Did you know that nearly 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach retirement age every day for the next 19 years? ¹ Or that almost half of the households in the U.S. are underinsured? ² This means that many Americans could face financial vulnerability and uncertainty at a stage in life when they can least afford it. At The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company (Western & Southern Life), we’re working hard to make sure our customers are prepared for the future, but we need Insurance Sales Professionals with integrity, dedication and commitment in order to be successful. In short, we need you!
Our Insurance Sales Professionals help our middle market customers meet their financial goals using a robust portfolio of solutions. They include life insurance, health insurance, retirement savings, and in some of our offices, investment products and services. As part of our Sales team, you will:
• Provide professional advice to your clients, meeting multiple financial goals, with a comprehensive and top-notch line of financial products and services.
• Serve as a dependable advisor who helps to provide financial solutions to the right people, in the right way, for the right reasons.
• Have access to professional selling tools, and approachable sales leaders - from the manager to the CEO. Experience multiple opportunities for professional development in sales or move into management in our locations throughout the country.
Compensation & Benefits
• Compensation – A compensation plan that truly rewards results with unlimited earning potential.
• Benefits – A competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, company-funded benefit pension plan, long term incentive rewards, and a generous 401(k) match.
• Training – Comprehensive product and sales training recognized by Training Magazine’s Top 125.3
• Market – Access to a growing market segment with increasing demand.
• A Proven Method – A position that offers a great deal of flexibility while working in a structured process proven to result in sales.
• Strength – The backing of a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized for its financial stability, operating performance, and our 120+ years of financial strength and stability.
• The ability to obtain a State Life and Health Insurance license
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
Preferred Skills & Experience
Our most successful Sales professionals have many of the following skills, abilities and competencies:
• Strong interpersonal, relationship, and influence skills
• Effective communication skills including listening, speaking and writing
• The ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekday evenings and weekend hours
• The ability to meet or exceed aggressive sales goals
• Solid sales presentation skills and the ability to close a sale
• The ability to prospect leads and build a sales pipeline
• Experience in retail sales or customer service
About Western and Southern Life:
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) has grown into a diversified family of financial services companies. Its assets owned ($43 billion) and managed ($27 billion) are in excess of $70 billion as of March 31, 2015. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking* of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.1; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC1; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.1; Touchstone Securities, Inc.2; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.2; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit www.westernsouthern.com. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
* Lafayette Life has a 97 Comdex Ranking.
1 A registered investment advisor.
2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
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