Sales/Marketing Representative Shawnee Mission

Chris-Leef General Agency

Sales/Marketing Representative

Full Time • Shawnee Mission
Job description
This role consists of a 24 month training and development program that will prepare the participant to become a sales professional. The focus of the training program will be increasing new submissions, quotes and premium through the promotion of retail web based and telephone quoting systems.

Essential Functions:

Increasing new submissions, quotes and premium by performing the following:

1. Conduct 20 sales calls a week to demonstrate web and phone quoting capabilities and setting insurance retailers up on the web quoting system upon successful demonstration. Weekly reporting of sales meetings that occurred each week the reporting of meetings scheduled for the upcoming week.
2. Timely follow up and continuous communication with customers/prospects to find out and take advantage of additional opportunities.
3. Systematic prospecting and arranging meetings with potential new customers, and with customers that have not reached their potential.
4. Identify and establish a relationship with the key contacts making sure we are doing business with the right people in each retail operation.
5. Work with their team to review web activity to spot trends positive and negative and addressing these trends immediately.
6. Establish an active relationship with Regional Sales Manager and regularly discuss strategy and tactics including sales issues, travel and follow up.
7. Pursue continuing education and insurance designations/licenses as outlined in the training and development plan. This will require self-study.


  • 80% of time is spent in the field visiting customers
  • Occasional overnight travel required
  • Candidate expected to attend two week insurance bootcamp and participate in two-day annual sales conference in Wayne, PA
  • Not a work from home position

  • College degree OR equivalent business experience
Specific experience:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $35,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

This agency is independently owned and operated. Your application will go directly to the agency, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this agency. All inquiries about employment at this agency should be made directly to the location, and not to the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents.

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Benefits of working as an Independent Insurance Agent

Career advancement in a growing field
With more than 400,000 job openings in the next five years across the U.S., the insurance industry offers a huge opportunity for employment and career advancement. Plus, the industry continues to evolve and provide new careers paths in sales, customer service, analytics, digital marketing, technology, and more. (Source:
Insurance can give you a rewarding career and well-rounded life with jobs that are not only fulfilling but may offer flexible schedules and great office culture. In a U.S News and World Report article featuring 'Best Jobs of 2020,' Insurance Agent ranked #2 on their 'Sales & Marketing Jobs' list. (Source:
Make a Difference
Independent agents are pillars in their communities and active in local organizations, sponsoring sporting teams or supporting charities. Insurance offers you the chance to make a career out of helping individuals when they suffer a loss and need assistance. (Source:
Job Security
Things change but insurance is here to stay. People will always need it for their car, home, business, travel, and more. The insurance industry touches all aspects of life - and that will not change. (Source: