Location: Ottawa, ON Canada
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: $45,000 - $55, 000 per year plus commission & incentives
A successful and dynamic Desjardins Insurance Agent is seeking a qualified professional to join their winning team for the role of an Insurance Agent. We seek an enterprising professional interested in helping our business grow through value-based conversations and remarkable customer experience. If you are a motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and can work well in a fast-paced environment, then this is your opportunity for a rewarding career with growth potential.
Provide prompt, accurate, and friendly customer service which includes but is not limited to: responding to inquiries regarding insurance availability, eligibility, coverages, policy changes, transfers, claim submissions, and billing clarification.
Work with the agent’s computer system to update information in the customer database used by the agent.
Completing changes with a high degree of accuracy
Responsible for daily bank reconciliation and deposits
Contact prospects and current policyholders for sales appointments.
Occasionally quote and sell property and casualty insurance.
Meet customer service goals and assist with marketing goals as directed by the agent.
Complete and close bank deposits and other administrative tasks outlined in the Daily Checklist.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the agent..
Skills & Requirements:
Must hold a Property & Casualty license (OTL/RIBO license) and Experience within the Insurance Industry is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - written, verbal, and listening
Problem-solving ability: apply and balance conceptual and analytical thinking by breaking down complex problems, evaluating alternative sources of action and their likely outcomes, and selecting the best alternative.
Ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to create and maintain business relationships with prospects and policyholders.
Proven track record of being punctual, trustworthy, dependable, and always acting in an ethical manner.
Ability to organize and act on several activities concurrently
Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
Knowledge of computer systems/software required including Microsoft Office experience is an asset
Starting Salary: $45,000 - $55, 000 per year plus commission & incentives
Insurance packages which includes Health and Dental benefits.
After successful completion of 6 months, we will consider a Hybrid schedule.
These positions are with an independent contractor agent that is part of the Desjardins exclusive agent network, not with Desjardins Group or its subsidiaries. This agents’ employees are not employees of Desjardins. Independent contractor agents are responsible for and make all employment decisions regarding their employees.