Freelance Cultural Trainers Required

SUSHI

You might be aware that, as part of our suite of language services, Dialogue provides cross-cultural coaching to corporate clients. Cross-cultural coaching is vital for those relocating abroad, as it will enable them to adjust more quickly and painlessly to the host country and culture. We also deliver cross-cultural training specifically for managers working internationally or in ‘remote or virtual teams’, giving them the cultural insights, sensitivity and ‘tools’ in order to interact effectively and positively with their international colleagues or clients.

As a result of increased take-up, we now require more cultural trainers to deliver our cross-cultural solutions. If you, or anyone you know, might be interested or suitable for this role, please email your CV to [email protected] and quote ‘Intercultural Training’ as the reference. Attached are further details about the role.

Job Specification

We are currently seeking self-employed experienced trainers, who have lived and worked in the target country, to deliver one-day cross-cultural workshops to small groups of professionals.

Workshops may take place at any of our corporate client’s sites, which are predominantly located in the Midlands and South of England. The training is required mainly for senior managers working for our client, a major prestigious car manufacturer, who will be relocating overseas for a period of between 1-3 years. Trainers are currently needed for the following target countries for training to be delivered as from January 2022 on an ad hoc basis:

India – New Delhi

South Africa – Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town

USA (East Coast – specifically New Jersey, North Carolina and South Carolina)

Trainer Requirements:

A training qualification for training adults eg CIPD Level 3, a general teaching qualification eg DTLLS or language training qualification

Degree educated

Ideally 3 years’ experience in the training of adults or cultural coaching in a business environment

Minimum 1 year’s experience of living and working in the target country in the last 5 years

Able to communicate and facilitate discussion on such aspects as the following:

Values, beliefs, customs etc of the target culture

Do’s and don’ts of social etiquette and general advice

Default communication style and preferences for conducting business negotiations, meetings and leading teams

Differences and similarities of both cultures

Provide practical and accurate guidance and advice on living and working in the target country

Experience of designing training materials is desirable

The day rate will be commensurate according to experience. Travel expenses may be paid, depending on your location from the training venue.

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