Regional Sales Manager - Northern Indiana
Since 1894, West Bend Mutual Insurance has come to stand for excellence through the use of innovative insurance products, steady growth, and financial stability offering property/casualty insurance for homes, autos, businesses and personal property. At West Bend, we recognize that our associates are our defining competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Finding your place at West Bend is about more than finding a job. It’s about being where you want to be.
Summary of Responsibilities
Develop and promote the sale of West Bend’s product lines through independent agents in assigned territory. Drive profitable growth to the company. Develop specific annual goals for each agency. Develop and maintain short and long-range plans that support corporate objectives. Oversee agents in an assigned region. Train new agents in West Bend's product lines and company philosophies. Negotiate new and renewal business directly with Agent and/or Underwriter. Evaluate agencies to participate in Partners in Excellence program. Monitor and maintain quality of agency force; prospecting new agents and terminating unprofitable or low volume producing agencies. Communicate company changes to agencies. Inform the company of any significant changes in the Sales Region. Assist the accounting department in collection of overdue agency accounts and loans plus inspect new and renewal agency business on an as needed basis.
Preferred Experience and Skills
5 years professional experience in the property/casualty insurance industry
Good knowledge of industry technology
Superior communication skills
Proven manageability of agency management
Valid driver's license
Preferred Education and Training
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Insurance or related field.
Completion of Program in General Insurance
CPCU, CIC or other insurance designations
Valid agents license
Interested candidates should send a resume to email@example.com.
We are a smoke-free, equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment drug screen and background verifications are required.