The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.
Why choose Allstate?
Allstate is seeking individuals who are passionate about selling and committed to the organization’s Sales goals. If you thrive in an environment where you can take charge, plan and guide others through complex situations, Allstate is the place for you! You will explore sales opportunities: including cross quoting and determining appropriate coverage through various forms of customer interactions. Our employee engagement within the customer contact centers is rated "Excellent". Allstate is all about inclusive diversity and creating an environment where everyone can grow. Don’t take our word for it – hear real Allstaters describe who they are and why they love working at Allstate: Click here
What's in it for you?
As a Sales Specialist, you will have the opportunity to obtain your Property and Casualty License. The cost of the training and the exam is fully assumed by Allstate. We just ask that you commit to study, utilize your resources, and be fully committed to passing the exam.
Already licensed? Even better! Allstate awards a cash incentive for those that already hold their Property &Casualty License.
As a Licensed Sales Specialist (Property & Casualty) you will be responsible for driving sales growth for the organization in various modes of interaction including inbound, outbound, and digital (i.e. chat, messaging, texting, etc.). The specialist is responsible for using strong sales skills to deliver a proven sales method that uncovers customer needs, identifies gaps in coverage, recommends solutions to fully protect customers, all while building a case to positively influence the decision to purchase Allstate’s products. You will be evaluated based on sales production, time management, quality of business produced, and strict adherence to company and industry rules, regulations, and processes that protect Allstate and its customers.
It is important that our team members can commit to a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and holidays. Most call center employees work one weekend day, as a part of their normal work week.
Know the Customer
Provide an exceptional sales experience while anticipating the customer’s needs and growing Allstate’s book of business in the process. We’re looking for someone that can demonstrate persistency and resilience in pursuing the sale throughout the interaction with the customer, understanding and analyzing customer needs and then recommending and promoting alternative products, while engaging in proper protection conversation, by reviewing and assessing customer risks.
This is a high call volume environment, so great communication skills and multitasking is a must!
Know the Product
Allstate will train you to know our amazing products inside and out, and we want someone passionate and knowledgeable about what we offer. Our Sales Specialists must be able to identify opportunities to cross-sell and display their knowledge to our customers. Our sales specialists should be able to help our customers uncover risks and recommend coverage to protect against life’s uncertainties. We are looking for problem solvers to interact with customers via inbound/outbound calls. Thoroughly understanding our products and current marketing campaigns will help you meet sales targets and performance goals.
We are committed to leveraging technology to enable home-based work in combination with our traditional call centers. Qualified candidates will need a dedicated work space and must meet internet access standards for consideration. As a commitment to our customer and employee experience hardware is provided (computer and peripherals)
Standard Technical Requirements
Information Security requirements
Start Date: Determined at the time of the hiring manager interview
Compensation: $16.00 Hourly Base ($33,280 annual)
Training (7 Weeks): 9 AM to 5:30 PM CST, Off Saturday and Sunday
Schedule: To be discussed during the interview
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.
Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.
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Here is the job opportunity with Allstate. If anyone is interested or would like to discuss this with me, please have them send me an email or they can call me on my cell at 847-337-6314. If they would like to apply, have them send me an email and I can send them a link to submit their application.
I am licensed in Life and Health for IL and Property and Casualty for all 50 states. I worked for an Allstate agent in Arlington Heights for almost 2 years and started with Allstate Direct Sales last October. There is a night and day difference working for an agent who is an independent business with Allstate and working directly for the company. I like working directly for Allstate MUCH better and it is much more lucrative!
Allstate is looking to hire 2,000 reps by the end of this year. Their marketing plan is to absorb the smaller, underproducing agents and have Allstate reps selling directly to the customer. This is a pure selling job. No servicing to existing customers. There are two groups, inbound and outbound sales. I am in inbound sales, so my phone is constantly ringing. I write for all 50 states. Even with outbound sales there is no cold calling. Pretty much all warm leads.
I hope this helps some of your clients that are currently looking for work. Allstate has very good benefits, including medical coverage that starts on day one--401K and a pension too! Thanks Mary and be happy and safe!
Lori Bush email@example.com