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Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:50 AM

Position Description:

DVP, Life and A&H Distribution

If you are a creative goal directed sales professional looking to elevate your career to the next level while working with one of the largest insurance companies in the United States we want to meet you. American General Life Company (as part of AIG) has been serving IMOs, agencies, principals and producers for over 160 years. Our primary goal is to provide a superior product and customer service experience to our existing and potential customers. Your experience with American General Life Company will be filled with challenges that sharpen your skills and rewards that will make every effort you put into the experience worth it.

Position Summary

The Divisional Vice President (DVP) of Life Sales is responsible for managing an overall division of regional territories and ultimately driving sales growth by developing and leading a team of Regional Vice Presidents (RVP).

Organizational Structure

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Brokerage Distribution, this position manages 6 + RVP’s in their assigned territory.

Performance Objectives

  • Oversee the development of RVP’s regional business plans ensuring each aligns with the overall Life sales plan as developed by the SVP of Brokerage Distribution, VP & Head of Strategic Accounts:
  • Assist RVP’s with developing their business plans through BGA segmentation in order to achieve highest return on sales production.
  • Continuously analyze territories to assess market changes or trends or relationship needs.
  • Build high performance teams:
  • Maintain monthly to quarterly “Game Plan” of activities with each RVP. This includes consistent (weekly to bi-weekly) meetings to assess RVP needs and/or regional needs, coordinating travel with RVPs in order to develop skills sets, troubleshoot problem areas and strengthen distribution relationships.
  • Coach and guide RVPs; provide continuous feedback on performance; hold RVPs accountable for sales production and other specified performance expectations.
  • Identify strengths and opportunities for growth/development and recommends courses of action.
  • Work with RVPs on day to day activities involving case management, problem resolution and creative sales ideas.
  • Establish successful relationships with internal clients including but not limited to Marketing, Compliance, Underwriting and Operations.
  • Partner with VP of Sales/Product Training to develop and implement sales management tools & best practices.
  • Maintain understanding of key account profiles which includes their size and scope, product mix, trends and challenges.
  • Understand and stay abreast on competitor intelligence which includes market trends, product ideas and performance, compensation and incentives, etc.
  • Attend national meetings, conferences and other key activities or events.
  • Keep an ethical and compliant Division based on company and regulatory standards.
  • Operate the Division on a cost effective basis within budget as determined by the company.
  • Travel a minimum of 60% of the time.

Position Requirements:

The Ideal Candidate Should Have

  • 7 + years directly managing external sales professionals.
  • Expert knowledge of Life Insurance, Life and Annuity products and familiarity with Advanced Sales concepts.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Must be able to apply sound discretion and judgment abilities.
  • Strong listening skills required.
  • Demonstrated record of initiative, leadership, problem-solving and adaptability.
  • Excellent public speaking with the ability to plan, organize, develop and deliver effective presentations to a targeted audience
  • Bachelor’s Degree + Insurance designations (CLU and/or ChFC).
  • Minimum 10 + years of Financial Industry experience.

About Us:

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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