Associate Account Executive - Group Benefits (Seattle, WA or Portland, OR) - #22
Portland, OR  / Seattle, WA 
Share
Posted Today
Job Description

Job Area: Account Management
Business Area: SBD Distribution
Location: OR - Portland;WA - Seattle
Career Category: Recent College Graduate,Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2020-01-15

What you'll do

Are you looking for a role that has an impact in changing lives? This opportunity allows you to directly impact the business as well as your compensation.

Once you've secured your insurance license and completed 9 months of training in a regional training center learning the group benefit business, here are the kinds of things you'll do:

  • Efficient marketing of Group Life, Disability, Dental, Vision, and Critical Illness solutions through financial advisors (i.e., brokers) for employer groups ranging from 3 to 499 employees.
  • Growing and retaining a block of group clients in a region through expert renewal analysis and negotiation, collaboratively selling additional products and service, enrolling clients in employer-paid and voluntary products and assisting brokers and employers groups with complex service issues.

Apply today!

What you'll get from us

  • Competitive pay, benefits, perks and more. We’ll reward you for the skills and experience you have.
  • Respect for your unique perspective. Diversity, inclusion and empowerment are at the core of our culture.
  • A career, not just a job. Principal is a place where you can learn and innovate. Do important work. Make an impact. And achieve your professional goals.
  • The ability to have a great job and a great life. Sure, work is important. But so is your family. And your friends. And your community. That’s why we provide the flexibility needed to find the right balance between your job and the rest of your life.

Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree or 8 years of equivalent experience
  • 0 years of professional experience
  • Insurance Licensing required based on state/federal laws and/or company policy in accordance with current licensing policy.
  • Must have excellent persuasion, organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, time management, presentation, listening, oral and written communication skills, as well as analytical skills.
  • Advanced math skills required with basic skills related to graphs, symbols, equations, etc.
  • Must be able to maintain accuracy while being detail oriented.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.
  • May spend a minimum of 40% of time out of the office in face-to-face contact with customers and brokers, including overnight stays.

Job Level

This is an entry level position.

Location

This position can be located in either our Seattle, WA or Portland, OR office.

Preferred Start Date

This role has a start date in June 2020.

How we hire

Once you apply, your application is hand reviewed by our talent team. Generally within a few weeks, the team makes interview selection decisions and communicates those via email. If selected, you’ll receive an email from Principal Talent Team to complete a pre-recorded interview on your own time. Be sure to check your email frequently and follow the steps shared to submit timely.

Learn more about our and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Additional Information

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we’d hope you continue to keep us in mind for other potential opportunities in the future.

Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Investment Code of Ethics

For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Who we are

We help people build the kinds of lives they dream about—empowered by financial security and stability. We started in 1879 (yes, 1879) as an insurance company. Today, we’re a member of the FORTUNE 500® and a global investment management leader.

So that’s what we do. As far as who we are, well, we believe that how we do things is just as important as what we do.

Doing what’s right has been a part of who we are for more than 140 years. We focus on taking care of not only our employees, customers and advisors, but also the people who live in the communities where we do business.

Learn more about our


The Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields