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Annuity Marketing Representative- North Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    2365987

Job Description

Our Client, located on the north side of Indianapolis is looking to add to their organzation. This client is professional, easy going, and offers a collaborative enviroment.

Position Summary:

The Annuity Marketing Representative recruits new annuity producers and retains/increases ongoing business from existing producers through a combination of educating, assisting and communicating with independent agents. Develops new prospects and interacts with existing agents to increase sales of products and/or services. Analyzes and interprets competitor's products, promotions and point of sale pieces to gain a competitive advantage.
This person will need to have a strong working knowledge of annuities.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

1.Achieves sales goals, premium volumes and revenue targets with a focus on business development by creating a culture of clear expectations of each client's goals and objectives, achieving sales excellence and ensuring exceptional customer service.

2.Builds positive rapport and relationships with agents, brokers, sub-producers and IMOs. Reaches out to all distribution channels through cold calling and telemarketing. Understands and articulates commission triggers, commission payments and chargeback by product and distribution channel.

3.Accurately answers all consumer/customer and client questions regarding all products and clearly explains product features, advantages and benefits, including variances by state.

4.Educates agents on product availability, website features and benefits, and company requirements. Assists agents with matching client needs with appropriate product to assure suitability.

5.Prepares materials, demonstrations, webinars illustrations and proposals for all activities.

6.Communicates and listens for opportunities from prospective producers. Understands what the producer is looking for in terms of a company to do business with and products to offer to their clients.

7.Recognizes, motivates and supports producer sales efforts.

8.Acts as liaison between producer and other internal departments.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent training and experience.
  • Current Life and Health insurance license, or ability to obtain license within six months.
  • Experience
  • 2- 4 years sales experience marketing insurance or annuity products.
  • Extensive knowledge of insurance and annuity products, insurance law, customer service, contract provisions and company operations.
  • Familiarity with state law and guidelines for insurance and annuity products and specifications

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral, written, listening, and presentation skills and ability to clearly articulate complex information to others.
  • Strong sales and service orientation and ability to mentor/lead and motivate other sales professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to employ 'entrepreneurial spirit' to service existing business and produce profitable new business.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in concert with internal and external managers and staff, and build and work within a team.
  • Ability to build productive positive relationships with outside agents and IMO's.
  • Able to plan for and prioritize multiple detailed projects, and be flexible with schedules.
  • Ability to develop and execute detailed plans to achieve sales goals and objectives.
  • Takes ownership and accepts accountability for own performance and responsibility toward team.
  • Practical knowledge of basic office and PC applications, including MS Word and Excel, and sales/marketing reporting tools.