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Sales Desk Development Program

Company: MassMutual
Location: Lansing
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

**Sales Desk Development Program****(Full-Time, Remote US)****The Opportunity**MassMutual Strategic Distributors is looking for entry-level Sales Desk Associates to join our Internal Sales Desk. As a Sales Desk Associate, you will be introduced to the insurance industry, with specific attention to building sales and client relationship management and life insurance product knowledge. You will have a strong desire to learn, practice and apply new skills through partnering with talented, experienced sales professionals. Youll join a team that has a mission to broaden financial wellness and education to communities throughout the country.**The Development Program**+ Learn what it is like to work on a Sales team at MassMutual. You will receive focused training that helps you grow and gain knowledge. You will learn our best practices, processes, and products as well as becoming integrated into the MassMutual Strategic Distribution organization.+ As an organization that prioritizes learning and growth, we are committed to providing resources and time for professional development. In addition to MassMutuals tuition reimbursement program and support for professional designations and or licenses, you will have access to our Degreed platform, which is a diverse learning library. You will also have regular one on one meetings with your manager and the Internal Wholesale team.+ Career Progression We understand that you want opportunities for career progression and recognition for your growth and development. Our Sales Desk roles have career progression opportunities that come with time and demonstrated performance.+ Access to Mentors - You will be paired with a mentor who cares about your development and helps you learn the skills to advance your career. In addition, you will be surrounded by smart, supportive teammates who value constant learning.**The Team**The Internal Sales Desk at MassMutual Strategic Distributors works with distributors in the third-party/independent/Broker General Agent space to sell our Whole Life and Variable Universal Life, Universal Life and Term life insurance products through financial advisors and independent agents.The team is agile, collaborative and inclusive as they support our diverse distribution partners and advisors.As we continue to grow this team, we have a focused lens on diversity and inclusion. We believe diversity includes the broadest possible range of cultures, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, while inclusion means creating an environment where all people and ideas are valued. Our goal is to welcome everyone and for all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their true self to work each and every day. Our employees have networking opportunities that include access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LBTQ, Veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups.**The Impact:**In this role you help advisors highlight various product offerings/solutions by running product illustration and take inbound inquiries from our distribution partners and advisors on products, sales designs/concepts, and product positioning. You communicate with your Internal Wholesaler colleagues to stay apprised of market trends and industry knowledge. You acknowledge, review, and respond to email inquiries in partnership with the Internal Wholesaler for the customers territory to review and respond. As you grow in this role you gain knowledge of life insurance products, riders, concepts, and sales designs through partnerships within the Internal Wholesaling group.**The Minimum Qualifications**+ Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)+ Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service experiences+ Demonstrated experience in building relationships with customers, time management, prioritization, and project management skills+ Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (especially Outlook/Excel/PowerPoint)**The Ideal Qualifications**+ Bachelors Degree in a business- related focus area is preferred+ Previous experience in financial services+ Customer relationship management experience+ Motivated by not only meeting goals, but exceeding them+ Interest in learning the insurance industry, especially life insuranceTargeted annual base salary for this development program is $45,000 and the position is available remotely across the US.**About MassMutual**Weve been around since 1851. During our history, weve helped millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection, and plan for the future. Today, we continue to develop meaningful relationships with our customers by building their trust, being knowledge problem solvers and always prioritizing their needs.MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. Its more than our company structure its our way of life.MassMutual was recognized as an Ethisphere 2021 Worlds Most Ethical Company, a Fortune 2021 Worlds Most Admired Company and a Top Place to Work in 2020 according to The Boston Globe. MassMutual was also named among Americas Best Employers for Diversity according to Forbes 2020. MassMutual ranks No. 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.(#LI-EF13)(#LI-Remote)_MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.__If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us (talentacquisition@massmutual.com) and share the specifics of the assistance you need._

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