Internal Sales Specialist - Group Benefits
US-NJ-Parsippany | US-NY-Rye Brook
As an Internal Sales Specialist, you'll be responsible for pricing and positioning new business proposals through:
Analysis and screening of bid specifications
Consultation with sales and account management on underwriting guidelines
Proactive communication and follow up with brokers and internal partners
Data entry into our proprietary rating engine
This position may also assist with broker education activities and may make periodic onsite visits to a broker's office, in partnership with sales representatives.
If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, apply today!
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 2+ years of experience required
Must obtain Life & Health licenses within 3 months and apply for required non-resident licenses
Must maintain licenses by meeting continuing education requirements
Requires ability to understand and maintain knowledge of insurance operations, products, and concepts with the ability to apply marketing strategies and systems
Requires strong planning, organizational, problem solving and time management skills with the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities
Must have good oral and written communication skills plus the ability to develop effective relationships and motivate producer behavior
Must have excellent computer and keyboarding skills
Must have excellent level Excel skills as well as MicroSoft Office knowledge
Salesforce experience a plus
Must work well under pressure and be self-directed
Some travel may be required including overnight stays (5%)
Salary Range Information
Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.
$58800 - $80400 / year
This role will be based in either our Rye Brook, NY or Parsippany, NJ field sales office. It is a hybrid role, in that there will be split time working from home and working in the office.Work Authorization/Sponsorship
At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)Investment Code of Ethics
For Principal Global Investors positions, you'll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.Experience Principal
While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees - individually and all of us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we're an exceptional place to grow your career.Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
The Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, p regnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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