Sales Support Associate-Entry Level

Location: Harrisburg, PA
Date Posted: 10-22-2016
The Sales Support Associate produces qualified illustrations and provides presale support to meet producer objectives in a timely manner. Responsibilities • Receive requests for product information and illustrations from producers via telephone, fax, and email. • Compile appropriate and accurate illustrations based on the discussion with the producer and knowledge of the competitive insurance environment. Ensure all illustrations are quality checked prior to sending to producers. Expectation is for 99% accuracy. • All illustrations need to be handled as quickly as possible. Service levels require that requests will be turned around in a maximum of 2 – 4 hours (and in by 3:00, out by 5:00). • Provide product and carrier information to the producer groups as well as internal staff • Maintain detailed product and financial knowledge on all carriers • Maintain proficiency and a working knowledge of the carrier software packages • Proactively follow-up on illustrations, applications, and contracting • Document requested illustrations for sales follow-up • Participate in educational development to gain an understanding of the competitive market, product, and industry trends and impacts • Point of contact for distribution of forms, etc. • Provide Marketing support to the team (eCards, promotion of AskLine calls etc.). • Proactively contact agents to demonstrate functions (Quoting Engines, Forms Now, Life Solutions, etc.) and generate application opportunities • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills • Ability to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers • Effective time management skills • Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously • Capable of working independently as well as in a team environment • Ability to work in a self-directed fashion • Experience with PC's in a Windows environment • Excellent telephone communication skills to include customer service, professionalism, and the ability to discuss and determine the most appropriate illustrations to run •Ability to display maturity, competitiveness, and a good work ethic •General knowledge of industry, product and sales processes •Experience in the insurance product industry with proven proficiency in product and industry knowledge preferred •Four year college degree in business preferred or a related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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