Regional Sales Director



  • Sales & Marketing
  • Job Code: RT74702813
  • Posted: January 03, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Regional Sales Director.

Are you looking to join a team that is recognized for innovation, excellence and industry-leading service? We are looking for Regional Sales Director to resource and partner with some of the brightest minds in insurance wholesaling.

Our client’s business unit is a leading provider of insurance solutions that meet the diverse financial needs of Canadian families. The incoming candidate, in collaboration with financial advisors across Western Canada, offers a suite of innovative insurance solutions to be wholesaled.

As the Regional Sales Director, you will manage a geographical region of Southern Alberta and BC. You are responsible for evolving existing advisor relationships and cultivating new ones, always with the goal of promoting client centric solutions that increase individual life & living benefit insurance sale. The ideal candidate is a dynamic individual with a sales focus, coaching/training performance, excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and a competitive drive to succeed. They are intelligent, coachable and collaborative.

The Role:

  • Utilizing their superior communication skills to proactively interact with advisors on a daily basis, with the objective of supporting key advisors and partnering with them to uncover sales opportunities
  • Managing & organizing their daily tasks effectively to achieve productivity metrics in a way that best supports advisors and the region
  • Handling incoming advisor inquiries (case consultations, illustration support, product queries and training, etc.)
  • Leveraging peers, external wholesalers, tools & resources, data & analytics, etc. to investigate proactive sales opportunities that are formalized and executed via effective business planning 
The Ideal Candidate:

  • At least 2-5 years sales experience
  • Insurance experience is a great benefit but not mandatory
  • College or University degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including intermediate level of experience using Excel
  • Ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Well-organized, self-starter with high energy and creativity
  • Innovative marketing and problem-solving skills
  • Excels in a collaborative and challenging environment with a strong desire to win
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Base salary of $70-90K per year (depending on experience) plus bonuses of 25-50%. Very flexible work schedule with ability to work from home as well. Travel is a must and expected to be between 40-50%.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Rob Thomas, Consultant, Aplin Sales & Marketing.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-CAL


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