AVP, Broker Development





Alternate Locations: US All Regions


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #47481


About the Company


Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.


The Role


As the AVP, Broker Development you will provide leadership, direction & functional expertise on complex initiatives and develop and execute programs to support broker strategy. You will liaise with home office & field leaders to align current programs and develop future programs to support broker strategy, focusing on sales & profitability growth. You will evaluate results of various programs, including financial investments, and make recommendations to support growth goals. You will also lead Lincoln programs, while supporting additional broker strategy team initiatives



Functional Responsibilities


Program Management

  • Leads programs to support customer acquisition, retention & cross-sell objectives
  • Leads creation & implementation of new programs, systems, materials & training for the broker strategy
  • Translates broker needs to leaders & ensures coordination of development of solutions/tools
  • Aligns existing programs across the business and develops new programs to support broker strategy

Strategy Development and Execution

  • Develops & manages long-range visionary strategic plans for the broker strategy
  • Defines sales & marketing programs to attract broker partners and drive growth & retention
  • Defines service, underwriting, & marketing strategy for broker market; leads prioritization of local market opportunities & strategies
  • Guides efforts of home office team, provides oversight & strategic insight on business needs regarding broker strategy
  • Provides strategic direction to build and enhance the capability of broker strategy
  • Directs/executes approved strategy decisions and contributes to strategy creation

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Provides updates & recommendations to senior leadership based on findings
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within broker strategy
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex projects and programs
  • Identifies and directs strategic process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department or business unit
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.







  • 4 Year/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)




  • 10 + years of experience in relationship management, strategic partnerships, sales and/or other experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position required
  • Experience in Group Benefits required
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion


Travel Information

  • Travel Type : National Domestic
  • Travel Amount : up to 50%




This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


Lincoln Financial
Full time
Omaha, Nebraska 68046, US