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There is something different in the air.  It's called breathing room.

Before we tell you about our current growing positions, we'd love to tell you about where we call home.   Loudoun county is just 25 miles west of our nation's capital and is considered to be DC's wine country.  With over 50 vineyards, our wineries are quickly becoming some of the best in the nation.    Not to worry; if wine, beer, and spirits are not you thing, we are also surrounded by history, horse country, beaches, mountains, and our nation's capital.   The people of Loudoun county are high-energy, passionate, and love their neighbors.

To be honest, if you live your life as a hermit, no need to apply for a position or move to Loudoun county.  To learn more about Loudoun county click here.


What does Kestler Financial do?

Many in the industry call organizations like ours an Insurance Marketing Organization (IMO).  All that really means is our clients are insurance brokers and financial planners.  We wholesale insurance and investment products to the best advisors around the country.  We do this by creating one-to-one relationships built on mutual respect while providing great service. 

If you are asking yourself, "Do I have what it takes to work at Kestler?"  Unfortunately, most of the time the answer is no.  You see, we only hire the best of the best.  If you are one of the exceptions and have the drive to succeed, we would love to talk with you.  

What is your hiring process?

  1. You will submit your resume.
  2. You will then be asked to complete a personality assessment survey.
  3. You will then have a phone interview.
  4. If all looks good, we will fly you out to meet our team.  (You will meet with an executive team member and a member of our team who is currently doing the job you applied for.  This is your opportunity to ask very pointed questions of one of your potential peers.)
  5. If the meetings were positive, we will then make you an offer for employment.
  6. Once you accept the position all the fun starts.  If need be, we will help you relocate,  introduce you to the community, and begin calling you family.

Open Position: Life Insurance Relationship Manager

If you are looking for a career path where you’ll be surrounded by people who make you laugh while also mentoring you about the financial services industry, you’ve found it!  As a relationship manager you will be surrounded by the industry’s leading financial wholesalers.   It will be your role to support our growing life insurance division.

What does that mean?  Simply put, we recruit hundreds of financial advisors from around the country every year primarily through our annuity distribution channels.   We are actively engaging these individuals to share with them our life insurance offerings.

This position will require a reasonable understanding of life insurance products, sales & underwriting processes, and corresponding service expectations.  That's a complicated way of saying we'd expect you to provide sales support and make recommendations to our advisors as to what product may be the best fit for their clients.  

 

Note from Amy Knisley, Director of Life Insurance:  Below you will find my “wish list" of skills I will be looking for to make an offer for employment.  That being said, the list is kind of boring.  So I thought I would add a little color and tell you about our company.  Kestler Financial Group is NOT a stuffy financial marketing firm.  Frankly, we rock!  We are made up of the best and brightest Northern Virginia has to offer.  Our days are filled with laughter and a common focus to set ourselves apart from the competition.  We hire individuals who are high energy, collaborative, and wear a smile more than the average person.  We continually seek talented people dedicated to providing fresh thinking in an exciting, evolving industry that's never been more relevant than in today's marketplace.  This has been our recipe for success.  Only if you are one of these people, I would encourage you to take the next step and visit the place we call home.  I wish you the best of luck in your job search. 

Key Responsibilities: As a Life Insurance Wholesaler you will be responsible for increasing awareness of Kestler Financial Group, Inc. and its life insurance products. This position will serve as key part of Kestler’s life insurance department.  This position reports to the Director of life Insurance, Amy Knisley.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director to refine and evolve KFG’s life department.
  • Content strategist. Champions and drives the strategic direction of company initiatives and expression of our life insurance brands.
  • Make proactive outbound sales calls to promote Kestler Financial Group’s Life Insurance products and solutions to independent agents.
  • Respond to inbound calls regarding products, marketing material and illustrations to provide effective product and sales support.
  • Make recommendations of product offerings, cross-sell opportunities and marketing strategies.
  • Responsible for creating and strengthening sales activity to provide sales and marketing ideas, trends, opportunities and leads to representatives.
  • Drive product sales to maximize customer service and build relationships.
  • Develop and strengthen existing relationships with Kestler Financial Group’s current agents.
  • Create and deliver effective sales presentations and conference calls to promote Kestler Financial Group’s products, services and competitive advantages.
  • Support strategic marketing and sales initiatives.
  • Meet call activity expectations and monthly sales goals set forth by management.
  • Participate in continuous training.
  • Develop and enhance personal industry and product knowledge to effectively communicate and build credibility with independent agents and financial advisors.
  • Keep abreast of the competition and changes in the economy and financial markets’ activity.
  • Adhere to the rules and practices set forth by Kestler Financial Group
  • Represent Kestler Financial Group in a professional manner to all internal/external customers both on the telephone and through attendance at selected events.

