What does it take to be an Alfa® agent?
agents are self-motivated and take exceptional pride in their work, the company they represent and the products they sell. It is preferred that applicants have a college education and/or previous sales experience.
What training will I receive?
Alfa provides all levels of training to its sales agents. Once recruited and accepted into the Alfa team of professionals, you begin your training at the Home Office in Montgomery, Ala. where you are taught about our many lines of insurance, corporate procedures for sales and service to our clients as well as techniques to sharpen your skills in sales. When you complete your training at the Home Office, you will receive further training in the field under the direction of your district sales manager. Although our basic training program will carry you through the first year of your career, agents are also given the opportunity to further strengthen their knowledge through our continuing education programs and seminars. Agents are encouraged to further their education by taking courses leading to these insurance industry designations for excellence in their field:.
CLU - Chartered Life Underwriter
ChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant
CPCU - Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
LUTCF - Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow
What earnings can I expect?
An agent's income is based on individual sales levels, so a hard-working, highly-motivated agent has a high earning potential. Alfa agents with three years of experience average more than $95,000 annually. These figures vary and are based on individual ability and salesmanship.
Are there any other benefits to being an Alfa agent?
Yes! Alfa sponsors incentive programs and sales contests, including international trips, to encourage and reward an agent's productivity.
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