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Insurance Sales Agent at Direct Auto in Opelika, Alabama

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Want to grow your sales career with one of the fastest growing auto insurers in the country? Start a new career in omni-channel sales? Thrive in a performance-driven environment where you're recognized and rewarded for your results? If the answer is, "yes!" then apply to join our team today!

We're looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and dedicated Sales Trainees and Licensed Agents who want to make a difference by protecting the lives, family, and assets of others while growing their career in insurances sales.

Founded in 1991, Direct Auto Insurance is a well-established, fast-growing company that sells affordable car, renters, motorcycle, homeowners insurance, and other types of coverages and products online, over the phone, and in-store at more than 400 retail locations across the United States.

We offer the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic sales environment with real opportunity for career growth and advancement alongside experienced leaders within an entrepreneurial culture, and energetic environment.

What makes Direct Auto Insurance unique?

* Ability to sell a multitude of industry-leading products through retail stores and phone

* Entrepreneurial, performance-based, and results-focused culture

* Multi-tiered and comprehensive paid training program

* Above market compensation plan with uncapped commission and comprehensive benefits

* Internal advancement opportunities - grow with us!

* Sales Leadership

* Sales Operations

* Tuition Reimbursement

* Paid Training

* Sales contests, prizes, and competitions

* And more…

Primary Purpose:

This role is responsible for the profitable growth and the attainment of business goals by marketing and servicing Direct Auto products including Auto, Life, Auto Club, and Roadside Assistance to new and existing customers. Individuals in this role will assist walk-in customers, support office operations and market our products outside of the office via marketing calls and visits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
  • Meet and exceed sale's goals through new product sales, cross selling and retention of current customers
  • Implement marketing programs and initiatives which further the Direct Auto brand in the local market (car dealerships, local events, etc.)
  • Build and maintain relationships with community organizations and local business
  • Develop and manage customer relationships and serve as a resource to customers and potential customers on all Direct Auto's products and services
  • Responsible for monitoring key competitors in the local market area and making suggestions on initiatives that could improve Direct Auto's position in the marketplace
  • Receive customer payments, issue receipts and verify balance/daily reports of receipts for cash drawers
  • Understand, promote and remain current on company underwriting guidelines, announcements, and memos related to changes in company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for sales administration and reporting activities


Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Active Property/Casualty and Life Insurance licensure
  • 1+ years of successful business-to-consumer sales experience
  • Strong demonstrated ability to market and sell in multi-product environment where cross selling and customer retention is essential to sales budget attainment
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with internal and external clients at varying levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain customer relationships and provide excellent customer service
  • Experience or strong willingness to develop key relationships and market our products within community organizations and the local business community
  • Valid U.S. State-issued driver's license
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office applications


Desired Skills:
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of insurance laws, regulations and processes, ability to analyze and interpret insurance policies and insurance coverage and/or experience in working in a compliance and regulatory environment


National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.