Sales Desk Intern

Location NEW JERSEY, United States
Experience level Internships
Job details sector Sales and Distribution
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AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment, and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family.

Solid communication and presentation skills
Leadership skills and experience in school/extra-curricular activities
Entrepreneurial qualities and competitive spirit
Exceptional customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to thrive in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Rising senior in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program (Class of 2018)
Interest in working in Sales
Internship will be located in Jersey City, NJ
Preferred Qualifications
Concentration in Marketing or Business preferred

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

This is a new internship designed for a rising senior who is interested in an Annuities Sales role after graduation. The duration of the internship is 10 weeks with the possibility of full time employment offered after graduation. Internal Sales Desk Responsibilities - the Intern will:
Participate in in-depth trainings on AXA’s annuity products.
Shadow members of the internal wholesale team to learn:
Creating partnerships with external wholesalers, Financial Professionals, major firms and other stakeholders
Coaching Financial Professionals in making sales pitches to client
Interpreting and explaining annuity hypotheticals/illustrations
Making pro-active phone calls to generate sales)
Perform ad-hoc projects related to the sales of annuity products