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Intern - State Farm Agent Team Member

Full Time in Paducah, KY

Position Overview Kent Bohanon’s State Farm Agency is seeking a qualified professional to join his winning team for an opening within the Internship Position. He is seeking an energetic professional interesting in helping his business grow, through value-based conversations and remarkable customer experience. If you are a motivated, self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is looking to develop new skills in sales and customer service, then this is your opportunity for a rewarding career with excellent income and growth potential. Apply today to our award-winning agency and you are guaranteed to hear back from our hiring team within 48 hours!
What do we offer? Kent Bohanon encourages each team member to bring their authentic skills and insights to work each day. We offer a variety of benefits to support our team, including
· 401K
· Group Life Insurance
· Health Benefits
· Salary & Commission/Bonus
· Paid Time Off (Vacation and Personal/Sick Days)
· Valuable Work Experience
· Sign-On Bonus for Already Licensed Professionals
· Licensing Reimbursement (After 3 Months)
· Growth Potential & Opportunity for Advancement within my Agency
· Agent Aspirant Program for Individuals Aspiring to Own a Business
Responsibilities Each position covers a wide array of roles and responsibilities intended to develop your skillset and ensure your success at our agency. Throughout our application process, you will also have the opportunity to learn what a day in the life at our agency would look like.
· Use customer-focused, needs-based review process to educate customers about insurance options.
· Use customer-focused, needs-based review process to educate customers about insurance options.
· Develop leads, schedule appointments, identify customer needs, and market appropriate products and services.
· Work with agent to establish and meet marketing goals.
· Maintain and strong work ethic with a total commitment to integrity and success each and every day.
· Use exemplary communication to efficiently meet the needs of customers while promoting the development of our business.
Compensation $8 - $16 Hourly Wage + Commission
Our compensation expectations show a range of our salary plus commission system. With our profitable and thriving market and business model, team development, and intentional hiring process, we are confident that you will be successful in achieving high-earning compensation amounts.
Hours Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM located in Paducah, KY
Requirements Having previous insurance experience is not required to apply for this position. We are looking for candidates that are enthusiastic and engaged to develop their skills and knowledge and are eager about role insurance and financial products play in helping people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams.
· Sales Experience Preferred
· Successful Track Record for Meeting Sales Goals Preferred
· Excellent Communication Skills – Written, Verbal, and Auditory
· Self-Motivation
· Ability to Make Presentations to Potential Customers
· Achievements in Mutually Agreed Upon Marketing Goals
· Experience in Marketing
· Property & Casualty License (must be able to obtain)
· Life & Health License (must be able to obtain)
How we elevate YOUR skills By joining the team at Kent Bohanon’s State Farm Agency, not only will you acquire licensing for Property & Casualty and Life & Health Insurance, but you will develop a mastery in sales and customer service to support your personal and professional goals. Achieving licensing in insurance is a great way to build your resume and advance your skillset, and we use intentional goal setting and team building to establish successful habits for both your career and life. Kent Bohanon’s State Farm Agency is committed to developing and broadening your skills and knowledge as just one unique perk.
About Kent Bohanon’s Agency In our office, we focus on relationships. Every individual and every family is unique. With 20 years of experience at State Farm, Kent is able to devise a plan that is ideal for each specific situation. He enjoys explaining the complexities of insurance through a simple conversation. Not only will you be informed, but you will know you made the right decision for your family.
Kent is proud of our agency accomplishments, as it signals our dedication to determining what is important for customers at each stage of life. Our office has been recognized by State Farm as one of the top agencies in the nation, having been named a Chairman’s Circle Qualifier. As a Chartered Financial Consultant, Retirement Income Professional, and Murray State University MBA graduate, be assured that you will have an appropriate plan while also maximizing savings.
When he is not in the office, you will find Kent out in the community. Helping others is his true calling. Whether raising money for local charities or coaching little league teams, Kent loves spending time with his family, friends, and neighbors. It’s the right thing to do. This area has been, and always will be, home. Kent loves this community and the hardworking, genuine, and positive people that add to the beauty of Western Kentucky. Come see how you can join the team and become a good neighbor, and we hope to bring in a new member that is just as positive and enthusiastic about supporting and engaging with our local community.
Community Recognition Here’s what our community has to say about working with our agency -
· “There is a very nice staff who always do their best to make sure what you need is taken care of. They always speak politely and are never rude, they've helped me many times with payments and just checking in on the status of your insurance. Very great place to do business with.”
· “Cant say enough good things about this office. Kent took the time to explain every detail of my policies and the options available to me. The response time to issues by their staff is impressive. Katelyn and Celeste have both been amazing. When I need to make changes or need anything at all they are on top of it right away every time. Highly recommend!”
· “I was actually Kent’s very first hire, before he ever had an office. We worked from his home. I have been with State Farm for years, and transferred to his office upon him opening. I can honestly say that I have NEVER seen another insurance agent that goes above and beyond to assist people and families with their needs. He doesn’t try to sell products, but rather listens to the people affected and their needs. His office staff is of the same quality and structure. Hands down, the best in Paducah and the state. There is a reason why he wins awards!!! More importantly than being my agent, he is a friend.”

If you are motivated to succeed and can see yourself in this role, please complete our application. We guarantee to connect with you within 48 hours on the next steps of the interview process.

Compensation $8.00 - $16.00 per hour
Apply Now State Farm agents are independent contractors who hire their own employees. State Farm agents’ employees are not employees of State Farm. Agents are responsible for and make all employment decisions regarding their employees.

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