GAINSCO Auto Insurance® markets non-standard private passenger automobile products through retail agencies, in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. GAINSCO Auto Insurance® has fully integrated insurance capabilities, including marketing, underwriting, customer service and claims handling. Our operations are bilingual (English/Spanish).
Due to company growth, GAINSCO Auto Insurance has an opening for a Business Development Associate in our Dallas, TX office (located in Uptown). We are looking for driven individuals who want career advancement and the opportunity to make a significant impact on our leading organization.
By joining GAINSCO, you will become part of a dynamic and growing organization that has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in Dallas and Miami. In 2015, the GAINSCO Dallas home office was one of only 150 companies in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to be recognized by the Dallas Morning News as a “Top Workplace 2015.” The Miami office was also recognized as one of the Top 35 Workplaces in its size category.
Our culture attracts engaged individuals who have a desire to contribute and succeed in a dynamic, exciting and growing team environment. Our culture encourages individuals to grow their skills as they build their careers. Come join us and become a champion with GAINSCO.
Job Purpose: To create growth in the Southwest and Southeast Regions through short-term tactical and strategic projects by marketing our products to independent insurance agents using virtual (i.e. phone) methods.
Essential Job Results:
- Communicate regularly with company managers and propose company strategies to generate growth.
- Maintain existing relationships and drive new business
- Drive sales campaigns via phone and email
- Increase sales through prospecting for new potential customers and following up on leads
You will work in an enthusiastic environment that gives you a chance to engage with people all day long. Tremendous opportunity for growth and responsibility.
Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus monthly bonus potential.
Excellent benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, 401K, Paid Vacation and Holidays.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Sales and Marketing is preferred.
Experience: Previous inside sales and marketing experience is preferred, but not required.
Skills and Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Effective sales, negotiating and presentation skills. Ability to learn and promote products and services. Ability to develop rapport with agents. Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously. Align work with strategic goals.
Other: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required.
Office Equipment and Software: Office equipment: Telephone, cell phone, computer, printer, fax, copier, calculator and an automobile. General computer skills: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Internet. Software: ACT, Quick Quote, AS400, Image Right.
Business Acumen: Once trained, must demonstrate knowledge of the market and competition; Align work with strategic goals.
Motivation: Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
Interpersonal Communication: Daily interaction with agencies and Marketing Department staff. Because the majority of their interaction is with agencies, it is vital that the way they present themselves is in line with Company goals, branding and objectives.
Confidential and Sensitive Information: Rate changes; regional direction/growth plans; personal information on Agents (i.e. bank details, Social Security Numbers, Customer names, etc)
GAINSCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
About Gainsco Auto Insurance
GAINSCO Auto Insurance markets non-standard private passenger automobile products through retail agencies, in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia. GAINSCO Auto Insurance has fully integrated insurance capabilities, including marketing, underwriting, customer service and claims handling. Our operations are bilingual (English/Spanish). If you are looking for a strong stable company with a fast paced environment this is the place for you. At GAINSCO Auto Insurance we take pride in our employees and recognize the importance of strengthening and expanding their skills so they can grow as we grow. We offer an excellent benefits package to our full time employees, which include: Paid Vacation and Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability; Life and AD&D Insurance; 401k Retirement Savings Plan.