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Aviva NOW Recruiting for Direct Sales Team in Galway

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Aviva NOW Recruiting for Direct Sales Team in Galway

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 

Aviva NOW Recruiting for Direct Sales Team in Galway

Interested in working in Galway? 

Full training is provided for these six-month job roles with Aviva!

Life is full of unexpected twists and turns. But for every situation, Aviva is on hand to make things simple and keep customers protected.

Joining the Aviva Direct Sales Team you’ll have a vital role to play.

Aviva Direct Ireland Ltd. are currently recruiting a number of Direct Sales Contact Centre Representatives for their Knocknacarra office, Galway. These roles are for a period of 6 months.

Around the world, Aviva provides around 43 million customers with insurance, savings and investment products. We are Ireland's leading composite insurer for life, pensions, and general health insurance products. We combine strong life insurance, general & health insurance and asset management businesses under one powerful brand. We are committed to serving our customers well in order to build a stronger, sustainable business and which makes a positive contribution to society.

You will use sales techniques to convert the optimum number of direct and customer/intermediary enquiries into sales, thereby contributing to the achievement of annual sales targets in Car, Home, Travel and Health Insurance. You will service policy alterations from existing customers and build and maintain customer relationships. You will use opportunity of customer contact to cross sell, up sell and generate leads for other Aviva Products.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

You will have sales experience or excellent customer with the ability to meet targets within agreed timescales. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work as part of a team and ideally you will have a flexible approach to work and desire to learn new skills.

Full training will be given to the successful candidates. 

This role is within the scope of the Central Bank of Ireland's Minimum Competency Code.

Details of all career opportunities with Aviva are available here. 

Direct Sales Contact Representatives - Job ID#: R-24860

The CareersPortal Team