Becoming an Agent
Seven Steps To Becoming An Agent
Here's a quick interactive guide outlining the process of becoming an American Family Insurance agent.
Complete an online application.
Complete an online application at amfamagencycareer.com.
Speak with a recruiter.
A recruiter will contact you so you can learn more about what an American Family Insurance agent career involves.
Complete the screening process.
This consists of credit, background and motor vehicle report checks, as well as an assessment of your skills.
Talk with an agency sales manager.
You will be asked to interview with an agency sales manager to help determine if this opportunity is the right fit for you and for American Family Insurance.
Learn about our products.
You will receive some basic training materials and have an opportunity to learn about American Family's products. You may also have an opportunity to practice generating sales leads.
Take licensing exams.
You will be asked to obtain property, casualty, life and health licenses. Preparing for these exams requires a commitment of time as well as some exam fees.
Launch your agency.
After successfully completing these steps, you are appointed as an American Family Insurance agent.
The agent selection process is designed to help you evaluate the agency opportunity and to help American Family assess your skills and abilities. It is designed to allow you to explore this career opportunity without terminating your current employment — making it low-risk for you. If at any time during the process you feel this opportunity is not for you, you may simply withdraw from the process without any obligations.
Our goal is to identify and appoint outstanding individuals to our agency opportunities. To accomplish this, the selection process may take some time and involve some expense. But keep in mind that you are not simply applying for a job; an American Family Insurance agency is an opportunity to manage your own business with the backing of a stable, growing and respected company. We hope you’ll consider the challenge.