Corporate Vice President-Employee Benefits Specialist


Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


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The Corporate Vice President - Employee Benefits Specialist is responsible for case work relating to the identification, development, and closing of Employee Benefits and cross-sell cases within the Advanced Worksite unit.  This position will support New York Life agents and our field-facing business partners (Business Development Consultants, Advanced Planning Group Consultants, Internal Sales Desk Consultants, and GO Management) to increase penetration and production across all product lines in the Small Business marketplace. 

The Employee Benefits Specialist will be recognized as an Employee Benefits subject matter expert within the corporate enterprise. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and breadth of expertise in the Employee Benefits marketplace and possess a strong understanding of advanced planning concepts. This role will be responsible for establishing the groundwork and strategic model that will be used to scale our distribution support model as our business evolves.

As the Employee Benefits Specialist, you will:


  • BA/BS degree required
  • 7-10 years of related industry sales experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of New York Life processes, employee benefits products, product features, and underwriting guidelines preferred.
  • Experience in advanced planning concepts including business succession, estate planning in addition to other related disciplines, concepts, and advanced planning strategies.
  • Knowledge of Agency and the New York Life Worksite Distribution system preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and SalesForce
  • Advanced designations (i.e. CLU, ChFC and CFP) preferred
  • Series 6, 63, 26 preferred






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