Work From Home Insurance Sales Agent - Full Time, Hourly Wage + Commission & Benefits (Remote)

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Assurance IQ is a technology company headquartered in Seattle. We were acquired by Prudential (NYSE: PRU) to further the joint mission of improving financial wellness across the world.

Assurance empowers you to take control of your future.

Our technology, resources, and reputation plus your determination is the formula for success.

Help people, improve lives, and protect the future.

Take control of your career and love doing it.

You provide the drive to help people; we provide extensive training, experienced sales leaders, and comprehensive benefits.

Start fast and earn even faster.

Why Choose Assurance:

  • We offer extensive earning opportunities with no limits, performance bonuses, a wealth of benefits and resources
  • Our insurance partners are best in class, so you can be proud of what you sell, making a difference in peoples’ futures
  • Shape your career supported by a proven sales formula, extensive training and high-tech tools provided
  • Full time agents get the stability of a regular work schedule, fully remote and embraced by our uplifting culture 

What We Offer:

  • Growth and advancement opportunities — we’re a highly stable company in a highly stable and growing industry
  • The ability to become licensed as a Life, Accident and Health agent within the first two weeks of training
  • Assurance will provide the training, schedule and pay for your testing to qualify for your licenses in your resident state
  • Licensing fees paid and computer equipment provided by Assurance
  • A consistent 40 hours per week regular schedule
  • Fully remote opportunity
  • Competitive compensation includes a base salary and commission, plus performance-based bonuses
  • Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, and more.
  • Access to leading recognized carriers across our lines of business
  • No cold calling
  • Eligibility to take part in company-sponsored retirement savings plans (401k). 
  • Ongoing coaching and career development including individual and group coaching sessions 
  • Paid time off including 10 holidays a year

Job Requirements:

  • A current resume
  • 1+ years of phone sales experience 
  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required 
  • You must become a licensed agent in your state of residence during the first two weeks of training to remain employed with Assurance
  • The ability to commit to a 40-hour work week within our hours of operation of 8 AM to 8PM EST. An 8-hour shift within that timeframe will be assigned to you during training. Overtime is available.
  • High speed internet that meets a minimum download of 30mbps and a minimum upload 10mbps 
  • This position requires strong computer skills. You must have an efficient ability to navigate multiple screens, gathering and relaying information while speaking with individuals over the phone. In addition, while this is not a technical position, technical issues can arise and the ability to overcome them with the support of our IT team is necessary to be successful in this role. 

Skills and Abilities Needed:

  • A sales minded aptitude. You consider yourself a salesperson and understand needs analysis and moving toward a closing action to be successful.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with Medicare eligible individuals and help them in selecting the right Medicare health insurance plan by presenting our world class suite of insurance products.
  • Be highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with the ability to work effectively in a sales environment and meet monthly sales goals based on applications submitted, conversion, hours, AVG handle time. 
  • Organizational skills and effective time management to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adhere to a consistent work schedule. 
  • Analytical skills to understand key performance metrics. 
  • Abide by the procedures, rules and requirements of Assurance, regulatory bodies, and states. 
  • Ability to receive coaching from your sales manager and execute necessary recommendations.

Compensation

  • Assurance is required by multiple state and city laws to include the salary range on position postings when hiring in those specific locals.
  • A reasonable earning expectation is $75-77k a year + benefits.
  • The hourly rate for this position is $17 with eligibility for a monthly sales bonus + benefits.
  • Eligibility to participate in the bonus or commission plans is subject to the rules governing those programs, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and/or organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.


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An Insider's view of Assurance

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“We're all so friendly and open to working and collaborating. We care for each other's work and personal health so that we can all be strong and grow together. No teammate gets left behind.”

Adrienne

Partner Marketing Specialist

What does your typical day look like?

“If I write code in the morning it often goes out on the same day, impacting thousands of customers and often having a noticeable change on our 'mission control' style dashboards throughout the office.”

Alex

Senior Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

“Everybody is very smart but not arrogant. In the data team, especially, everybody puts the team first over themselves - there are no egos. It is always about making things better for the team and the business.”

Callum

Director of Data Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We are calculated decision-makers. Every idea is a potential experiment waiting to be tested. We drive the business forward by rapidly iterating on several ideas leveraging the data to tell us which direction we should take next.

Megan

Director of Data Scientist

What are Assurance Perks + Benefits

Assurance Benefits Overview

Our Benefits

Flexible Working Environment
Your schedule and working hours are up to you at Assurance. We care more about results than when and where you get your work done, and we find that a flexible schedule can help alleviate the stress of a rigid work-life balance.

Unlimited Time Off
We work hard, so it’s important that we take time to refresh and reset when we need it. We empower our employees to take the time that make sense for them.

Nutritional Snacks and Weekly Lunches
We encourage a healthy lifestyle for employees in all ways that we can, and we don’t want it to be tough to find sustenance when you’re hard at work! We provide healthy, nutritional snacks throughout our office, and outstanding local coffee. We also host a weekly lunch, featuring top local restaurants, to accompany our all-company meeting.

Commuter Benefits
We want to make sure it’s easy for you to get to and from work, so we a provide free public transportation or greatly subsidized parking close to our office.

Inspiring Offices
From the beginning, our founders believed that beautiful, open, inspiring spaces lead to energy and creativity. We seek beautiful office spaces in all of our locations, and in 2020 we’ll be taking occupancy of a stunning new office on the top two floors of Madison Center in downtown Seattle – this space features floor to ceiling windows with stunning 360 degree views of the Puget Sound, and an exclusive private rooftop deck.

Competitive Health Benefits
Access to high quality healthcare is core to our business, and we care that our employees don’t have to worry about visiting a doctor. All employees receive competitive health, dental, and vision benefits packages.

Choice of High-End Equipment
We want to make sure you’re empowered to create amazing things. We give new employees the option of a variety of high-end computers and accessories.

Investment Opportunities
We believe in the importance of investing in yourself in a variety of ways, including financially. We offer a strong 401k plan, with options to invest in traditional, Roth, and after-tax options, all backed by a best-in-class platform from Prudential.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Assurance provides flexible start and end times for our employees
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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