A successful agent:

• Works to increase membership and keep our organization strong
• Focuses on the needs of the client and member
• Abides by the rules of our organization and the laws of the Texas Department of Insurance
• Protects the confidentiality of his/her clients
• Understands the importance of education
• Protects and guards all property entrusted to him/her
• Is always growing and striving to be better
• Is supportive of other agents and the Home Office staff

A successful candidate:

• Would be open to becoming a member of Hermann Sons Life
• Has the option of being a captive or non-captive agent. A captive agent can only sell life insurance and annuities for our organization. Non-captive agents may hold other appointments
• Is expected to write at least 12 applications per year
• Should be licensed or be willing to obtain a license within one year of appointment (procedural assistance is provided for those wanting to become licensed)
• Should be willing to place equal emphasis on writing policies for adults and children
• Should be willing to become active in his/her local lodge and its community service activities

As a member of our team you will:

• Receive two-plus days of orientation about our organization and its goals, products and programs
• Be paid commissions competitive for the fraternal market
• Receive free Errors and Omissions insurance (with a minimum of 12 applications written in a calendar year)
• Receive free leads (when available)
• Receive field support from regional specialists who have years of experience in the life insurance industry
• Receive Home Office support
• Be part of two mandatory seasonal workshops for all agents
• Receive access to a two-day continuing education workshop for licensed agents that includes food and lodging as well as opportunities for fellowship and networking at a very low cost
• Be able to earn quarterly and annual bonuses for achieving production goals (winners of the annual awards are honored at the annual awards banquet)
• Receive advertising support from the Home Office
• Receive free printed materials including business cards, personalized flyers and brochures

All candidates must complete an application, go through the interview process, agree to a credit and criminal background check and successfully complete new agent training.

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