Insurance Sales Agent - Washington, DC
Did you hear about this position from a friend or family member? Good talent knows good talent! Kemper is searching for Insurance Sales Agents! Role: Insurance Sales Agent Employment Type: Full Time Career and Opportunity: At Kemper, our goal is for employees to build a career, you are beyond just a job! You'll start with a paid license preparation/ training period and a bonus once you're issued the required licenses! As an Insurance Sales Agent, you will begin with an already existing book of business and have the exciting opportunity to grow the business through your work and dedication. Benefits: Kemper offers competitive benefits including, Group Life Insurance, Major Medical & Dental, Short-term & Long-term disability, Retirement Plan, 401(k), Paid Vacation, Educational Reimbursement. Superior performance is recognized through 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 System Continuously prospecting for sales opportunities Collecting premiums from policyholders, based on a pre-arranged schedule Responding promptly to policyholder service requests such as beneficiary changes, claims, loans, etc Keeping records, accounting for money collected, and processing paperwork Expectations: Our agents are each expected to: Increase the agency size Build good working relationships with customers Devote whatever time is necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position Commit to ongoing development of knowledge and skills Preparation: 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 policyholders Pay for performance - A chance to write their own paycheck with increasing income opportunity as skills and knowledge grow Job stability - Employment in a field where there is an increasing need of qualified professionals Prestige - Recognition in the community as a respected professional Advancement - The potential for future promotion to a management position Personal Satisfaction - Knowing that they are doing meaningful work when they help others protect the people they love and the things they own Equal opportunity - We are firmly committed to our policy of providing equal employment opportunity based on individual merit Opportunity is knocking. Don't let it pass you by! Need help? Contact our Success Center at 877-355-3007.