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Sales Director

Company name
Mutual of Omaha Insurance

Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Sales

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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Work type:

Full Time Regular





Oversees the overall sales function for a unit of Advisors through guidance from the Managing Director. Collaborates with the office's leadership team to ensure Training & Development and Advisor Recruiting processes are followed and the appropriate tracking tools are effectively utilized. Attracts, evaluates, selects and trains new Advisor candidates into productive Advisors (to Honor Club level). Provides ongoing training/development for existing and more experienced Advisors.

Essential Job Functions:

Recruit, train and develop a unit of productive Advisors by creating marketing/prospecting and sales strategies.

Provides ongoing training for each reporting Advisor to include: Activity management, weekly skill-building, Trustworthy Selling coaching and Field Training (demonstration and case design)

Actively participates in the Advisor Recruiting Process by providing Warm-Source candidates, participate in interviews and providing input into the Selection process.

Ensures that only well-trained Advisors are representing the Company to our customers serving as a role model for Mutual of Omaha through leadership and by example, (i.e. participating in professional seminars/workshops, pursuing required professional credentials and industry designations, etc).

Develops a professional sales force and assures Company needs for sales and succession planning are met by implementing effective Unit/Agency recruitment, selection, and retention strategies. Maintain a mentoring and career counseling relationship with contracted Advisors.

Develop and maintain a professional representation of Mutual of Omaha in local community, insurance industry and professional associations; be active in local community and association activities.

Develops and maintains effective professional relationships with Agency Sales Home Office and Field staff, Human Resources, Marketing, Compliance, Underwriting, Customer Service and other support areas to achieve revenue, sales, customer growth, and profit goals for the unit; facilitates the accurate identification and resolution of problems; and participates in and supports Company initiatives

Support the Managing Director in the total management of the division office; remain focused on long-term objectives, make sound business decisions in support of Company goals, and comply with all Company policies, federal and state regulations and industry guidelines. Ensure that the assigned Advisors comply with state, federal, industry and corporate requirements.

If working in a remote office (DSO), may act as Agency's point of contact for administrative and logistical functions related to that office.

This position may require frequent standing or walking for extended periods of time.

This position requires up to 66% travel, which may include flying and/or driving and some overnight stays.

Minimum Qualifications:

In depth knowledge of the insurance industry practices and trends, current sales methodology, business and personnel

management principles and practices, multi-line insurance fundamentals, state and federal regulations

Proven sales skills and the ability to motivate others

Current license or ability to become licensed with Mutual, United and any required Affiliate Company in the state(s) required for the agency

Registration as an Investment Advisor Representative within the shorter time-frame of 120 days of entry into the position or after three attempts at the Series 65 exam

Ability to travel up to 65% (may include some overnight)

Access to reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

Detailed product knowledge, with expertise in life, annuity, disability and critical illness insurance products

Strong employee and agent recruiting, selection, training and retention skills

Strong verbal/written communication, human relations and leadership skills

Solid innovative/problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions

Proficiency in applicable software and technology including Microsoft Office and Salesforce

Ability to prepare and implement marketing and prospecting plans

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405, option 4.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Jan 8, 2019 06:00 AM

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Mutual of Omaha Insurance
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Company Profile
Mutual of Omaha was founded on a simple principle: to provide financial security and care in difficult times. For more than 100 years, we have put that principle into action not only through our products and services, but also through our involvement in the community.Mutual of Omaha has been in business for more than a century, providing dependable, affordable products and services that help our customers through life’s transitions. Through a dedicated network of financial advisors and insurance agents/producers, Mutual of Omaha offers insurance and financial products to individuals, families and employers.

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