Desjardins Group

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At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We’re committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.
If there’s something we can do to help make the recruitment process or the job you’re applying for more accessible, let us know. We can provide accommodations at any stage in the recruitment process. Just ask!
Apply to become a Licensed Independent Insurance Agent with Desjardins. Learn how to sell auto insurance, property insurance, life insurance and financial services.
Do you want to know how to become a licensed Insurance Agent? You’ll be a great fit if you share our values of community, integrity, and customer focus.
We’re looking for business professionals to become an Exclusive Independent Insurance Agent to help us maintain and grow our leadership position in the insurance and financial services industry.
What’s exciting about this job? YOU’RE THE BOSS
  • Recruit, hire, coach and lead your own professional team.
  • Shape your business with your own unique style and approach.
  • Enjoy the flexibility you need to balance work and life.
  • You’re an employer and CEO of YOUR business not a franchise.
You understand the importance of client connections & relationships:
As a Desjardins Agents you have numerous products to choose from to help customers protect the present and prepare for the future. Such as: Auto Insurance; Homeowners and other Property/Casualty Insurance; Life Insurance and Living Benefits; Financial Services including Mutual Funds (RRSP’s and RESP’s) and vehicle loans.
What we’ll do for you:
  • Backing and support from a major Canadian insurer.
  • From training and development to business planning and world-class marketing assistance, your local Regional Director helps you become a more strategic leader of your agency.
  • Expert help and resources provided by partners in Underwriting, Claims and Marketing.
Where we recruit:
Desjardins Exclusive Independent Insurance Agents operate in Ontario, Alberta and New Brunswick.
You’ll be a great fit if:
  • University Degree or College Diploma highly desired
  • Managerial and/or sales experience (an asset)
  • Entrepreneurial style
  • Philanthropic
  • Self-motivated and a Self-starter
  • Passion to succeed and an ability to lead
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Highly ethical and have professional integrity
  • Results oriented
  • Adaptable
  • Work independently as well as in team structure
  • Highly motivated attitude, persistence; and works well under pressure
  • Financially stable
To be considered:
  • Candidates will be contacted by a member of the Agency Recruiting team for follow up discussions regarding Agency opportunities.
As part of the employment process, applicants will complete applicable assessments for position:
  • Candidates must complete a criminal, credit and MVR check and be willing to invest capital.
  • 5-6 months paid training (including benefits and licensing).
  • $30, 000 signing bonus year 1 plus Premium Builder Compensation to help cover operational expenses
  • Canadian polices are underwritten by Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company or Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company. Both are part of the Desjardins Group, a large and well-capitalized institution, and the largest financial cooperative in Canada.
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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.


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