Field Benefit Leader - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
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Oct 04, 2016
Dec 03, 2016
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Allstate Benefits is one of America's leading voluntary, supplemental benefit providers. Founded in 1956 as American Heritage Life Insurance Company and acquired by The Allstate Corporation in 1999, we have the strength of a nationally recognized and trusted brand behind our comprehensive and competitive product portfolio. Our Critical Illness, Accident, Cancer and Universal Life products are ranked #1 in the industry for Worksite Sales by LIMRA, plus we also offer disability income, hospital indemnity, vision and dental insurance. All products are underwritten by American Heritage Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of The Allstate Corporation. Our home office is located in Jacksonville, Florida. More than 31,000 companies across the U.S. choose to put our products to work for them, protecting their most valuable asset – their employees.

Job Description

Allstate Benefits has an excellent career opportunity for a Field Benefits Leader in the Illinois area as part of the Midwest Allstate Agency Channel. Our ideal candidate will live in or near Chicago.

The primary objective of the distribution function is to generate profitable growth and increased market share within an assigned geographical territory, and to develop and maintain strong business relationships with Allstate Agency channel field leadership in order to gain alignment and momentum in delivering company distribution and service goals.

The Field Benefits Leader is responsible for achieving the sales plan for assigned products or product lines within assigned region, developing and maintaining a high level of production through the execution of a detailed business plan including training, motivating, and developing successful working relationships with regional field sales leaders and producers. This position will work with Allstate's Exclusive Agents and the Allstate Sales Leadership Team.

Job Qualifications

  • Must have knowledge of, and at least 5 years sales experience and proven track record, selling voluntary benefits products or similar financial products and a proven ability to grow a territory as measured by sales and persistency of business.
  • Advanced degrees or professional designations such as CEBS, ChFC, CLU, a plus.
  • 4 year college degree preferred, equivalent field experience may substitute for degree.
  • Active resident Life and Health insurance license
  • Above average sales, communication and relationship building skills
  • IRSC 125 experience and knowledge preferred
  • Proven success in exceeding new business sales
  • An ability to grow and manage a region
  • Microsoft office proficiency
  • Travel is required

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that's 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, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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