EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SALES SPECIALIST

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Location
Edmonton, AB
Salary
$50,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 11, 2018
Job ID
2632477
This is an EXCITING opportunity for anyone in the Benefits area that is wanting to blaze a trail of their own! We are currently recruiting for an EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SALES SPECIALIST for our Edmonton, AB client. This is a Brand New role and we are looking for that right personality who can take this role and make it their own!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • As an Employee Benefits Sales Specialist, you represent our client’s brand in the market.
  • You will solve our clients’ needs through consultative and solution based selling, and build relationships with contacts in your territory to identify, develop and negotiate sales opportunities.
  • You will sell our robust portfolio of employee benefits – group life insurance, life insurance, disability income and health products – that have a positive impact in people’s lives.
You will be required to;
  • Sell employee benefits products through an established network of insurance brokers, third party administrators and consultants.
  • Build and establish relationships with key sources to market our portfolio of products (Group Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Disability Income and health products) to some of the country’s leading employers.
  • Construct and maintain a business plan for your designated territory based on sales and strategic initiatives.
  • Call on existing and potential customers to not only prospect new customers but also to develop a book of business.
  • Meet seasonal targets and individual sales goals.
  • Develop internal relationships, such as with underwriters, distribution specialists and internal support partners who will assist you in creating specialized plans to meet your clients’ needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • General Insurance License.
  • Have or expect to have a Life and A&S License.
  • Excellent knowledge of group life insurance, life insurance, disability income and health products.
  • Self-starter/entrepreneurial.
  • Willing to travel on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Expertise with computer-based illustration and presentation.
  • Experience with the application of life products to issues and opportunities faced by individuals in the early and mid-career stages of working life.
  • Experience with marketing insurance products to med-to-moderate high net worth individuals and professionals.
  • Takes the time to understand client’s needs and educate them with a plan that is customized and easy to understand.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Driven to provide the very best customer experience each and every time.
  • Integrity.
  • Follow through – keep commitments.
  • Ability to prioritize under pressure of competing deadlines.
  • Flair for building relationships; ability to work collaboratively as a key member of a team.
  • Desire to be part of a growing agency focused on re-engineering the customer experience.
  • Committed to building an engaging, friendly, and customer-centric agency.
  • Understands the value of and participates in mentor/ mentee ideology.
  • Desire to seek personal and professional growth and advancement.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Leads by example:  best practice.
  • Essential:  an awesome attitude!