Life Internal Sales Consultant I/II - Minneapolis, MN

Allianz Life

Internal Sales Consultant I/II for Allianz Life Insurance products. Provides consultative sales services via 800 line. The Internal Sales Consultant will influence independent agents to write Allianz business with objective of attaining regionally based sales targets through emphasis on focus firms. Sales efforts are aligned to sales targets of external Life team. This role directly impacts Allianz Life’s Top Line Growth.

Sales Consulting: ~crlf~Utilizes thorough knowledge of Allianz Life Insurance products to turn each agent contact into an opportunity to gain commitment from the agent for business. ~crlf~Probes to identify what company the agent is selling for and positions Allianz products against the competition. Utilizes existing marketing materials to promote Allianz products against the competition including Allianz Life’s value added programs. ~crlf~Meets and exceeds key performance benchmarks with an emphasis on attainment of sales goals. ~crlf~Utilizes databases and other data collection methods to track agent production levels on current and proposed sales activity including agent feedback and comments. ~crlf~Once proficient in role, begins to make outbound calls and build a small book of business (agents) to create long-term future sales opportunities. ~crlf~Exhibits decision making through identifying agents having the potential of doing more business with Allianz. ~crlf~Exhibits initiative to grow the relationship and production status from identified agents.~crlf~~crlf~Interaction with Division & Enterprise: ~crlf~Generates and communicates agent activity and pertinent information to Internal Sales Supervisor, External team and Channel Head.~crlf~Communicates industry trends and competitor information to Division Management Team. ~crlf~Communicates field reaction to product rollout marketing strategy and existing product marketing efforts.~crlf~~crlf~

- 2-3 years of sales experience preferred.~crlf~- Prior industry experience preferred.~crlf~- MN Life & Health Insurance license required or willing to obtain in 30 days.~crlf~- Four year degree required or equivalent work experience.~crlf~Comfortable with talking on the phone as their primary activity.~crlf~Ability to work during the hours of 7:00am-6:00pm CST.~crlf~Ability to attend occasional evening business functions.~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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