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Sales Specialist, Employee Benefits
 
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Sales and Business Development ; Other Sales and Business Development Jobs, Insurance ; Other Insurance Jobs
Job Industry: Insurance
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 3
Date Posted: May 31, 2013
 
You will be a key part of the Great-West Life Sales and Marketing Centre team, where you will be one of our local Employee Benefit insurance experts.

Sales Specialists provide financial security advisors with product, marketing, sales, and service expertise.  In this position, you will:

·         Motivate financial security advisors to grow their client base with Great-West Life and meet their clients’ needs
·         Manage and grow an advisor and client customer base, including responsibility for pricing and profit generation
·         Assist advisors with sales, underwriting and business planning / marketing activities
·         Facilitate product training sessions for new advisors
·         Liaise with the head office underwriting, claims, marketing and distribution departments to assist with your goal of driving premium revenue
·         Work closely with an administrative assistant and service representative to assist in the execution of your business plan
·         Enjoy a fast-paced and results-oriented environment.

This role is located in Mississauga; travel throughout the region will be required.


Qualifications:
·         Post secondary education, preferably in commerce, finance, business administration
or a related field (or equivalent work experience)
·         Minimum 3 years experience in the Canadian financial services/employee benefit industry
·         Demonstrated success in the marketing of employee benefit products
·         Time management, leadership, communication and team building skills
·         Work ethic that demonstrates you are sales and results oriented, a motivated self-starter, career focused, dynamic and involved in extracurricular activities
·         Skilled at relationship building
·         Good communicator with the ability to present, train and transfer knowledge to a variety of audiences. 

Equal employment opportunity
Great-West Life is a leading Canadian life and health insurer. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco Inc. and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.  Through Great-West Life Sales and Marketing Centres located across Canada, we provide financial advisors with unparalleled and personalized product and marketing expertise. 

We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. We offer a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation and opportunities for professional growth.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  


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