Nationwide PL Regional Sls Agent-Dir Dist in San Antonio, Texas
Inside Sales Representative, Nationwide Sales Solutions
Nationwide is a leader in the insurance and financial services industry in America. We are a Fortune 69 company with a mission to keep our members, their loved ones, and their belongings protected.
We commit to every employee and community we serve by emphasizing employee development and charitable partnerships. That’s how we win Gallup’s Great Workplace Award year after year and why we’re ranked #54 among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.
We are growing our Inside Sales team in San Antonio. Inside Sales Reps. take inbound calls from 46 different states and help potential members interested in our complete line of insurance products!
We are here to earn the trust and business of prospective members and to help drive the growth of Nationwide.
Reporting Relationships: You report to the Inside Sales Leader; you have no direct reports.
So, you think you’ve got what it takes to make the cut? Inside Sales Reps are:
Positive in attitude (able to find something to like in everyone)
Competitive and confident in nature
Eager to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Able to put yourself in the client’s shoes and find effortless solutions for their needs
Resilient; up for the challenges of change
Not fazed by rejection (like wearing a suit of armor)
Comfortable leading the conversation via phone or internet
Looking to improve themselves and the team
Go-getters committed to making sure the member has a resource to lean on when they need it most
You should also have:
A high school diploma, preferably some college coursework
Two years of related work experience in a sales and customer service position, preferably in the insurance industry
General knowledge of sales techniques, insurance products and procedures
The ability to obtain licensing required for property/casualty products
A typical day in the life of an Inside Sales Rep:
Answering calls/emails from prospects - and scheduling follow-ups as needed
No cold calling! Forget the hassle and frustration of prospecting
Explaining products and coverages – so that you can recommend the best solutions
Learning about sales techniques, products, market conditions and competitors
Completing ratings, quotes, and coverage bindings
Writing quality risk policies by using underwriting, classification, rating plan, tier, and selection standards knowledge
Staying in-the-know about individual and team goals
Picking up other tasks as needed
Compensation & Benefits
Our top 20% performers are earning $65,000+ in base and commission. Other benefits include:
A starting salary of $32k plus commission, potential base increase commensurate upon prior relevant sales experience
Uncapped variable compensation paid monthly, even during training!
10-15% shift differential on qualifying shifts
Enjoying time with your family/pets/yourself with up to 18 days of paid time off and 9–10 paid holidays per year
A 401k match and company-funded pension plan
Medical, dental, and vision insurance (part of our Wellness Program)
Up to $5250 in tuition reimbursement per year after your first year
Flexible scheduling opportunities
Excellent opportunities for growth and promotion
Network of diverse employee resource groups
Special discounts through Abenity along with a variety of other corporate discounts
On-site cafeteria/Starbucks Cafe, nurse, and On-site fitness center (even Zumba/Yoga classes!), Game Room, Sport Courts, and Walking/Jogging trails
Training & Work Schedule
Your career at Nationwide begins on 5/7/18 with our paid license preparation program and license obtainment. You will then complete an award-winning 10-week training program that is designed to set you up for success and confidence in your new role. Your training schedule will be Monday – Friday,9 AM – 5:30 PM followed by a regular work schedule to be determined at time of offer. Work schedule may include a Saturday as a work day.
A fun contact center environment where extended hours of sitting and typing at your PC, complete with dual monitors and headset, are the norm. Occasional deadlines and prospective member needs may warrant the need for schedule flexibility and overtime. On the odd occasion, you may have to lift something more than 20 pounds.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Nationwide embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.