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Intern - State Farm Agent Team Member

Company Name:
Gary Ogburn - State Farm Agent
My team''s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. We are located in Spencer, IA and help customers with their insurance and financial services needs, including:
Auto insurance
Home insurance
Life insurance
Retirement planning
## Position Overview
Do you have aspirations to run your own business? If so, you may want to consider working in the office of Gary Ogburn - State Farm Agent. As a member of our agency team, you have an opportunity to experience first-hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur. You will build and develop customer relationships within the community to promote State Farm products including auto, home and life insurance. This position will allow you to experience working in an agent''s office and to explore the opportunity to become a State Farm agent yourself.
## 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.
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)
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
Interest in marketing products and services based on customer needs
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
Self-motivated
Ability to work in a team environment
Achieve mutually agreed upon marketing goals
Ability to conduct interviews in the office and in customer''s home or business
Ability to assess customer needs and conduct effective interviews
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
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. By accepting this position, you are not guaranteed an agency position with State Farm Insurance Companies. As an agent team member, you will still need to go through the regular State Farm agent selection process when you are ready to pursue an agency opportunity. State Farm agents are independent contractors who hire their own employees. State Farm agents' employees are not employees of State Farm.
Req #: 583501
Status: Active
State: IA
City: Spencer
Postal Code: 51301
Category: Customer Service, Retail, Sales, Insurance, Banking/Mortgage
Job Type: Full Time

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