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • Previous internal wholesaler experience preferred
  • Sales background preferred, previous outbound phone sales preferred
  • Strong life insurance knowledge
  • Strong sales ability along with effective telephone and customer relationship building skills
  • Ability to ask probing questions, closing questions and ask for the business
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced challenging environment
  • Self–starter and highly motivated team player
  • Strong organizational and follow-up abilities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and effective listening skills
  • Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills, and the ability to absorb and diffuse customer emotions
  • Demonstrates initiative, creativity and resourcefulness
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel with accurate typing skills
  • Some light travel may be required
  • Desire to support Kestler Financial Group’s corporate philosophy
  • Must have to ability to laugh and smile at yourself.

Here is the honest assessment of the job referenced above.  Is the job going to be easy? No.  Is it going to be challenging? Yes.  Will I be rewarded for the value I add to the company? Yes.

You will be part of a one of the United States fastest growing companies according to Inc. Magazine.  While our competitors are getting fat on donuts, we are gobbling up market share while having a lot of fun doing it. 

Even if you are happily employed today, I would encourage you to seriously consider this opportunity.  Our main number is 800.699.0299, feel free to ask for a wholesaler currently working in our office and ask him or her what their experience at KFG has been.

What type of person are you looking for? Someone who enjoys working for a fast paced, ever-changing company, who is not afraid of laughing out loud at themselves.

Apply by CLICKING HERE!


Open Position: Internal Annuity Wholesaler

Kestler Financial Group, located in Leesburg, VA, is a founding partner of the Annexus Group. Annexus is a nationally recognized product development firm that excels in driving innovation, development, and distribution of guaranteed retirement income and accumulation products that are the cornerstone of a modern retirement plan. Annexus technology drives the secured benefits that our partners deliver, financial professionals require, and their clients value to achieve their long-term financial goals.

We are seeking a qualified, high-energy, self-starting individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment. Your desire to be the best will be rewarded with a generous compensation package—one that literally places no caps on your income potential.

Job Details:
Wholesaling an Annexus-designed, proprietary product for one of the largest and most respectable firms in the financial services industry, the Internal Wholesaler will be primarily responsible for working with Advisors of a captive group of broker-dealers and for:

• Maintaining existing relationships Advisors and Wholesalers;
• Utilizing Annexus resources and tools to develop business with the top producing reps within broker dealers and banks;
• Providing product and sales training by way of individual/group meetings, seminars, workshops;
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently and efficiently, seek out ways to offer additional assistance and support to outside financial professionals and to proceed with objectives; and

Desired Skills & Experience:
The successful candidate for the Internal Wholesaling position must have these qualifications:
• The ability to smile;
• Experience in the sales and marketing of annuities and investment products;
• The ability to work independently and to communicate clearly and concisely;
• The ability to deliver effective presentations, workshops, and seminars to individuals and groups; and
• The ability to laugh.

Apply by CLICKING HERE!

If you are interested in Kestler Financial Group and our surrounding community, the following positions are available.  We are growing quickly, so circle back often.


Open Position: Administrative Professional

We are looking for an energetic and proactive person to fill a First Impressions administrative position.  This position is arguably the most important position within our company and creates a positive working experience for all he or she comes into contact with.  Applicants must thrive in a fast-pace, high-energy environment while delivering an enthusiastic attitude.  Positive personalities will only be considered.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
-Answering and directing phone calls
-Handling incoming and outgoing UPS, FedEx and USPS mail
-Researching and implementing creative ways to celebrate achievements
-Managing travel arrangements for senior staff members
-Data entry and reporting
-Other administrative tasks as assigned

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, eagerness to learn and a proactive approach to his or her job.

Our office is filled with high energy & extraordinary people, located in the thriving Village at Leesburg Town Center.  While we are a professional business firm, we don't take ourselves to seriously.  If scooters buzzing down the hallway and footballs flying overhead are not your thing, please don't bother applying.  Thanks for taking the time to review our ad.

Apply by CLICKING HERE!

If you are interested in Kestler Financial Group and our surrounding community, the following positions are available.  We are growing quickly, so circle back often.


Open Position: Case Manager

Position Purpose:
This opportunity gives you the chance to learn the financial services industry and has great potential for personal and professional growth. The ideal candidate pays great attention to detail, has good problem-solving skills, is conscientious, self-motivated, proactive, and a team player. Duties focus around the processing and tracking of new business from the time it is received in our office to the time it is issued, as well as follow-ups with agents regarding in-force policies. 

Core Competencies: 
- Effective Communicator
- Listens, summarizes, and asks questions to ensure understanding
- Communicates in a concise, clear and professional manner
- Shares appropriate information in a timely manner
- Customer Service Focused
- Self Motivated to Make Positive Impact Daily
- Understands the Importance of Deadlines -- Adheres
- Accurate, Thorough and Accountable
- Adheres to and Follows Company Procedures

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- The ability to smile :)
- Strong Problem Solving and Analysis Skills
- Strong Ability to Work in Team Environment and Meet Daily Service Standards
- Strong Understanding and Use of Technology

Apply by CLICKING HERE!

If you are interested in Kestler Financial Group and our surrounding community, the following positions are available.  We are growing quickly, so circle back often.