Direct Sales Agent for Assurant

The Job —  Direct Sales Agent for Assurantbusinessman-with-the-notebook-3-1362248-m

Location —  Telecommute available after six months, based in Milwaukee, WI region.

Job Responsibilities —  From the Monster.com job posting:

Direct Sales Agent will have responsibility for making sales presentations to qualified leads, consistent with Assurant policies and best practices.  This role operates in a blended (inbound/outbound) environment.  The Direct Sales Agent will be responsible for selling a variety of products that include individual major medical insurance, limited benefit medical insurance, short term, and other related products.

-Place and/or receive a high volume of calls in a structured environment, following operational processes and procedures.
-Follow proven scripting to deliver compelling sales presentations that will ultimately close sales with prospective customers.
-Ask probing questions with the ability to apply sales techniques.
-Identify qualified sales candidates and   close the sale utilizing proven sales scripting.
– Manage time to handle multiple demands and competing priorities in order to meet Sales targets and quality standards.

Requirements/Qualifications

Direct Sales Agents will be required to obtain and maintain a Life/Accident &Health license in state of residence and all other states where the Direct Sales Center conducts business.  Assurant provides extensive paid training and licensing application fees to assist with the licensing process.

-High school diploma or GED.
-1 year related customer service or sales experience .
-Demonstrated proficiency with basic computer skills including experience moving between multiple computer screens while entering data.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
-Understanding of call center environment and the importance of meeting service standards.
-Motivated to achieve goals with a desire to be the best!

Schedule —  Full time, one or two weekend days per month required.  Telecommuting

Employee or Contract — Employee

Compensation — Base of $23,000 per month.  Bonuses paid on sales, reps meeting target will earn $55,000 per year with the potential to earn more.

Benefits — Yes – health, dental, life insurance and 401k.

More Information — Review and apply with Assurant via Monster.com.