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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Employer:|| State Farm Insurance|
Why State Farm? |
Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States and an insurance leader in Canada.
This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime.
From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, :Like a good neighbor...: isn't just a slogan. It's who we are and how we do business.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?
Creates, develops, administers, and maintains group and individual training for agents and agents' staff Assists Agency Field Office management in working with agents on a variety of issues Provides expertise on various software packages for use by agents and agency field offices
WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?
Makes scheduled visits with agents' offices to assess training needsDevelops basic project coordination skills and the ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments Has, or obtains within 6 months of appointment, appropriate insurance/financial services licenses as required by state or province to allow various activities to support agents' with insurance and financial services productsMay provide written or verbal counsel, prepare correspondence, and/or develop presentations to/for executive levels
ITEMS OF NOTE
Travel via commercial transportation or driving a motor vehicle to operations centers, conferences, agents' offices, etcMust maintain a valid license to lawfully operate vehicles as directed/requested by State FarmMay be required to work irregular hours In some states, may be required to possess an NASD Series 6 license. In addition, duties and responsibilities are limited for not possessing the license
The selected candidate's continued employment requires them to meet licensing requirements for this role (P&C, Life/Health/Variable Annuities, LTC, and Bank Certification) within the first three months of employment, and other licensure as determined by agency leadership
Position requires frequent travel between SF Agent offices within the State of Virginia, predominately the Tidewater Market and surrounding area.
The selected candidate must have strong desire to become a State Farm Agent
Prior insurance sales experience is preferred
Prior experience with - auto sales lead computer based management systems is preferred
Prior experience marketing banking products is preferred
Prior experience working in a State Farm Agent office is highly desired
Working knowledge of Prospector + is strongly desired and the ability to assist agents and team members from a marketing perspective.
Industry awareness and knowledge of Financial Services Products: life and bank.
Ability to demonstrate creativity while motivating agents and team members with sales and marketing promotions.
Experience with social media and networking.
Sales experience is preferred.
Employees requesting consideration for this position may be requested to complete an authorization form allowing a background check to be completed.
BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS
Our Total Rewards benefits package includes: Competitive starting salary
Annual merit reviews
Annual bonus potential
You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan (Savings & Thrift in Canada), Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more. To search for more information on careers in the U.S., visit statefarm.com/careers. To search for more information on careers in Canada, visit statefarm.ca/careers.
State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer