Sales Associate - Lincoln Preparation Program

Date: Jan 3, 2019

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois)

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Requisition #58179

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

As the Financial Services Sales Representative, you will build and maintain business relationships with advisors who market our products and services in order to meet or exceed established individual and team sales goals and help the advisor provide the right solutions to their clients.  This is a consultative phone based position responding to broker inquiries received via inbound calls. You will answer questions in a variety of areas including: product features, performance, literature requests and hypothetical illustrations. You will receive the proper training and develop your skillset to be able to do the following responsibilities.


Responsibilities

  • Phone Sales and Support
  • Provides product and illustration sales support
  • Fields inbound calls from Lincoln Toll Free lines
  • Resolves client concerns
  • Responds to voicemail/email broker requests
  • Fulfills literature requests
  • Participates in team meetings and training programs
  • Identifies client situation and present options available
  • Maintains integrity of broker database
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Lincoln's products

 

Requirements

Education

  • Undergraduate degree or 4+ years of comparable work experience required
  • FINRA Series SIE, 6, 63 and resident insurance licenses required or must be obtained within 120 days of hire

Experience

  • 0-1+ years of experience in Sales that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Education, experience and/or proficiency in Customer Service or Sales
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion

 

Lincoln Preparation Program (LPP) is a two-year development program designed to prepare high-performing, college graduates for strategic roles within our company. As a program participant, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work
  • Participate in a variety of experiences to accelerate your development
  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders across the company
  • Acquire knowledge of key businesses through enterprise-wide exposure
  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring

 

Position will be located in Radnor, PA. Relocation assistance may be available.

 

Securing a position in the Leadership Preparation Program is a career opportunity of incomparable value. You will earn a competitive salary as you gain experience and discover areas in the company where you can excel as an individual contributor. You also join a highly engaged and supportive network of professionals from all levels of the organization who, long after completing the program, continue to support you and your fellow program participants.

Upon program completion, we work closely with our graduates, guiding them to the best professional opportunities at Lincoln Financial that align with their personal career aspirations.

 

What we look for in candidates:

  • College senior – degree completed prior to start date
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership skill
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Prior internship experience
  • Effective networking skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to relocate
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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