UNUM Colonial Life Territory Instructor - South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Posting End Date: 05/31

For more than 75 years, Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company has had one mission: to help America’s workers preserve and protect the vitally important things they work so hard to build.

Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, we offer a wide range of financial protection options, helping more than 3.7 million people in over 86,000 companies. In addition to our personal benefits counseling expertise, we’re a pioneer of payroll deduction and innovator of enrollment technology. Our end-to-end capabilities and commitment to going above and beyond enable us to provide unmatched customer service. With more than 10,000 sales representatives and more than 1,000 home office professionals, we’re here to help during life's most challenging times.

General Summary:General Summary This position is responsible for the successful implementation of training and development programs, initiatives and activities that target territory growth. This includes delivering classroom training to new sales representatives on opening skills within the territories they support. Additionally, the Territory Instructor will be responsible for conducting joint field work with the DGAs, ADMs, and Sales Representatives. Territory Instructors will also have ownership responsibilities in partnership with the Territory Manager for driving Management Development initiatives and prospecting activity and effectiveness within those same

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Within the framework of our corporate new manager development programs, effectively deliver the opener training system to new managers in a manner that is completely consistent with the standard curriculum. This includes effective delivery of both classroom facilitation and joint field work.

  • Effectively drive manager development, particularly focused on Agency Builders. This would include, but is not limited to: delivery of manager training sessions, supporting Growth Team initiatives, leading DGA or ADM focused meetings and initiatives, providing mentorship for DGAs & ADMs, and driving territory specific manager communication programs.

  • Assume ownership for prospecting activity within the territory to include: leading prospecting sessions that support the “Territory Activity Calendar” system, drive participation in regularly calendared prospecting activities across the territory through effective communication and promotion campaigns, and be an active participant in these sessions.

  • Effectively deliver classroom instruction for new sales representatives and new sales managers on basic to advanced prospecting and opening skills, consistent with the standard corporate curriculum content.

  • Conduct productive and quantifiable joint field work with new sales managers utilizing our standard processes for prospecting and decision maker presentations.

  • Accurately and consistently provide required joint field work reports as directed.

  • In partnership with the Regional Trainer, determine training solutions to meet the needs of the territory.

  • Execute pre and post class follow-up with attendees to ensure preparedness and report in on sustained sales activities post class.

  • Complete all required administrative paperwork and deliver to the appropriate party.

  • May perform other duties assigned.


Colonial Life and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas.

Colonial Life is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.



A Fortune 500 company, Unum’s family of 10,000 employees spans three countries and dozens of office locations. Our employees focus each day on delivering financial protection benefits to millions of workers and their families when they need it most.

The Unum enterprise includes Unum in the U.S. and U.K., Colonial Life and Starmount Life Insurance – each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.