Health Insurance Agent


Job Description

Essential Care Insurance Agency is hiring a full-time Health Insurance Agent


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual salary increases
  • Bonus program
  • Contributions to health insurance
  • Paid time off (vacation and personal/sick days)
  • Growth potential/On the job training/ Opportunity for advancement within the agency

Job Qualifications


  • High school Diploma or higher educational level
  • Active New York State Health Insurance Producer License is required (or should be able to obtain a license before being appointed)
  • Languages: English/Russian/Uzbek., English/Russian/Georgian., English/Spanish.
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to use technology and be able to learn new platforms.


  • Strong communication, social and marketing skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse population, including people of different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds
  • Capability of meeting deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented
  • No previous experience is required, but preferred.
  • Ethical behavior and integrity are a must.
  • Consumer relations management
  • B2B marketing skills
  • Ability to build an insurance practice through establishing professional networks and prospecting for new clients, including engaging your community and leveraging personal networks and contacts.
  • Professional business demeanor.
  • Perseverance in the face of a challenge


  • Responsible for achieving monthly, quarterly, and annual enrollment goals and growth targets, as established by management
  • Assist potentially eligible recipients with the enrollment process into marketplace health insurance plans
  • Provide education and support to individuals who are navigating a complex system by assisting consumers with the application process, explaining requirements and necessary documentation
  • Identify and educate prospects on all aspects of the plan including answering questions regarding plan’s features and benefits and walking client through the required disclosures
  • Submit all completed applications, adhering to submission deadline dates as imposed by NYSOH enrollment guidelines and requirements
  • Responsible for identifying and assisting current members who are due to recertify their healthcare coverage by completing the annual recertification application including adding on additional eligible family members
  • Respond to inquiries from prospective and existing members within the marketing guidelines
  • Must adhere to all NYSOH rules and regulations as applicable for health insurance agent functions
  • Participate in events and community outreach projects as assigned by management
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with external business partners such as hospital and provider organizations, city agencies and community-based organizations where enrollment activities are conducted
  • Address member’s inquiries with regards to premium payments, selection of primary care physician, etc.
  • Develop and strengthen relations to generate new opportunities
  • Attend community health fairs and events as required
  • Occasional weekend or evening availability for special events

If you would like to join our team and learn how to become successful in the health insurance industry