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Distribution Internal Sales Associate (Charlotte, NC (Hybrid) or Fully Remote)

Req Id:  4047

Where you’ll work:
Our hybrid workplace model offers the freedom to work fully remote or occasionally in one of our offices. This is a remote position with a hybrid option for candidates based in Charlotte, North Carolina.   

 

How you’ll contribute:
As a Distribution Internal Sales Associate, you’ll be responsible for supporting incoming calls from financial advisors around the nation regarding our annuity and life solutions, that can help clients protect what they have earned and ensure that it lasts. The purpose of each call will be to create a positive advisor experience that will enhance our relationships and further develop sales opportunities for our distribution teams. 

 

In this role, you’ll get to:
•    Continuously develop knowledge of Brighthouse Financial Annuity & Life product lines, systems, and processes
•    Answer and document inbound calls, providing sales support and positioning to financial advisors for our solutions
•    Help support submission of business by understanding licensing, training, firm, state, and application requirements
•    Be able to identify advisor need on issues, research, and resolve requests. Involve other distribution business partners if needed to resolve issues and take accountability until complete
•    Provide product illustrations, as well as utilize the marketing resources available to complement further advisor engagement
•    Identify sales opportunities on incoming calls and refer to Internal Wholesaler 
•    Collaborate with manager and identify areas of development and personal growth
•    Other duties as assigned 

 

We’re looking for people who have: 
•    Bachelor's Degree preferred
•    Excellent communication skills / interpersonal skills, coachable, energetic and a positive attitude
•    Self-motivated, competitive and driven to reach goals in fast paced environment
•    Ability to build and maintain business relationships, professional and an aptitude for sales
•    Strong organization skills, adaptable and ability to multitask continuously
•    If not fully licensed, will be expected to obtain the FINRA SIE, Series 6 or 7, and 63, and state Life Insurance license with variable line of authority in their resident state

 

Research shows some people may not apply for a role if they don’t check all the boxes of a job description. If you don’t check every box listed, that’s okay. We would love to hear from you.

 

What you’ll receive:
    Compensation – Base salary is $45,000.00. Once fully licensed, this individual becomes eligible for a competitive monthly variable sales incentive target based on sales results
•    Flexible Work Environment – Work fully remote or occasionally in the office to better thrive in all areas of life
•    Paid Time Off – Recharge with a minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 16 paid company holidays per calendar year plus paid volunteer time and paid study time
•    Financial Health – Work toward achieving your financial goals through our 401(k) savings plan with company match (up to 6%) and annual company nondiscretionary contribution (3%), 15% employee stock purchase plan discount, and financial counseling services
•    Health and Wellness – Enjoy competitive medical, vision, and dental plans plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
•    Family Support – Care for loved ones with up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up dependent care, dependent care flexible spending account, and reimbursement up to a $25,000 lifetime maximum during your adoption, infertility, or surrogacy journey
•    Life and Disability Support – Gain access to company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability insurance

 

Travel:
None

 

Number of Openings:
Multiple 

 

The company and your department may occasionally gather in person throughout the year to foster a culture of belonging and promote team building. We’d love for you to join us during those company-wide and department-wide events to help you strengthen connections across the company.

 

Why join us?
Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Our company is one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S.,* and we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. 

 

We empower employees to collaborate and create space for people to bring their passion to work and make an impact. Our inclusive work environment fosters a culture that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. You can find out more about our company culture by visiting brighthousefinancial.com/about-us/careers/.

 

We’re proud to be a FORTUNE® 500 company** and recognized as one of Charlotte’s Healthiest Employers by the Charlotte Business Journal. We’re also honored to be named to Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s Most Trusted Companies.


*Ranked by 2020 admitted assets. Best’s Review®: Top 200 U.S. Life/Health Insurers. A.M. Best, 2021. 
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