Insurance Sales Agent - Baltimore
Role: Insurance Sales AgentEmployment Type: Full TimePay: Commission Based - We pay for performance! Successful first year agents average pay of nearly $38K in their first year with the second year pay growing to an average of nearly $47K. Top agents earn over $53K in their first year with that growing to over $68K in their second year.Benefits: Group Life Insurance, Major Medical, Dental, Short-term; Long-term disability, Retirement Plan, 401(k), Paid Vacation, Educational Reimbursement. Superior performance is recognized through numerous awards, prizes, and trips!Are you passionate about serving the under-served? This career could be for you!Kemper is a diversified insurance holding company located in Chicago, IL. We are firmly committed to servicing the insurance needs of modest-income families. As a home service family of companies, we are dedicated to frequent personal contact with our customers for premium collection and other service needs.Responsibilities:Agents are each assigned a territory (called an agency) with an established book of in-force business.Day to day activities include:Conducting interviews, recommending products, closing sales, and using our Family Security Selling SystemContinuously prospecting for sales opportunitiesCollecting premiums from policyholders, based on a pre-arranged scheduleResponding promptly to policyholder service requests such as beneficiary changes, claims, loans, etcKeeping records, accounting for money collected, and processing paperworkExpectations:Our agents are each expected to:Increase the agency sizeBuild good working relationships with customersDevote whatever time is necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the positionCommit to ongoing development of knowledge and skillsPreparation:Extensive on-the-job training allows new agents to earn a paycheck while learning their profession.Licensing - Various state licenses are required to sell or service insurance products. Our companies provide assistance and guidance to those who are preparing to sit for licensing exams.Basic Training - During the first 26 weeks, new agents complete a basic development program that includes self-study, classroom time, role-play, and extensive fieldwork.Rewards:The opportunity to become a successful agent is an opportunity to build a better life. Among the rewards are:An established business - New agents pay nothing for an established agency, which has a built-in clientele of loyal policyholdersPay for performance - A chance to write their own paycheck with increasing income opportunity as skills and knowledge growJob stability - Employment in a field where there is an increasing need of qualified professionalsPrestige - Recognition in the community as a respected professionalAdvancement - The potential for future promotion to a management positionPersonal Satisfaction - Knowing that they are doing meaningful work when they help others protect the people they love and the things they ownEqual opportunity - We are firmly committed to our policy of providing equal employment opportunity based on individual meritOpportunity is knocking. Don't let it pass you by!Need help? Contact our Success Center at 877-355-3007.