Careers

Charles J. Sellers & Co., Inc. is a leader in Professional Group Insurance, specializing in insurance coverage for physicians, attorneys, and County of Erie/City of Buffalo employees. Sellers Insurance writes many lines of coverage across New York State: personal and commercial, life, disability income, and property and casualty.

 

Current Openings

Field Sales Representative (Outside Sales)

Charles J. Sellers and Company is a family-owned business that has served the New York State (NYS) market for 98 years. We are a leader in Professional Group Insurance, specializing in insurance coverage for physicians, attorneys, and County of Erie/City of Buffalo employees. We write many lines of coverage across NYS: personal and commercial, life, disability income, and property and casualty.

We are seeking a full time Field Sales Rep to add to our growing outside sales team.  This position includes sales (leads provided) of exclusive Professional Association endorsed programs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Selling personal and business insurance to professionals within New York State, usually by in-person appointment
  • Making outgoing and incoming phone calls to prospective customers to set appointments and to close and follow up on sales
  • Attending weekly sales meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Some college preferred
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Passion for competition and success
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated and positive attitude
  • Team player
  • An earnest desire to assist people in obtaining the insurance products that meet their needs
  • Willingness to travel within New York State.

Salary/Compensation:

  • This position is highly focused on sales and commissions.  Base salary will be weighted salary and incentives for the first year and then transition to salary, commissions and incentives once the foundation of training is complete. 

Benefits:

  • Company offers competitive incentives
  • 401k with Traditional and Roth investment options
  • Health, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Participation in 529 Plan through payroll deduction
  • Sales training
  • Insurance Licensing Details - If not licensed already, applicant will need to become a licensed Agent in Life, Accident and Health Lines as well as licensing for Personal and Commercial Lines in the future.  Agency will pay for class and exam fees and for required continuing education.  All other training provided. 
  • Expense reimbursement

Location: Hamburg, NY

Customer Sales Representative (Inside Sales)

Charles J. Sellers and Company is a family-owned business that has served the New York State (NYS) market for 98 years. We are a leader in Professional Group Insurance, specializing in insurance coverage for physicians, attorneys, and County of Erie/City of Buffalo employees. We write many lines of coverage across New York State: personal and commercial, life, disability income, and property and casualty.

We are seeking a Customer Sales Representative to add to our dynamic Inside Sales Team.  This position includes sales (leads provided) and service of exclusive Professional Association endorsed programs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Sale of life and disability insurance products to members of the associations we serve
  • Set up appointments for new business and review of existing coverage
  • Outgoing phone calls to follow up on mailing campaigns
  • Weekly sales meetings

Qualifications:

  • Sales experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated with positive attitude
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Thorough documentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is essential

Salary:

  • Base salary with sales incentives and commission built into plan

Benefits:

  • Company offers competitive incentives
  • 401k with Traditional and Roth investment options
  • Health, Life, and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Participation in 529 Plan through payroll deduction
  • Sales training
  • Insurance Licensing Details - If not licensed already, applicant will need to become a licensed Agent in Life, Accident and Health Lines as well as licensing for Personal and Commercial Lines in the future.  Agency will pay for class and exam fees, and for required continuing education.  All other training provided. 

Location: Hamburg, NY

Employee Testimonials

  • "It's close to home and free parking!  But most of all I enjoy the family atmosphere and friendships I have made."

    ~Norma C., Senior Claims Rep, Admin. Asst. to Thomas Sellers

  • "I enjoy the people I work with and cherish the many friendships I have made."

    ~Barbara R., Senior Customer Sales Representative

  • "I really enjoy the people I work with.  I have formed many treasured friendships over the years."

    ~Jennifer S., Senior Field Sales Representative

  • "The people are truly wonderful to work for and to work with.  Very helpful and patient.  The work is interesting.  I get to be creative and work normal hours."

    ~Mary H., Administrative Assistant to Charles J. Sellers, III.

     

  • "I very much enjoy the congenial atmosphere and working with people dedicated to excellence.  I also LOVE my new found work/life balance which allows me to spend more time with family."

    ~Tamara M., Customer Service Representative

     

  • "I love the challenge that every day brings here in the office.  The people are great and I count many as my friends."

    ~Andrea P., Underwriting Supervisor