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Sales Manager, Associate Sales Manager, Senior Sales Associate – Finan

Sun Life

This is a Contract position in East Kootenay, BC posted July 31, 2017.

You believe life is about aiming high and making an impact. At Sun Life Financial, we work together, share common values and help each other grow and achieve goals.

With roots tracing back to 1865 in Canada, Sun Life Financial has grown to become an established and trusted name in insurance and financial services, with offices and operations in key markets around the world. We recognize that our growth, success and reputation for excellence are due in large measure to our talented and dedicated employees.

Join the Sun Life team as we push the boundaries of financial services into the next generation of possibilities.

The successful candidate in this challenging role will assist the Kootenay management team in achieving profitable and sustainable growth. You are a leader and have experience in recruiting, training, coaching and developing recruits into self-confident, successful financial sales professionals. Currently the Kootenay Centre has 1 Manager, 25 Advisors, 1 Financial Centre Resource Team Leader and 1 Financial Centre Administrator.

You are committed to personal growth and learning. You are motivated to earn an above average income through the growth and development of successful advisors. You must also have a successful background in sales management, a proven record of attraction power, strong communication skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Main Accountabilities:

Achieve continuous net gain and contributing to the management functions of the Financial Centre by:

  • Recruiting and selecting sales advisors
  • Providing sales training for advisors
  • Conducting joint fieldwork
  • Assisting in setting advisor’s goals
  • Monitoring advisor’s performance and growth
  • Enhancing advisor learning
  • Enhancing Financial Centre culture
  • Motivating advisors


  • Integrity
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting and selecting quality individuals
  • Excellent training skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to joint field work and coaching advisors
  • Excellent performance management skills
  • Technical competence
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills (questioning, listening, writing, observing)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Solid organizational and time management skills


  • Life license
  • Accident and sickness license
  • Investment funds (IFIC) license
  • Branch Manager’s IFIC license

Notes/Unique Requirements:

  • Proven track record as a successful sales manager or advisor
  • Applicants must have their Life license, Accident and Sickness License and Mutual Fund license, or be willing to achieve quickly

We are willing to consider people not currently working in Sales Force Management for this role. If the successful candidate is not currently in a Financial Centre Management role, they will enter the Manager Training Program and begin work as a Manager Trainee within the Kootenay Financial Centre.

Please note a preferred candidate is under consideration. Your application should cover the following:

  • How this position fits with your career plans and goals
  • A summary of the relevant skills and experience you would bring to this position

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sun Life Financial promotes equal opportunity employment.

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