Independent Insurance Agent/Broker
This is a great job for anyone who needs flexibility in setting their own work schedule. In addition, you can work from home, in our office, or a combination of both.
About our Agency
Cliff Cottam Insurance Services specializes in auto, home and business insurance. We represent a wide array of insurance carriers and are looking for a Property and Casualty Agent to aggressively expand our markets and grow our business.
We are seeking a hard working, highly motivated, growth-minded independent insurance agent/broker to sell and market auto, home and business insurance. Will work without supervision, so must have good time-management skills and the initiative to locate new clients.
- Must have High School Diploma or GED with sales ability. A College Degree preferred
- Must obtain your Property and Casualty License prior to hire
- Successful completion of Background Check
- Develop leads, prospect and continually network
- Possess a competitive sales drive to meet and exceed monthly goals
- Communicate effectively and inspire customer confidence
- Effective written skills
- Be self-motivated and committed to building a profitable business
- Have computer experience and good organizational skills
- Provide excellent customer service and maintain retention
- Enthusiastic and confident
- Enjoys working with people
- High-level of flexibility
- Experience in an insurance sales or customer service sales call environment
- Bilingual in Spanish
- College graduates who have majored in business, finance, economics, or completed insurance-related courses.
Work Environment and Hours
May work in our office or from home. Agents may set their own hours of work and may schedule evening and weekend appointments for the convenience of clients. New agents may shadow an experienced agent for a period of time. This allows the agent to learn how to conduct their business, how the agency interacts with clients, and how to write policies.
Salary or amount of commissions may be negotiated at time of interview. The amount of the commission depends on the type and amount of insurance sold and on whether the transaction is a new policy or a renewal. Agency-paid benefits will include continuing education, office space, and clerical support services. Commensurate with operational needs, transportation expenses, attendance at conventions and meetings, and promotion and marketing expenses may be paid by the agency. .
Submit an Employment Application and resume to Cliff Cottam Insurance Services, 3830 Watt Ave, Suite 3, Sacramento, CA 95821. You may also email it to dcottam@ccisca or fax it to (916) 488-4796.