Are you curious about people?

Do you believe everyone is talented? Do you want to help us unlock the world’s talent?

At The Smarty Train, we are obsessed with unlocking talent, everywhere. We unlock talent globally through a range of projects by advising clients, designing training, and delivering experiences.

We know how to use data and science to cut through the noise. We have the creativity to produce unforgettable experiences for everyone we train, from graduates to executives. And we have the bed-side manner to bring people with us.

We love what we do. We’re really good at it. We are fearless. We love challenges.


Quality: Obsessed with quality
Brilliance: The best at what we do, driving to do better
Ingenuity: Resourceful, inventive
Kindness: Working together and supporting each other
Expertise: Specialists, always honing our craft
Service: Delivering exceptional client experiences


Head of Learning Experience Design

We are looking for a creative Head of Learning Experience Design to join our growing team!

What would you do in this key role?

  • Use the latest learning science and high-impact, immersive experience design to continue our award-winning client work
  • Lead the design of strategic communications and employee experiences – from early talent through to the C-suite
  • Work closely with clients, managing key accounts and advising on people/employer strategy to help clients unlock their team’s talent
  • Grow your team of multi-disciplinary designers, implementing processes and systems to scale while delivering exceptional quality
  • Be part of the Leadership Team in shaping, planning and executing our strategic direction

What we are looking for:

We would love to hear from learning specialists, creatives with Customer Experience/Design backgrounds, also those with Journalism/Writing/Communications experience.

Or perhaps you are a highly capable Consultant looking for your next step up!

Why should you reach out to learn more?

  • You have a growth-mindset and are driven by creative learning
  • You are analytical, creative, inspiring and strategic
  • You want to lead, mentor, and build a growing, high performing team

To get in touch for the full job description, please submit your CV and cover letter to

Location: Virtual/London Bridge
Contract: Permanent


Head of Finance

We are looking for a Head of Finance to join our team full-time on a 12 month maternity cover contract.

What would you do in this key role?

  • Preparing, implementing and delivering the Company’s annual finance strategy
  • Delivering an effective finance business partnering role to the members of the Leadership Team
  • Preparing annual budget and tracking actual company performance against the budgets to aid business decisions
  • Dealing with working capital management and production of cash flow forecasts
  • Reviewing financial data and preparing monthly finance reports
  • Monitoring the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, accounts receivables, accounts payables and other transactions
  • Responsible for end-to-end book-keeping process in Sage 50 Accounts including monthly bank account and credit card reconciliation
  • Submitting quarterly VAT returns for the company
  • Liasing with Company accountants for the finalisation of annual accounts
  • Establishing, maintaining and updating financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Reviewing all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of financial integrity
  • Responsible for renewal of annual policies like insurance and subscriptions

This might be the perfect role for you, if you have:

  • Finance related professional qualifications, and experience working as a Head of Finance or in a similar senior finance role
  • In-depth understanding of end-to-end transactional finance
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting models
  • Solid analytical and decision making skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Experience and proficiency in Sage 50 Accounts and VAT returns

Are you fastidious about detail, self-driven and motivated, do you love helping people and collaborating? If you want to be part of a growing and market-leading proposition then we’d love to hear from you. To get in touch, and for the full job description, please submit your CV and cover letter to

Location: Virtual/London Bridge
Contract: Full-time, 12 month maternity cover contract



Associate Experience Designers

We’re looking for Associate Experience Designers to help us create transformative moments in 2021. This might be the role for you if…

  • You can spin a tale. You are brilliant at building creative narratives that take people on a journey.
  • You uphold rigour. You fact-check and pay thorough attention to detail.
  • You are curious and resourceful. You’re passionate about learning design and constantly seek out new knowledge, trends and practices.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with a CV and your most innovative writing examples here:

Other Associates

Do you have a skill that will be a good fit for us? If we’re a good match for you – get in touch.

We like to make friends with trainers, talent experts, media specialists, researchers and creative designers.



We’re always looking for creative interns to join our growing team. Do you have a love of learning? Are you a stickler for detail? Are you a fan of immersive theatre – or are you known for throwing hyper-realistic zombie parties? If any of the above, please send a CV and covering letter to

Location: London Bridge
Contract duration: 3 months
Salary: Paid

If you like us (and you think we’d like you), then get in touch:

If you’d like to follow in the footsteps of a long line of successful Smarty Interns, write to us: