Sales Manager
Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network - Markham #293
Markham, Ontario, Canada
3h ago

Sales Manager

Our Markham Financial Centre is searching for a Sales Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for recruiting, training and mentoring financial services advisors.

The goal is to increase sales and provide guidance in coordination with the financial centre's management team. Leading from the front and by example would work best at our centre.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Enthusiastically introduce the career at networking events, career fairs, seminars, and by any other means that you feel is likely to yield results
  • Provide supportive coaching and training while holding advisors accountable for their commitments
  • Assist advisors with prospecting, product knowledge, financial needs analysis, and sales closing on joint client visits
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years in direct sales in the financial services industry
  • Proven ability to identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Able to act independently in the best interests of the client, advisor and centre
  • Coaching and training experience either one-on-one or at team meeting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word , Excel , PowerPoint and in internet navigation and research
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and / or Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations are assets
  • This is an ideal opportunity to grow and motivate a sales team. To round out your compensation, some personal sales will be required.

    Our Business Model

    With Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network you are not in business by yourself because our model balances support and independence to ensure your successful practice.

    Our network offers :

  • Access to multiple insurers and to over 60 investment fund companies operating in Canada giving you the confidence to offer the best financial solutions to clients
  • A competitive pooled commission bonus structure and immediate vesting
  • Educational conferences in international locations, and an annual recognition dinner
  • Dedicated marketing consultants for advertising, client seminars, web / social media, etc.
  • About Us

    The success of Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network (DFSIN) is supported by the financial stability of Desjardins Insurance1, an arm of the Desjardins Group, which is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada with assets of more than $229 billion*.

    Desjardins Insurance ranks among the leading Canadian financial institutions. Our strategic alliance with Desjardins Insurance contributes to the sustained growth of our network.

    It allows us to rank as a leading distributor in Canada's financial services industry.

    1 Desjardins Insurance refers to Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, a provider of life and health insurance and retirement savings products.

  • Financial reporting as at December 31, 2014
  • Let’s team up. Because everything is possible!

    We thank all candidates, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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