Hub International Personal Lines Senior Account Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages a book of insurance business, while acting with a high degree of independent discretion, autonomy, and decision-making

  • Provides professional, courteous service to our clients, carrier representatives, underwriters, business partners, and HUB colleagues, resulting in a rate of account retention that meets or exceeds expectations

  • Handles account rounding and the development of new business as appropriate and in accordance with standard practices, policies, and procedures

  • Makes major decisions independent of manager approval on books of insurance business for which the incumbent is responsible

  • 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

  • Stays abreast of changes in the insurance industry and other external conditions that may impact their clients; makes appropriate recommendations to clients in response to those changes independent of manager approval

  • Provides service and cross-sells account products for clients in the high net worth marketplace

  • Acts as 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; identifies and follows-up on cross-selling opportunities when appropriate

  • Manages, organizes, and conducts client meetings when necessary

  • Appropriately documents conversations with clients and carrier representatives and updates all HUB computer systems and automated agency management systems when necessary; ensures the accuracy of data in those systems

  • Prepares reports for management as required

  • Attends industry related continuing education training and courses

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience and demonstrated proficiency in an insurance Account Management role

  • Agency experience is required

  • Experience working in the high net worth marketplace

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, though college degree preferred

  • Currently licensed in good standing in required lines and states

  • Current with all necessary CE credits in required lines and states

  • Excellent written and verbal 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 system(s)

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to work a regular, full-time work schedule at HUB’s facility(s) and ability to travel on business when required

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Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
Required Experience: 5-7 years
Required Travel: Negligible
Date published: 12-Jul-2018
Department: Accounting & Finance
Ref#: P3128_20180711

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