Inside Sales Representative in Hillsboro, OR at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hillsboro, OR
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/20/2018

Job Description

Thinking about starting a career in sales or looking to progress your current sales career? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, dynamic sales environment with real opportunity for career growth and advancement?  Do you thrive in a performance driven environment where your results are directly recognized and rewarded?


National General Insurance is the fastest growing Property & Casualty (P&C) insurer in the United States and is recognized for our experienced leaders, entrepreneurial culture, and energetic environment. Interested in sales and need an opportunity to get your foot in the door and learn about our culture, products, and sales techniques? This is the career path for you!


Start date: Monday, August 13th, 2018


We are searching for enthusiastic, motivated, and hardworking entry level sales representatives.  Our high performing entry level sales representatives earn an average of \$37,000 to \$44,000 per year with an hourly base pay and uncapped commissions. You will be responsible for calling prospective clients, establishing a relationship, and transferring them to a licensed agent. This position does not include any cold calling! All of our outbound calls are hot leads that we have quoted in the past or have requested a quote online.


Prior sales experience is not necessary, but the motivation and passion for being a successful salesperson is a must!  We offer two weeks of in-depth training and provide you with all the tools you need to be successful in inside sales.  Training covers; National General Products and Systems; and proven sales techniques to empower you for success.  You do not need to have a P&C license. We help coach and develop you and give you the opportunity to apply and move to a licensed agent role where we pay for your P&C license and advance to an opportunity as a licensed sales agent with the ability to make \$100,000+ per year.


What makes National General Insurance unique?

  • Ability to sell a multitude of industry-leading products from our partner carriers.
  • Entrepreneurial, performance-based, results-focused culture
  • Company paid training
  • Above market compensation plan with unlimited earning potential
  • Plentiful, highly-converting qualified leads
  • Internal advancement opportunities – grow with us!
  • Sales contents, prizes and competitions

Primary Purpose:

An Inside Sales Representative (Sales Screener) is responsible for calling prospective clients to establish a business connection with a NGIC Licensed Sales Agent.  This is an entry-level sales opportunity with amazing growth potential for those who seize the opportunity.  Top performers will have the opportunity to be developed into a Licensed Sales Agent role!  This position offers base pay and additional incentives based on performance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Conducting outbound calls to warm prospects and existing clientele
  • Selling National General Insurance as an organization
  • Connecting prospective clients with Licensed Sales Agents
  • Conducting Requests for Quotes

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Computer proficiency or ability to quickly become proficient (i.e. Microsoft Office)
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required
  • Previous experience in sales (may include insurance, financial services, retail, or other related industries).
  • In lieu of sales experience, will consider candidates who have strong desire and aptitude to start a career in Sales.

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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