Sons of Norway, a financial services and international cultural organization headquartered in Minneapolis, began with shared values and a simple promise of financial security when like-minded people came together to protect their families, celebrate their culture and strengthen their community.
For more than 120 years, we’ve lived our mission to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, celebrate our relationships with other Nordic countries and provide quality insurance and financial products to our members. Now more than 52,000 members strong, we play an active role in communities throughout North America and Norway.
Sales Support Representatives increase the sale of Sons of Norway life insurance and annuity products via outbound and inbound telephone activity, emails, training sessions and webinars.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist agents with product information, sales ideas and procedural problem solving.
Recruit agents to become contracted to offer Sons of Norway products.
Develop and build positive relationships with Financial Benefit Counselor’s and other contracted insurance agents.
Assist in developing and implementing sales development and recruiting campaigns.
Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of Sons of Norway products.
Recommends the suitable application of Sons of Norway products in sales situations with agents and other parties.
Tracks and reports on sales activity of FBCs and agents.
Update production reports monthly.
Maintaining commission schedules and assisting with commission questions.
Manage passwords for illustration software.
Gather competitive information to assist with providing competitive intelligence.
Required Skills and Experience
2-3 years of life insurance and/or annuity sales experience in a life insurance company or marketing organization
Strong understanding of life insurance and annuity product features and industry dynamics
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Superior interpersonal and communications skills
Familiar with illustration software or illustrations in general.
Facility with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
MN Insurance License preferred
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].