United States

Licensed Life & Health Insurance Agent

Job Description

We're now hiring Licensed Insurance Advisors to work from home! We are seeking individuals who strive to provide next-level care for our clients and their customers and excel in an environment where leads are provided.

The role :

Our Licensed Life & Health Insurance Advisors provide professional presentations over the phone to sell insurance to existing customers of Fortune 500 Insurance Companies.

  • Handle inbound and outbound calls with prospects and use assumptive sales techniques to enroll them in one or more of the client's insurance products
  • Build relationship to establish rapport with caller to gain trust and understanding
  • Determine eligibility and maintain and improve quality results by adhering to standards and guidelines; recommending improved procedures
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities
  • Manage prospect follow-up calls to ensure timely responses
  • Gather all required data necessary to sell insurance products to prospects
  • Explain the sales and issuance process and insurance products
  • Accurately process application / information in Sutherland and the client's sales and customer systems
  • Diligently track and record outcome of calls and customer issues / inquiries for follow up
  • Escalate issues to program manager as needed
  • What we offer :

  • Potential earnings of $16-22 / hr (base pay + incentives)
  • Competitive starting bonus of $500! $200 when you start (paid in first paycheck) and $300 when you graduate from training
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Paid training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Additional pay incentives
  • This is the job for you if :

  • You are action oriented, take initiative, and seize opportunities to maximize your potential
  • You confidently communicate value propositions, thoroughly answer questions and set proper expectations regarding the product and sales process
  • You are a closer and consistently exceed your sales goals
  • You are an enthusiastic professional who is dependable and flexible
  • You are driven by your success which is measured by monthly sales, quality score, cancellation rate, and productivity percentage
  • Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong detail-oriented multitasker
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills to overcome customer objections
  • Proven time management skills
  • Previous work experience with electronic documentation management, understanding of workflows and Microsoft Products (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows Explorer)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum one-year previous customer service / sales experience required and / or 2 years call center experience required
  • 1 year of post-secondary education required and / or 2 years continuous active Life and Health License
  • Typing skills of 30+ WPM with 90% accuracy required
  • Ability to manage multiple software applications and document customer records at the same time
  • Prior experience and / or knowledge of Medicare or medical terminology preferred
  • Prior experience in the health care / insurance industry preferred
  • Requirements to work from home :

  • Excellent Internet connectivity
  • A quiet and distraction-free, secure place to work.
  • A dual-ear USB headset that has a noise-canceling microphone
  • A PC with two monitors
  • About us :

    As a digital transformation company, Sutherland rethinks and rebuilds processes for the digital age by combining the speed and insight of design thinking with the scale and accuracy of data analytics.

    We have been helping customers globally, across industries from financial services to healthcare, achieve greater agility through transformed and automated customer experiences for over 30 years.

    Sutherland is a drug free workplace, including our work-from-home positions.