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  • Sales Support Associate

    Job Location CA-NS-Halifax
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/22/2018 12:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-16872
    Company
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Administrative
    Job Type
    Temporary Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Posted End Date
    12/14/2018
  • Job Description

    This role has the ability to understand employee benefits data, pricing and the ability to compare the data across companies. This role works closely with our sales team but is expected to provide support to our service area on a daily basis. The Sales Support Associate must be able to interact with these constituents including our advisors in an educated and informed manner. They must understand the “why” behind the “how” and have strong critical thinking skills.

     

    This si a temporary full-time position ending on January 31st, 2020.

      

    Accountabilities:

    • Ability to understand the sales process and participate in the processing of the business with excellence.
    • Ability to work with all systems required for the Sales Support Associate accountabilities of the sales and renewal process (as outlined on the process maps)
    • Works with Sales team to ensure that proposals are processed and released in a complete and timely manner to our business partners
    • Understand the renewal process and participate in the processing of the business is key to the success of the Selectpac business.
    • Acknowledging and raising any opportunities to the sales team
    • Miscellaneous Administration/Cross Functional Training/Professional Development 

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Post-secondary education or equivalent industry experience
    • Experience in the Financial Services industry with an emphasis on Group Insurance would be an asset
    • Strong critical thinking skills with an analytical approach.
    • Adept with numbers, formulas and ability to read, compare and understand data
    • Understanding the end to end sales process and how each part of the process impacts the next 
    • Intermediate to advanced skill in Excel, with a keen ability to learn and work within other software programs (RS4, ARC, Salesforce, etc.)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!

     

    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.

     

    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

     

    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

     

    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

     

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