Sales Associate I

Pekin Insurance Pekin , IL 61555

Posted 5 months ago

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.

Position Objective

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)

Education/ Experience

  • 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

Working Conditions

  • 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.

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Sales Associate I

Pekin Insurance