Sales Consultant - (Protection) Scotland

Alexander Lort
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
10 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client wants to attract the best talent to help them achieve their vision of becoming the most trusted and recommend financial company in the UK.

They are the largest mutual life, pensions and Investment Company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £118.9 billion and latest ProfitShare pay out to members of £142 million. Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ 3,976 people (figures as of 05 Feb 2019).

What will you be doing
  • Face-to-face business to business (b2b) Insurance Protection sales to existing and new intermediaries
  • Deliver personal sales targets
  • Relationship management
  • Deliver sales presentations
  • Ensure a smooth efficient and professional sales process for the customer
  • Take ownership of your own development by ensuring that you have a clear and defined development plan that you continually review and work towards.
  • Maintain industry knowledge and continued professional development
  • Using technical systems
  • Reflect the company's core values through demonstrating positive behaviours in relation to your objectives and all stakeholders in line with The Spirit of the company.

What we're looking for

Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry
  • The Sales Consultant will be business savvy, have excellent communication skills and will be a sales driven, ambitious individual

Skills that will help you in the role
  • Candidates must have RO1, RO5 and RO3 or be willing to work towards these within 12 months.
  • Previous experience in either a face-to-face or telephone sales within either financial services or insurance industries.
  • Candidates should be ambitious and enthusiastic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Professional and positive attitude and work style
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge and understanding of their propositions
  • Knowledge of relevant competitor propositions
  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry

What we offer
  • The company have always been proud to reward employees by offering a number ofbenefits
    such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
  • The culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from their people. It's what makes our client a great place to work.
  • They live live up to their people promise every day. They know they can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from them in return.
  • Glassdoor have ranked as among the best places to work and this year we entered the top 10

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

They will consider flexible working arrangements for all their jobs. They also welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break.

Requisition ID: 577

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