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DescriptionAflac is a Fortune 500 company.
Aflac Incorporated is an international holding company based in Columbus, Georgia.
Aflac introduced one of the world's first cancer expense insurance policies in 1958.
Since the 1980s, Aflac has added many new insurance policies, including accident, short-term disability, hospital intensive care, hospital confinement indemnity, lump sum cancer, lump sum critical illness, specified health event, life, dental, and vision.
Aflac has the largest on-site child-care facilities in Georgia: Imagination Station and Imagination Station Too. Together, the facilities have capacity for 621 children.
Aflac has a presence in all 50 United States and in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Aflac has more than 70,000 licensed agents. (Aflac Annual Report for 2010).
Aflac insures more than 50 million people worldwide. (Aflac Annual Report for 2010).
Assets at year-end 2010 totaled more than $101 billion with annual revenues of more than $20.7 billion.
ResponsibilitiesDeliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone in order to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes.
Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.
Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
Record names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.
Obtain names and telephone numbers of potential customers from sources such as telephone directories, magazine reply cards, and lists purchased from other organizations.
Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
Answer telephone calls from potential customers who have been solicited through advertisements.
Telephone or write letters to respond to correspondence from customers or to follow up initial sales contacts.
Maintain records of contacts, accounts, and orders.
Schedule appointments for sales representatives to meet with prospective customers or for customers to attend sales presentations.
Conduct client or market surveys in order to obtain information about potential customers.