Territory Sales Consultant - Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa
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Feb 12, 2018
Apr 13, 2018
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Job Description

Encompass Insurance is one of the largest personal property and casualty insurance brands sold exclusively through a network of more than 3,000 independent agents in most states. With a legacy that dates back to 1897, Encompass employees and agents are committed to delivering a superior insurance experience for our customers. Encompass is a solely owned subsidiary of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL), the nations largest publicly held personal lines insurer.

Encompass is growth focused, looking to expand its presence throughout the country. We are seeking enthusiastic, creative, results-oriented people who thrive in a fast-paced environment. Encompass offers an exceptional career experience for our employees, with impactful work and exciting opportunities to make a difference. Join Encompass and youll be part of an exciting future.

The Territory Sales Consultant will profitably grow or manage Encompass premium and market share in targeted markets and consumer segments, and achieve desired business results by developing, leading, managing and implementing effective strategies, processes and programs in the Independent Agency channel.

Achieve strategic objectives and business goals by leading all sales-related activity within a market, including but not limited to implementing strategic objectives by effectively consulting with assigned independent agencies, monitoring progress and making appropriate adjustments, and working effectively with peers, Regional Sales Manager and Director, and other internal business units.

The Territory Sales Consultant is based in the field and reports to a Regional Sales Manager.

Work with cross-functional business partners to develop and implement market-specific sales tactics designed to achieve specific growth and profit goals and targeted business results

Develop new and improve or maintain relationships with assigned agencies and lead resolution efforts where needed and/or appropriate

Provide insight as requested to help inform effective regional, market and/or state specific sales programs to drive results

Effectively communicate with internal associates and agencies, presenting business cases to influence decision making and business results

Lead the market distribution channel to maximize areas of opportunity, including identifying and appointing new agencies aligned with the Encompass strategy and ending relationships with incumbent agencies who are not aligned with the Encompass strategy

Ensure compliance with state, Encompass and/or Allstate rules, regulations, programs and guidelines

Job Qualifications

Sales or Sales Support experience

Goal oriented

Excellent communication skills; listens effectively, speaks and writes clearly and persuasively.

Strong interpersonal skills and situational fluency. Ability to effectively engage and influence agency owners and staff as well as associates and leadership within the Encompass organization

Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills

Ability to manage priorities in fast-paced and changing environment

Strong assessment skills; ability to identify opportunities that are aligned with enterprise solution sets

Competitive; thrives in an environment where performance metrics are routinely measured.

Innovative; ability to create, improve or re-imagine processes and best practices

Working knowledge of the personal lines Independent Agency channel, including carrier competitors and national industry associations

Insurance experience in sales, product management, marketing or general management

Bachelors degree preferred. Industry certifications preferred (CIC, AINS, CPCU)

Bilingual skills helpful

Travel is required

Valid drivers license and in good standing

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 thats 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, youll 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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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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