Sales & Business
Kick-off your career at Sentinel!
Sentinel’s Sales & Business Development Program recruits and trains the next generation of financial and business professionals. This program will be supplemented by both technical and business learning. At the end of the program, the participants will have a much greater understanding of not only our business, but financial services, and employee benefits as a whole.
About the Program
You can expect a fun, challenging, and unique opportunity to gain insight into Sentinel’s business units. This program is divided into rotational placements lasting three months each over a 15-month period. You will be rotating through our Service Center, Insurance Brokerage, Health & Welfare, Sentinel Operations, Plan Advisory, and Wealth Management departments to ensure you are exposed to a variety of functions within the company. The Sales & Business Development program allows you the opportunity to develop deep functional expertise while gaining broad exposure to our business and customer relationships.
Participants who successfully complete the program will have the opportunity to be placed in a sales position within the organization. Placement will depend on the participant’s performance, interests, and Sentinel’s business needs. Here, you will continue to broaden your experience and establish your professional reputation.
What the Program Offers
A structured rotational program from which to launch a career in financial services and employee benefits
An assigned a mentor who can offer guidance and support throughout the program
Exposure to the organization’s overall make-up and strategy
Training in not only technical skills, but also in general professional skills and business acumen
Sponsorship of Series 65, 7 and Life, Accident & Health Licenses
This program gives participants a unique opportunity to develop personal relationships with Senior Management including Vice Presidents and Directors of the firm. All participants are assigned a mentor to help them navigate through the company. The mentor is a senior employee with years of experience and scores of expertise working at Sentinel.
In addition to learning the business, we encourage participants to enjoy our company culture
and invite them to partake in both charity and social events, and programs (volunteer work, community outreach, outings, company sponsored sports teams, etc.).
We are looking for natural leaders and innovative thinkers to drive our business forward. Someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, drive, determination, and the strength of character to challenge the status quo. Flexibility, mobility, and the willingness to embrace change are vital too, as you rotate through the program and start your future career at Sentinel.
Education, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work well within and/or lead a team
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Good organization skills
Demonstrates our core values, integrity, excellence, empowerment, expertise and innovation