Ancillary Sales Specialist- Boston, MA

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 19, 2024
Closes
Jun 18, 2024
Ref
755704-en_US#GIJ--Allstate.2
Category
Sales
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Workplace
In-Office

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.

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SAP Job Title: AHB-Sales Consultant-Assoc Mgr

Band: S4

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Code: 70006505

Revised Date: 05/10/2023

Job Summary:

As an Ancillary Sales Specialist you will be responsible for generating new business sales volume through a network of licensed agents for the Accident, Health, and Benefits business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing an in-depth knowledge of the producers and sales opportunities within the market and for focusing his/her efforts on those with the highest potential for deepening customer relationships with Allstate Benefits.
  • Effectively collaborate with District Manager and Sales Representatives when working with health agents that have an established relationship with the team
  • Accountable for keeping producers informed of Allstate Benefits Supplemental products, processes, compensation, and service options
  • Assists in the development of producer business plans and new products at the market level which consists of education, prospecting, and transacting business
  • Accountable for making a high volume of sales calls to targeted life and health agents, quoting cases and issuing policies
  • Actively utilize the internal CRM sales tracking system to validate and record sales calls, quotes, and recruited agents
  • Prospect and generate Small Group new business proposals for your agent network from referrals, references, or industry listings
  • Evaluate agent performance and continually recruit agents to fill the sales pipeline
  • Provide guidance to agents in developing selling strategies to obtain new and retain existing business
  • Manage agent relationships regarding perceived problems with claims processing, underwriting, rate increases, and company decisions impacting an agents clients
  • Provide timely communication to agents on product offerings, network changes, rate changes and plan designs

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Bachelors Degree Preferred or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training, and work-related experience
  • 2+ years of sales related experience
  • Previous experience and knowledge of ancillary products, dental, vision, life, and disability products
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in dealing with leadership of agencies and the C-Suite of employer groups
  • Strategic and consultative selling experience
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and learn quickly
  • Demonstrated experience in leading employee benefits sales meetings and following a structured sales process
  • A solid understanding of information technology used to provide employee benefits solutions (experience/understanding online enrollment technology, decision support tools and integration with payroll services)
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and self-motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to keep confidential information secured
  • Must be able and willing to travel

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Life, Accident, and Health License (Preferred)
  • Incumbent will be required to obtain a Life, Accident, and Health License in state of residence and any other state that the incumbent conducts business, which should be completed within 60 days of receiving approval from the resident state; however, we recognize that in some states the licensing process may take longer

Functional Skills:

  • Experience working with insurance producers selling over the phone or face to face
  • Health and Supplemental insurance industry business experience in the ancillary product portfolio
  • Variety of computer software knowledge related to job



The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Notes:

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is$45,000.00 annual salary in addition to uncapped commissionand is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation.

Good Hands. Greater Together.

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 https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

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