Although the word "insurance" isn't beyond exciting, we know you'll find Pekin Insurance is truly "Beyond the expected" when it comes to your next career move. If you're ready to work with a team of professionals who actually live a core set of valuesand go home each night knowing you've made a difference, you've landed at the right place.
The Sales Associate will participate in a training program for up to 24 months to learn the job responsibilities of a fully trained Territory Manager and the duties they need to perform before being placed in a territory within one of 6 Property & Casualty states of business.
Travel with top performing Territory Managers in order to job shadow and learn real life experiences for this role
Train in the Commercial Lines Underwriting, Personal Lines Underwriting, Life Underwriting, P&C Claim, Marketing, Sales, and Employee Benefits departments, learning about their products and processes with our independent agency network
Obtain P&C and Life Insurance licenses and designations
Attend quarterly field meetings at the Pekin Home Office, annual award banquets, and agents meetings
Assist in conducting periodic sales and educational meetings to the agency force
Maintain a positive image and build strong relationships with the agency force and Home Office employees
Perform other duties as assigned
Excellent listening, written, and communication skills with the ability to speak in a public setting
Strong problem solving/analytical skills and competitive spirit
Strong organizational and time management skills
Willingness to relocate when a territory becomes available
Excellent computer skills and a good technological background preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Bachelor's Degree in a business or insurance related field
Insurance related background preferred with an emphasis in Commercial Lines and/or Life Insurance
Willingness to attain P&C and Life & Health Insurance licenses
Must have valid Driver's License and good driving record
Position requires individual to travel with various departments with some overnight stays.
Requires evening hours to attend meetings, company events, conferences, etc.
This position is a Salary Grade 27.