Internal Sales Consultant I - ALFS - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

Internal Sales Consultant I on the ALFS Distributions Sales Desk for variable, and fixed indexed annuities. Provides consultative sales services via 800 line. The Internal Sales Consultant I will influence financial advisors to write Allianz business with objective of attaining sales targets through emphasis on focus firms. Sales efforts are aligned to sales targets of ALFS Distribution. Once proficient in role, the Internal Inbound Sales Consultant will demonstrate initiative and decision making to become an Internal Sales Consultant II who partners with an external Retirement Consultant to build relationships with financial advisors and grow the~crlf~production and the overall territory's production. This role directly impacts Allianz Life's Top Line Growth.

Activity and Results:~crlf~1) Meet and exceed sales and activity performance benchmarks: Dials, Conversations, Leads, new producers, Retention sales.~crlf~2) Utilize each contact as an opportunity to gain a commitment from the advisor for business.~crlf~3) Utilize each contact as an opportunity to build relationships and understand how to provide value to the advisors.~crlf~4) Utilize database and other tracking methods to track advisor productions levels on current and proposed sales activity.~crlf~~crlf~Time Management:~crlf~1) Effective use of the day, inbound phone coverage.~crlf~2) Be responsive and proactive in contacting current and prospective advisors in order to retain and help grow their productions with Allianz.~crlf~~crlf~Territory Management:~crlf~1) Manage workload and external partner (s) relationships expectations to reach goals. ~crlf~2) Establish profile information, and qualify advisors business focus.~crlf~3) Leverage External wholesaling partnership and value by effectively communicating and coordination.~crlf~~crlf~Sales Effectiveness:~crlf~1) Abilty to be a professional inside sales person that advances the sales process.~crlf~2) Promote/sell Allianz products and solutions by way of a consultative sales approach which includes but is not limited to positioning: product features, value add systems, continuing education programs, sales illustrations, sub-account features, performance and strength of brand.~crlf~3) Work with advisors through various roadblocks that occur when writing and transacting business.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Experience:~crlf~- 0-1 years experience required~crlf~- 2-3 years experience preferred: prior sales experience required.~crlf~Education:~crlf~- High School diploma required~crlf~- Four year degree preferred~crlf~~crlf~Licenses/Certifications/Other:~crlf~FINRA Series 6, 63 and MN Life Insurance license or willing to obtain in 90 days ~crlf~

- Abilty to work during the hours of 7:00 am - 6:00 pm CST~crlf~- Comfortable with talking on the phone as their primary activity~crlf~- Ability to attend evening business functions~crlf~- Potential to travel on a limited basis~crlf~~crlf~At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected, and valued

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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