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You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

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Valencia (CA), United States

Senior Education & Training Specialist

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all our newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.




The Education and Training Specialist at Advanced Bionics will:

-Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and drive sales training strategy of internal AB employees.

-Implement and deliver customer education at the clinical, surgical, and consumer levels within the North American and Global markets. 

-Implement and deliver sales training and clinical education to internal AB staff.

-Collaborate with Global Education and Training to develop and execute strategy that maintains technology momentum, creates AB preference, and engages customers.




What you’ll do:



  • Work with Education and Training team and International Marketing and Education counterparts to:
  • Develop and drive the sales training strategy for internal AB staff that aligns with company business objectives.
  • Align with stakeholders to understand and prioritize needs in order to contribute to Global E&T's strategy
  • Deliver curriculum-based training and develop educational materials that engage clinical professionals, surgeons, and consumers to drive AB differentiation and preference
  • Collaborate with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to develop and maintain peer-led training program to be delivered to customers virtually and in-person in North America and globally
  • Train internal AB staff on AB's products, technology, and resources as part of Global Orientation program virtually and in-person.
  • Conduct continued training efforts to ensure that sales force is adequately prepared to support customers virtually and in-person in North America and globally.
  • Manage timelines and collaborate interdepartmentally to execute projects on deadlines.
  • Stay up-to-date on new and evolving digital instructional design tools and adult learning concepts to help maintain AB's status as a leader in training
  • Bring innovative ideas to the Marketing and Sales teams that impact the advancement of our technologies and resources




What you bring to the team:




  • AuD degree in Audiology



Further Education

  • MBA or PhD



Work Experience

  • 5-7 years in an audiological or medical device setting

Nice to Have

•   Sales background preferred, in private practice or in medical/audiological device sales



Personal Competencies

Understanding of the value that a strong training program can bring to a company



Social Competencies

  • Strong communicator (written and verbal) and polished presenter



Professional Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions to drive projects from concept to completion; passion and ability to develop and deliver impactful training

Nice to Have

•   CRM proficiency



Language(s)/ Level

  • English (Fluent)

Nice to Have

  • Language Skills in addition to English




IT Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office

Nice to Have

•   Background in digital training curriculum creation



Further Requirements

  • Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, preferred






Our offer:


  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.