Business Development Associate



Alera New England is hiring for our Associates position: In this role, you’ll identify and cultivate new prospects from relationships, events throughout the year, strategic partners, as well as direct prospecting efforts.

Responsibilities & Focus:

The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to succeed. Our Associates come from a variety of backgrounds and industries.

  • Prior experience working with customers and providing an exceptional experience
  • Sales experience including inside sales, outside sales, or retail sales is a plus
  • Steady work history and the commitment to starting a new career
  • Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships
  • Excellent appearance, verbal/written communication, strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Must possess the ability to ask for the sale and follow through


  • Strong verbal & written communication skills (English)
  • Able to talk and build rapport in person and/or on the phone
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must enjoy working in a team driven setting
  • Have basic computer knowledge and skills to navigate a CRM platform
  • Know how to network in person and through social media
  • Have reliable transportation to ensure punctuality to meetings/appointments are made
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have or obtain CT Life and Health License

Pay: Salary plus Commission:

  • Base Salary + Commissions are offered where individuals can typically make between $40K – $100K+annually their first year (depending on their level of drive, productivity, and sales)
  • Base Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year


  • Full scope of Employee Benefits available after new hire waiting period
  • Great company culture that offers a high energy, positive, and team driven atmosphere
  • Career growth & advancement opportunities available
  • Excellent leadership & industry training available to help with the individuals financial success and personal development

Job Type:

  • Full-time
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