UNUM Sales Comp Design/Plng Analyst in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Posting End Date: 05/31

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses – Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life – are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:General SummaryThis position is responsible for providing support with the modeling, development communicating and promoting of sales compensation plans and the establishment and maintenance of sales goals and communicating. This role involves significant interaction with sales managers, sales reps and Home Office employees who support the sales organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the design, development and implementation of sales compensation plans that align corporate and field sales force objectives within appropriate selling allowables. (10%)

  • Develop and communicate effective sales compensation tools for the sales organization such as: compensation plans and income projection models and provide training on the use of these tools. (5%)

  • Administer cost effective financing programs that help attract and retain successful sales managers. (20%)

  • Administer the benefit package made available to the sales force through the Association of Insurance Professionals (AIP). (5%)

  • Administer sales planning and related adjustments for the field force. (40%)

  • Provide analytical support for Colonial’s Incentive and Awards programs. (5%)

  • Provide liaison support and guidance to other Colonial departments such as product marketing and broker marketing that either impact, or are impacted by sales force compensation. (5%)

  • Maintain compensation program documents. (5%)

  • Provide support as needed for sales office cost center budgeting (5%)

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

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

Unum 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.