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Internal Sales Consultant I/II ALFS | Hybrid Schedule

Job Level:  Entry Level
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Sales & Distribution
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1805

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.

 

What you do:

Internal Sales Consultant I/II on the ALFS Distributions Sales Desk for variable, and fixed indexed annuities. Provides consultative sales services via 800 line. The Internal Sales Consultant II 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. The Internal Sales Consultant I/II will collaborate with an external Retirement Consultant to build relationships with financial advisors and grow the production and the overall territory's production. This role directly impacts Allianz Life's Top Line Growth.

Activity and Results:

1) Meet and exceed sales and activity performance benchmarks: Dials, Conversations, Leads, new producers, producer retention.

2) Utilize each contact as an opportunity to gain a commitment from the advisor for business.

3) Utilize each contact as an opportunity to build relationships and understand how to provide value to the financial professional.

4) Utilize database and other tracking methods to track advisors' productions levels on current and proposed sales activity.

Time Management:

1) Effective use of the day, inbound and/or outbound phone coverage.

2) Be responsive and proactive in contacting current and prospective advisors in order to retain and help grow their productions with Allianz.

Territory Management:

1) Manage workload and external partner (s) relationships expectations to reach goals. 

2) Establish profile information, and qualify advisors business focus.

3) Leverage External wholesaling partnership and value by effectively communicating and coordination.

Sales Effectiveness:

1) Ability to be a professional inside sales person that advances the sales process.

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.

3) Work with advisors through various roadblocks that occur when writing and transacting business.

 

What you bring:

Experience:

- 0-1 years of experience required

- 2-3 years of experience preferred: prior sales experience required.

Education:

- High School diploma required

- Four year degree preferred

Licenses/Certifications/Other:

FINRA SIE, Series 6, 63 and MN Life Insurance license required OR at Level I - passed within 90 business days.

 

- Ability to work during the hours of 7:00 am - 6:00 pm CST

- Comfortable with talking on the phone as their primary activity

- Ability to attend evening business functions

- Potential to travel on a limited basis

 

What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. 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. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Join us.  We care for tomorrow.