Posted

3 days ago

Location

Richmond, CA

Description

Role: Insurance Sales Agent


Employment Type: Full Time


Pay: Commission Based – We pay for performance! Successful first year agents average pay of nearly $38K in

their first year with the second year pay growing to an average of nearly $47K. Top agents earn over $53K in

their first year with that growing to over $68K in their second year.


Benefits: Group Life Insurance, Major Medical, Dental, Short-term; Long-term disability, Retirement Plan, 401(k), Paid Vacation, Educational Reimbursement. Superior performance is recognized through numerous 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.


About the Company

Kemper

Kemper at a glance

The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading insurers. With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by offering personalized solutions for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's businesses collectively:
  • Offer insurance for home, auto, life, health and valuables
  • Service six million policies
  • Are represented by more than 20,000 independent agents and brokers
  • Employ 6,000 associates dedicated to providing exceptional service
  • Are licensed to sell insurance in 50 states and the District of Columbia
Our rated1 underwriting companies:
    Are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority Learn more about . 1 Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees

Industry

Insurance

Website

http://www.kemper.com/