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Agency Management Specialist - Wisconsin

Company: Selective Insurance
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

A new job is a big decision. Don't work just anywhere. Be Selective.Our BusinessSelective is a midsized U.S. domestic property and casualty insurance company with a history of strong financial performance for over 95 years. Focused on exceptional employee and customer experience, we are frequently recognized for awards and honors, including being named to Forbes' 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance list.Our CultureWe genuinely care about each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Our leaders actively champion career development and invite us to voice unique ideas and diverse perspectives. If that sounds appealing, we think you would feel inspired on our team to achieve and be rewarded for extraordinary results.Selective Insurance is pleased to announce an exciting field underwriting opportunity. The ideal candidate will utilize both exceptional underwriting and marketing skills to drive profitable growth with agency partners. This individual will serve as a liaison between the company and agents and acts as a relationship manager for our agents, regional underwriting team and corporate departments. The Agency Management Specialist will assess the strengths and weaknesses of agents and assists them in achieving a mutual goal of profitable growth in both volume and policy count, and ensure that agents are familiar with and use Selective's initiatives, products, policies, procedures and services.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Develop an agency force that pre-qualifies accounts, in-house rates using CLAS, processing small business using One & Done and/or the Service Center, and recognizes the value of the AMS position to help them write new profitable business and achieve agency goals.Makes consistent underwriting decisions, adheres to company pricing philosophies and promotes ease of doing business with Selective.Monitors agency results and follows up with agent both as to growth/profitability/share of wallet and compliance with company's initiatives, procedures and policies.Develop professional working relationship with agent, regional underwriting and claim teams and corporate departments. Assists in directing BSU technical specialists for regional ITS training of agency personnel.Keeps two-way communication between agent and company continuously open and viable and encourages agent usage of all Selective systems, including CLAS, PLUS and e-Select.Performs inspections as determined by Loss Control Guide. Makes risk improvement or correction of deficiency recommendations and promptly follows up on same, documenting the file accordingly.Stays alert for and advise company of any industry information, new ideas, products, or changes in other carrier philosophies that could positively or adversely affect Selective.Audit agents One & Done book of business and provide quality assurance feedback to agent and underwriting team.Meet regularly and frequently with CMS, Loss Control Rep, Bond Rep, Personal Lines Rep (if applicable) to discuss agency opportunities for greater growth and profit.Must be able to drive an automobile to travel within territory. Car travel represents approximately 40-50% of employee's time. Level or Grade will be determined based on experience.REQUIREMENTS: Must be results oriented with a proven track record in establishing, prioritizing and achieving business goals.Demonstrated superior communication, negotiation & presentation skillsMust be a high achiever with superior organizational skills who is self-motivated, pro-active, flexible, and able to work independently, from a remote location.Must be able to maximize technology to ensure high productivity (Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and all internal business related software).Must have valid state-issued driver's license in good standing and be able to drive an automobile.College degree preferred with 5 years underwriting, marketing or field underwriting experience.The following experience is preferred:3 years Agency Management, rating2 year Claims, Loss Control - Inspection Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. That means we respect and value every individual's unique opinions, beliefs, abilities, and perspectives. We are committed to promoting a welcoming culture that celebrates diverse talent, individual identity, different points of view and experiences - and empowers employees to contribute new ideas that support our continued and growing success. Building a highly engaged team is one of our core strategic imperatives, which we believe is enhanced by diversity, equity, and inclusion. We expect and encourage all employees and all of our business partners to embrace, practice, and monitor the attitudes, values, and goals of acceptance; address biases; and foster diversity of viewpoints and opinions.Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.LI-BB1

Keywords: Selective Insurance, Huntington , Agency Management Specialist - Wisconsin, Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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