HUB International

Account Manager, Employee Benefits

3+ months agoFresno, CA

ABOUT HUB:

In a rapidly changing world, HUB advises businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected. As one of the worlds' largest insurance brokers, our focus is dedicated to providing our customers with the peace of mind that what matters most will be protected-through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put our clients in control. Our growing team of professionals across North America represents a broad, deep and one-of -a kind aggregation of entrepreneurs and leaders recognized for their excellence throughout the insurance community.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

HUB's Customer Service professionals provide critical support to our customers through account management, claims management, day-to-day client oversight, and underwriting services that make us a leading sales and service organization in the insurance industry. Through a robust network of resources, you will be amongst some of the industry's top talent to help guide and support our customer's needs and provide them with innovative solutions.

The Account Manager, Employee Benefit is responsible for maintaining a book of business is the top priority of this position. Having advanced communication skills and a thorough knowledge of insurance products available through the agency is a must. The individual must be capable of retaining assigned book of financial services lines of business. Service all clientele in accordance with DMIG Purpose, Values, and Beliefs. Work with sales staff to maintain client satisfaction.

  • Primary contact for the agency's small to medium-size clients on day-to-day questions.
  • Service a book of business with revenue of at least $500,000 in annualized commission and fees.
  • Research and resolve billing and claims issues for clients.
  • Work with the sales consultant on renewal strategy and to mediate any problems.
  • Process membership, plan changes, contract changes with appropriate carriers.
  • Coordinate with carriers and client for open enrolment meetings and /or health fairs.
  • Develop formal proposals of insurance including details of coverages, limits, deductibles and other pertinent information.
  • Gather pre-renewal information and market all renewal business RFP's, renewal preparation, negotiations with carriers and presentation of the final product for the consultant.
  • Must be well versed in COBRA, Health Care Reform, HIPAA, ERISA, Compliance rules, mandates and legislation.
  • Provide support obtaining information for Wrap Contracts, request 5500 fillings from carriers, prepare CMS registration and other required postings.
  • Keep informed of industry developments through reveiw of trade journals and by attending seminars and training meetings on new products, etc.
  • Promote agency and insurance industry in the community.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Toperform this jobsuccessfully,anindividualmustconsistentlydemonstrate the followingcompetencies:
  • Support and personally strive to follow DMIG's stated Purpose, Values and Beliefs
  • Knowledge of the computer and associated programs: Applied agency management system, PaperWise paperless system and scanning software, various carriers' on-line rating programs, Microsoft products and Internet Explorer
  • Understand and follow established procedures
  • Ability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages and fractions
  • Knowledge of carriers' products and appetites
  • Ability to collect and analyze information, know when to include producer and/or department manager in the decision making process to develop appropriate solutions in order to resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to respond promptly to customers' needs, solicit customer feedback to improve service
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, be an active listener, focus on solving conflict, maintain confidentiality
  • Prepare memos and professional form letters, write clearly, edit work for spelling and grammar, ability to read and interpret written information
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities, support team objectives, exhibit openness to the views of others, give and welcome feedback, when necessary assist team on large projects to meet group work commitments
  • Consistently produce quality work, complete tasks accurately and on time, prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently to meet productivity standards and commitments, take responsibility for own actions, be responsive to coaching from manager
  • Strive to continuously pursue training and development opportunities to build knowledge and skills
  • Share knowledge of insurance, automation and other resources, contribute to building a positive working environment, treat others with respect regardless of their position
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

You are perfect for this opportunity if you
  • Hold a high school diploma/GED (college degree strongly preferred)
  • Have at least 2+ years of life and health account management and/or sales experience
  • Are currently CA Life & Health licensed in good standing
  • Have the confidence and demeanor to effectively interact with all levels within the organization
  • Can hold your own while working a computer (Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook)
WHY CHOOSE HUB?:

Throughout our network of more than 450 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive exciting and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees, and provide continuous opportunities for growth and development. Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs, yet evolves as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.

We are the perfect fit if you:
  • Are seeking a progressive work environment at a rapidly growing organization
  • Have a desire to help others protect their future
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and are challenged by the opportunity to grow the business
  • Are focused on learning and development to enhance your industry knowledge and expertise
  • Are a self-starter willing to invest time and energy to learn the technical aspects of our business
  • Believe in integrity and building success by developing relationships with others
LIKE US SO FAR?

Take the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction. Apply online today!

Are you a veteran? Disabled? We welcome ALL candidates and are proud of our wonderfully diverse employee population.

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Department Account Management & Service

Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: No Travel Required

Required Education: High school or equivalent

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

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Client-provided location(s): Fresno, CA, USA
Job ID: hub-1886484855

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Health Insurance
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • Happy Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Mentor Program
    • Promote From Within
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program