located in Connecticut, New Jersey or Northern California.


We are seeking an entrepreneurial, sales driven individual who has intense curiosity and passion for leadership. A highly motivated, self-starter who is determined to showcase their sales skills and drive client acquisition, development and retention through a strong consultative sales process.

  • Managing and building existing client relationships
  • Conducting presentations and key client meetings
  • Assisting consultants with tactical delivery and organizational support
  • Collecting customer and market feedback and tracking competitive offerings
  • Driving both individual and regional team sales results
  • Working collaboratively with consultants, fellow SAMs, Account Execs and business leaders to formulate client solutions
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • 7+ Year track record of successful consultative sales
  • Strong preference for those candidates with experience of selling Leadership and/or Consulting Services


Learning Architect/Instructional Designer

The Learning Architect/Instructional Designer will have experience and enthusiasm for leadership learning and growth along with the skills and motivation to create learning experiences that are engaging and actionable for senior-level clients. Additionally, the ideal candidate should share a passion for developing innovative and compelling learning solutions that address the evolving needs of the modern adult learner, focusing on facilitation over delivery, practice over presentation, and curation over curriculum design.

The position entails designing and developing learning experiences that range from paper-based materials to virtual learning to m-learning and social media experiences. It requires both excellent writing skills and a stellar sense of learning design. It also requires a familiarity with the fast-changing world of learning technology.

The ideal candidate will be a creative and innovative thinker who enjoys working independently to create compelling learning experiences that include inviting graphical depictions and illustrations.


  • Develop effective learning offerings in a variety of delivery methods that best represent the Linkage brand
  • Perform quality-control reviews on material developed by Linkage consultants and other team members
  • Build productive relationships and collaborate effectively with subject matter experts and other instructional and graphic designers
  • Effectively prioritize and manage projects to completion and meet desired milestones
  • Create and edit content for all learning materials, including playbooks, PPTs, workbooks, facilitator guides, webinars, videos, podcasts, and other m-learning delivery materials
  • Participate in team brainstorming activities and assist in planning and writing objectives
  • Assist in posting and maintaining documents on our internet sites
  • Participate in the creation of a Linkage Style Guide


  • At least 5 years of experience working as a learning architect or instructional designer
  • Experience designing content with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience creating videos and podcasts
  • Experience with learning design in the context of social media
  • Ability to learn new technology and products quickly
  • Exceptional writing and design skills, as well as strong editing skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, project-driven organization
  • Experience in the field of leadership: learning, consulting and assessment
  • Enthusiasm for an inclusive working environment and a commitment to inclusive learning experiences
  • Strong and transparent communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred: Experience using Xyleme or another learning content management system
  • Optional: Experience creating e-learning


Principal Consultant

Locations: Burlington, MA
Position reports to the EVP, Consulting Group

The Principal Consultant role is responsible for helping to identify new business opportunities and assessing, developing and delivering client solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations.


  • Pursue business development opportunities; partner with senior sales managers to generate, advance, and close sales opportunities and grow assigned accounts
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Identify, develop, and deliver leadership and organizational development solutions
  • Deliver facilitated workshops and other development solutions to client organizations
  • Manage multiple, large-scale and complex client projects simultaneously
  • Pursue opportunities to build and strengthen the Linkage brand
  • Participate in product development initiatives to advance Linkage’s program offerings


  • Significant leadership and organization development expertise
  • Proven facilitation and presentation skills to all levels of leadership
  • Strong consultative selling/business development skills
  • Program design experience, especially customized programs
  • Executive coaching
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships, especially with senior executives and HR
  • Product development expertise helpful
  • High energy with ability to work independently
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to high-pressure client demands
  • Ability to change focus quickly and easily
  • Strong business acumen
  • BA required, MBA helpful
  • Minimum of 12+ years of experience
  • Travel: 50-60%

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