• Sales Associate

    Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    35182
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Sales Associate to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home.

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 

     

    As a Sales Associate, you’ll be responsible for developing relationships with potential customers over the phone and serving as a trusted advisor by identifying customer needs and matching them with appropriate Esurance products. No sales experience? No problem! We offer an extensive training program that will give you the tools you need to be successful in this role.

     

    Job Details:

    • Start Date: August 13th, 2018 
    • Training Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-5:30 pm  
    • Training Length (Paid): 8 weeks 
    • Training Location: Tampa
    • Work Schedule: 2nd shift 4 days a week + 1 weekend day w/ 2 consecutive days off
    • Salary: $15.50/hr + uncapped commission 
    • Job Location: Tampa

    Responsibilities

    • Takes inbound calls to gather information and close sales on personal lines insurance policies, all while thriving in an environment of changing technology and insurance industry regulations
    • Proactively identifies the need for coverage and offer additional insurance products and services offered by Esurance and/or Esurance business partners to help us build and retain a profitable, multi-line portfolio
    • Builds and deepens customer relationships by providing empathetic, efficient, and responsive service that reflects our brand, and our culture
    • Assists new customers with navigating Esurance.com to complete the sales process
    • Efficiently uses resources to accurately issue policies in compliance with underwriting and state mandated requirements

    Qualifications

    • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word and Outlook
    • Ability to obtain Personal Lines Insurance License (Esurance provides pre-licensing training)
    • Solid organizational and multitasking skills (This role requires the ability to talk on the phone and work on a computer simultaneously)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Superior decision making skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a changing environment, both independently and as part of a team 


    Experience / Education:

    • High School diploma or equivalent work experience required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • One or more year’s sales experience
    • Prior Insurance experience, Personal Lines or a Property & Casualty license a plus, but not required

     

    Background Check / Licensing:

    As part of the hiring process at Esurance, a pre-employment background check for all new hires will be run which includes employment, education, and criminal verifications.  Additionally, for licensed positions you will be required to obtain and maintain licensure in one or more states which includes fingerprinting and an FBI check which will go back as far as your history allows.  Your ability to obtain and maintain employment will be contingent on your ability to be licensed in all required states.  Failure to obtain and maintain those licenses may affect your employment status.    

     

    Benefits

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal

    Savings

    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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