Sales Consultant at Kin Insurance

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About Kin
Notice: Due to the current circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kin Insurance has shifted to a remote workforce. While we hope to return to the office sometime soon, our priority is to maintain safe and healthy working conditions for our staff. For that reason, we will continue to operate, interview, and hire on a remote basis until further notice.
Kin Insurance exists to change home insurance from what it is to what it should be. We do this by applying data science and analytics to make decisions, automation to reduce redundancies and unnecessary costs, and innovative thinking to change the way customers interact with and get value from their home insurance provider. We do this because we wholeheartedly believe that customers deserve better from their insurance. 
Currently four years old, Kin began with the notion that technology could improve our industry, so we started by researching the most important part of our business: the customer. After building our platform from the ground up, we launched the Kin Interinsurance Network, a customer-owned carrier in Florida. By applying our vision for a data-driven, technology-forward insurance company, we are able to offer customers affordable insurance in a straightforward, simplified approach. In 2020, Kin is continuing to grow in Florida while expanding into other states. 
While our approach to home insurance makes us a unique business, the people and culture at Kin are what make us special. We are problem solvers, collaborators, builders, and empathizers who care about one another and have a passion for creating positive change. We each bring a diverse array of experience to Kin that fuels a passion for learning and growth that we foster as a company.  
So, what’s the role?
Kin’s passionate sales team takes center stage in achieving our mission to be a world class customer centric insurance company distinguished by disrupting a century old industry with new and efficient techniques, strategies, and systems. Our consultants demonstrate this by exceeding sales goals without compromising ethics to protect our customers and ourselves to remain compliant in a highly regulated industry. And in our commitment to integrity and the success of our sales representatives, we cover the costs of training, testing, and licensing. As a licensed sales representative, you’ll be responsible for connecting with interested individuals to provide consultation for identifying their home insurance needs, developing the best policies to protect their homes, and confidently building customized quotes to close the sale. Ultimately, the Kin sales consultant is an exceptionally nimble individual who is in tune to an ever-changing environment that requires folks who embrace the holistic need for continual support, learning, and growth to catalyze positive, impactful customer experiences.  
A day in the life could include: 
Connecting with customers to discuss home insurance options and quotes assisted by auto dialer technology for a seamless process.
We also connect with customers via email, text, and chat. Following up with all outstanding potential customers to answer their questions, address concerns, and close the sale. 
Assessing customer needs using targeted questions to determine the best policy. 
Building custom policies for each customer using internal tools and systems. 
Educating customers on the finer points of home insurance for their best understanding. 
Actively keeping current with industry changes and trends to remain competitive.
I’ve got the skills...but do I have the necessary ones? 
You thrive in a demanding sales environment because you are knowingly confident in your ability to exceed sales targets by overcoming objections through compelling reasoning to ensure closing the sale. 
You are a superiorly efficient sales consultant who actively leverages technical knowledge of CRM and software tools to make buying home insurance EASY and HAPPY customers! 
Your flexibility allows you to work one weekend shift every eight weeks and to work any of the following shifts: 7 am to 4 pm, 8 am to 5 pm, 9 am to 6 pm, 10 am to 7 pm 
You possess a Property and Casualty license or possess the self-discipline and drive to obtain one within 60 days. We provide the training and financial support to successfully obtain a license.  
Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  
As part of the insurance industry, we recognize the importance and urgency of comprehensive benefits for you and your family. Thus, we provide a variety of benefits options and coverage levels to customize the right plan that is active within 30 days of employment.  
Some of the benefits and perks we provide include: 
Medical, Dental, and Vision
Commuter Benefit Plans
Flexible PTO. Our culture values a healthy work/life balance.
Flex Spending Accounts
Disability Insurance 
Life Insurance
Onsite gym membership
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Directly off of the Monroe Blue and Red Line stop, our office sits in the heart of the loop, with quick access to Millennium Park.

An Insider's view of Kin Insurance

What’s the vibe like in the office?

This company has inclusiveness that transcends all demographics. I love getting up every morning and walking through the doors at Kin! There is a vibe on the floor that makes a traditionally stuffy industry feel like we are changing the world!


Claims Team Lead

What does your typical day look like?

I start off my day with a mandatory fresh pot of coffee because Richard runs on Dunkin. After clocking in for showtime, I check in with my team for some positive energy and goal setting for the day. I start with reaching out to my hottest clients and work my way down to those that still need some time to. While working with older clients, I concurr

Richard Smith

Sales Consultant

How does the company support your career growth?

Kin takes pride in its employees and provides opportunities for them to grow their skill set. At a fast-paced start-up, there are limitless opportunities to grab ahold of. If something interests you, you can dig in and run with it.

I started my career at Kin in sales and jumped at an opportunity to work on compliance-related projects, which result

Holly Heitman

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Ultimately, to be successful on a team you first need to know how to be a good team player. It is my belief that good team players are full of positive energy and enthusiasm, regardless of the situation. I’m an optimistic thinking individual who is always thinking about the best possible outcome of every interaction. It is my nature to focus on the

Jorge Ortiz

Sales Consultant

What are Kin Insurance Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Kin also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
For our Chicago employees, we have an onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning