Insurance Sales Agent
New York Life NY-NJ Region
New York, NY US
Posted ago
New York Life NY-NJ Region

The fundamental foundation of a New York Life Insurance Agent’s role is built client by client. The Agent is uniquely qualified with answers to help their clients achieve their financial goals and plan for the unexpected. Adding up to a rewarding career with a company that considers, doing right by their customers is simply part of who we are… “Be Good At Life.”

What is expected of our Agents?

  • Ability to understand the needs and financial concerns of clients
  • Ability to educate clients on how to plan ahead for the future financially so that they are prepared for unfortunate life events/ circumstances they may encounter
  • Promote customized ways for clients to achieve their long-term financial goals
  • Cultivating relationships, with a view to helping every family member or individual pursue financial security
  • Ability to build an insurance and financial practice through establishing professional networks and prospecting for new clients
  • Providing compassion and guidance to clients when unfortunate life circumstances arise
  • Having a clear focus on developing and maintaining long-term bonds with clients, resulting in trust and continuity of community over time

Qualities that we look for in our Agents:

  • Sales experience preferred – entrepreneurial mindset, no mile too far
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Desire to help families and businesses to “Be Good At Life.”
  • Strong business acumen
  • Professional business demeanor
  • Perseverance in the face of a challenge
  • Ability to engage your community and leverage personal networks/contacts Backed by 175 years of experience

It is commonly known, not all service industries are the same, more to the point, not all companies are the same. Product offerings, producer support, the opportunity for advancement, personal growth, ongoing training, and broad-spectrum marketing. New York Life innovatively strides the cutting edge in client servicing, systematically paving the way for success with tested processes, actively immersed with you in achieving your desired career objectives, and more.
Step into a client’s life and help them achieve their financial goals while building a great career for yourselves in the process. Utilizing our expansive product lines our Agents work to guide individuals, families, and businesses towards the financial strategy that is right for them. That is no easy task, but for the right person, it can be a truly rewarding career with the potential for growth opportunities. New York Life Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Responsibilities
  • Tailor risk management strategies and client profiles to reflect each customer’s individual needs
  • Update reports, records, bookkeeping systems, and other organizational tools to accurately report progress toward monthly insurance sales goals
  • Serve as an attentive listener when communicating with new and potential clients in order to accurately identify their unique needs prior to pursuing specific insurance sales
  • Remain updated about insurance industry changes that may affect customers in your portfolio
  • Maintain a portfolio of existing customers and pursue insurance sales with new clients by using sales strategies that may include cold calling and networking
Qualifications
  • Must be a superb communicator able to carefully analyze complex ideas like insurance programs; experience working in customer service is beneficial
  • Working knowledge of accounting and sales lead software is a plus
  • Job seekers must already have or be willing to get an insurance license
  • High school diploma necessary; college degree a bonus
  • Basic computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is required
Compensation
$73,000
About New York Life NY-NJ Region

As a mutual company, with no investors or outside owners, New York Life is uniquely aligned with our clients’ interests and priorities. We had over 170 years of industry success. Some of our accolades include:

·    A promise to work with you to build a strong financial future for both you and your clients

·    #73 on Fortune 100 in 2020

·    Most MDRT2 members in any United States Mutual company 2019

·    Highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer: Standard & Poor’s (AA+); A.M. Best (A++); Moody’s (Aaa); and Fitch (AAA) as of 7/30/18

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