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
- 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
- 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
- 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
Come join our team at COUNTRY today!