Regional Sales Consultant - FINRA licenses required

Virtus Investment Partners
Oct 10, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Employment at Virtus

Our most important asset is our people. We rely on employees who are skilled, dedicated to their jobs, and can deliver exceptional service to our clients. By having the right people and the right work environment, we have distinguished Virtus as a leading company that effectively serves our clients, creates value for our shareholders and is recognized as an exceptional place to work
We are currently hiring for Regional Sales Consultants in our Hartford, CT Office Regional Sales Consultant This function is responsible for gathering and utilizing marketing intelligence in a territory within a distribution channel. Together with the external wholesaler, the Regional Sales Consultant is responsible for developing and maintaining existing relationships as well as identifying and acquiring new business within their territory.
RESPONSIBILITIES Make proactive marketing calls within territory focusing on all levels of sales (acquisition, development and retention).Develop and maintain relationships with existing financial advisors in order to sell Virtus products and to identify new sales opportunities.Work as a partner with the external wholesaler in order to formulate and implement a business plan sales strategy.Convey sales ideas, accurate product information and gather marketing data in discussions with targeted financial advisors.Document information in CRM system from conversations with financial advisors pertinent to business and relationship development to be referenced in follow-up calls.Creates daily Sales Plan, making sound business decisions in terms of prioritizing and managing workload.Support strategic marketing initiatives on corporate and department level.Develop and maintain business relationships with internal Virtus resources.Deliver effective presentations promoting Virtus' products, services and competitive advantages: presentations given to internal audiences.Develop and enhance industry and product knowledge in order to effectively communicate and build credibility with financial advisors.Assist with any projects or events implemented in support of Virtus' marketing visionEnsure completion of administrative tasks, including but not limited to: mailing; documentation, etc. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree with 3-6 years' related experienceFINRA Series 7 and (66 or 63 and 65)Ability to solve moderately complex problems Ability to provide clarity for others to accept new ideas or changing concepts.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict and demand deadlines and priorities that are subject to changeProficiency in MS Outlook and SalesPageOutstanding written and verbal communication skills, superior sales skills and an excellent client service aptitude and attitude. Category: Sales , Keywords: Financial Sales Representative