The Franchise Sales Associate is responsible for recruiting new franchisees to Brightway.
Founded in 2003, Brightway Insurance has become a leading national independent insurance retail franchise. The company’s focus on creating the “ideal customer experience” has resulted in an industry-leading customer retention rate of 91 percent and increasing growth. From 2010 to 2012, sales grew from $108 million to $256 million. Brightway Insurance is already an Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Company, making the list for the last five consecutive years. Supporting this growth is the fact that since its founding, more than 90 percent of individual franchise owners are still in successful operation to this day. For the previous three years, Florida Trend has ranked Brightway Insurance on its list of the top 100 “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For,” and in 2012, Trend also recognized Brightway as one of the top 350 companies in the state in terms of revenue. Brightway has also been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the “#1 Insurance Franchise” and Kiplinger Magazine as one of “Eight Franchises with Promise.”
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Franchise Sales Associate is responsible for taking franchise candidates through the Brightway sales process, from first contact to signed franchise agreement. The sales process includes: effectively pitching Brightway’s value proposition, thoroughly reviewing the franchise contract and disclosure documents with a franchise candidate , facilitating a validation period for franchise candidates to meet with current franchisees and leadin g a Discovery Day at Brightway’s home office.
The typical sales cycle ranges between 2-3 months prior to closing. The position will be given ample marketing support to drive leads, however the Franchise Sales Associ ate will be held accountable to the sales success.
Base Salary plus Commission bonuses based on sales.
- Meet predetermined sales goals
- Document all prospect conversations to ensure the flow of the sales cycle
- Disseminate and explain Brightway’s F ranchise Disclosure Document
- Facilitate validation with other Brightway franchisees and properly manage expectations
- Lead a Discovery Day with franchise candidates, in conjunction with the Director of Franchise Development and Vice Chairman.
Candidates for the position must be results oriented, demonstrate professionalism, exude a positive mental attitude, be team focused, demonstrate excellent communication skills and aggressively pursue all prospect opportunities.
Candidates must have a proven track record in complex sales. Experience in franchise sales is preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years of sales experience is required. College degree is also preferred,