UNUM Territory Recruiter-Kentucky in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Posting End Date: 05/10

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:This individual will be responsible for assisting our sales management teams in the recruitment process. This would include sourcing, attraction, and selection for all sales roles (80% of time spent doing this); as well as delivering training to Colonial Life sales managers on the overall recruiting and contracting process (20% of time).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide sourcing support to each DGA and ADM within the territory.

  • Assist managers with the interview and selection processes as appropriate.

  • To implement a recruiting strategy within each territory that utilizes all of the different tools available (nominator calls, personal referrals, job boards, newspaper adds, career fairs, etc.).

  • Conduct and demonstrate Career Attraction Events.

  • To create a Manager recruiting strategy to source qualified candidates for DGA and ADM roles throughout the territory utilizing personal sourcing as the primary method.

  • Conduct phone screening and initial interviews, as appropriate.

  • Work with candidates on licensing and contracting as needed.

  • Facilitate recruiting training sessions with managers to include Colonial Life College curriculum; as well as, conducting joint recruiting activities (interviews, appointment setting, nominator calls, etc.)

  • Providing additional recruiting training to managers within the territory.

  • May perform other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

  • Recruiting and/or sales experience

  • Solid presentation and written/verbal communication skills

  • Working knowledge and comfort with the use of computer websites, tracking spreadsheets and online contracting software

  • Experience in insurance industry and with sourcing 1099/contractors desired but not requirement

  • Self-motivated

  • Highly energetic

  • Effective training skills desired – classroom

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Travel requirements up to 50%

  • Maintain a positive corporate image and professionalism while representing Colonial Life both in the home office and in the field


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.


Colonial Life

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.