Travelers Director, Sales Enablement, Select & BI Field in Boston, Massachusetts
Who Are We?
Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.
The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.
$112,400.00 - $185,500.00
What Is the Opportunity?
This position is fully remote.
The Sales Enablement Director will support the end-to-end process of tracking sales activities, improving productivity of the sales force and improving the sales funnel. Primary responsibilities will include implementation of operational sales tactics/"Go to Market" plans and outcomes, implementation of sales automation tools and corresponding training. This role will facilitate and drive sales strategy support through collaborative partnerships throughout the organization to increase sales productivity. They will work in collaboration with BI Field Leadership, Sales leadership, Product Management, and Sales Analytics to influence and drive Sales strategies that create a competitive advantage and drive growth.
What Will You Do?
Influences and drives effective BI Field Sales specific strategies, best practices and cultural / behavioral attributes that will lead to sales and business success through partnerships with AVP, Sales Enablement, Regional Vice Presidents, Sales and Underwriting Directors as well as Sales and Account Executives. Executes the strategy through operational plans.
Manages sales management capabilities that inspect sales process quality and prioritize opportunities for improvement. Works across the division to understand sales process bottlenecks and inconsistencies. Facilitates an organization of continuous process improvement.
Monitors the accuracy and efficient distribution of sales reports and other intelligence essential to the sales organization. Recommends revisions to existing reports and assists in the development of new reporting tools as needed.
Through collaboration and influence, models behaviors that foster high performance, learning and engagement. Supports field directors on sales coaching discipline with best practices to deliver more effective sales performance.
Supports and coordinates sales development venues & communication media, including Sales Executive/Account Executive Council & Sales Director/Managing Director calls, sales meetings, as well as Subject Matter Expert (SME) panels; Includes management & maintenance of internal communication platform to support best practices, processes, technology and reporting (e.g. sales SharePoint, SE Tool Box). Proactively manages measures of point of sale success, sales plan effectiveness and customer satisfaction.
Supports the implementation of technologies that will enable field sales and underwriting teams. Works closely with BI Field Sales leadership teams to optimize the effectiveness of our technology investments.
Coordinates marketing, communications, and training content to ensure it articulates our story in a cohesive and compelling manner while aligning to our sales activation approach.
Drives countrywide adoption of sales best practices to achieve excellence in sales execution and create countrywide consistency.
Helps to shape the organizational and cultural strategies to support ongoing innovation and change.
Acts as sales SME and recommends innovative solutions to cross functional business partners.
Perform other duties as assigned.
What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
Five or more years of insurance, marketing or sales experience.
Managerial and leadership experience, both strategic and tactical.
Bachelor’s degree or business equivalent.
Exceptional influencing skills.
Able to translate technical language into layman’s terms and vice versa.
Experience leading and influencing people and processes.
Experience building sales onboarding and development programs.
Functional knowledge of Commercial Lines products and services.
Technical sales & marketing skills with deep understanding of selling through intermediaries and distributors.
What is a Must Have?
- 3 years of field sales, sales effectiveness, sales enablement or other closely related experience.
What Is in It for You?
Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you’re eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .
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