THE CO-OPERATORS Waterdown, Hamilton, ON L0R, Canada
May 22, 2019Full time
When you face uncertainty, you want to ensure you're protected. You need to trust that your assets, your family, and your life are in good hands. This is why clients come to us. We're Manzer Insurance Services () , representing The Co-operators. Our insurance solutions range from home and auto to life, travel, farm, and more. We want our community members to have trust in us and know that when something goes wrong, they're covered. The community matters to us and protecting the assets and lives of the people in it matters even more. Whether you're a seasoned life insurance agent or a recent business graduate, you're looking for an environment where you can harness your talent and refine your skills, with an organization that'll support you no matter where you want to take your career. As our newest Life Insurance Sales Representative, you'll have this opportunity. Life Insurance Sales Representative: Your primary goal in this position is to sell our life insurance and investment solutions to your clients. We'll provide you with some warm leads to start (and you can bring your own book of business with you too), which you'll use for outbound prospecting and cold calling potential clients. Practically speaking, you will: * Service the life insurance and investment management portfolios of our agency through prospecting for outbound sales efforts (e.g., B2B and B2C sales efforts) * Organize meetings with clients to listen to their needs, assess their situations, and recommend appropriate life and investment solutions, including cross-selling all lines of business * Investigate client questions or concerns, and resolve or escalate any related issues * Complete home inspections, front-line risk assessments and selections, and follow underwriting guidelines as necessary * Participate in the development of marketing plans and strategic activities to expand our portfolios You won't be pressured to sell products that clients don't need or want - a big reason why our team is so successful is because of our client-first mindset. We're here to serve our clients, and we care about what's best for them. Aside from your sales experience and positive attitude you'll succeed in this role if you are: * A strong communicator - you can distill complex information in a way that's understandable to anyone, both through written emails and verbal conversations. * Organized - you know how to manage competing priorities to meet deadlines, and you can multitask effectively without sacrificing accuracy. * A strong problem solver - Your resourcefulness and ability to see a problem from multiple perspectives allows you to find creative solutions. Working with Manzer Insurance Services: This is a full-time permanent position working in our Waterdown office. You'll work standard business hours from Monday to Friday, from 9:00am-5:00pm, with flexibility after the training period to work outside of these hours as needed. Here's what you'll enjoy working with us: * Competitive base salary, excellent commission structure, annual bonus incentive, comprehensive medical benefits package + 3-4 weeks paid vacation * On-target-first-year earnings are between 45-55k/yr and strong performers can earn significantly more * Help obtaining LLQP license (if needed) * Working in a family-oriented office environment with a small, close-knit team * Opportunity to give back to the community through fundraising or volunteering (e.g., participating in local events like Ribfest) You'll be supported, trusted, and set up for success without being micromanaged. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been looking for, we can't wait to hear from you. Qualifications: * Experience in a client-facing sales position, or related business or marketing experience, preferably in the insurance industry * Valid life insurance license (LLQP) or willingness to obtain * Post-secondary education in business, commerce, marketing, or related * Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) for document creation and management * Knowledge of insurance products and strong underwriting skills is an asset * Any other insurance licenses would be an asset (e.g., OTL or mutual funds license) How to Apply: Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person - not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us using the "Help" button. We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment and look forward to hearing from you.