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« Back to Search Commercial Lines Account Manager - Agriculture Insurance - Gustine, CA
Gustine, CA

Date Posted: May 3, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 254000

Job Description

Commercial Lines Account Manager – Agriculture Insurance – Gustine, CA

Join a dynamic insurance team where the drive for personal growth is rewarded and customer focus and dedication is the key to success.  We are looking for an experienced Agriculture Insurance Account Manager in the Gustine area to join the agency.  This role requires an individual who is professional displays the drive, determination, and self-motivation to help build retain business. Specifically, your mission will be to service and maintain existing accounts while uncovering opportunities for increasing business.  This position offers the opportunity for growth into a supervisor role.

Responsibilities of the Account Manager:

  • Provides a high level of support to Producers in obtaining, maintaining, and expanding business
  • Manage a book of 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 company employees
  • Oversees the preparation and implementation of all transactions, paperwork, and internal processing for assigned accounts
  • Acquires understanding of clients’ insurance objectives and analyzes and compares insurance plans to determine suitability
  • Stays up on changes in the insurance industry and other external conditions that may impact clients.  Makes appropriate recommendations to clients in response to those changes
  • Responsible for overall retention of accounts in assigned book of business
  • May manages, organize, and conduct client meetings when necessary
  • Appropriately documents conversations with clients and carrier representatives and updates all notes in the agency management systems when necessary and ensures the accuracy of data in those systems
  • May supports, mentor and train lower level Account Managers and Assistant Account Managers, as necessary
  • Attend industry related continuing education training and courses
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 10 + years as an Account Manager with a niche in agriculture
  • Current P&C license
  • Experience working with all sized account accounts
  • Knowledge of various commercial accounts, construction and contractors a plus
  • Excellent oral and written English communications skills
  • Superior customer service and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office and automated agency management systems
  • Ability to work in a positive team environment
  • Ability to work a regular, full-time work schedule and ability to travel on business when required
  • Advanced professional designation highly desirable (e.g. AFIS, CIC, etc.)

Why Insurance Relief™?
As a businessperson in the insurance industry, it is an advantage to partner with a staffing expert and ally who understands your unique skills and needs. With vast experience in the insurance arena, Insurance Relief™ works with brokers, carriers and third party administrators to locate and place the best people for positions ranging from entry level to senior management. We invest the time to truly understand what you want to accomplish, and then do our best to find meaningful opportunities. Insurance Relief™ provides ample opportunities for you to put your skills to work so if this position is not quite the fit for you please give us a call to hear about all of the other opportunities we have available.