Sales Trainee (Group Insurance) - Multiple Locations

Location: Various Locations
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Job No: 502212
Categories: Employee Benefit Sales Trainee Program, Sales, Early Career Programs
Application Closes: Open Until Filled

Mutual of Omaha serves over 39,000 employer groups – and the group market continues to grow. Our Sales Trainee Program provides coaching and development you need to build relationships and help you effectively sell group insurance products to brokers across the country. Our program will develop you into a successful sales rep by providing the mentorship and tools needed – it’s up to you to capitalize on them.

If you have the power to exceed expectations, and build gainful relationships, combine your power with ours and see how far you can go. 

Learn More About This Opportunity!


  • Mutual of Omaha embraces a set of core values called the "Values for Success." These values set the standard for how we deal with customers and how we treat each other and all associates are expected to contribute to the achievement of business objectives by living Mutual's "Values for Success." In addition, all associates are expected to exhibit engagement and accountability and to contribute to the alignment of business objectives across the organization utilizing measurements as a tool.
  • Participates in a comprehensive program to develop skills and competencies to successfully sell Group Insurance products to brokers. Completes self-study, classroom training and on-site experience projects according to curriculum. Effectively contributes to classroom discussions. Participates in goal-setting and progress evaluation meetings.
  • Obtains direct experience by working with seasoned sales representatives to market Group Insurance products to brokers and clients. May rotate between Group Insurance sales offices as a required part of the program.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal business partners. Develops a high level of working knowledge about offered products.
  • Masters the quoting system and underwriting processes in order to oversee the completion of content, proposals and paper work flow throughout the field and Home Office.
  • Stay abreast of industry and government changes affecting group insurance and maintain an awareness of existing and developing market trends.


  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • Must be located in United States or Puerto Rico.
  • Ability to successfully achieve criteria of Sales Trainee Program.
  • Competitive personality and desire to win.
  • Must possess or attain licensed agent/producer status within 60 days of entry into the job.
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and results-oriented with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Access to reliable transportation in order to attend meetings on short notice and travel within assigned territory.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the work period and a valid driver's license.
  • Proficiency in operating a PC and related software and databases.

We recognize that people come with diverse experience and talent beyond just the requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence. If your experience is relevant to what you see listed, please consider applying – we’d love to hear from you!


  • Knowledge of the Insurance/Financial Services industry, products and marketing practices.
  • Bachelor's degree.


  • $50,000 plus commission.
  • Unlimited income potential, plus base salary, travel and expense account, 401(k).
  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging. To learn more about our commitment of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit our website
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Real world experience, not just classroom training.
  • Dedicated mentor from our Sales Leadership Academy that will train you through our apprentice style program.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Regular associates working 40 hours a week can earn up to 15 days of vacation each year.
  • Regular associates receive 9 paid holidays in 2023.
  • Regular associates are provided sick leave through the use of personal time. Associates working 40 hours a week can receive up to 56 hours of personal time in 2023, prorated based on start date.
  • Recognized as a certified Great Place to Work®.



Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

We are committed to optimizing flexible work. We support a full range of work approaches: fully remote, hybrid and in-person. Many of our roles are remote. Employees in remote roles may occasionally travel to a Mutual of Omaha office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Remote employees who are assigned a Mutual of Omaha office location can work on-site on a voluntary basis, subject to local and company COVID-19 guidelines.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.