Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

  • Regional Sales Director, Government Markets Western Region

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-San Jose | US-CO-Denver (DTC)
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/3/2018 4:45 PM)
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  • Position Highlights

    Empower Retirement has an opening with in the Government Markets, Central region group, for a Regional Sales Director - Public/Non-Profit plans.  This position is responsible for targeting, pursuing and closing new plans in the small to mid-market size for Empower Retirement Government Markets, resulting in additional revenue.  This role needs to understand the full product and service offering of Empower Retirement and tailor such to the client.  Extensive relationship building and navigation of the account are key aspects of the role.  There is also an expectation that the RSD will transition these relationships to a Relationship Manager once the plan is successfully closed and implemented.


    States covered include: AK, WA, OR, CA, ID, NV, UT, AZ, CO, NM


    Travel expected: 70%



    Primary Responsibilities

    • Responsible for revenue growth through new Plan Sponsor sales in assigned territory.
    • Plan, develop, present, negotiate and close highly effective retirement solutions to prospective Plan Sponsors and/or Pension Consultants/Advisors.
    • Identify and build relationships with potential key stakeholders/decision makers at the plan level(sponsor and/or advisor).
    • Assemble and direct the team in the development of the RFP (Request For Proposal), the site visit, the finals presentation, and contract close.
    • Effectively transition new stakeholder relationships to the field and Relationship Managers
    • Review and update intelligence on plan opportunities within assigned territory.


    • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred
    • 5 years experience in Financial Services industry
    • Previous management and selling experience preferred
    • FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses & other industry specific registrations/licenses required within 90 days of hire.

    May be required to work from home. Will travel the majority of the time, including overnight travel.


    Disclaimer: 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 and skills.

    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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