Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. Sales Operations Account Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description At Ameritas, Fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We re here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that s rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled. Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking an Sales Operations Account Manager to drive the business by supporting the Sales Department by providing efficient, high quality service to General Agent clients and prospects that will support growing the business and increasing retention. This is accomplished through onboarding of private label and shelf General Agents and Third Party Administrators. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills. They will have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize projects with strong analytical/assessment skills. Project Management and planning skills a must with strong development and influencing skills They will be a results oriented, positive attitude and innovative thinker and come with experience dealing with multiple audiences in the insurance industry space (General Agents, Agents, administrators, providers, carriers, vendors, etc.). Responsibilities Include: Establishes and implements timelines/action plans for onboarding new GAs. Leads the cross-functional team made up of affected internal departments as well key personnel from the GA and TPA where applicable. Identifies and resolves escalated issues effecting Sales Distribution. Develops communication plans to strengthen our partnership with the Field and Partners. Ensures effective customers relations with sales force through communications, problem solving and servicing philosophy. Contributes to the implementation of the GA Sales Ops initiatives and projects. Assists in identifying gaps between current system capabilities and Field Sales business needs. Connects with the Field in order to understand Field expectations in the group insurance industry to assist in the development of the vision and strategies of the group sales department Our associates are our most valuable asset. Our benefits reflect Ameritas' commitment to our associates and their families. Ameritas offers a comprehensive benefit package to all associates, including: PPO Health Insurance Plans HSA & employer contributions Dental coverage (including Lasik and Hearing Care benefits) Vision coverage Wellness program, resources and information Fitness Subsidy Program Dependent Care flexible spending accounts Paid parental/elder care leave Flexible paid time off (PTO) Paid Community Service/Volunteer Leave We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life. APPLY NOW - we'd like to know more about you Qualifications Required Knowledge and Skills: Bachelor s degree plus 3 years experience with an emphasis on sales or marketing or 5+ years in related insurance. Leadership interactions with other business areas and systems are required. A strong understanding of group division strategies, processes, as well as Security Life product design and systems are critical to support this position. Competencies Certifications/Licenses None Notice EOE/M/F/D/V EMPLOYER Employer's Job# 868BR Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.