Benefits Consultant/Producer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produces revenue through sales to new and existing clients.
  • Prepares proposals of products or services to meet client needs.
  • Participates in team sales situations with other producers and support personnel.
  • Designs, implements, communicates, and services employee benefit programs for new and existing clients.
  • Presents market analysis to clients and prospects.
  • Drives and manages the client decision making process.
  • Conducts enrollment meetings and partners with Service team throughout the implementation process.
  • Provides ongoing service at a high level to clients.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of employee benefits programs and compliance.
  • Ability to understand and synthesize new products, technology and systems to develop cutting edge creative solutions that meet client needs.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, including presentation, persuasion, tact, negotiation and closing skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interface effectively with CEOs, CFOs, Executive Staff and Human Resources Professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally and a commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probabilities in addition to applying concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Strong knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Internet software and Database software.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Problem Solving Skills- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Analytical Skill- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Team Work- Balances team and individual responsibilities; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Business Acumen- Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Ethics- Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking- Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative- Undertakes self-development activities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; asks for and offers help when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education / Work Experience- Master's Degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates and Licenses- Utah Life and Health Producer's License as well as Utah Life and Health Consultant's License

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Josephine is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day employee benefits management of NFP’s small business clients by answering questions, keeping accurate files, and finding great rates.


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