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Job Description

This position will require support of education team initiatives and providing recommendations for/delivery of various educational topics, from basic education to advanced education for agents, licensed sales producers and agency staff. This position requires a strong knowledge of Allstate systems, product knowledge and basic selling skills.

Key Responsibilities

Manage education event scheduling, including determining dates, posting on education calendar and ensuring optimal attendance for sessions.

Provide education support to field trainers, FSLs and department employees as job responsibilities dictate.

With expert knowledge and skills, prepare and facilitate technology education, product education, and sales skills training to agencies in order to achieve regional objectives

Must be able to manage training sessions and be flexible to meet the attendee’s needs/skill levels while maintaining control and structure of the class

Assist with the planning, development and review of educational programs to ensure effective course materials. Identify additional information needed to support business objectives and improve programs.

Work with other departments on regional cross-functional initiatives and develop/revise cross-functional education materials as changes occur

Prepare education materials for classes, and workshops

Work as part of a team and foster a positive work environment

Travel as needed, up to 80% of work week, delivering education to the field for agency office training and classroom education. Overnight travel will be required

Measure effectiveness of education activities and events, and provide effective recommendations to fill gaps

Communicate educational offerings and engage interest in classes offered

Demonstrate ability to articulate, assemble and deliver information and communicate educational offerings to appropriate audiences using all available mediums such as email, market meetings, Agency Gateway, agency facing newsletters, and the education calendar,

Possess knowledge of sales, sales processes, back office support and trend identification as well as a thorough understanding of agency contracts, compliance requirements, Allstate policies, and procedures, and agency standards

Establish positive rapport with mentor, peers,, agents, field sales leaders and agency staff

Work under the guidance of the Education Unit manager, and Education Division manager with frequent consultations on objectives and goals

Consistently perform administrative responsibilities, manage voicemail, and email, and class rosters

Work with FSL’s, new agents, and existing agents to improve compliance results

Be an expert on delivering virtual training and all of its features (Blackboard, WebEx)

Mentors New Sales Instructors, provides coaching, developmental feedback and coaching

Provides Market Support to Field Sales Leaders

Job Description

This position will require support of education team initiatives and providing recommendations for/delivery of various educational topics, from basic education to advanced education for agents, licensed sales producers and agency staff. This position requires a strong knowledge of Allstate systems, product knowledge and basic selling skills.

Key Responsibilities

Manage education event scheduling, including determining dates, posting on education calendar and ensuring optimal attendance for sessions.

Provide education support to field trainers, FSLs and department employees as job responsibilities dictate.

With expert knowledge and skills, prepare and facilitate technology education, product education, and sales skills training to agencies in order to achieve regional objectives

Must be able to manage training sessions and be flexible to meet the attendee’s needs/skill levels while maintaining control and structure of the class

Assist with the planning, development and review of educational programs to ensure effective course materials. Identify additional information needed to support business objectives and improve programs.

Work with other departments on regional cross-functional initiatives and develop/revise cross-functional education materials as changes occur

Prepare education materials for classes, and workshops

Work as part of a team and foster a positive work environment

Travel as needed, up to 80% of work week, delivering education to the field for agency office training and classroom education. Overnight travel will be required

Measure effectiveness of education activities and events, and provide effective recommendations to fill gaps

Communicate educational offerings and engage interest in classes offered

Demonstrate ability to articulate, assemble and deliver information and communicate educational offerings to appropriate audiences using all available mediums such as email, market meetings, Agency Gateway, agency facing newsletters, and the education calendar,

Possess knowledge of sales, sales processes, back office support and trend identification as well as a thorough understanding of agency contracts, compliance requirements, Allstate policies, and procedures, and agency standards

Establish positive rapport with mentor, peers,, agents, field sales leaders and agency staff

Work under the guidance of the Education Unit manager, and Education Division manager with frequent consultations on objectives and goals

Consistently perform administrative responsibilities, manage voicemail, and email, and class rosters

Work with FSL’s, new agents, and existing agents to improve compliance results

Be an expert on delivering virtual training and all of its features (Blackboard, WebEx)

Mentors New Sales Instructors, provides coaching, developmental feedback and coaching

Provides Market Support to Field Sales Leaders

Job Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

Four year college degree preferred

Bilingual preferred but not required

One year of related training or insurance sales experience required

Licensed in Property & Casualty and Life & Health (within 6 months of position start)

Completed one month working in an agency selling with proven production

Planning and organizational skills

Demonstrate facilitation skills and ability to speak effectively to groups

Ability to work in a team-centered environment with minimal supervision

Project management skills

Ability to organize and self-manage time

Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt communication techniques for audiences at multiple internal levels

Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life — including a generous paid time off policy.

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