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VP, Retirement Plan Sales


IL - Chicago

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USI Consulting Group (USICG) is a premier provider of defined contribution and defined benefit plan consulting and administration services.  We are an affiliate company of both USI Securities, Inc. (a broker-dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC) and USI Advisors, Inc. (a federally registered investment adviser) and a wholly owned subsidiary of USI Insurance Services LLC. We are a team of 600 associates and growing. We are very competitive and enjoy a strong reputation in the mid-market space, with $122 million in U.S. revenue and an affiliated advisor with $35.5 billion in assets under advisement.

USICG provides specialized expertise in retirement plan design, administration, consulting, investments, regulatory & compliance for thousands of clients nationwide. Our clients consist of public and private sector employers, not-for-profit organizations, mid-market and Fortune 1000 companies.


As a USICG VP, Retirement Plan Sales representative, you will be in an outside sales consulting position responsible for all aspects of the sales process from prospecting to closing business.  You will be seeking out new relationships with various plan sponsors, centers of influence and strategic partners.  You will focus on retirement planning to include Investment Advisory, Defined Benefit, non-qualified plans and Defined Contribution solutions.


  • Primary focus on new business development, in connection with an annual production requirement, includes lead generation campaigns, cold calling, letters, etc.
  • Drive consistent and predictable profitability, and organic growth to support overall revenue goals.
  • Seek out new relationships with various plan sponsors, centers of influence, and strategic partners, producers and sales representatives around the country.
  • Develop relationships with various plan sponsors, centers of influence and alliance partners, producers and sales representatives on a local and regional level to ensure wide distribution of all products and services.
  • Conduct conceptual presentation promoting USI competitive differentiation, including proficiency at understanding, articulating and delivering the USI ONE Advantage and specific solutions customized to each prospect.
  • Manage multiple facets of the sales process, including coordination of meetings, support materials, follow-up tasks, phone calls, proposals, presentations, closing business, etc.
  • Input accurate and timely information into sales automation platform (CRM) relative to first appointments, follow-up appointments, conceptual/finalist meetings, etc to facilitate realistic corporate sales and revenue projections.
  • Prepare for and participate actively in the Get, Prep, Close and Keep meetings for all first appointments; close presentations, and individual Producer 1:1 meetings.
  • Drive and support cross-selling strategies for existing clients, as well as new relationships.
  • Attend and actively participate in USI sales training as required including USI Fast Start.
  • Other duties or tasks as may be necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of experience in the financial services industry; institutional and retirement plan sales experience strongly preferred.
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and desire to cold-call and prospect for new business.
  • Experience in building and maintaining relationships with centers of influence and other referral sources.
  • Series 6 (or 7), 63 and 65 (or 66) licenses (2 out of the 3) required. Willingness to obtain any required license upon employment within 3 months.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher strongly preferred.



USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.

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