Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

  • Regional Sales Director- Annuity

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 7 days ago(4/13/2018 4:08 PM)
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  • Position Highlights

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    Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.


    Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:


    30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

    8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

    467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

    $460 billion+ total assets under administration



    Regional Sales Director to cover Dallas, Texas territory.


    Responsible for prospecting, developing, maintaining and enhancing sales relationships with licensed financial advisors in the bank market, regional bank sales management and senior bank management. The focus of this position is the marketing, education, communication and distribution of GWF variable annuities. Additionally, this individual must manage relationships with their targeted audiences to keep them informed of product, market and service related updates.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Conduct product and sales meetings though individual and group training sessions, seminars, workshops and branch meetings to deliver advisor and client solutions.
    • Develop appropriate business plan to maximize territory sales and meet revenue objectives by identifying and developing top producing financial advisors.
    • Develop sales ideas and marketing approaches that may be unique to each broker dealer and financial advisor.
    • Partner with internal colleagues, including internal sales directors, to strategically align resources that deliver optimal territory sales results.
    • Assist Great-West Financial management with ongoing evaluation of program effectiveness and required adjustments.
    • Adhere to a high level of professionalism, including conducting a compliant practice – one that follows regulatory rules and company policies.


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent insurance/investment experience
    • Strong ability to work independently and to communicate clearly and concisely
    • Ability to create and deliver effective presentations to licensed bank employees
    • Thorough knowledge of sales and marketing principles and practices
    • Expected to maintain knowledge of existing products, new or enhanced products and new and existing marketing campaigns
    • Proven ability in growing a territory as measured by sales and persistency of business
    • Prior experience as a financial services wholesaler
    • Ability to travel 85-90%
    • Series 6 and 63 FINRA Licenses
    • Required to obtain Life Insurance License for all states conducting business in



    Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  Normal Office Working Conditions



    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties

    About Great-West Financial

    At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.


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