Insurance Agent - Insurance Sales

Recruiter
Farmers Insurance
Location
Fairfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 09, 2016
Closes
Oct 07, 2016
Role
Marketing
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Description & Benefits We are currently offering qualified and ambitious entrepreneurs the opportunity to become Insurance Sales Business Owners! In this lucrative role, you will go into business for yourself, but not by yourself, as Farmers provides financial support for the first three years while you build your sales! You will also have access to industry-leading training - recognized by Corporate Exchange USA & Training Magazine as the "#1 Corporate Training Program" in the Insurance Industry - ensuring that you're prepared for the challenges of owning your own business. Farmers Insurance is currently recruiting for three different career opportunities: Retail Agency Owner Program:Successful candidates will be well capitalized and have a strong business backgroundTurn-key system to quickly build and run a Farmers start-up AgencyHire and manage staff to meet daily Agency operations including: sales, service and marketing for new business.Commission match during first three yearsAbility to sell economic interest in your businessEarly achiever cash bonus program during first three yearsSupport with lead generation and Agency location start-up Traditional Agency Owner Program:Successful candidates will have some sales or management experienceAward-winning training provided by a training team in your regionAccess to office space at one of our Agency Point development facilities.Uncapped earning potential with a financial support package, commissions, renewals and bonus opportunities.Successful candidates will market business, sell policies and provide excellent customer service to policyholders.Early achiever cash bonus program during first three years Agency Producer/Staff:For individuals who would like to gain some experience before owning their own agency. Successful candidates must be able obtain Insurance Licenses.Work directly with a Retail or Traditional AgentSuccessful candidates will have the ability to solicit and sell insurance policies and provide customer service to policyholders. Job Responsibilities You will solicit new prospects, sell our products and services, and assist existing clients as necessary. You will also network within your community - attending networking events, sales conferences, and trade shows to market your business and target your preferred audience. Additional responsibilities for the Sales Agency Owner position include:Providing excellent customer service to policyholdersEducating customers on their optionsCreating your own daily scheduleObtaining insurance licenses and keeping them currentStaying abreast of evolving industry and product changesMaking staff hiring and firing decisions Job Requirements As an Insurance Sales Agency Owner, you must have strong organizational and time-management skills as well as exceptional interpersonal communication abilities. We are seeking individuals from any background who are willing to work hard and commit themselves to their own success; however, experience is sales, marketing and/or customer service is very beneficial. Additional requirements of the Insurance Sales Agent include:College degree preferred, but not requiredA good credit history - no chapter 11 or 13 bankruptcies within the last 12 months. No chapter 7 bankruptcies within the last 3 yearsA favorable criminal record Other Opportunity FeaturesHealth, Dental & Vision PlansLife InsuranceLong-term DisabilitySeveral options to transfer your Agency, including Family Rights and selling your book of businessBonusesAwards & RecognitionLuxury TripsContinual Professional Development in Sales, Product, Marketing and Customer Service

Company Description:

Farmers Insurance was founded in 1928 and has since grown to be the country's third-largest home and auto carrier as well as the top specialty products carrier in the U.S. Farmers Insurance is one of the country's largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.