The Ryan Carlson American Family Insurance agency in Shoreline, Washington is seeking a motivated and dynamic commercial sales representative to join their team!
As a commercial sales representative you will market, prospect and sell American Family Insurance products. You will maintain effective customer relationships, understand customer’s needs and match them with the appropriate products. You will promote brand awareness through participation in community events.
Commercial sales representative candidates must have the ability to develop knowledge of the local market, prospect for new business, use consultative selling techniques, multitask, and work both independently and as part of a team. The commercial sales representative will work as part of a team in a busy, yet exciting and fun environment.
High school diploma or equivalent
Prior experience in a professional sales setting – including, but not limited to prospecting, cold calling, networking, preparing quotes, and delivering presentations
Prior commercial sales experience is strongly preferred
Strong ability to generate leads is preferred
Strong ability to network in the community to and build centers of influence is preferred
Prior experience in the banking or financial services industry is preferred
Effective communication skills – via phone, email, or in-person
Experience with PC software applications Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Explorer, etc.
Solid knowledge and understanding of basic mathematical skills
Property and Casualty insurance licensing is preferred prior to starting and is required after beginning employment
Life and Health insurance licensing is preferred
A valid driver's license
The position will work Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Flexible hours are available. Work on evenings and weekends may occasionally be needed.
The sales representative will receive highly competitive base compensation and will be eligible for generous commissions and bonuses based on performance.
The sales representative is a staff member working for the agency owner and is not an employee of American Family Insurance.
About American Family Insurance
At American Family Insurance, we know how hard our customers and employees work to achieve their dreams. That's why, for over 90 years, we have made it our mission to protect those dreams. It's all part of who we are and who we’ll always be… innovative, caring, agile, trustworthy, transparent and passionate. We are a strong, forward-looking company and a proven leader in our industry. And if you are looking to make a difference, we are looking for you.