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INSURANCE AGENCY PERSONAL LINES ACCOUNT MANAGER

Forest Agency Insurance in Forest Park is looking for an individual with a minimum two years experience in personal lines (auto & home) insurance* to join us as a full-time Personal Lines Account Manager.

Sales duties include providing quotes for prospects (from referrals and direct mail), contacting current clients to increase retention, gain referrals and account round. There is NO cold calling required.

Service duties include policy and endorsement issuance; customer and company correspondence (phone, e-mail, fax); automated policy rating; agency management system (client database) upkeep.

Companies represented are: ACE Private Risk, Allied, Andover, Chubb, Crestbrook, Encompass, Hanover, Mercury, MetLife, Progressive, Safeco and Travelers.

Agency management system is Vertafore AMS 360; home/auto rating system is PL Rating; sales/marketing system is Astonish/Intygral.

There are 7 people in the Personal Lines department in an office of 17.

Started in 1957, Forest Agency Insurance has developed into the largest home & auto insurance agency in the Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park area, specializing in the middle and upscale markets.

Salary: Generous base, plus individual & team bonuses

Educational incentives

9 paid holidays, 15 personal days after 1 year (20 days after 5 years)

Group medical plan

Profit sharing & 401k

Life & long-term disability coverage

Insurance tuition payment

Professional office environment on exciting Madison Street in Forest Park

Hours Monday thru Friday 8:30 to 5:00

Summer hours available June – August

Good communication skills (written & oral), professional appearance and attitude, good keyboard skills, and a passion for success are required. Industry designations and license are a plus, but not necessary. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows/Office, Outlook, Word and Excel are desired.

*Would you describe yourself as a self-starter, with relationship building skills, great organizational skills, an aptitude for technology, positive attitude and the ability to multi-task? If so, we may be able to waive the insurance experience!

If you meet these qualifications, please email your resume to grobbins@forestagency.com, or fax it to 708.689.8388.

No phone calls please!

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Account Manager: Aviation

Forest Agency is a locally owned insurance agency which has grown from a one-person operation in 1957 to 16 staff members and more than 3,000 clients today. We are looking for a friendly and motivated person to work in our Aviation department, who will provide exemplary customer service to existing accounts and selling new business. Current insurance license and related work experience helpful.

Job Responsibilities

Sales duties include providing quotes for prospects (from referrals, direct mail and website inquiries), contacting current clients to increase retention, gain referrals and account rounding. There is no cold calling required.

Service duties include policy and endorsement issuance/invoicing; customer and company correspondence (phone, email, fax); agency management system (client database) upkeep.

Required Skills & Experience
  • Experience with AMS 360 helpful
  • Experience with AeroQuote helpful
  • Strong sense of client relations
  • Good communication skills (written & oral)
  • Aptitude for technology
  • Positive attitude
  • Passion for success
  • Insurance experience, industry designations and license are a plus, but not necessary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows/Office, Outlook, Word and Excel are desired
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If you meet these qualifications, please email your resume to grobbins@forestagency.com (or fax it to 708-689-8388). No phone calls please. –>window short

 

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