Product Development Support Associate


Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of


The Agency Engagement team is responsible for supporting Life Products efforts to develop meaningful products, create short term and sustainable sale growth opportunities, and is the face of Life Products to Agency’s Field advisory groups.


Working within Life Product, the function facilitates the development of products through the Joint Advisory Product Groups (JAPG’s), working across the Insurance Solutions product teams. It develops and leads planning and in market coordination of product sales incentives and campaign strategies, working with Agency, Marketing and other business groups across the organization. In addition, handles incoming AAC suggestions, agenda and planning for Product’s participation at Advisory Group meetings, and manages key relationship with the Agent Advisory Council (AAC), Advisory Board of Directors (ABD), Managing Partners Advisory Council (MPAC), and Development Manger Advisory Council (DMAC).  

Role Overview: 

  • The Associate, Agency Engagement role will assist the CVP of Agency Engagement by supporting the enhancement and expansion of the JAPG’s, conducting product incentive ideation research, assisting in incentive launch plans, facilitating Agency reporting requests, assigning and tracking AAC suggestions, scheduling various planning sessions, and contributing overall to expand the capacity of the team. The role provides interaction across Life Products and various business partners, including Agency, Marketing, and Underwriting.   

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development and launch of Life product incentives and campaigns
  • Interact with Advisory Group agents and managers to provide insight on Life Product development
  • Coordinate scheduling and planning of JAPG sessions and Advisory Group meetings  
  • Manage the assignment, tracking, and reporting of AAC Suggestions
  • Support data requests that can help to drive incremental sales outcomes   
  • Point of contact for communications and message advocation for Life products 
  • Support special projects as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years financial services experience
  • Ability to effectively work with people and respond to short deadlines
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly become familiar with Life Products
  • Experience using Power Point
  • Proficiency using data analysis/visualization software is a plus; e.g. Excel and Tableau 
  • Previous experience as an agent or working with agents and field managers is a plus
  • BA/BS degree from a four-year accredited university is preferred






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Job Requisition ID: 83280 

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