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Outside Sales Representative – Insurance Agent (Senior Market)

Job Description

If you are a self-motivated and competitive individual who is looking for a unique and rewarding new career, join the AmeriLife team! We are looking for a driven and personable Outside Sales Representative to sell insurance and other financial products designed specifically for the senior market, including health insurance (particularly Medicare supplements) life insurance and investment annuities. Our average agent earns  $65,500 a year, two year veterans  will earn in excess of  $115,000 , our seasoned agents will enjoy twice that.  Come on don't wait another day make the call !  

This is a fantastic opportunity to cultivate a long-term career with AmeriLife, where you will earn a great living  while helping to make a positive difference in the lives of our seniors.

Outside Sales Representative – Insurance Agent (Senior Market)

Job Responsibilities

As an Outside Sales Representative, you will work within an assigned territory and make in-home, “kitchen-table" sales presentations to seniors who have expressed interest in insurance products to augment their existing financial resources. You will receive return response leads on a daily basis and will make your calls from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This is a 1-2 call close sales cycle, and since you are provided with qualified leads this leaves you free to do what you do best – sell!


Your specific duties as an Outside Sales Representative will include:


  • Following up on all leads and appointments provided to you
  • Engaging in a preliminary conversational interview with prospective clients to determine their overall needs and priorities and to establish rapport
  • Educating prospective clients on AmeriLife, our background and services and the ways in which we help seniors to avoid common pitfalls during retirement
  • Engaging in some basic need analysis to determine specific details on prospective clients’ financial and investment status, health, concerns and objectives
  • Presenting prospective clients with appropriate insurance solutions
  • Responding to and overcoming objections with the goal of making a one-call close
  • Meeting or exceeding all sales and performance goals on a consistent basis
  • Ensuring that all contracts and paperwork are filled out correctly and filed on a timely basis
  • Participating in daily team meetings
  • Maintaining professional appearance and demeanor


Outside Sales Representative – Insurance Agent (Senior Market)

Job Requirements

As an Outside Sales Representative, you must be tenacious with a strong work ethic and be motivated by a love of competition coupled with a strong desire to earn. You must also have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to easily establish rapport with prospective clients as you educate them about our financial products. It is also important for you to be an empathetic individual with a commitment to helping clients while treating them with the utmost respect.


Specific qualifications for the Outside Sales Representative position include:


  • No experience required – will train; previous experience in industries like auto sales, restaurant and education a plus
  • College degree preferred, but not required
  • Valid insurance license    
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable and insured vehicle
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently


Outside Sales Representative – Insurance Agent (Senior Market)



As an Outside Sales Representative with AmeriLife, you will be part of an organization that prides itself on maintaining a positive and supportive team atmosphere to allow you to focus on making the most effective and compelling presentations possible. You will be provided world-class new agent training designed to ensure your success with us, regardless of your previous work background. During training, you will be making advanced commission, which means that we will advance you nine to twelve months’ worth of residual pay in order to provide you with starting income. We will also assist you in obtaining your insurance license. We value and appreciate your hard work and professional dedication as an Outside Sales Representative, and will reward you with a competitive compensation package that includes an uncapped commission-based pay structure as well as performance recognition, reward programs and incentives.


Outside Sales Representative – Insurance Agent (Senior Market)


Build a better life for your family while making a positive difference for others!

Apply now!

Job Snapshot

Post Date 3/24/2014
Location Matthews, NC
Other Pay Uncapped commission, bonuses, incentives, trips
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales, Insurance, Finance
Education High School
Experience None
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Insurance, Banking - Financial Services, Sales - Marketing
Required Travel None
Job ID Corp154
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