Sales Consultant - Central Philadelphia

Description :

Allstate Benefits is one of America's leading voluntary, supplemental benefit providers. Founded in 1956 as American Heritage Life Insurance Company and acquired by The Allstate Corporation in 1999, we have the strength of a nationally recognized and trusted brand behind our comprehensive and competitive product portfolio. Our Critical Illness, Accident, Cancer and Universal Life products are ranked #1 in the industry for Worksite Sales by LIMRA, plus we also offer disability income, hospital indemnity, vision and dental insurance. All products are underwritten by American Heritage Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of The Allstate Corporation. Our home office is located in Jacksonville, Florida. More than 31,000 companies across the U.S. choose to put our products to work for them, protecting their most valuable asset – their employees.

Job Description

The Allstate Benefits Sales team builds relationships with Agents and Brokers across the country and support them, which contributes to premium growth for Allstate Benefits in the voluntary market.

Allstate Benefits has an exceptional career opportunity for a Sales Consultant in the North East territory. Our ideal candidate will live in or near Central Philadelphia.

The Allstate Sales Consultant is responsible for recruiting new producers, sales production from Workplace and Individual products, achieving premium growth objectives and servicing and conservation of insurance in force. Meet or exceed assigned productions plan. Recruit, train, motivate and develop producers throughout the region. Contribute to effective relationships between the producers and Allstate Benefits Home Office departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Sales Consultant will make qualified calls on groups with producers and provide enrollment support on a new producer's first couple of accounts opened. This role provides training and on-going development of producers in assigned area in the region. Of equal concern is the on-going support and training of the Allstate agents and their support staff, and the development of the PPGA distribution channel in the assigned area.
  • Receives direction from the Regional Director and is responsible for maintaining a positive working relationship with Workplace Sales Support, Underwriting, Policyholder Services, Premium Administration, Compliance, Commission Accounting, Home Office personnel, and Allstate Field Management.
  • Stays current on sales and marketing techniques and changes in state and federal law that affect the Company's sales efforts and impact the insurance industry in general.
  • The Sales Consultant is rated in the areas of both Allstate and PPGA production, new case count, re-enrollment production, recruiting new producers, electronic enrollments, leadership and administration in their assigned area.
  • Meet or exceed assigned production plan.
  • Recruit, train, motivate and develop producers throughout assigned area in the region.
  • Contribute to effective relationships between the producers and Home Office departments.
  • Work with producers to help bring value to their existing book of business and develop new opportunities.
  • Help implement and support the corporate strategy and 8-2-5 Marketing Plan.
  • Help control and manage their own expenses to Company standards.
  • Recommend termination of non-producers according to Company standards.
  • Advanced knowledge of individual and group insurance product, as well as payroll allotment and IRSC 125, and workplace/voluntary benefit experience.
  • Sales, communication and relationship building skills.
  • Microsoft office proficiency. Professional designations such as CLU and ChFC are desirable.
  • Active Life and Health insurance license required.
  • Knowledge of individual and group payroll products.
  • Strong work ethic with proven success in exceeding sales goals.

Job Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of individual and group insurance product, as well as payroll allotment and IRSC 125, and workplace/voluntary benefit experience.
  • Sales, communication and relationship building skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in recruitment and management of insurance sales force.
  • Microsoft office proficiency. Professional designations such as CLU and ChFC are desirable.
  • Active Life and Health insurance license required.
  • Knowledge of individual and group payroll products.

To be considered for this position, candidates must also have previous work experience in sales and a sense of understanding of products in:

  • Worksite Benefits
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Supplementary Benefits
  • Employee Benefits
  • Group Products

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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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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