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Forest Agency Insurance in Forest Park is looking for a full time Personal Lines Account Manager

 The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with great relationship-building and organizational skills, an aptitude for technology, a positive attitude and the ability to multi-task.  A minimum of two years experience in personal lines (auto & home) insurance is preferred.

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, Nationwide Private Client, 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 Zywave (formerly Astonish/Intygral). 

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

Founded in 1957, Forest Agency Insurance is the largest home& auto insurance agency in the Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park area, specializing in the middle and upscale markets (affluent and high net worth clients).

Forest Agency offers a generous base salary, plus individual and team bonuses and full benefits program (group medical, dental, life and long-term disability, profit sharing, 401K and education 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).

Good communication skills (written and 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.


If you meet these qualifications, please email your resume to grobbins@forestagency.com, or fax it to 708.689.8388.  No phone calls please!