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RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Forest Agency Insurance in Forest Park is looking for a Full Time Receptionist Administrative Assistant.

The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude, who is resourceful and is passionate about helping people.  Good communication (written & oral) and problem solving skills, professional appearance and attitude, pleasant phone manner, personal management skills, and comfort with technology required. Experience in insurance preferred, but 2 years experience in client services in a professional office environment is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows/Office, Outlook, Word and Excel is required, with the ability to easily pick up new technologies.

Duties include answering the phones and transferring calls to 16 in-office team members; greeting visitors as the initial point of contact in the office; assisting account managers with client service activities; data management and maintenance; assisting marketing department with direct mail and promotional event planning; agency management system (client database) maintenance; assist Office Manager with supply inventory and overall facilities management.

Founded in 1957, Forest Agency Insurance is one of the largest home & auto insurance agency in the state of Illinois, specializing in the middle and upscale markets (affluent and high net worth clients). We are an award-winning, highly automated agency of 17 people, with a professional & friendly office environment, the latest software and hardware/technology.  Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:00.

Forest Agency offers a competitive base salary, and a full benefits program (group medical, life, long-term disability, profit sharing, 401K, and educational support and incentives). You will enjoy a professional office environment on Forest Park’s Madison Street, with office hours M-F 8:30-5:00 (summer hours available June-Aug).

If you have a warm, friendly, positive attitude and are a quick, resourceful learner this may be the position for you.  Please email your resume togrobbins@forestagency.com, or fax it to 708.689.8388.  No phone calls please!