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Marketing Specialist

Marketing Specialist

Each of our clients bring something different to the table, and our Marketing Specialists make it their priority to understand each unique business and find the right carrier to place coverage. The Koch Co. is looking for a Marketing Specialist who will cultivate important relationships with our Sales Executives and carrier partners!

What’s the work like?

You will:

  • Assist Producers in writing new business and retaining renewal business for accounts greater than $30,000 premium, or as determined by department needs. Obtain and maintain a high level of credibility and knowledge in relationships with the insurance carriers represented.
  • Review new and renewal business applications with producers for accurate completion of coverage areas, market identification and submission requirements
  • Organize and submit applications in a professional manner to carrier partners
  • Be proficient on underwriting and rating platforms as required for department needs
  • Negotiate pricing, policy conditions and terms with insurance companies
  • Analyze carrier options prior to proposing coverage for pricing and coverage accuracy
  • Prepare proposals, bind accounts, update and complete all areas of agency management system and documentation per agency guidelines for moving the account to the Account Manager
  • Present professional and accurate insurance submissions to the insurance carriers and negotiate to secure coverages as requested that best meet the client’s needs
  • Set priorities and manage workflow to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate processing of information
  • Maintain and file all documentation in the agency management system per the agency guidelines for timeframes, placement and description, Maintain the electronic account file and fully incorporate the capabilities of the agency management system into daily workflow
  • Keep abreast of industry and market trends as well as carrier appetites, as well as serve as a resource to other staff members in these areas
  • Develop productive and professional carrier relationships with carrier partners, which may include both internal and external meetings as well as other networking or social events
  • Understanding of Excess & Surplus lines markets and other broker/specialty markets
  • Incorporate the capabilities of the agency management system into daily workflow following agency procedures
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained in the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of highly sensitive information, including Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Any other special projects and duties as assigned

What do I need to know?

You have to have…

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Resident Property and Casualty Agent’s license
  • AAI or other similar designation
  • CIC or CPCU designation or willingness to pursue
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of commercial Property/Casualty insurance experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational  and analytical skills
  • Strong sales and positive negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel) and electronic mail system
  • Strong respect for confidentiality
  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to observe safety and security procedures and use equipment and materials properly
  • Ability to conform with and abide by all workplace policies, work procedures, and instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization, as well as clients, prospects, and vendors

 Okay, so what’s in it for me?

  • competitive salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and Long Term Care insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • 401k with match
  • Paid Time Off available to use on your first day
  • flexible work schedules including a 37.5 hour work week and telecommuting options
  • education and tuition reimbursement programs
  • fun working environment (company outings, bag-o competitions, plenty of food days, to name a few!)
Apply Today!