Employee type: 

Full-Time

Job type: 

Sales - Insurance

Industry: 

Insurance

Manage others: 

No

Education: 

High School

Experience: 

5

Travel: 

Extensive

Location: 

Fresno

Address: 

7575 N. Palm Ave., Ste. 101
Fresno, CA 93711

Phone: 

559-230-0507

Crop Insurance Sales Specialist

As the Crop Insurance Sales Specialist you will be responsible for selling crop insurance to existing Western Growers Insurance Services clients as well as new customers.  The Crop Insurance Sales Specialist is also expected to partner with the Regional Sales Managers, Account Managers, and additional WGIS team members to form a unified sales and service team.

What you'll get to do:

  • Meet and exceed all assigned new sales goals and develop detailed sales plans that result in sales success.
  • Prospect for new business opportunities on a regular basis in order to meet or exceed assigned sales goals.  
  • Interface regularly with carrier underwriters by providing accurate prospect information and to ascertain best customers rates.
  • Identify and enlist the help of internal and external resources/staff in order to close sales.
  • Develop strategic relationships with WGA members, crop insurance carriers and other WGIS team members.
  • Maintain awareness of competitive activities and opportunities
  • Participate as a leader within crop insurance, property and casualty, and agricultural organizations.

 

 

Requirements: 

  • BS/BA Degree preferred.
  • Five (5) years of prior successful crop insurance new sales experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of crop insurance, commercial lines and other insurance products are financed purchased and delivered.   
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to staff members and customers.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Property & Casualty license required.
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driveing record required.
  • Agriculture or related industry experience required.
  • Ability to focus strategically on new business opportunities.
  • Must be a highly motivated individual and a self starter.
  • Must possess a positive, solutions-oriented attitude.

 

Contact Information

Contact Name: Pamela Flores
Contact Email: pflores@wga.com

 

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