We’re hiring a P&C Licensed Inside Sales Agent in Columbus, OH or Phoenix, AZ

Position: At Root, the customer is at the heart of all we do. Our customer service team is the gateway to our customers and directly shapes both our customer experience and the product we’re building. We’re looking to add representatives to our Customer Service Team who will be instrumental in continually improving the customers' experience. The ideal candidate will exemplify Root’s long-term mission for best-in-class customer support.

Eastern Time Shifts:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm

What you’ll be doing.

  • P&C Licensed Agent with ability to direct, manage and handle transactions financially impacting customers 
  • Receive inbound calls and foster a strong customer relationship by building rapport
  • Leverage product capabilities with the customers needs
  • Educate, advise, and consult potential customers on coverage choices
  • Independently identify appropriate insurance products and coverage amounts to align with customer needs, goals and risk tolerance
  • Create quote options based on customer needs and upselling coverage limits when able
  • Meet and exceed monthly sales goals and metrics with minimal oversight and extensive discretion 
  • Recommend improvements to improve internal tools, product/app, marketing and overall product experience
  • Provide support for technical and procedural information regarding Sales and Service
  • Responsible for maintaining all ongoing continuing education for P&C license as it is required by the state
  • Deliver consistent positive customer experience by promptly responding to customer inquiries in a timely, friendly and accurate manner
  • Ability to independently operate and succeed in ambiguous situations

What we’re looking for.

  • 1-2 years of sales or customer service experience, insurance background preferred
  • P&C License
  • Sales mentality with a desire and commitment to helping our customers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume call environment
  • Ability to handle responsibilities and assignments with limited oversight
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to be timely, patient, and attentive to customer needs and requests 
  • Friendly disposition with natural ability to read customers and use active listening to determine needs
  • Willing to go the extra mile attitude 
  • Willingness to learn and ability to gain deep knowledge of the insurance product and smartphone app 
  • Detail oriented with affinity for multi-tasking 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suites

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are. Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root. We’re a venture-backed technology company that recently went public. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.
Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.
Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.
People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@inc.joinroot.com.