LICENSED INSURANCE AGENT
Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado
This position starts at $15.00 per hour, negotiable depending on experience.
About the Agency: Medium sized, Independent, mostly personal lines insurance agency in Wheat Ridge. We are a tight-knit group where family comes first, and we are looking to add to it. Our agency strives to provide the right coverage at the right value for our clients. We are a laid back, but professional and do various social events both in office and out of the office (some of them are impromptu). We value honesty and integrity above all.
The Agency is seeking an experienced Personal Lines CSR. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining solid customer relationships by handling personal lines insurance coverage inquiries and concerns with speed and professionalism. The candidate will interact daily with customers, insurance carriers, and fellow employees while conducting specific service and marketing activities. The ideal candidate will have P&C insurance industry experience, strong attention to detail, and superior customer service skills. The candidate must also have excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Answer customer calls and correspondence regarding new or existing insurance policies and service all claims.
Work with prospects to pre-qualify and understand their needs, gather necessary data, research policy options, present options, finalize and bind new coverage, cancel old policies, and negotiate with carriers when necessary.
Set appointments and/or client calls to review existing policies, revise liability limits, explore other coverage needs, evaluate replacement costs, and round out accounts.
Confer with customers to provide detailed information about products and services, quote new business, process renewals and/or cancel accounts, take payments, and provide requested documentation.
Actively solicit increases in coverage or rounding out accounts at every service contact.
Resolve product or service issues by clarifying the customer’s concern, determining the cause of the issue, selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the issue, expediting correction or adjustment, and following up to ensure resolution.
Maintain records of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of inquiries, comments, and actions taken in agency management system.
Collaborate with team members, mentor staff, provide expertise and answer questions, and participate in formal and informal meetings as needed.
Participate in agency marketing activities, meet with carriers, attend CE sessions and other agency functions.
Perform administrative duties as needed such as answering phones, opening mail, and greeting visitors.
Hold the insurance license required by Colorado state and have a minimum of two years personal lines insurance account management experience.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Demonstrate strong knowledge of insurance products and usages, rating procedures, underwriting procedures, coverages, and industry operations to effectively manage, maintain, and write assigned client and prospects.
Demonstrate strong customer focus, people orientation, and written and verbal communication skills.
Display a positive, helpful attitude to help create a friendly environment for clients and coworkers.
Be a self-starter with excellent time management skills with a personal accountability mindset.
Possess business math and reading skills to accurately perform simple calculations.
Have strong attention to detail, organization, multi-tasking, and follow up skills.
Have the ability and tact to handle difficult customer phone calls and solve complex problems without direct supervision.
Have technology and computer proficiency, previous EzLynx experience is a plus.
Be honest, truthful, seeking long-term employment and growth.
To Apply: include your resume, cover-letter, and a copy of your current Colorado P&C license.