Insurance Sales Agent
Ryan Whitson State Farm
Tuscaloosa, AL US
Posted ago
Ryan Whitson State Farm
We are eager to take our business to the next level by hiring an experienced insurance agent with a proven track record of maintaining and growing customer portfolios. You’ll hone your sales skills by forging strong relationships that serve as the foundation for our firm’s prestige, and we’ll give you the support you need to reach your earning potential. Embracing a personal approach to insurance sales gives candidates a leg up in this role, which includes developing strategies for promoting all types of new insurance contracts; making changes or additions to existing ones; and collecting key client information for risk profiles used to identify insurance plans for each unique individual. If you’re up for the challenge, apply now!
Responsibilities
  • Update bookkeeping systems, customer records, and sales databases to report your monthly and/or quarterly progress to goals to stakeholders
  • Set meetings with new and potential clients to listen to their needs, taking into account their financial statuses and stage-of-life priorities, and present insurance plan options tailored to their individual circumstances
  • Remain updated on insurance industry changes and protocols to fulfill all policy requirements and monitor insurance claims from start to finish
  • Create tailored risk management strategies directly with clients that align with their risk profiles
  • Maintain and grow existing portfolios by developing and implementing effective and attentive sales strategies that cultivate long-term customer loyalty

  • Manage all marketing strategies and campaigns by working with existing and new Customers
  • Engage customers and prospects using marketing initiatives that support insurance sales and brand awareness
  • Use marketing strategies to build new clientele
  • Continued professional development and training
  • Meet weekly and monthly individual Sales goals as well as team goals

Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, customer service skills, and analytical skills are required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma required
  • Some experience with accounting or sales lead software is beneficial
  • Some computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Office is required
  • Candidates must have an insurance license

  • Sales Experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Obtain AL Property & Casualty Licensing
  • Obtain Life & Health Licensing       
  • No Prior Insurance Experience necessary
  • Develop a new clientele base
  • Project management, analytics, verbal/written communication skills, and superb organization experience is a must
  • Microsoft Office proficiency in Word and Excel and solid computer skills are required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional follow-up and organizational skills

Compensation
$35,000 - $60,000 + at plan commission yearly
About Ryan Whitson State Farm

A State Farm Agency is one of the most rewarding entrepreneurial opportunities that exists anywhere today. State Farm is a very respected, recognized brand and is a great company to work for. This position would be an excellent opportunity for a graduating student to enter the workforce, with financial reward all while having the potential to develop a rewarding career as a business owner.

This position is with a State Farm Agent, not with State Farm Insurance Companies. Employees of State Farm Agents must be able to successfully complete any applicable licensing requirements and training programs. State Farm agents are independent contractors who hire their own employees. State Farm agents’ employees are not employees of State Farm.

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