Telemarketing Representative
Columbia, SC 
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Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Summary Sells insurance products through telemarketing.Description 
  • 70% Places and answers (inbound and outbound) telephone calls from/to potential customers. Assists with decisions regarding plans and products.
  • 15% Follows up/through on leads provided.
  • 15% Generates letters to prospective customers. Processes applications and prepares marketing/information packets.

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Work Experience:

  • 1 year Telemarketing or sales

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Current license with SCDOI (South Carolina Department of Insurance).
  • Medicare Supplement product knowledge
  • Three years of Customer service

  • GoldMine software experience.
  • LiveOps software experience.

Required Training:

  • Department of Insurance Licensure must be obtained within 60 days of hire in state employed.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of word processing software.
  • Good judgment skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheet and database software.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to persuade, negotiate, or influence others.

Required Software and Other Tools:

  • Microsoft office.



 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail abilities@bcbssc.com or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. 

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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