Life Insurance Agent
New York Life
Lafayette, LA US
Posted ago
New York Life

Our mission is to provide financial security and peace of mind through our insurance, annuity, and investment solutions. We act with integrity and humanity in all our interactions with our policy owners, business partners, and one another. Grounded in both confidence and humility, we serve as stewards for the long term. We are here for good, reflecting both the permanence of New York Life and our commitment to do the right thing in business and society. Everything we do has one overriding purpose: to be there when our policy owners need us.

Apply today to embark on a rewarding career in a stable, industry-leading company that prioritizes doing right by its clients! We are looking for a self-disciplined, highly motivated new team member who is interested in helping clients achieve their financial goals and building a great career as a life insurance agent in the process. You will leverage our expansive line of products to develop financial strategies customized for each individual, family, and business you serve. Join us today!

Training, Development & Benefits: Our training program extends beyond the virtual and physical classroom, as our agents learn best by doing. Every office has a dedicated sales-support team, consisting of our management team and in-office sales management trainers, who work with agents step-by-step to ensure they’ve honed the necessary skills to meet their goals and effectively service their clients. We carry those values throughout all efforts across the company.

About New York Life: New York Life is among the strongest and most respected financial companies in the world. New York Life has received the highest financial strength ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer by each of the four major rating companies: A.M. Best (A++), Standard & Poor’s (AA+), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), and Fitch (AAA)¹. For 65 consecutive years, we have led the Million Dollar Round Table with more members than any other insurance or financial institution in the world². New York Life has been recognized as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune Magazine for 2019.

Financial Advisors offer investment advisory services through Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Registered Representatives offer securities through NYLIFE Securities LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), A Licensed Insurance Agency - Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

1- Full-time agents and their dependents are immediately eligible for medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and group term life insurance. New York Life reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit plans, in whole or in part, at any time.

2- Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Reports as 7/30/18.

3- MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table) is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance. SOURCE: MDRT as of 7/1/2019

4- Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/1/19. For methodology, please see http://fortune.com/fortune500/

Our new blended training and development program is designed to work with your schedule and in this type of role that makes all the difference. Our multifaceted system includes:

In conjunction with in-office trainings; a comprehensive and user-friendly learning experience within New York Life’s online portal system that is accessible anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Learn when and how you want!

Once established in the career, Fast Track to Management opportunities for qualified professionals

Read in full about all benefits for our agents here: https://www.nylbenefits.com/agents

Responsibilities
  • Present an array of potential solutions using our competitive suite of products and services to help clients identify and achieve their financial goals
  • Improve your professional skills and knowledge through the New York Life training curriculum
  • Create and implement business and marketing plans that will expand your client base
  • Deliver responsible business planning, insurance, and retirement education via options for high-quality life insurance, fixed annuities, securities, long-term care insurance, and other related products
  • Discuss financial concerns and needs with potential clients identified during the prospecting process

  • Offer life insurance contracts to prospective customers

Training, Development, and Benefits

Our new, blended training and development program is designed to work with your schedule, and in this type of role, that can make all the difference. The multifaceted system includes:

  • In conjunction with in-office training, we’ve created a comprehensive and user-friendly learning experience within New York Life’s online portal system that is accessible anytime, anywhere, and from any device. Learn when and how you want!
  • You can read in full about all benefits1 for our Financial Professional role here: https://www.nylbenefits.com/agents
  • We have Fast Track to Management opportunities for qualified professionals once established in the career

Our training program extends beyond the virtual and physical classroom, as our Agents learn best by doing. Every office has a dedicated sales-support team, consisting of our Management Team and in-office Sales Management Trainers, who work with Agents step-by-step to ensure they’ve honed the necessary skills to meet their goals and effectively service their clients. We carry those values throughout all efforts across the company.

Qualifications
  • Savvy business sense required
  • Sales experience preferred with a growth mindset
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal to communicate complex skills
  • Strong values of integrity are a must
  • Must be able to engage your community and tap personal networks to identify contacts

  • Sales experience preferred – entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Desire to help others.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Perseverance in the face of a challenge.
  • Ability to engage your community and leverage personal networks/contacts

We’ve built a strong company, one that puts its clients first. We have confidence in our products but
more importantly, we have confidence in our Agents to thoughtfully recommend and implement which
financial vehicle is right for every client they support. Just as our Managers in the fieldwork to provide
one-on-one support and guidance to every Agent they hire.

Compensation
$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
About New York Life

As a mutual company, with no investors or outside owners, New York Life is uniquely aligned with our clients’ interests and priorities. We had over 170 years of industry success. Some of our accolades include:

  • A promise to work with you to build a strong financial future for both you and your clients
  • #71 on Fortune 100 in 2019
  • Most MDRT members in any United States Mutual company 2019
  • Highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer: Standard & Poor’s (AA+); A.M. Best (A++); Moody’s (Aaa); and Fitch (AAA) as of 7/30/18

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