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  • Posting Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Country
United Kingdom
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Travel Required
10%
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
06-Jun-2024
Job ID
2847

Description and Requirements

Sales Account Executive (Individual Protection)  

Job Location: Brighton (3 days in the office, 2 at home)

You will need to be within a commutable distance to our Brighton Office.

  • £27,000-31,500 (depending on experience)
  • £54,000 OTE


We are a company guided by a solid set of principles (see below) and purposes such as diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our working culture provides flexibility and naturally a ‘hybrid’ working model as standard. We are part of the Women in Finance Charter, an initiative set up by the UK’s HM Treasury. We want to benefit from the many positives that come by having a more diverse working culture throughout all levels of seniority and lines of business. Our workforce enjoys excellent benefits, including private healthcare, a brilliant pension, and a host of other benefits to ensure you and yours are kept safe and protected.


MetLife Success Principles 

  • Build Tomorrow – We change and innovate for sustained performance 
  • Win Together - We collaborate and empower each other to succeed
  • Own It - We deliver for our customers                


You’ll be joining a business that is expanding, cares about the community and the environment. You will get a 9% pension as standard, increasing to 13% company max contribution (plus your 4% = a 17% pension). You can also get up to 31 days holiday, hybrid working, life assurance - employee, income protection, private medical insurance, mortgage advice, gadget cover, life assurance - partner, critical illness, travel insurance and dental cover.


Role Value Proposition:  


Securing this role will provide you with career progression, from Sales Account Executive to any and all of the following: Business Development Consultant, Strategic Account Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Team Leader. 


As a Sales Account Executive you will promote and sell MetLife’s Individual Protection product range predominately over the phone but also face-to-face to intermediaries to deliver against targets, whilst simultaneously delivering exceptional customer service and demonstrating MetLife’s values in all aspects of the role.  

Imperative to the Sales Account Executive role is building key relationships with a panel of advisers and engaging them with MetLife’s protection product. You will be there to support, motivate and drive a panel of advisers and will be the front-line support for MetLife Protection. 


Sales Account Executive Essential Experience: 

(MetLife will consider all applicants, including those that are not a 100% match to the required, please apply) 

 

  • Relevant sales development / generation experience 


Sales Account Executive Essential Skills: 

(MetLife will consider all applicants, including those that are not a 100% match to the required, please apply) 

  • Excellent call handling skills; to listen, build rapport, acknowledge and deal effectively and efficiently with all adviser enquiries with the ability to proactively develop strong relationships over the telephone.
  • Driven 
  • Personable, friendly, able to build relationships easily
  • Self-organised and motivated, able to work on own initiative and manage a variety of tasks
  • Articulate with strong communication skills
  • Self-aware and empathetic
  • Supportive and helpful team player
  • Resilience to deal with setbacks positively


MetLife will assist in the funding of Professional Fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax.  


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

Benefits We Offer

Our benefits are designed to care for your holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer health care coverage for you and your family, insurance discounts for home, car, and pet protection, as well as parental leave. We also provide premium gym membership for you and your direct relatives, volunteer time off, discounts with specific universities, flexible Fridays, connectivity reimbursement, and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies", MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies; providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!