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Internal Sales Consultant I/II/III - Life Insurance | Hybrid Schedule

Job Level:  Entry Level
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  Sales & Distribution
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9309

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/III 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.

 

Key Responsibilities

Sales Consulting:

  • Utilizes thorough knowledge of Allianz Life Insurance products to turn each agent contact into an opportunity to gain commitment from the agent for business
  • 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
  • Meets and exceeds key performance benchmarks with an emphasis on attainment of sales goals
  • Utilizes databases and other data collection methods to track agent production levels on current and proposed sales activity including agent feedback and comments
  • Once proficient in role, begins to make outbound calls and build a small book of business (agents) to create long-term future sales opportunities
  • Exhibits decision making through identifying agents having the potential of doing more business with Allianz
  • Exhibits initiative to grow the relationship and production status from identified agents.

 

Interaction with Division & Enterprise:

  • Generates and communicates agent activity and pertinent information to Internal Sales Supervisor, External team and Channel Head
  • Communicates industry trends and competitor information to Division Management Team
  • Communicates field reaction to product rollout marketing strategy and existing product marketing efforts

 

What you bring:

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

 

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.

 

Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.