Instructional Designer

Position: Instructional Designer

Status: Temporary Full Time (5 month contract)

Compensation: $4300 – $5430 / month

Program: SalesCamp

Posted: August 23, 2022


About Palette Skills

Palette Skills is a national nonprofit that trains Canadians for careers in growing industries. Since our launch just over two years ago, we have created three skilling programs: SalesCamp; Automation and Digital Agriculture Specialist Program and the Accelerated Cyber Security Training Program. While these sectors are different from each other, our approach is the same: to train and connect individuals with the foundational skills to employers who are struggling to find in-demand talent. Our approach has resulted in more than 90% of graduates from our flagship SalesCamp program receiving a job offer upon program completion.

About the Role

We’re looking for an Instructional designer to contribute to a curriculum design project through collaboration with our in-house curriculum and facilitation team. If you are passionate about adult education, blended learning and flipped learning, we want to hear from you. 


  • Collaborate with SMEs to create learning objectives and outcomes 
  • Collaborate with SMEs to design learning activities and materials to  shape the learning journey 
  • Collaborate with SMEs to deliver training curriculum and trainer’s handbook
  • Track work progress and submit work progress reports to internal stakeholders
  • Attend remote training sessions as needed to support the implementation
  • Attend meetings as needed 



  • Experience working with SMEs to design training curricula and materials
  • Experience with designing for e-learning, blended and flipped model curricula.  
  • Experience with adult learning principles and methodologies
  • Proficiency with modern communication tools and LMS systems (Zoom, Slack, G-Suite, etc.)


Benefits of being a Palette Team Member

  • Remote workplace
  • Meeting Free Fridays
  • Collaborative workplace culture 
  • 2 week end of year shut down 
  • Competitive compensation 


How We Hire

At Palette Skills, we hire bright people who want to make a big impact. If it looks like there’s a match, you’ll have a phone chat and then a couple of interviews with the team. We’ll take you through a quick analysis of your capabilities (not doing free work for us), after which we can discuss an offer. We believe in moving fast and will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis until the position is closed.

Palette Skills embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

If there is anything we can do to create a more comfortable application experience for you, please let us know.

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