VP, Account Management

Lincoln Financial Group

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; US All Regions

Work Arrangement:

Remote : Work at home employee residing outside of a commutable distance to an office location.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 73241

The Role at a Glance

We are excited to bring on an VP of Account Management of group benefits to join our Group Protection Account Management Team supporting Workplace Solutions in a remote environment.

Background Details

As an VP, Account Management, you will provide strategic leadership to drive results, provide thought leadership and develops relationship management and sales strategies which have substantial impact on increasing market share and sales revenue. for our Group Account Management team. You will lead a department and ensure that the strategy and tactical execution drives optimal sales while creating and maintaining strong client relationships and key constituencies within the group account management organization.

What youll be doing

You will lead a dynamic team in an environment that is constantly changing. You will direct and evaluate individual/team performance and take appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards.

You will direct, establish, and implement priorities, performance goals and objectives to ensure the departmental results are met while evaluating performance and taking appropriate action to meet or exceed performance standards. You will provide strategic leadership and direction to continually improve the capabilities and results for your area while contributing to strategic creation.

You will develop overall sales and relationship management strategy through partnership with senior executive leadership. In addition, you will establish, adhere and oversee the overall sales goals and objectives for your team while overseeing Lincoln’s cross-selling objectives to properly position all of Lincoln’s financial solutions.

You will build, enhance and maintain relationships with the most senior contacts at client organizations, ensuring clients’ overall service needs are satisfied. You will serve as a representative and participant in industry organizations to provide exposure for the business.

You will provide thought leadership and advise senior management on relationship management strategies which optimize client satisfaction, achieve desired business results and reduce risk.

You will develop and propagate a compelling vision that aligns to the broader Lincoln Financial Group strategic intent while leading the overall business/sales plan to achieve sales and growth goals for assigned responsibilities.

You will develop and oversee the overall financial budgets for your assigned regions.

You will contribute to the development of complex strategies which have substantial impact on relationship management, sales revenue & increase of market share including anticipating & providing strategies on market and/or sales trends.

What we’re looking for

Must-have experience (Required):

4 Year/Bachelors degree or 4 years equivalent work experience in lieu of Bachelors.

12 Years experience in relationship management that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, including 5 years of management, strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholders experience

Experience working with brokers/consultants, preferably with sales or account management direct experience.

Executive presence and communication skills; ability to clearly articulate key points to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

Group insurance product knowledge with a proven track record of delivering impactful business results.

Travel Requirements

Up to 50%

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for you:

Clearly defined career tracks and levels to help you successfully manage your career

Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

PTO/parental leave

Competitive 401K and employee benefits (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)

Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

Tuition assistance program

A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Pay Range: $150,100 – $273,300

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at LincolnFinancial.com.

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audiencepageid=1422918942386) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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