Use expanded coverage knowledge to service commercial lines accounts as assigned, rate and quote new and renewal risks, aid in collections, and review accounts in an effort to prevent gaps and/or lapses in coverage, thus reducing our E&O exposures, while maintaining excellent service to clients in a sales culture.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be required.
Must follow all agency workflows, guidelines, and procedures including, but not limited to the contents of the Associate Handbook. Maintain a professional image at all times. Take total ownership of personal accountability and of emotional maturity and anticipate the impact your actions have on internal and external clients. Manage time and prioritize daily workloads to meet agency standards while empathizing with others’ needs. Actively listen to teammates suggestions and participate in all team meetings; emerging as a recognized leader for both your team as well as within the agency.
Mentor and use his/her coverage expertise to assist the Account Associates and Account Managers I & II with any issues or questions that may arise. Provide department manager with feedback for reviews on Account Managers I & II.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a satisfactory level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Minimum 4 years Commercial Lines experience. High School diploma or equivalent required; four-year college degree preferred. Must be able to work independently and build strong client and company relationships.
Property and Casualty License is required. Have CISR and/or CIC. Proactive participation in continuing education classes and maintain CE hours.
Search for relevant industry news and share with team. Able to comprehend rating basis, interpret contracts, find coverage solutions using various sources, and distinguish between standard carriers and surplus lines, while mentoring/training Account Managers I & II. Understand NCCI and how to calculate experience modifiers for Workers Comp.
Possess an intermediate knowledge of Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office. Able to fully utilize EPIC, Real-Time within Epic, and all standard carriers’ rating systems. Able to easily navigate and locate information on Vertafore, A.M. Best, various carrier and IIAT websites.
Capable of evaluating and analyzing situations regarding accounts using insight, comprehension, and discretion. Realize decisions made involving significant importance directly affect the success of the company. Decisions have the potential to cause excessive monetary impact to the business bottom line.
Must be deemed to effectively speak, read, write, and comprehend English and express thoughts and ideas using verbal and written communication skills for a professional environment. Capable of considering the audience and adapting the approach for different situations while presenting a united front.
Possess basic math skills and able to perform these basic operations using units of American money. Calculate premiums based on exposures and rates, and apply payments and/or refunds to specific invoices and item numbers.
Understand the background & vision of HIA and the importance of your individual LMS track. Apply the Fundamental of the Week culture in everyday work environment and processes. Collaborate with counterparts in the other locations and realize how other’s job functions relate to agency operations. Anticipate how personal performance impacts various agency functions and the company as a whole.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Identify and deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Anticipate and resolve future problems before they occur, using open communications. Take ownership of a problem and provide resolution beyond conventional solutions (think outside of the box). Solicit assistance from your team when necessary. Think and act at all times in the best interest of the Agency, Customers, and Carriers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to sit and use hands to operate computer keyboard and telephone. The associate is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position works in a typical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.