Life Insurance Sales Agent
New York Life - Washington DC - Virginia
Tysons Corner, VA US
Posted ago
New York Life - Washington DC - Virginia

Are you an experienced Life Insurance Agent that wants to have more tools in your toolbox to help clients? Do you take pride that you have a career that with a stroke of a pen you can help change the future for a client and their family? Are you looking for a career where you are building something for yourself not by yourself?

If yes, consider becoming an agent with New York Life to drive a positive impact in the lives of families every day. At New York Life, you’re in control of your career journey. Backed by a Fortune 100 company that is a leader in the financial services industry, New York Life will invest in you from the start and throughout your career, training you in valuable skills such as marketing, customer relationship management (CRM), and communication, and providing you with a development team and sales support to guide your success.

What we’re looking for...

  • We’re looking for people who want to make a lasting impact on the financial well-being of individuals, families, and small businesses. This is not just a sales job—it’s a career with purpose and opportunity. You’ll provide peace of mind to your clients while helping them navigate challenges that many of them find complex and confusing, such as preparing for retirement and saving for college. As a financial services professional, you will have the opportunity to see the positive impact of your work for years to come. You will grow personally and professionally along with your clients.

What we offer...

  • Training and development-
  • We’ll equip and train you with a multi-faceted approach that includes an industry-leading learning platform, personalized coaching from dedicated training professionals, and the ability to obtain industry professional designations. We are so committed to training that we’ll subsidize it in your first two years, providing you with additional funds to help keep you on your feet while you complete our training program and grow your business. You’ll also get rewarded and acknowledged with sales incentives and professional development trips for our top performing agents.

Digital tools-

  • Beyond this training and support, New York Life will equip you with the tools you need to succeed day-to-day, including experts on hand to answer your questions and a suite of digital sales, prospecting and marketing tools that will help you attract and retain your clients with web, social and email content.

Products and solutions-

  • Together with its subsidiaries, New York Life provides a range of products, including life insurance, annuities, long term care insurance and investment products such as mutual funds through our broker-dealer arm NYLIFE Securities LLC (member of FINRA and SIPC), a Licensed Insurance Agency, ensuring that the solutions you develop with your clients can help them and their families achieve their financial goals. You’ll also be able to specialize and gain expertise in different areas, such as by becoming a financial advisor with Eagle Strategies LLC, our investment advisory division to offer wealth management and advisory services1, estate planning strategies and business solutions.

Human guidance-

  • When you join New York Life, you’re joining a strong team with peer-to-peer support options like study groups, mentorship, and other opportunities to engage with your fellow insurance agents.

New York Life is a company that has a history of excellence.

Awards Accolades...

  • We’re proud of our financial strength
  • A++ Superior (A.M. Best)
  • AAA Exceptionally Strong (Fitch)
  • Aaa Exceptional (Moody’s)
  • AA+ Very Strong (Standard Poors)
  • We’re proud of our position in the industry
  • Training Magazine 2021: Top Companies for Learning and Development
  • Fortune Magazine 2021: New York Life ranks #1 in 2021 Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies list for Insurance: Life and Health
  • JD Power Award 2020: #1 in Best Annuity Provider category and #6 in Best Life Insurer rankings
  • We’re proud to be recognized by organizations that also value diversity.
  • 2021 Forbes Best Employers for Diversity: New York Life ranks #82 out of the 500 companies recognized
  • LATINA Style 2019: Company of the Year
  • Forbes 2019: America’s Best Employers for Diversity
  • Diversity Inc 2018: Top 50 Companies for Diversity
  • We’re proud of the help we’ve provided and continue to provide our clients in 2020
  • 5,500,000+ lives Protected (includes all owners of individual life insurance and annuity policies)
  • $5,200,000,000+ in living benefits awarded (includes life and annuity cash value accumulation and qualifying policy dividends paid)
  • $910,000,000+ lifetime annuity paid (includes all payouts on individual income annuity products)
  • Over 29,000 professionals hired (includes company employees along with contracted financial professionals)

Responsibilities

  • Network within your community, build relationships
  • Understand the needs and financial concerns of clients
  • Educate clients on how to plan ahead for the future financially so that they are prepared for unfortunate life events/ circumstances they may encounter
  • Promote customized ways for clients to achieve their long-term financial goals
  • Cultivate relationships, with a view to helping every family member or individual pursue financial security
  • Build and expand your insurance practice through establishing professional networks and prospecting for new clients
  • Provide compassion and guidance to clients when unfortunate life circumstances arise
  • Focus on developing and maintaining long-term bonds with clients, resulting in trust and continuity of community over time
  • Embrace the desire to learn, New York Life will sponsor you for licenses and even advanced certifications!
  • Educate clients on how to plan ahead for the future financially so that they are prepared for unfortunate life events/ circumstances they may encounter
  • Promote customized ways for clients to achieve their long-term financial goals.
  • Cultivate relationships, with a view to helping every family member or individual pursue financial security
  • Build and expand your insurance practice through establishing professional networks and prospecting for new clients
  • Provide compassion and guidance to clients when unfortunate life circumstances arise.
  • Having a clear focus on developing and maintaining long-term bonds with clients, resulting in trust and continuity of community over time

Qualifications

Traits of our most successful Agents:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Self-discipline
  • Resilience
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Coachable
  • Passion to help people
  • Integrity
  • Attitude for success
  • Enthusiasm
  • Self-discipline
  • Resilience
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Coachable

Qualifications

  • Must possess uncompromising integrity
  • Growth mindset, this is a lifelong learning position
  • An enterprising spirit is a trait for success
  • Sales experience strongly preferred
  • Desire to make a change and help people as you grow your career
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to effectively share complex ideas
  • Ability to engage your community and leverage personal networks and contacts
  • Coachable and willing to learn is a must
  • Valid FINRA Series 6 or7 & 63/66 preferred but not required
  • A basic understanding of the role of a financial planner or financial consultant, as well interest in the financial industry and financial products is necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or similarly related field. Work experience can be substituted for a college degree
  • Customer service, Sales, or Consulting experience a plus
  • Compensation

Compensation
$70,000 + per plan commission
About New York Life - Washington DC - Virginia

New York Life is a Fortune 100 company with a long history of doing good. We have been in business for over 175 years, helping generations of Americans protect their families and attain their financial goals. As a mutual company, we are accountable only to our policyholders, not to Wall Street or outside investors. We are focused on long-term success for our clients.


New York Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


Full list of our awards is available here: https://www.newyorklife.com/newsroom/our-awards-and-recognition

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