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Customer Service Representative | Insurance Agency

Chronopoulos Insurance Agency Ltd | State Farm Agent

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 15, 2018.

Job Description

We are seeking a Licensed Insurance Representative to join our team!

Must be licensed or willing to obtain licensing prior to start date.

You will be responsible for providing outstanding customer service and developing relationships with our existing clients and local area businesses.

Based on client needs you will also be encouraged to find cross-sales opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to work with our closely knit team where we work together for our shared success. Base salary plus lucrative commissions available. No cold calling, as our phones ring all day!

Easily accessible right on the Bloor Subway Line.

Responsibilities:

  • Resolve client inquiries and complaints
  • Present and sell insurance policies to new and existing clients
  • Develop and calculate suitable plans based on clients’ needs
  • Expand business reach through networking techniques
  • Comply with insurance standards and regulations
  • Track and identify areas of improvement

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in insurance, customer service, or other related fields
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Company DescriptionOur Insurance and Financial Services Office opened in 2005, and we have been successful ever since.

Our close-knit team of Insurance Representatives gets to know our clients on a personal level, and can advise them on the coverage that fits their needs and their life. We all work together to ensure that our clients are properly taken care of, and all make a good living doing so!

Insurance and Financial Services Position

– State Farm Agent Team Member
Are you outgoing and customer-focused?

Do you enjoy working with the public? If you answered yes to these questions, working for a State Farm independent contractor agent may be the career for you!

State Farm agents are entrepreneurs that market only State Farm insurance and financial service products.

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.

This employment opportunity is with a State Farm independent contractor agent in Canada. State Farm agents in Canada now operate as independent contractor agents for Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company and Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company. State Farm® is a registered trademark owned by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and is used under license to Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company and Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, which underwrite State Farm-branded products in Canada. This licensing agreement may last for up to five years from the January 1, 2015 closing date.

Qualifications to be employees of a State Farm agent in Canada are established by each independent contractor agent and may require successful completion of 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 Insurance Companies or Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company or Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company or any of its affiliates.

Desired qualities include:
Ethical and Honest
Must have applicable license or must obtain applicable licensing 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 communication skills – written, verbal and listening
Excellent interpersonal skills
People-oriented
Self-motivated
Dedicated to customer service
Able to learn computer functions
Pride in getting work done accurately and timely
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to multi-task
Ability to assess client needs and conduct effective interviews
Ability to effectively relate to a client
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
Banking or Financial Services experience preferred
Selected candidate is expected to remain current in product changes, licensing, technical developments, and continuing education

Responsibilities:
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.
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.

How to Apply