Territory Sales Consultant - Chicagoland - Remote

60290, Chicago
Sep 12, 2021
Nov 11, 2021
HR, Sales
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

The Territorial Sales Consultant (TSC) will profitably grow, manage premium, and market share in targeted markets and consumer segments, and achieve desired business results by developing, leading, managing, and implementing effective strategies, processes, and programs in the Independent Agency channel.
Achieve strategic objectives and business goals by leading all sales-related activity within a market, including but not limited to implementing strategic objectives by effectively consulting with assigned independent agencies, monitoring progress and making appropriate adjustments, and working with peers, Regional Sales Manager and Director, and other internal business units.

This will be achieved through:

- Creating and tracking performance to achieve strategic business plan outcomes for their market
- Prospecting and appointing new agencies to grow agency distribution
- Consult with Independent Agents to develop strategic business plans, provide advice on operations, identify issues and recommend plans for resolution, and facilitate access to resources
- Communicating messages to Independent Agents and staff, applying the message to the agency-specific business model, and assisting, as requested by the agency, to create an action plan to adjust operations accordingly
- Prospecting for, assessing, and recruiting candidates in accordance with the market deployment strategy
- Installing successful business practices and processes, as requested, through coordination with field and home office sales leadership
The opportunity is home-based and will involve field travel for the geographic area of the Chicagoland area (Cook, Lake and DuPage) with adjacent areas. The selected incumbent will be requested to reside in the state, within the assigned geographic area. Regular and frequent travel to agencies will be expected. May include overnight.

Responsibilities are not limited to:
Acts as a strategic business advisor to the Independent Agents to achieve short- & long-term business objectives
Work with cross-functional business partners (e.g. product, claims, operations) to develop and implement market-specific sales tactics designed to achieve specific growth and profit goals and targeted business results
Prospects for candidates, positions the agency value proposition and determines viability of partnership
Acts as an ambassador for all brands with the agencies and takes ownership of messages delivered to individual agents, within agencies or in broader venues
Communicates messaging on all relevant topics, including business objectives, sales promotions and incentives, compensation and bonus structure
Creates short term (1 year) and long term (3 year) strategic market business plans, and drives market performance to those plans, as directed by sales leadership
Collaborates with Independent Agencies to assist with the creation of agency-specific short term (1 year) and long term (3 year) strategic business plans, periodically reviews and suggests adjustments as necessary to achieve results
Highly proficient in data manipulation, report analysis and analytical tools allowing for fact-based decisions in support of market objectives

Job Qualifications

Minimum 5 years combined distribution experience in Property & Casualty
4-year college degree preferred
Proven track record for obtaining business results through the development of effective internal relationships within the distribution organization and across other business functions
Experience in field distribution leadership and Property & Casualty
Working knowledge of all Independent Agency brand products and processes, to include P&C
Knowledge of all aspects of sales process and drivers (shop, buy, cross-sell, retain, profitability, etc.)
P&C as appropriate for the state
Industry certifications (preferred)
Travel for business needs may include overnight
Microsoft Office proficiency required. (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

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