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Sun Life Financial (U.S.) Services Company, Inc. Employee Benefits Sales Representative in New York, New York

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

Summary:

To be considered for this position, you are required to complete two steps in the application process. You will need to submit an online job application and complete an online assessment (see link below).
As an Employee Benefit Sales Representative, you represent our brand in the market. You will solve our clients' needs through consultative and solution based selling, and build relationships with contacts in your territory to identify, develop and negotiate sales opportunities.
At Sun Life, you will sell our robust portfolio of employee benefits - Dental, Life, Vision and Disability products - that have a positive impact in people's lives. Further, as we increase our focus on the voluntary benefits market, you will have the ability to sell even more products in partnership with our Supplemental Health Specialists.

What you'll do:
Sell employee benefits products through an established network of insurance brokers, third party administrators and consultants
Build and establish relationships with key sources to market our portfolio of products to some of the nation's top employers
Construct and maintain a business plan for your designated territory based on sales and strategic initiatives
Call on existing and potential customers to not only prospect new customers but also to develop a book of business
Meet and exceed seasonal targets and personal sales goals
Develop internal relationships, such as with underwriters, distribution specialists and internal support partners who will assist you in creating specialized plans to meet your clients' needs

What you'll need to succeed:
Group benefit sales Industry experience
Currently licensed with your state required Life and Health agent license
A passion to succeed and test yourself while building a book of business
A winning attitude and interest in a career that offers professional growth, and high income potential
Drive, self-motivation, a consultative nature and be a great problem solver
Ability to work with a diverse range of people

Required Education and skills:
Degree from a four-year college or university, or requisite work experience
Strong networking and relationship management skills
Excellent listening, presentation, negotiation and communication skills

What is in it for you?
Excellent benefits with generous vacation and sick time, 401K match, noncontributory retirement plan, Paid Family Medical Leave, sabbatical program and much more
Friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture
Our agile work environment allows our employees the flexibility to give and feel their best at work

Interested in applying? Submit a job application by clicking "Apply" and complete an online assessment within 24 hours of submitting your job application using the link below.
Click on this link: to complete the online assessment after you submit your application. You will need to register with our partner Career Spark, using the same e-mail address used for your job application.
*If you complete this assessment before submitting your job application then you must return to this job posting again to complete your online job application by clicking "Apply".

It is the policy of SLF U.S. that we will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles, and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or other legally protected status, and we will ensure that all employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

Sun Life Financial is a leading provider of group insurance benefits in the U.S., helping people protect what they love about their lives. More than just a name, Sun Life symbolizes our brand promise of making life brighter -for our customers, partners, and communities. Join our talented, diverse workforce and launch a rewarding career. Visit us at to learn more.

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

For applicants residing in California, please read our employee .

Job Category: Sales - Direct

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Sun Life Financial is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. Sun Life Financial is committed to building a diverse and inclusive company culture.

Sun Life Financial is a leading provider of group insurance benefits in the U.S., helping people protect what they love about their lives. More than just a name, Sun Life symbolizes our brand promise of making life brighter - for our customers, partners, and communities. Join our talented, diverse workforce and launch a rewarding career. Visit us at www.sunlife.com/us to learn more.

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