Sales Manager

Express Employment Professionals
Job Description

Job Summary: Are you a people person that has Sales Manager experience looking to take the next step in your career?  Our client in St. Clair County is looking for a Sales Manager to join their team.  Duties include:

  • Manage a sales support unit including monitoring key performance metrics to ensure the desired level of service is being provided
  • Contact key marketing organization relationships to determine if any added assistance is needed
  • Determines if agent is licensed and appointed with designated insurance carriers and assists as necessary during the contracting process
  • Provides sales and product ideas, as necessary, during the client sales process
  • Submit agent hierarchy changes and update systems as necessary
  • Assist agent with any issue in either the agent recruiting or sales process
  • Experience in building effective client minded sales strategies which positively impact the business line

Location: St. Clair County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: Up to $60,000/yr, BOE
Benefits provided by Client: The client’s innovative & competitive compensation program offers multiple ways to earn income. Their flexible plan plays to your strengths. They provide an exit strategy to sell your cash flow business, allowing you to determine the fate of your business in the event of retirement, disability or death. The client’s parent company developed its dynamic seminar system over the course of its 27-year history. It has shared this experience & knowledge with this client. The Client knows what works & why. They’ll provide you with presentations that are market appropriate, proven to work and easy to use. From eApps to business-tracking reports, the client provides you with progressive technology & tools to successfully build your own business within their business. Through their robust Virtual Back Office, you’re in control of all aspects of your business. Through strategic alliances with many of the industry’s most respected companies, you’ll have access to a wide spectrum of products and services. This power of choice allows you to find the best products to meet your customer’s needs. Are you ready to be challenged to achieve more than you ever dreamed possible? 


  • Life Insurance license with 7+ years of industry experience
  • Knowledge of life insurance & annuity products, assets under management, and sales
  • 5+ years leading/coaching/managing high performing financial services sales teams
  • Proven track record of improving performance in others
  • Communicates strategic business plans and tactical sales goals clearly and effectively at all levels
  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years sales support or similar management experience
  • Superior interpersonal skills in both a verbal and written manner
  • Ability to translate product information into a compelling sales proposition
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize projects
  • A customer service mindset, team player and ability to work with professionals at all levels
  • High level of self-motivation and the ability to work independently without constant supervision

How To Apply: Submit a completed application to the Fairview Heights location at or email your resume to

About Express Employment Professionals: Express was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1985. A privately held company, Express has more than 800 office locations in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Express Employment Professionals provides employment solutions to job seekers in need of a job that matches their skills and schedule. There are many advantages by choosing Express. One application makes you eligible for multiple positions with top companies, and there are no fees for job seekers.  

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