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Travelers Associate Sales Exec, Personal Insurance in Naperville, Illinois



Associate Sales Exec, Personal Insurance

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Advising Agents: Responsible for management and profitable development of all small book of agency assignment. Accountable to build/maintain effective relationships with agents. Diagnoses agencies interests and ability to grow and motivates agents to succeed. Implements strategic marketing plans for territory to identify opportunities and potential challenges from which strategies and tactics are developed. Develops and executes bottom up Strategic Agency Management (SAM) Plans with consistent accuracy in meeting company objectives. Influencing the Sale: Assists with the development and executes sales and marketing initiatives to achieve growth and profitability objectives for assigned territory, Recommends a sales process that matches Travelers features, benefits, and solutions to agency needs. Influences agents to quote and sell Travelers to customers Insure that agency staffs are fully trained (products, automation for quoting and HQ in total). Agency Diagnostics: Assists and develop selected agents for reassignment to Sales Executive. Establishes rapport and provide a superior sales experience with prospective customers. Develops product, underwriting and sales knowledge to counsel and sell available Personal Insurance products. Stays current on all Travelers systems and product/pricing changes. Strong Customer Service Skills to include problem resolution.

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Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

Travel: Occasionally.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Basic Knowledge of Agency Diagnostics: Ability to accurately assess agency operations and provide strategic sales and marketing insight. Intermediate ability to Influence the Sale: ability to convince current and prospective agents to represent and promote Travelers products and services. Basic ability to advise Agents. Basic ability to deliver sales results. Intermediate Relationship Management skills. Intermediate Communication skills. Intermediate ability to adapt to Change. Intermediate ability to Demonstrate resilience. Demonstrates intermediate problem solving skills and ability to exercise decisive Judgment. Demonstrates Integrity. Advanced technical savvy: Knowledge and or ability to learn new systems, applications and programs quickly and then to be able to explain to others. Intermediate skill of Driving for results: Self-assured, responds confidently to objections, and does not give up easily. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office products with ability to manipulate data in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint quickly and accurately. Definition of Basic Skills/Competencies: Demonstrates basic knowledge and ability; can apply the competency in common/familiar situations that present limited difficulties. Definition of Intermediate Skills/Competencies: Demonstrates solid knowledge and ability and can apply the competency in the full range of typical situations with minimal or no guidance. Requires guidance handling novel or more complex situations.

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Job Summary:

Under moderate supervision, the Associate Sales Executive is responsible for managing and developing a small or less complex sales territory. Achieving success will include: developing plans to optimize the growth potential of assignments, exceeding or meeting year over year growth and profit objectives, utilizing Travelers sales tools within a consultative sales framework, developing competitor intelligence, and supporting team members in the region, home office, and business center on product, pricing, and agency management decisions. This position does not manage others.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

2 years experience in Sales preferred. Bachelors Degree preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment (Frequently). Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently). Standing (Frequently).

Minimum Qualifications:

1 year experience in sales or sales support required. Insurance knowledge required. Demonstrated skills in influencing others required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Licensing or Certificates:

Not Required.

Primary Location:

Naperville - Illinois - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.