Insurance Salesperson

Chico, California
Job Type
US$ 14.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour, $14 - 16 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Carleigh Colburn, Spherion
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Job Description

Are you looking for a unique position that utilizes your administrative and business skills that will give you the chance to learn new skills and progress your career in the insurance industry? Spherion, a locally owned staffing company, is looking for clerically inclined administrative in Chico. Specializing in placements, our team will help you put your skills to work in a rewarding position that keeps you successfully moving forward. Right now, we have a wide variety of flexible, temp-to-hire and permanent positions available. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skill's and advance your career path.

Job Duties Include (but are not limited to):

In training...
- Be willing to study after work to obtain insurance license (paid for by employer)
- Work hard and STUDY, STUDY, STUDY!
- Answer phones
- Shadow other office employees in their tasks

Once licensed...
- Calculate insurance premiums or awards
- Calculate rates for organization's products or services
- Communicate visually or verbally
- Compute financial data
- Conduct sales presentations
- Determine customer needs
- Evaluate degree of financial risk
- Fill out business or government forms
- Follow contract, property, or insurance laws
- Inspect property
- Install computer programs
- Interview customers
- Maintain records, reports, or files
- Make decisions
- Make presentations
- Motivate people
- Obtain information from individuals
- Provide customer service
- Sell insurance policies
- Use accounting or bookkeeping software
- Use computers to enter, access or retrieve data
- Use interpersonal communication techniques
- Use knowledge of written communication in sales work
- Use marketing techniques
- Use telephone communication techniques
- Use word processing or desktop publishing software

Working hours: 8 am to 5 pm with unpaid study time

Sales and Administrative experience are required

Applicants for this position must...
- Have strong phone skills
- Be able to multi-task
- Be reliable, punctual, and responsible
- Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices
- Proficiency in English
- Basic Math skills
- Working knowledge of customer and market dynamics and requirements
- Track record of over-achieving sales quota
- Solid communication and interpersonal skills
- A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
- Ability to perform under pressure and address complaints in a timely manner
- Availability to work hard and study on your own time.

About Spherion Staffing Services
Spherion is a locally owned staffing company with 150 offices throughout the U.S. Since 1946, we have connected millions of job seekers to rewarding administrative, clerical, light industrial, customer service, non-clinical healthcare and professional opportunities. Specializing in flexible, temp-to-hire and permanent talent placements, Spherion is a trusted workforce partner to more than 3,000 companies nationwide.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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