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Account Manager - Crop Specialist

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CA - Rancho Cordova

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USI, a National Insurance Brokerage is seeking someone who wants to make a difference in the Crop Insurance. We are looking for an account manager that is experienced working with local and large Crop Insurance clients.

This position is generally responsible for supporting the Account Executive through managing Crop insurance accounts as the day-to-day client contact; evaluation of workflow assigned documents; collection and submission of all crop insurance documents; data entry into Insurance Carrier systems: servicing the book of business in a fast-paced environment, customer contact and providing clerical and technical support. Additionally, activities include new and renewal marketing, fielding questions and requests and coverage review. Assist Sales Executives and Account Executives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive, personalized support to assigned Crop insurance clients.
  • Provide insurance technical expertise to clients and other members of the Account Management team.
  • Responsible for marketing and placement of client Crop insurance renewals.
    • With assistance from Account Representatives, prepare client applications for review.
    • Determine most-appropriate carriers for market pricing.
    • Analyze and compare carrier quotes and coverage offerings.
    • Make insurance program recommendations to clients.
  • Manage client renewal expirations and avoid any lapse in coverage.
  • Negotiate with carriers on behalf of clients.
  • Process policies, endorsements and audits as needed.
  • Champion client cross-selling initiatives and develop customer accounts.
  • Represent client interests in internal USI account strategy meetings.
  • Delegate administrative client tasks to assigned Account Representatives.
  • Respond to underwriters’ questions in a timely and professional manner.
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in agency management systems.
  • Occasional in-person attendance at face-to-face client meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 2-5 year’s experience in a Commercial Lines agency specializing in Crop Coverage. College degree preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Crop insurance.
  • Must hold or be willing to earn Property & Casualty insurance license.
  • Comfortable with internet-based programs and Microsoft Office products.
  • Knowledge of Sagitta / ImageRight preferred, but not required.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team environment with minimal instruction.
  • Keep informed about industry information, technology and trends.
 

Physical Demands

Work is performed in a climate-controlled office environment with minimal noise and limited to no exposure to chemicals or toxins. Employees operate office equipment including telephone - headset, computer, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, copier, scanner and mail machine. Physical tasks of job include walking, sitting, standing and bending.

Analysis of Physical Demands:

·         Constantly (over 66% of time) work performed requires employees to use repetitive hand motions such as typing, using a keyboard, and sitting at a desk.

·         Frequently (34%-66% of time) work performed requires employees to handle and grasp things, walk on normal surfaces, stand and bend.

·         Occasionally (1%-33% of time) work performed requires employees to drive to client appointments, have repetitive foot movements, walk on uneven or slippery surfaces to and from work and occasionally reach outward to grab things and bend.

·         Rarely (< than 1 hour per week) work performed requires lifting/carrying items that range from 10-50lbs, pushing/pulling items that range from 10-50lbs, twisting/ turning including reaching over shoulder or above head, kneeling or squatting.


USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid time off policy, paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.

Job ID:

22023

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