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Agency Training Instructor Sr.

Company: Country Financial
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At COUNTRY Financial, our Agency Training Instructor facilitates agency sales training programs to the organization's sales force. Conducts sales training programs. May assist training management in developing sales training programs and plans.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are currently limiting the number of employees in our offices. This position can be filled in our Bloomington, IL office, but 100% remote is also an option for the right candidate.

How does an Agency Training Instructor make an impact?

  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of training by providing feedback to leadership on activities and/or content as to relevance, success in the classroom and potential e-learning opportunities. May contact/schedule internal or outside lecturers and sales, technical or product specialists.
  • Continuously evaluates progress to ensure sales training activities are teaching sales representatives the characteristics and applications of company products and how to effectively sell products. Ensures training programs are properly orienting company management and product field support personnel to their roles in the over-all marketing plan.
  • Conducts training sessions for company sales or management personnel. Arranges for key company technical or marketing personnel to serve as instructors or guest speakers as required. Coordinates the development of necessary audio-visual presentations to be utilized in the field to familiarize field sales and technical support personnel with new products. Assists in the design and development of training facilities and evaluation of equipment requirements. Maintains continual awareness of marketing strategies and objectives and recommends sales training techniques.
  • Develops and promotes effective communication networks within markets in collaboration with agency personnel, their staff, agency leadership, home office business partners in support of overall business and sales objectives. Works with RVP's/AD's to deliver special growth initiatives & other efforts specific to markets.
  • Conducts needs analysis around Agency Operations to identify performance needs and gaps, consults around learning and other potential development solutions to address performance needs, and assists in implementing these solutions in the Markets.
  • Identifies additional training needs and opportunities in Markets utilizing the COE process to create and measure effectiveness of new trainings.

Do you have what we're looking for?

  • P/C License.
  • L/H License.
  • Series 6 & 63 License.
  • Certifications must be attained within 90 days of start date.
  • Typically requires: Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of sales/industry experience (or equivalent, such as 7 years of experience or Master's degree and 3 years of experience).

This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate.

Why work with us?

Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We're a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won't get lost in the shuffle. You'll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business.

You'll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees.

COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

Come join our team at COUNTRY today!



Keywords: Country Financial, Bloomington , Agency Training Instructor Sr., Other , Bloomington, Illinois

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