Insurance Sales Consultant

Employer
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Location
Minneapolis, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 13, 2022
Closes
May 24, 2022
Ref
14480577
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At RiverSource, we take pride in providing our clients with a personalized experience every step of the way; if you prosper in an environment where you can help others and if you enjoy creating a positive impact on client's overall experience, we invite you to take your career to the next level by applying to join our team today!

We are looking for several Insurance Sales Consultants (National Sales Consultants) to join our team. Take the first step at launching your career as a wholesaler. As a National Sales Consultant, we provide the necessary support to obtain your Series 7 and 63 and life insurance licenses. Once you obtain the required licensing, you will be eligible to begin to promote RiverSource Insurance products and work with advisors on their needs. In this role you will promote RiverSource Insurance products through the Ameriprise Advisor Channel via inbound phone calls from advisors across the country and make proactive outbound calls. Using discretion and judgment, through questioning of the advisor, they will also provide options to solve their client's needs by assessing client needs to determine the best solution options.

Looking to advance your career further through licensing? We are dedicated to your career development through training, mentoring and licensing support - it's all about helping you effectively develop to reach your full potential within our sales organization!

This position is located in Minneapolis and offers a hybrid schedule (three days in office).

Responsibilities

  • Wholesale RiverSource Insurance products through inbound calls from advisors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of RiverSource's product portfolio features and benefits and, using the Quality Sales Call (QSC), generate sales leads by matching solutions provided by RiverSource products to client needs.
  • Assist advisors with product features and benefits, proposals, competitive analysis and product positioning, and sales strategies.
  • Assist advisors with resolution of issues and ongoing case management.
  • Maintain and leverage a deep understanding of all Insurance products, solutions, and rules, including specific rules of engagement for distributors.
  • Make proactive telephone calls with RSD/RVP partner territory.
  • Prioritize and manage inbound and outbound calls.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Use software, including proprietary programs, to research, log activity, and run hypothetical scenarios.
  • Research and communicate industry changes and trends that may impact company or product positioning.
  • Complete required coursework in order to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations and licensure.


Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years sales/customer service experience
  • Series 6/7, 63, and Life and Health- or the ability to obtain these within 90 days of hire.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work on a team and in a sales/results oriented environment
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Effective presentation skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Insurance products
  • Experience in financial services industry, financial sales, or financial wholesaling
  • High energy


About Our Company

Riversource Annuities and Insurance is a part of the Ameriprise family of brands that provides our clients access to solutions that create a road map for their future. At Riversource we embrace an inclusive and collaborative culture that allows us to help others achieve their goals by providing compelling product solutions. This includes insurance to prepare for and be protected during the unexpected, as well as annuities that will provide support through every stage of retirement planning such as asset accumulation, generating income, and leaving a legacy to loved ones or charity. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Riversource.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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