6 months ago
About the role
Working within our fantastic Cardiff office, you’ll be focussed on selling our Investment Bond proposition, over the telephone to a panel of Financial Advisers. There will also be an element of focus on our pensions range. This role is an ideal first step into the Financial Services sales arena, as you look to progress your career into the wider Pensions and Investment market.
This is a sales role and you’ll predominately make outbound calls to your panel of Financial Advisers. You will provide the Financial Advisers with knowledgeable and factual information about LV= Individual Pension and Investment bonds. You’ll therefore, keep your product and industry knowledge up to date, so you become their trusted consultant and go to person.
You’ll develop relationships; building strong, trusted and sustainable partnerships with your panel of Financial Advisers, ensuring you provide value added service to enable them to recommend LV= products to their clients and achieve your individual sales targets. You will influence, sell and handle objections so that the Adviser recommends LV= products ahead of our competitors.
You’ll be working 35 hours per week between the hours of 9am to 5.00pm (weekends and bank holidays are not a requirement of this role). The Retirement Consultant position comes with a competitive base salary, a sales bonus (depending on performance) and study support towards professional qualifications. You’ll work for a lovely company with some very lovely people!
The successful individual will come from a financial services background and have knowledge of the Financial Adviser / Intermediary market. Preferably, you will have recent experience of managing a panel of IFAs and delivery of associated sales targets, although this is not essential.
We’d ideally like you to have a relevant professional financial services qualification (such as; FPC 1, 2 & 3 or CF1 to 5 or equivalent) although, again, this is not essential. It’s more important to us that you have the desire and commitment to work towards this as part of your own career development, enabling you to present yourself as a retirement industry specialist. We will support your study and development in order to achieve this.
You’ll have excellent telephone communication skills, the ability to build long lasting relationships and be an influential person. You’re hands-on, proactive and determined to be the best when it comes to knowing your stuff, selling products and exceeding your individual targets. You take initiative, pride in your work and are very well organised. You’ll love nothing more than working as part of a team and independently you’re just as confident. You instinctively know what you need to do and when in order to do your bit to achieve a team goal. You are driven to deliver your call activity KPIs and sales targets.
Rewards and benefits
This role is a Band B in the LV= Structure. To find out more about our bands, view our FAQ page. We want you to love what you do that’s why we’ve put together a benefits package that recognises and rewards a job well done.
We’ll give you:
* 26 days' holiday – which increases after two years’ service to 28 days
* a competitive pension for which LV= will pay twice the amount you pay, up to 14%
* a sales bonus scheme
* a flexible benefits package (e.g. discounted retail vouchers, great value dental insurance, childcare vouchers)
* a generous 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel. Up to 50% discount on your car insurance and up to 20% discount from our life products.
To find out more about our benefits and rewards, view our FAQ page.
Here at LV= we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We’re also open to conversations about flexible working as part of your application. If it’s right for our customers, our business and for you then we’ll do everything we can to support you.
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