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Job Description:

Business Development Specialist

Summary

Directly contributes to and supports sales goals of the agency or specialist department as communicated from the agent to meet long-term and short-term goals for agency growth. This includes new business, cross-sell opportunities, customer service, retention, and profit goals.

Duties include but are not limited to:

· Must be licensed (Agency will help you accomplish this goal)

· Solicits and writes new business for his/her specialist department

· Coordinates with the agent to provide assistance in determining proper coverage

· Provides underwriting and rating for new accounts

· Maintains knowledge of new products and initiatives.

· Pursues a program for development of personal and business skills

· Actively solicits expiration dates from new clients and prospects

· Develops agency relationship with existing clients

· Meets the production requirements and goals assigned by the agent

· Maintains monthly sales record and provides a copy for review to the agent

· Must enjoy building personal relationships and doing the right “things”

Performs other duties as assigned

Core competencies

· Business Results: Ability to meet individual performance, metrics and goals.

· Drive and Productivity: Able to bring about great results from ordinary circumstances; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise without supervision.

· Innovation: Accept innovation and improvement recommendations.

· Communication: Acceptable verbal and written communication skills.

· Team Work: Accept feedback when offered and work well with others.

Physical environment

· Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment. Professional business attire is preferred.

Preferred Skills and abilities

· Previous customer service experience highly preferred. Ideal candidate will have basic PC skills, basic math skills, strong analytical capability, conflict resolution skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Note: This position may require having the flexibility to work nonstandard hours/shifts and having the ability to adhere to a structured schedule.

Please email resume to jvolk1@farmersagent.com

NO Walk-ins
EOE

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