Sr Advanced Markets Consultant - Life - Minneapolis

Allianz Life

Sr Advanced Markets Consultant is responsible for expert advanced sales consultation and support to the Allianz internal sales and external channels of distribution. This position focuses primarily on life insurance, taxation, trusts and estate planning, executive compensation planning, business succession planning, and planned charitable giving strategies. Assists in creation of collateral, sales training and the development of new markets. Day to day responsibilities will include evaluation of client cases, consultation on recommendations regarding those cases, researching tax and legal issues related to advanced planning strategies, and supporting other areas of the enterprise in implementation of appropriate Advanced Markets strategies.

Expert Consultation: Offers expert consultation to our sales force, financial services professionals and our operations area regarding complex Advanced Markets topics, primarily focusing on life insurance taxation, trust and estate planning, executive compensation, and business succession solutions. ~crlf~~crlf~Creation and Updating of Advanced Markets Materials: Acts as a subject matter expert and assists in the creation and delivery of compliant sales collateral for clients and financial services professionals including brochures and presentations, supporting Advanced Markets topics such as executive bonus plan, split dollar, trust strategies, and others accepted by the company. Strives to identify new sales strategies that will enhance use of our products. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.~crlf~~crlf~Creation and Delivery of Training: Responsible for creation and delivery of training and education around complex Advanced Markets topics. Must work closely with our sales and operations training departments to schedule appropriate times to fit into training calendars.~crlf~~crlf~Support for Product Development and Operations: Contributes to product development process by identifying opportunities outside our current offerings. Assists corporate legal and compliance as a subject matter expert when necessary. Analyzes processes to identify inconsistencies, errors and omissions in information disseminated throughout the enterprise including Operations on Advanced Markets tax and other topics. Works with department heads to correct information and rewrite business rules as needed.~crlf~~crlf~Research: Conduct research on various industry segments, current trends, primary concerns of business owners in those industries, etc. to develop target marketing material. ~crlf~~crlf~External Presentations: Conduct in-person and/or virtual presentations on advanced marketing topics to financial service professionals. ~crlf~~crlf~

Minimum Requirements:~crlf~– 6-7 years experience required: Experience in financial services/Insurance industry in Advanced Sales and/or the Advisory channel~crlf~– Four-year degree required~crlf~– Series 6 or 7 securities license required~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~– 8-10 years experience preferred: Experience in financial services industry in Advanced Sales case consultation role with point-of-sale experience~crlf~– Advanced degree preferred: J.D., CPA, MBA, CFP, ChFC, or other industry designations 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~

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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

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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