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Office Representative - State Farm Agent Team Member

Company Name:
Kathy Witte-Holmes - State Farm Agent
## Ready to Launch Your Career?
This busy insurance and financial services office has a passion to make a difference in the lives of others and better the community. Our well-trained team uses state of the art technology to achieve outstanding results. We want to work alongside those who are equally committed to excellence and personal achievement. We take pride in using our years of valuable experience to mentor individual team members and prepare them for successful careers. If you are self-motivated, possess an entrepreneurial spirit and have a desire to win and achieve results, please consider joining our team.
## About Our Agency
Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
We help customers with their insurance and financial services needs, including Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement Planning, Business Insurance, College Planning, Health Insurance, and Renters Insurance.
Our office is located in 314 4th St. NE Watertown, SD 57201.
I have been a State Farm agent since 1983.
We currently have 2 team members at our agency.
Our agency has received awards including: Ambassador Travel, Legion of Honor, Senior Vice President''s Club, Crystal Excellence Award, and National Quality Award
## If you want a career, not a job, then we encourage you to apply.
## Position Overview
State Farm Insurance Agent located in Watertown, SD is seeking an outgoing, career-oriented professional to join their team. As a State Farm team member for Kathy Witte-Holmes - State Farm Agent, you will build and develop customer relationships within the community to promote State Farm products including auto, home and life insurance.
## Responsibilities
Develop leads, schedule appointments, identify customer needs, and market appropriate products and services.
Establish customer relationships and follow up with customers, as needed.
Provide prompt, accurate, and friendly customer service. Service can include responding to inquiries regarding insurance availability, eligibility, coverages, policy changes, transfers, claim submissions, and billing clarification.
Work with the agent to establish and meet marketing goals.
Use a customer-focused, needs-based review process to educate customers about insurance options.
Maintain a strong work ethic with a total commitment to success each and every day.
## As an Agent Team Member, you will receive...
Salary plus commission/bonus
Profit sharing
Paid time off (vacation and personal/sick days)
Flexible hours
Valuable experience
Growth potential/Opportunity for advancement within my office
## Requirements
Sales experience (outside sales or inside sales representative, retail sales associate, or telemarketing) preferred
Successful track record of meeting sales goals/quotas preferred
Interest in marketing products and services based on customer needs
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and listening
Enthusiastic about the role insurance and financial products play in helping people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams
People-oriented
Organizational skills
Self-motivated
Detail oriented
Proactive in problem solving
Dedicated to customer service
Able to learn computer functions
Experience in a variety of computer applications, particularly Windows
Pride in getting work done accurately and timely
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to multi-task
Ability to make presentations to potential customers
Experience in marketing
Ability to conduct interviews in the office and in customer''s home or business
Ability to assess customer needs and conduct effective interviews
Ability to effectively relate to a customer
Ability to execute a detailed business plan
Ability to explain complex financial issues in understandable terms
Property & Casualty license (must be able to obtain)
Life & Health license (must be able to obtain)
Courses on ethical and customer centered sales practices will be required
Selected candidate is expected to remain current in product changes, licensing, technical developments, and continuing education
Position may require irregular working hours
Associate''s degree or higher preferred
If you are motivated to succeed and can see yourself in this role, please complete our application. We will follow up with you on the next steps in the interview process.
This position is with a State Farm independent contractor agent, not with State Farm Insurance Companies. Employees of State Farm agents must be able to successfully complete any applicable licensing requirements and training programs. State Farm agents are independent contractors who hire their own employees. State Farm agents' employees are not employees of State Farm.
Req #: 522302
Status: Active
State: SD
City: Watertown
Postal Code: 57201
Category: Customer Service, Retail, Sales, Insurance, Banking/Mortgage
Job Type: Full Time

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