Senior Director Advanced Markets - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

Responsible for the development and delivery of Advanced Markets programs for life insurance, focusing on the business planning and executive benefits sectors. The position requires keeping current on life insurance advanced markets issues and concepts. Involves an in depth analysis of possible topics for future Advanced Markets programs that both educate and provide sales opportunities for producers that benefit contract owners. Mentors junior members to collaboratively create cutting edge producer presentations and related marketing collateral on those latest Advanced Markets topics. Outstanding communication and presentation skills with an ability to connect technical advanced tax and legal concepts to the practical sales process so that the producer understands how the information can be applied in a sales situation . Extensive travel and schedule flexibility is required. ~crlf~ ~crlf~Influence life strategy including distribution, product and operations for advanced market needs. Works with internal partners to ensure the resources are allocated to support growth in advanced markets program.

Delivers industry leading presentations to clients with varying levels of expertise including but not limited to; firms, producers (current and prospective); contract owners (current to prospective). Presents agents and registered reps at a variety of venues including broker-dealer and strategic account meetings, Allianz marketing conferences and Universities, industry meetings and conferences, client seminars, etc. Presents as a keynote speaker, break-out speaker, via Webinar, conference calls, etc. Recommends novel, creative and industry leading topics for field programs and promotion by Advanced Markets to enhance company and department industry reputation through cross selling opportunities. ~crlf~~crlf~Creates cutting edge presentations and related marketing collateral: Responsible for program content development including PowerPoint presentations, marketing materials, and value-added promotional items. Works in partnership with key stakeholders to meet corporate standards. Updates and enhances the program(s). Travels extensively with Retirement Consultants, wholesalers, for CE, producer, and broker/Dealer meetings as well as 1 on 1 meetings with RCs.~crlf~~crlf~Identifies and delivers new concepts and content for life insurance Advanced Markets focusing on business planning and executive benefits as well as marketing support: Keeps current on relevant tax, regulatory retirement income planning trends and issues and industry concepts. Researches new ideas related to regulatory/ product/tax/legal issues and developments related to retirement income planning and Advanced Markets programs supporting life insurance opportunities along with industry practice management and all aspects of retirement income trends.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~Minimum Requirements:~crlf~– 8-10 years experience required: Experience in financial services/Insurance industry in marketing or sales~crlf~– Four-year degree required~crlf~– Series 6 or 7 securities license preferred~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~– 11+ years experience preferred~crlf~– Advanced degree preferred: J.D., CPA, MBA, CFP, CLU, or ChFC strongly preferred~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

Travel required of up to 80%. Job may require periods of bending, stooping, sitting or standing.~crlf~~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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