Commercial Lines Account Manager

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Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Industry
Insurance
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 45,000 - US$ 58,000 per year, $45k - 58k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_25972
Contact
Young, Jarrid M., Spherion
Phone
843.554.4933
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Job Description

Spherion is currently accepting resumes for a Direct Hire opportunity as a Commercial Lines Account Manager for a top ten insurance broker in the Charleston, SC area. Qualified candidates please apply and forward a copy of your resume to jarridyoung@spherion.com

Job Description
The Account Manager manages a book of insurance business, while acting with a high degree of independent discretion, autonomy, and decision making. Provides professional, courteous service to clients, carrier representatives, underwriters, business partners, and colleagues, resulting in a rate of account retention that meets or exceeds expectations.

Key Responsibilities:
- Makes major decisions independent of manager approval on books of insurance business for which the incumbent is responsible
- Works closely with Producers and other personnel on all aspects of client service, marketing and renewal while adhering to company best practices and standard procedures
- Oversees the preparation and implementation of all transactions, paperwork, and internal processing for assigned accounts
- Acquires understanding of clients insurance objectives and critically analyzes and compares insurance plans to determine suitability
- Acts as a liaison between clients and insurance carriers to resolve escalated complex service issues that require policy interpretation and experience based judgment to resolve. May also negotiate with underwriters and carriers. Troubleshoots claims and billing issues
- Responsible for overall retention of accounts in assigned book of business
- Develops new business from existing accounts and assigned leads, and contributes to meeting departmental production goals
- Travels on company business as required

Working hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Skills:
Requirements/ Qualifications:
--At least 3 years of experience and demonstrated proficiency in an insurance Account Management role in required lines. Brokerage experience is preferred
--Demonstrated proficiency with computer systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office and automated agency management systems
--Some supervisory, project leader, or team leader experience preferred
--High School diploma or equivalent; AA and /or college degree preferred
--Currently licensed in good standing in required lines and states
--Current with all necessary CE credits in required lines and states
--Advanced professional designation highly desirable (e.e. AAI, ARM, CIC)

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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