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Better Cover Insurance Agent

Company: Better
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Founded in 2016, Better is a digital-first homeownership company whose services included mortgage, real estate, title, and homeowners insurance. We leverage creative technology and innovation to make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable. Here are some interesting facts to help you get to know Better:

  • From its founding in 2016 through 2020, Better funded $30.9B in home loans and provided over $7B in cumulative coverage through Better Cover and Better Settlement Services, the insurance divisions of Better
  • Ranked #1 on LinkedIn's Top Startups List for 2020 and 2021
  • Ranked #2 on Fortune's Best Companies for Millenials 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces for Women 2021
  • People Magazine Companies that Care 2021
  • Inc Magazine's Best Workplaces 2021
  • Top Women Originators 2021
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • Better has raised over $400M in equity capital since inception
    Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do. We are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We encourage individual potential rather than years of experience. We see the value in each person's perspective, and recognize their talents, regardless of what the market says. We believe it's important to nurture a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion-from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

    Better is a family of companies. Better Mortgage Corporation provides home loans; Better Real Estate, LLC provides real estate services; Better Cover, LLC provides homeowners insurance policies; and Better Settlement Services provides title insurance services.

    A Better opportunity:

    Better is looking for a licensed Personal Lines Insurance Agent (we call them Insurance Experts) to join our internal insurance agency, Better Cover. You are going to be instrumental in the development of a profitable, national, multi-line insurance entity that we're building to help get borrowers home.

    The ideal candidate is an experienced personal lines insurance professional and highly organized communicator who consistently makes sound decisions, all while maintaining composure in a fast-paced environment. You will be interacting directly with customers and policyholders via phone, email, and text to ensure they have the best possible experience with Better Cover. We are looking for individuals who build rapport quickly and bring positive "can-do" energy to their work and team.

    Are you excited to deliver an awesome experience for our customers? Are you a team-player and a great communicator? Do you want to join a growing team and build the foundation of the best sales organization in insurance? Then we want to talk to you!

    Responsibilities will include:
    • Being available as the main point of contact to talk with Better borrowers and other interested insurance customers, and help them get homeowners insurance
    • Take a consultative sales approach to ensure that we match customers with the best insurance products for their unique needs
    • Build and maintain relationships with our insurance partners in order to create the strongest possible integrations with our network of carriers
    • Working with internal teams and third parties to help ensure a smooth efficient loan process for our insurance customers
    • Organizing and managing a pipeline of insurance customers
    • Coming up with and driving initiatives for how we can improve our customer experience - we value your feedback!
    • This role is designated as 'Remote Mode,' and employees are not expected to report into a Better office at any time. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required unless fully remote employees attend an onsite, in-person meeting, office event, or otherwise interface with Better employees and/or customers in person.
      About you:
      • An active property and casualty agent or broker license
      • World class verbal and written communication skills and enthusiasm for sales
      • Eagerness to achieve and surpass monthly and quarterly conversion targets
      • Some knowledge of personal lines insurance underwriting
      • A desire to be a part of a team where you can take ownership of your work and Better Cover's growth!
        Job Req ID: JR101605

        Better is requiring all US employees to be fully vaccinated in order to go into the office. Our priority is first and foremost the safety of our employees and we require COVID-19 vaccination to help ensure their safety in the workplace. Please note that Better will offer a reasonable accommodation process for employees who are not vaccinated for medical or religious reasons.

        The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.
        • We do what's in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
        • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
        • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
        • We act like owners, not just employees
        • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us
        • We optimize for mission, not ego
          Our mission speaks for itself-we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We've joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

          Better Benefits & Compensation

          Our total rewards package consists of base salary, equity, benefits, and opportunity for yearly cash bonus. Some of our benefits include:
          • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits. Think medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more.
          • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goals
          • Robust wellbeing offerings that allow you unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more.
          • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
          • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service.
          • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan.
            Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. If you require further accommodations or have questions regarding accessibility of our roles, please reach out to . All employment decisions at Better are based on a person's merit, business needs, and role requirements.

            California Consumer Privacy Rights Notice for Job Applicants

            Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Better is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants or prospective talent (together "job applicants") about the categories of personal information we collect about you and the purposes for which we will use this information. The notice contains disclosures required by the CCPA and applies only to personal information that is subject to the CCPA.

Keywords: Better, Oakland , Better Cover Insurance Agent, Sales , Oakland, California

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