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Agency Apprenticeship

Southern Minnesota Farmers Insurance

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 28, 2024
Agency Apprenticeship
Job Description
As a Farmers Agent, you will be responsible for managing and growing a Farmers Insurance Agency. This includes developing business strategies, managing operations, providing excellent customer service, and achieving financial goals. You will act as a community leader and representative of Farmers Insurance, building strong relationships with clients and the local community.
Annual Base Salary + Commission + Bonus Opportunities
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Life Insurance
Career Growth Opportunities
Disability Insurance
Retirement Plan
Parental Leave
Flexible Schedule
Evenings Off
Hands on Training
Health Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Mon-Fri Schedule
Business Development:
Develop and implement business strategies to attract new clients and retain existing ones.
Identify and pursue new business opportunities, including personal, commercial, and life insurance lines.
Conduct market research to understand local market trends and customer needs.
Client Relationship Management
Build and maintain strong, long-term relationships with clients.
Provide personalized insurance solutions and financial advice to clients.
Address client inquiries and resolve issues promptly and professionally.
Sales And Marketing
Create and execute marketing plans to promote the agency and Farmers Insurance products.
Network within the community to build brand awareness and generate referrals.
Utilize digital marketing tools and social media to reach a broader audience.
Operations Management
Oversee day-to-day operations of the agency, ensuring efficiency and compliance with Farmers Insurance policies.
Manage agency staff, including hiring, training, and performance management.
Monitor financial performance, prepare reports, and manage budgets.
Compliance And Risk Management
Ensure the agency complies with all Farmers Insurance policies and state regulations.
Conduct regular reviews and audits to maintain high standards of operation and customer service.
Implement risk management strategies to protect clients and the agency.
Customer Service
Provide exceptional customer service, ensuring client satisfaction and loyalty.
Assist clients with policy changes, claims, and renewals.
Conduct regular policy reviews with clients to ensure their coverage meets their evolving needs.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, or a related field is preferred.
Experience: Previous experience in insurance sales, financial services, or a related field. Experience in a management or leadership role is a plus.
Licensing: Must hold or be willing to obtain relevant state insurance licenses (Property & Casualty, Life & Health).
Skills: Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Excellent sales and negotiation abilities. Proficient in business and financial management.
Attributes: Entrepreneurial mindset, self-motivated, and driven to succeed. Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and the community. Committed to providing high-quality customer service.
Company Description
We really strive to support agents and give back to the community of Southern Minnesota. We serve numerous towns like Red Wing, Winona, Pipestone, Mankato, Fairmont, Marshall, Rochester and many more! We look to help agency owners really run their business create a legacy, wealth, and have freedom of their lifestyles.
Our District revolves around our vision and goals. These beliefs provide us with a unified clear understanding of our purpose to help Farmers agency owners in our District. We believe that if we adhere to our vision and meet our goals, we will be successful. Learn more about what it means to join my District and the Farmers family as an agency owner today.
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