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Position Overview: We’re looking for skilled career individuals to join a dynamic sales and marketing organization in either Edmonton or Calgary where you’ll connect with some of the most creative, spirited, energetic people. This role provides Sales Support to the Regional Sales Directors, and their sales teams. You will have responsibility for supporting wholesalers in identifying sales opportunities, handling the logistics of marketing/prospecting campaigns and activities - and also acts as a daily interruption filter, thus allowing the sales team to focus primarily on revenue generating activities. Sales & Marketing Support team members contribute both individually and in a team environment, to new ideas and initiatives. You will support the sales teams work on case consultation, uncovering opportunities and doing all post sale administration and act as a key enabler for the sales team to focus on driving revenue. Accountabilities: Provide dedicated support to the sales teams throughout stages of sales process.Data mining – to support sales team identifying sales opportunities or preparing for meetingsCalendar management and meeting/travel efficiencyGeneral Advisor SupportEvent coordination and follow through Qualifications and Competencies: Ability to build new and existing Advisor relationshipsAbility to juggle multiple and changing priorities and meet deadlinesHigh degree of professional image, behaviours and communication skills neededAbility to seek opportunities to clarify marketing strategy focus and assist with driving resultsVery good/excellent level of knowledge in productAbility to handle highly sensitive and confidential communications.Strong negotiation skillsStrong change management skillsAbility to work well within a diverse team environment as well as a strong ability to work well independently Post secondary education in a business discipline or equivalent experienceStrong verbal and written communication skillsStrong critical thinking skillsExperience in the Financial Services industry would be an asset We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth. Discover your opportunity…. Apply with cover letter and resume by November 3, 2014. We foster a culture where a wide range of professionals are learning, growing, and shaping their careers to achieve their personal and professional goals. We’re an organization that cares for our customers, our staff and our communities. Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. *LI-TA1
Career Level: Experienced
Years of Relevant Experience: 3 Years
Industry: Financial Services and Banking
Job Function: Administrative and Clerical