Responsible for Individual Annuity products with focus on Individual VA and FIA products.
Responsible for identifying client product and service needs; conducting competitive analysis; developing and enhancing the features of the products and working withinternal and external business, home office and field sales management in coordinating product operations support, salespromotions and training activities.
Works independently with minimal guidance to develop high level specs.
Responsible for developing specifications for new product offerings/modifications.
Takes an active role in the design and development of products and exploration of new product ideas.
Responsible for conducting market research with wholesalers, Advisors and consumers to determine viability of potential updates and product changes. Provides guidance to Marketing in development of client surveys and focus groups to ensure optimal design and positioning of products
Liaison to marketingwithproduct positioning and collateral material development.
Responsible for review of all materials developed to ensure proper positioning and appropriate sales stories.
Develops and conducts training for Key Accounts and develops wholesaler training during product launches
Key contact for wholesalers, sales desk and Advisors on product questions. Responsible for gathering and developing responses to NAF/Old Guard requests and inquiries
8-10 years Annuity Product Development/Product Management experience
FINRA licenses a plus
Deep knowledge of Variable Annuity and Fixed Indexed Annuity Products
Excellent and accurate communications skills tailored to the audience and ability to sell and influence across all levels .