Employee type: 

Full-Time

Job type: 

Sales - Insurance

Industry: 

Insurance - Sales - Marketing

Manage others: 

No

Education: 

4 Year Degree

Experience: 

5

Travel: 

Extensive

Sales Executive - Employee Benefits

As a Sales Executive (SE) you are responsible for selling Employee Benefits products to prospects. You will also partner with SE - Commercial P&C, Account Managers and other team members to form unified sales and service team.

What you can look forward to;

  • Hundreds of warm leads-members of our agricultural association and healthcare clients.
  • All expenses paid including transportation, meals, conferences, licenses and education.
  • Dedicated experienced, support staff.
  • Spend most of your time with prospects, not with paperwork.
  • Top tier markets and niche products.

Your objectives:

  • Develop detailed sales plans that result in sales success. 
  • Prospect for new business. 70% of your time will be in-person visits to Ag businesses.
  • Seek out new customers by developing opportunities, through networking, to generate “warm-leads” or prospects.
  • Interface regularly with WG Underwriting by providing accurate prospect information and ascertain best customer rates and/or products. Or, when appropriate, work with carriers and markets to determine the best product in the customer’s interest/needs.
  • Cross-sell other WG products and services to seek a level of penetration in each account relationship.
  • Maintain awareness of competitive activities and opportunities. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Five (5) years of prior successful insurance sales experience.
  • Active state Health license required.
  • Comprehensive understanding of how employee benefits and other insurance products are presented, described, financed, purchased and delivered.
  • Proven ability to influence company decision makers i.e. principals/owners, chief executives, chief financial officers, human resources management etc. to purchase insurance.
  • Agriculture or related industry experience helpful. 
  • Responsible driving history, valid driver’s license, and active auto insurance.
  • Content being a “Road Warrior”, regions are big and require a lot of over the road travel (expense reimbursement available). 
Send resume to Lola da Silva, ldasilva@WGA.COM 

 

 

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