Territory Manager-Transportation

Territory Manager-Transportation


Sentry is seeking a motivated self-starter who has strong organizational skills to join our team! In this role, you will be responsible for Transportation agencies and accounts to achieve annual profit and production goals. If you are in the Midwest area and have the passion to unleash your talent and the drive to build new relationships, this is a great opportunity for you .

What You'll Do

As the Territory Manager for the Transportation team you will:  

  • Plan and conduct agency and account meetings.
  • Make presentations at sales meetings to educate and motivate. 
  • Provide agency training support with regard to policy administration and other proprietary systems.
  • Review monthly (for each coverage line) claims, loss history, frequency, production, mix of business, account retention, and individual state or program issues of all agents.
  • Monitor, review, and evaluate sales results, premium trends, premium retention, new business and loss ratio of assigned geographic area. 
  • Develop and maintain market intelligence for specific markets, providing information on relevant changes to Director of Sales and others within Transportation.
  • Implement training programs, provide sales materials, and use other programs usually developed in conjunction with Marketing to achieve sales and premium objectives.
  • Provide recommendations to management for changing existing programs and for developing new programs.
  • Maintain knowledge of state and federal regulations affecting specific field of specialization.
  • Control expenses to contribute to the overall goals of the department.

What it Takes

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of insurance products in field of specialization.
  • Knowledge of selling methods and sales techniques.
  • Previous transportation experience, preferably in sales, claims, safety or products that relate within the transportation industry.
  • Effective human relations, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements of the job.
  • Selection to this job requires a valid driver's license in addition to having and maintaining an acceptable motor vehicle report

What You'll Receive

We take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.  At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation.   Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.

  • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.
  • Generous  Paid-Time Off  plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your  first eight percent , plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life  insurance  to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense  Reimbursement Accounts  to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive  Work-Life Resources  to lend a helping hand.
  • Sentry Foundation  gift matching program  to encourage charitable giving.
  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).

How You'll Apply

If you are interested in joining Sentry's team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you'll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.

About Sentry

All of us at Sentry-more than 4,000 associates-have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We're proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Irma Pastrana
(see application details)

Salary Range
$51,000.00 - 91,000.00
per Year
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Minnesota Lake, MN 56068, US
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