Entry Level Sales – Associate Producer – Wilmington, NC

Be a part of the legacy and the future of Wells Insurance.  We are thriving and growing after four generations and 100 years of helping our customers with all of their insurance needs. 

 

Our Company

Wells Insurance is one of the largest and most established insurance agencies in North Carolina. Currently representing A+ rated regional and national carriers and providing coverage to individuals and corporations in 48 states, we remain a community-minded, family-owned company. Become a part of the legacy and future of Wells insurance. We are thriving and growing after four generations and 100 years in business, helping our customers with all of their insurance needs.

Our company is focused on creating a supportive atmosphere, balancing work and life needs, having fun, and giving back to our community!

 

We Are Looking For

This role consists of a 24-month training and development program that will prepare you to become a successful insurance agent.  The focus of the training program is generating new business accounts through sales activities including prospecting, networking, outbound cold calling, and social media engagement for a specific product portfolio.
 

Responsibilities

  • Achieve new business premium and revenue targets on a monthly and annual basis by implement marketing and sales strategies to develop a strong network of prospective clients.
  • Provide advice to clients on potential coverage gaps and important lines of coverage to protect their business or personal property.
  • Active selling through the following activities:
    • Develop leads list and contact them via phone, email, social media, and face to face meetings (in person/video).
    • Build a database of expiration dates by making a minimum of 50 phone calls each day.
    • Target accounts for USLI and prospect for a specific portfolio of products.
    • Actively cross-sell, up-sell and seek to have a closing ratio of 25% or better.
    • Review insurance applications and deliver timely quotes with the intent of selling insurance.
    • Weekly drop-in days to build relationships and solicit new business opportunities (5-10 drop-in visits per day out).
    • Soliciting referrals from all sources including clients, prospects, friends, family and familiar acquaintances.
 

Job Requirements

  • College degree OR equivalent business experience preferred but not required
  • P&C licensed producer or commitment to obtain P&C License within 60 days
  • Candidates will be expected to pursue continuing education and insurance designations/licenses as outlined in the training and development plan
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, networking and relationship ability and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to remain flexible under the pressure of a heavy workload and critical deadlines
  • Open to coaching and continuous improvement
  • Ability to pass a background check
 

We Offer

  • Access to the knowledge, insight, and relationships that we have developed over our 100+ years of business excellence.
  • Pay based on your experience.
  • Paid ongoing training and continuing education credit hours and additional licensing.
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life, and critical illness insurance.
  • Company sponsored 401(k) plan with matching company contribution.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Volunteer Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Hybrid work schedules
  • PLUS: Fun perks like themed celebrations, community give-back events, and the infamous Wells Corporate Cup competition!
 

To apply, please forward your resume to careers@wellsins.com

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