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VP, Sales

  • Employer: IA Clarington Inc.
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Sales and business development
  • Job ID: JR10007132
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-01-30

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

Reporting to the Western Regional Vice President, Sales, the VP, Sales / Wholesaler is responsible for: 

  • Generating sales results and maintaining positive asset growth within the Vancity Credit Union network

  • Being proactive in engaging with the Vancity members through phone calls, virtual meetings, face-to-face meetings (if/when PHOs permit), branch meetings, manager visits, and through general correspondence

  • Presenting to Vancity advisors and Credit Union members on a variety of investment-related and environmental and social topics

  • Developing and maintaining relationships through meetings, events, and social activities with clients

  • Assisting Vancity advisors in helping members achieve their financial and life goals through prudent advice and practice management information sharing, along with providing service by consistently communicating updates, materials, and points of discussion 

Territory / Region of Coverage: Vancity Credit Union (Vancouver)

Vancity is a values-based financial co‑operative serving the needs of its more than 534,886 member-owners and their communities in the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka'wakw territories, with 58 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish and Alert Bay.

Qualifications 

  • This role will have a specific focus on RI/ESG, in particular on the IA Clarington Inhance suite of funds, and the successful candidate will be demonstrably passionate about RI/ESG and other social and economic issues

  • The ideal candidate will have 5 - 7 years of experience in the wealth management arena, specifically within an investment wholesaler or internal wholesaler capacity 

  • Post-secondary education 

  • CSC and/or IFIC required, along with RIS designation

  • A proven history of successfully managing an advisor contact base (MFDA and IIROC) 

  • Complete understanding and knowledge of the securities, investment and mutual fund industries and products. 

  • In addition, the candidate must have excellent communication skills, be proactive, a self-starter, a team player, and have the ability to coach others and provide guidance along with having a value-added sales approach.

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@ia.ca.