Account Executive Development Program

Program description:

The Sun Life Account Executive Development Program is a new graduate rotational training program that will prepare you for a fast-paced career in sales as a Sun Life Account Executive. During the program, you will receive individualized learning opportunities and coaching from the Program Manager and Business leaders.

This is a 2 year program, where you’ll rotate into 2 roles as a Group Underwriter and Service Specialist, spending approximately 1 year in each role.

Business lines:
Group benefits: group underwriting, sales and service in group business development.

Career path:
Small market account executive, mid/large market account executive, account and sales management.

Hiring locations:
Placements Canada-wide with training programs in Toronto, Waterloo, Québec City, Montréal, and Calgary.

At Sun Life, we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

If you are a recent university or college graduate or will be graduating in the spring of the following year, you are eligible to apply for the Account Executive Development Program.

Recruitment Process:
The recruitment process takes place throughout August–October every year.
You can view current opportunities by visiting the Sun Life LinkedIn page.

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