Sales Specialist

  • Allstate Insurance
  • Texas, United States
  • Mar 01, 2019
Full time Sales

Job Description

Job Description


The Sales Specialist is a licensed individual (Property & Casualty). If you are not licensed that is ok! Allstate pays for licensing training and your license! In this role you would be responsible for handling Inbound sales and some customer service calls to facilitate the growth of Allstate’s book of business by improving the customer experience, increasing customer retention, and meeting sales performance goals.  Selling is the primary function of this position but delivering effortless customer experience is a critical component. 

  • Deliver exceptional customer experience in all interactions with the customer
  • Provides an exceptional sales experience to prospects through inbound and outbound calls in order to meet sales targets and performance goals
  • Sells new business policies for Auto, Property Personal Lines, and selected specialty lines (motorcycle, renters, boat, PUPs, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of specific company products and services in order to portray confidence and credibility to customers while matching customer needs to Allstate products and service
  • Proactively identify and act on cross-selling opportunities in order to increase household penetration and improve customer retention, applying effective selling and influencing techniques
  • Ability to interact with multiple on-line systems while speaking with customers is required
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle situations which may require adaptation of response according to customer response. Ability to appropriately handle inbound customer inquiries and calls and leverage the opportunity to cross-sell to enhance customer retention probability 
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the organization, products and services and may require advance problem solving and sophisticated sales techniques
  • Ability to assess customer needs and suggest and promote alternative products or services
  • Increase customer retention by speaking with as many customers as possible while improving the customer experience
  • Requires ability to navigate a computerized data entry system and respond to a predicative dialer system
  • Seek referrals for potential customers and prospects through conversations with Allstate’s existing customer base
  • Develop subject matter expertise and remain current on new marketing campaigns
  • Meet monthly goals and standards that align with Company growth strategies
  • Home Based work opportunities may exist for employees with consistent performance and attendance behaviors

      Work Schedule

3:30 pm to 12 am Monday, Wednesday - Friday and Saturday 1:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Days off: Sunday and Tuesday


Salary: $16.00 hourly / $33,280 annually (paid bi-weekly) plus an additional 10% shift differential for working closing shift and 10% bilingual differential

Monthly Sales Bonus available based on performance

$1,000 bonus paid after 6 months of employment if hired with an active General Lines Property & Casualty License (license bonus does not apply to Allstate re-hires)




Job Qualifications


  • Bilingual preferred
  • Requires Property and Casualty license to be obtained immediately after hire (training provided)
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple online systems while speaking with the customer is required
  • Ability to evaluate customer needs while matching to Allstate products and services
  • 1-2 years sales experience or college degree
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Be flexible regarding changes needed to service the customer