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Inbound Sales Representative

Date Posted: June 25, 2019
Closing Date: August 7, 2019
Job Type: Full-time Employment (paid)
Job Category: Other
Number of Positions: 15
Job Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Region: NS - HRM

About the Position

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Start Date: August 19th

Our Company

One of the UK’s top three car insurers, Admiral provides car insurance, home insurance, loans, and various other products to over 6 Million customers in the United Kingdom.  

We’re a passionate, profitable and well-established company with operations in eight countries. We employ over 10,000 people globally, who are at the heart of what we do.  

Admiral's Halifax office opened in 2007. We employ over 400 staff who support our customers in the United Kingdom with home and motor insurance policies.

We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Great Places to Work every year since 2010 and we’ve also been named one Nova Scotia’s and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers annually since 2015.

Job Description

Admiral New Business is all about making sure our customer's first experience with us is an excellent one.

As the first point of contact for our customers, it’s important that we deliver an efficient, high-quality service to every single person we speak to. Handling inbound calls, your role will be to guide your customers through the buying process, informing them of both our insurance products and our related ancillary products. This allows the customer the opportunity to shape their policy to meet their personal car insurance requirements.

The insurance sales job is challenging and competitive, which is why the better you perform, the more lucrative the rewards. Our incentive structure benefits motivated individuals who show a flair for both sales and customer service.

Our aim is to give great service and value for money to as many people as possible.


Our ideal candidates are:

  • Reliable and committed to achieving individual and team goals. 
  • “Change champions” who are adaptable to an ever-changing environment. 
  • Positive and resilient to handle any challenge that arises. 
  • Enthusiastic learners who apply feedback to grow in their role and achieve their goals. 
  • All-round excellent communicators with a talent for negotiation.  

Within 2 months, you will...

  • Receive a blend of classroom and on the floor training; no previous experience in insurance or call centers is required. We consider the potential of the candidate, their eagerness to work here, their ambition and enthusiasm, over any previous experience in a similar role. We will teach you the rest!
  • Be supported by a dedicated trainer, team manager and classroom helpers.
  • Practice and perfect your negotiation skills through live call coaching and constructive feedback.

Within 6 months, you will…      

  • Have a good understanding of how to win the business and upsell additional products.       
  • Be earning performance-based incentive through achieving targets. New starters will earn a learning bonus during the first few months.
  • Have joined your permanent team, supported by a team manager who will help you pass probation.

Within 12 months, you will...

  • Be an expert negotiator with a thorough understanding of policy and procedures.  
  • Learn how to present multi-cover policies that includes home insurance.
  • Receive advanced training that empowers you make underwriting decisions on policies.   
  • Be prepared for career growth and development opportunities; 100% of promotions are filled from within.
  • Be eligible for such employee benefits as matched pension contributions and our employee shareholder program.
  • Meet with your manager to review the past year, celebrate your success and determine your merit increase.

Our Culture

Our philosophy is simple yet effective: “people who like what they do, do it better!” We put a lot of effort and investment into making sure that the Admiral is a happy place to work, where challenge, opportunity and career path development are encouraged, and fun is never frowned upon.

Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.  

Other great things to know

  • We promote an inclusive and accessible workplace, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. 
  • We are conveniently located just off Mumford road.  We offer free parking or discounted bus passes to help you get to work. 
  • Full time, permanent employment, with no shifts past 5pm and weekends shared on rotation. 
  • Visit https://joinadmiral.ca/employee-benefits/ to learn more about our exceptional benefits and what makes Admiral a great place to work!

About the Company

Admiral Insurance
6940 Mumford Road, Suite 200
Halifax, NS B3L 0B7

Phone: 902-406-3200

Company Contact

Jennifer Porter
Preferred Contact: http://joinadmiral.ca/vacancies/318/NSCC/inbound_sales_representative/

Documents to be Forwarded

  • Resume