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Account Executive - Outside Sales

Bloomfield, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Join the dynamic team of Hooker & Holcombe (H&H), a leading regional retirement and investment consulting firm with a 60-year history of delivering innovative and actionable solutions to businesses located throughout the Northeast region.  If you’re an experienced sales professional with high energy and the motivation needed to help drive growth and deliver excellence, then you may be the right candidate for this rarely available position. In this position, you'll identify and cultivate new prospects from relationships built with referral sources such as accountants and lawyers, and other direct prospecting efforts to effectively close sales.  Unlock your potential at H&H! If you believe in the power of building  relationships, we'll give you the tools and support you need to connect with retirement plan sponsors ranging from municipalities to corporations to start-ups. You’ll be able to use your knowledge of the defined benefit and defined contribution industry to help organizations throughout the Northeast provide better retirement plans for their employees.

At H&H, we welcome your ideas on how to do things differently. Our employees are EPIC— Empowered, Proactive, Innovative, and Committed to our clients’ success. Benefits include
health, dental, vision and life insurance, pension, and 401(k) plan, PTO, sick time, paid holidays and uncapped new business commissions.



  • Develop and execute a cold calling strategy to target prospects
  • Assist consultants by mining existing clients for referral business
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with accountants, lawyers and other business partners
  • Reach or exceed assigned sales goals
  • Implement sales strategies
  • Connect customers' business needs with H&H services
  • Build network in person, via phone and email with key decision makers in a designated territory



  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Understanding of ERISA laws and retirement products/services in the qualified and nonqualified retirement plan environment
  • Experience in sales environment with proven track record
  • Highly effective communication skills - oral, written and group
  • Demonstrated persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with prospective and existing clients
  • Organizational skills and effective time management to succeed in a semi-autonomous, fast-paced environment
  • Analytical skills to understand complex retirement plan strategies and pricing
  • Ability to travel 10%-20%, mostly in-state with minimal overnight required
  • Motivated, self-starter with the interest to learn new information quickly and independently
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and various file manipulation skills on a PC
  • This position does not require that incumbents attain and maintain current state insurance license

For consideration please submit your resume and your total compensation requirements.  Only candidates that provide this information will be considered.

Important: H&H does not sponsor job candidates for U.S work authorization



Bloomfield, CT
06002 USA



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