Employee Benefits – Sales Representative – Portland Maine
March 16, 2023
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Sales Communications Specialist – Brookfield, WI Office

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and persistent person to be the central point of contact for our remote sales team for their everyday marketing needs: presentation materials, flyers, emails, signage, and tradeshow materials. You will also assist our Employee Benefit Consultants with developing benefit summaries, open enrollment booklets, surveys, and education materials for our clients to distribute to their employees.

Position Summary

The Sales Communications Specialist supports Sales and Account Reps with their everyday needs for sales communication materials with a heavy emphasis on presentations. This position reports to the Marketing Manager. Marketing Manager will provide day-to-day support on the tools we use and our current branding strategy.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Maintain a consistent look and feel to corporate branded presentations.
  2. Maintain messaging consistent with established branding.
  3. Develop, own, and maintain a library of presentations including templated pages, templated presentations, and finished presentations.
  4. Work closely with Sales and Account Reps, and other personnel as needed on presentations, one-off flyers and emails, signage, tradeshow materials, etc.:
  • Work with reps to learn the details of their upcoming presentation.
  • Produce well-organized and well-designed PowerPoint presentations consistent with established branding and messaging.
  • Remind reps on presentation best practices.
  1. Continuous attention to detail in composing, editing, and proofing materials.
  2. Assist Sales with employee surveys, as needed.
  3. Work closely with Sales and Account Reps to prepare custom and templated employer/employee communication packages that meet client’s needs.
  • Respond to requests for materials on a timely basis, using tools to provide the field with what they need for the customer.
  • Create new communication campaigns that the field may find useful as needs arise.
  1. Prepare benefit summaries/open enrollment booklets for clients.
  2. Work with Sales and Account Reps on Bid Result Presentations
  3. Function as a central point of contact for Sales and Account Reps, and General Staff for questions and/or requests for communication materials – flyers, brochures, presentations, guides, e-mails, letters, etc.
  4. Various other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  1. A strong portfolio of presentation work.
  2. Three (3) years of professional experience in marketing or advertising required.
  3. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  4. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  5. Must be well-organized and detail-oriented ensuring deadlines are met.
  6. Must have good command of the English language, oral and written.
  7. Must possess strong creative skills and an eye for good design and typesetting.
  8. Must possess strong analytical and copywriting skills in order to gather and summarize data – a gift for making the complex simple.
  9. Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks, deadlines, and demands and to seek team assistance as appropriate.
  10. Ability to work within a team environment, as well as work independently as needed.
  11. Uses strong interpersonal, customer service skills, and a positive attitude to build and maintain relationships with sales, co-workers, clients, and others in a positive and helpful manner.
  12. Consistent daily attendance and the ability to work overtime at the last minute.


All the minimum requirements plus:

  • College degree in Marketing, Communication, or Journalism.
  • Experience in the employee benefits, medical insurance, or financial services industry.

Normal Working Hours and Days

Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (or as mutually agreed to by the parties); 1 hour lunch; overtime as required. Hybrid option available after initial training period.

Physical Requirements

  1. Position is primarily sedentary in nature with relatively equal amounts of sitting, standing, and walking.
  2. Infrequent light physical effort may be required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.


$50K- $55K – plus bonus potential


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