Territory Sales Consultant - Encompass Insurance - Pittsburgh

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Job Description

The Team:

This team is set to profitably grow or manage Encompass premium and market share in targeted markets and consumer segments, and achieve desired business results by developing, leading, managing and implementing effective strategies, processes, and programs in the Independent Agency channel. This role includes a car and involves 80% travel.

The Position:

Your ability to work with Independent Agents and use your networking skills to drive business results would be well utilized in this exciting opportunity.

The primary objective of the Territory Sales Consultant (TSC) is to generate profitable growth and increased market share within the independent agencies under contract with Allstate. The TSC executes tactics and processes to achieve the territory's business plan. The job is accomplished through the consistent use of professional business planning, consulting skills, and agent education/training.

Travel primarily in your territory, but occasionally will be required to travel outside established territory.

Leadership

Generate profitable growth and revenue improvement in agencies through professional consultative and selling skills and use of available consulting tools

Develops an annual market plan to maximize profitable premium growth in both new and renewal property/casualty business for the territory and specifically for agencies

Manages the annual agent contract process. Resolves agent issues related to contract changes, enhancements or revisions

Obtains solid agent commitments to position Allstate as their personal lines company of choice

Relationship Management

Builds and maintains open, honest and strong relationships with the Allstate Independent Agencies to foster strong business partnership and results

Builds and leverages relationships across functional areas within Allstate to support agencies in the achievement of regional business objectives

Builds and maintains relationships within the industry to expand the Allstate Independent footprint through referrals and personal networking

Agency Deployment

Proactively assists regional management in identifying markets for agency expansion

Recruits and appoints Independent Agencies within the territory following agreed upon strategies

Maximizes the Independent Agent opportunity through successful installation and establishment to ensure a quality process and coordination of all involved support departments

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years combined distribution experience in Property & Casualty and Traditional Life
  • 4 year college degree preferred
  • Proven track record for obtaining business results through the development of effective internal relationships within the distribution organization and across other business functions
  • Experience in field distribution leadership and Property & Casualty
  • Working knowledge of all Independent Agency brand products and processes, to include P&C
  • Knowledge of all aspects of sales process and drivers (shop, buy, cross-sell, retain, profitability, etc.)
  • P&C and Life and Health licenses as appropriate for the state
  • Industry certifications (preferred)
  • Encompass Certification
  • Travel for business needs may include overnight
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required. (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

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

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