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Aegon Asset Management Lead Sales Support Consultant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilySales Support / Operations

Job Description SummaryTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and we’re proud of the trust we’ve earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. We’re also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add more years to their lives, and more life to their years.

Are you a problem solver and have strong analytical skills? Do you like detailed work and following procedures? Are you a strong communicator and have excellent customer service skills?

If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do: Supports sales and recruiting goals by proactively contacting agents and providing product and marketing information and support. Assist the manager in leading the team, reporting, and scheduling.

What You Will Learn: In this role, you will gain exposure to Transamerica’s rich history and culture. You will be working with a team of ambitious and engaged professionals who bring fresh ideas and diverse perspectives to help us continually shake up the status quo and stay on the forefront of reinventing how we meet our business partner’s needs.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Serve as a key contact for the Sales Support team.

  • Lead education, presentations, and training for sales representatives.

  • Establish and cultivate relationships with key agents to help meeting recruiting and production goals, with an emphasis on larger cases.

  • Work with the manager and Agency Distribution leadership to create sales ideas to communicate to agents.

  • Advise, assist, and recommend courses of action regarding support team activities; make recommendations for improvement.

  • Assist management to develop and implement sales strategies.

  • Support inbound calls from agents related to marketing support.

  • Provide guidance to sales representatives regarding procedures, sales applications, and product recommendations.

  • Maintain competitor information and act as a resource for the sales force by providing strategic information of field climate and trends.

  • Work with other home office departments to ensure agent expectations are met; facilitate resolution of issues related to internal or external customers.

  • Compile information for management related to product development, marketing trends, sales tools, and competitive information.

  • Advise agents on product offerings specific to individual sales opportunities.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business field or equivalent experience

  • Eight years of insurance industry experience

  • Five years of experience in sales support

  • Life/Health license

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Team player

  • Proficiency using MS Office tools

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • FINRA Series 6 & 63

    Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid/Work remote from home.

  • Occasional travel.

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package (http://careers.transamerica.com/page/show/benefits) .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.