State FarmGreensburg 15601
Full Time

Strong industry knowledge beneficial but not required (Financial Services, Auto, Home, and Life Insurance).

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Sales Leader- Greensburg, Pa Sales Territory

State Farm
Full Time Matt Knizner - State Farm Insurance Agent, 440 Pellis Rd Ste 2, Greensburg, PA 15601, United States


An effective Sales Leader:

  • Drives territory growth by meeting multiple customer needs, providing consistently remarkable experiences and working within the tools and technologies provided.
  • Develops new agents in addition to continuing development of all existing agents.
  • Recruits new agents into the company.

Drives market growth by:

  • Developing and executing a comprehensive territory plan.
  • Sales consulting with agents on sales/marketing goals and opportunities to positively influence market maximization.
  • Consulting on and participating in appointments to model and coach customer-focused marketing/sales practices.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of underwriting, funding options and business rules for complex cases.
  • Demonstrating expert knowledge in the features and benefits of all products offered
  • Utilizing the available reporting tools, technology and resources.
  • Identifying and recommending options to address agents' business challenges, market opportunities, market acquisition and retention.
  • Consulting with agents to align with Enterprise strategies and understanding of the applicable Agency contracts, pay schedules and incentive programs.

Fulfills responsibility for recruitment and development of new State Farm agents by:

  • Developing and executing an agent placement plan that meets succession needs and growth potential.
  • Identifying agent candidates and building/maintaining a quality candidate pool to meet territory growth needs.
  • Working with market area leadership to select new agents.
  • Working with corporate training center to mentor and prepare new independent contractor agents for appointment.
  • Developing and deploying operating budget for territory sales and marketing efforts.


Each opening may require specific background, experiences, skill-sets depending upon the needs of the territory. Typical qualifications include:

  • Insurance/Financial Services Sales Leadership Experience.
  • Strong industry knowledge beneficial but not required (Financial Services, Auto, Home, and Life Insurance).
  • Demonstrated results in sales recruiting.
  • Experience in leading a team to achieve exceptional results and obtaining results through others.
  • Higher level leadership experience.
  • Business development and consulting experience.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Strong communicator with ability to break down complex problems into simple terms.
  • Local network or personal knowledge of a geographic location beneficial in certain markets.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher level education desired.
  • Possess or ability to obtain FINRA Series 6, 63 and 65.

*Last day to apply: Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 11:59pm CST

*Position is open to those that have successfully completed the Sales Leader approval process and are supported by their executive leadership