Sales Consultant, Life & Protection

Location: Scotland (Field-based)
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + Car + Commission
Call: 0117 321 0588  
Email: nick@redlandsearch.com


Come and work at one of the largest mutual life, pensions and Investment Companies in the UK, with Group funds under management of over £100 billion and latest ProfitShare payout to members of over £140 million. Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ nearly 4000 people.

The role will see you taking charge of a warm panel of intermediaries (approx. 70) and is an incredible opportunity to expand your experience and earning potential within top tier financial services B2B Sales.

This is a regional field-based Sales role at a top-tier Insurer with uncapped commission. You will be working with warm panels across Scotland (mainly Western Scotland/Glasgow, but also parts of Eastern Scotland) and reporting into the Area Manager. There are fantastic opportunities within this organisation to develop your career within one of the country's most highly regarded mutual insurers.

What will you be doing

  • Face-to-face business to business (b2b) Insurance Protection sales to existing and new intermediaries

  • Account Management

  • Developing new relationships for the panel

  • Developing relationships with the panel (performing at 80% currently)

  • Relationship management

  • Deliver personal sales targets

  • Deliver sales presentations

  • Ensure a smooth efficient and professional sales process for the customer

  • Take ownership of your own development by ensuring that you have a clear and defined development plan that you continually review and work towards.

  • Maintain industry knowledge and continued professional development

  • Using technical systems

  • Reflect the company’s core values by demonstrating positive behaviours in relation to your objectives and all stakeholders in line with company culture.

What we’re looking for

  • The Sales Consultant will be business savvy, have excellent communication skills and will be a sales-driven, ambitious individual

Skills that will help you in the role

  • Candidates must have RO1, RO5 and RO3 or be willing to work towards these within 12 months.

  • Previous experience in either a face-to-face or telephone sales within either financial services or insurance industries.

  • Candidates should be ambitious and enthusiastic

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Professional and positive attitude and work style

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite

  • Knowledge and understanding of B2B insurance propositions

  • Knowledge of relevant competitor propositions

  • Knowledge and understanding of the financial services industry