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Monday, August 6, 2012

Sales Representative Career Oportunity in Kenya

Job Title: Sales Representative
 
Reports To: Director
 
Salary: On Commission

Role Objective
To sell insurance to consumers by finding interested consumers (called leads) and presenting them with their sales pitch.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Call on policy holders to deliver and explain policy, to analyze insurance program and suggest additions or changes, or to change beneficiaries.
  • Calculate premiums and establish payment method.
  • Customize insurance programs to suit individual customers, often covering a variety of risks.
  • Sell various types of insurance policies to businesses and individuals on behalf of insurance companies.
  • Interview prospective clients to obtain data about their financial resources and needs, the physical condition of the person or property to be insured, and to discuss any existing coverage
  • Seek out new clients and develop clientele by networking to find new customers and generate lists of prospective clients.
  • Explain features, advantages and disadvantages of various policies to promote sale of insurance plans.
  • Ensure that policy requirements are fulfilled, including any necessary medical examinations and the completion of appropriate forms.
  • Confer with clients to obtain and provide information when claims are made on a policy.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as maintaining records and handling policy renewals.
  • Develop marketing strategies to compete with other individuals or companies who sell insurance.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and programs to learn about new products and services, learn new skills, and receive technical assistance in developing new accounts
  • Inspect property, examining its general condition, type of construction, age, and other characteristics, to decide if it is a good insurance risk.
Skills and Interests.
  • Confident and enthusiastic
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic.
  • Tremendous interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with customers on the phone and in-person.
  • Good computer skills
  • Networking
  • Being positive and amicable
  • Being honest and trustworthy
Qualifications
  • Minimum diploma in Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution
  • 2 years experience in sales preferably in Insurance policy will be an advantage.
  • Age: preferably between 27yrs and 34yrs.
Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email their application together with a detailed CV, indicating your availability via email to dafina@wananchi.com on the Subject line clearly indicate the position you are applying for, not later than 10th August, 2012.