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Job posted on: 6/21/2014
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Job Overview
[Physicians Mutual® - Division Office]
Birmingham, AL (map it!Map it!)
Base Pay:
Employee Type:
Sales - Marketing
Manage Others:
Job Type:
Req'd Education:
Not Specified
Req'd Experience:
At least 4 year(s)
Req'd Travel:
Up to 25%
Relocation Covered:
Trina Gilbert
Not Available
Ref ID:
Assistant Division Manager

Job Description

Assistant Division Manager

It is our goal to exceed our customers' expectations for the products we market and the services we provide. This must be accomplished for the Company to be successful. Every employee must understand this goal and how their job assists the Company in its achievement. For this position this means:
Focus: Pro-actively recruiting, training and developing agents while leading the growth of sales in the Division Office.

Standards: Both sale and service provided by agents are to meet or exceed customer expectations for service.

Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and supervising agents. Retains productive agents by rewarding as appropriate and terminates agreements as necessary. Keeps abreast of State and Federal regulations regarding the sale of insurance products. Ensures sales and marketing efforts are supported by meeting or exceeding standards. Supports Region and Home Office and may establish sales promotions to promote agency group products and increase sales. Reviews monthly and annual reports tracking budget variance, production, and persistency for agents and the Division Office. Ensures standards for the Division Office objectives are met or exceeded.

A great benefits package is part of the Division Management package including a 401k and matching program, company retirement and full insurance plan, and relocation assistance offered as well.

Job Requirements

Assistant Sales Manager preferences and requirements:

College degree preferred. Minimum four to five years experience as insurance agent required. Prefer previous management experience RHU, CLU, LUTCF, ChFC or similar designation is preferred. Approximately 3 to 4 years on the job is required to gain full job responsibility.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics):

  • Knowledge of interviewing guidelines, contracting, EEO and labor relations laws & guidelines.
  • Knowledge of accounting & bookkeeping practices including audit procedures and budgetary constraints.
  • Knowledge of Agency, Underwriting, Accounting, Employee Relations & Development and Claims Departments’ procedures and functions.
  • Extensive knowledge of Company products, sales strategies and State and Federal compliance laws.
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and strong human relation skills to resolve delicate situations.
  • Ability to provide work direction and evaluate performance of subordinates.
  • Knowledge of training procedures and guidelines and ability to effectively train agents.
  • Knowledge of Company procedures and policies, including Region and Division Office guidelines.
  • Ability to operate PC and utilize software programs such as Internet Navigation, Illustration Software, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.'s Advice

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Company Overview

The Physicians Mutual family (Physicians Mutual Insurance Company and Physicians Life Insurance Company) has expanded to include millions of customers all across America. Today, we are one of the nation's leading health and life insurance companies.

The Physicians Mutual family believes in explaining things in simple terms because good insurance shouldn't be hard to understand. We take a stand for all of us who work hard for a living, for all of us who want honest answers, for all of us who want to be treated the way a valued customer should be.

When you join our company, you become a member of our family one who we support, listen to, and reward. Here, you'll find a fulfilling career with rewarding growth opportunities.

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