Crop Insurance Sales Representative

Employer
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Location
Winchester, VA
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Sales
Industry
Insurance
Hours
Full Time
MidAtlantic Farm Credit, ACA, an established agricultural and rural home lender has a full-time position available for a Crop Insurance Sales Representative in our Winchester, Virgina office.ResponsibilitiesPOSITION SUMMARY: Has responsibility for the insurance portfolio and sales of all insurance programs in assigned territory under the supervision of the Crop Insurance Department Manager. Services up to 100 policies.Areas of responsibility include:Serves as primary agent for the servicing of crop insurance policies in assigned territory which includes policy changes, collecting production history, acreage information and reporting losses for policy holders. Insurance portfolio responsibilities include collection and monitoring of delinquent insurance premiums. Responsible for sales production of insurance products to customers and non-customer prospects. Develop personal marketing plan with assistance of Manager. Independently call on prospects to sell insurance policies. Provides sales support to Loan Officers in assigned territory. Facilitate problem resolution to the customer's satisfaction with assistance from Crop Insurance Manager.Other duties and projects as assigned by management. Required EducationEducation and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field.Required ExperienceOne to two years of experience as a licensed crop insurance agent OR insurance company representative with sales responsibilities preferred.Other DetailsStrong (oral and written) skills Must be self-motivated with ability to work independently. Agricultural background and/or sufficient knowledge of agricultural and horticultural production technology.Travel within assigned territory to Farm Credit branch offices, FSA and extension offices, and producers.Moderate problem solving skills required. Works independently and handles a wide range of activities. Capable of exhibiting good judgment when working with current policyholders and prospective producers considering the purchase of crop insurance.Knowledge of computer software applications relative to full administration of crop insurance and other financially related services programs.Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans and individuals with disabilities.