Description Assurant Employee Benefits specializes in quality employee benefits and services, including long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, voluntary benefits such as cancer, critical illness and accident, dental coverage, and disability reinsurance management services. Assurant Employee Benefits is the brand name for insurance products underwritten by Union Security Insurance Company and for prepaid dental products provided by an affiliated prepaid dental company. In New York, insurance products are underwritten and prepaid products are provided by Union Security Life Insurance Company of New York, which is licensed in New York and has its principal place of business in Syracuse, New York. Plans contain limitations, exclusions and restrictions. http://www.assurantemployeebenefits.com/ Assurant Employee Benefits is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $27 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. http://www.assurant.com/ . THE REASON At the heart of our commitment to our clients lies a promise to deliver a quick, concise and positive customer service solution. At Assurant, we understand that in order to deliver on this promise, we must engage a standard of excellence in our relationships with our clients. We administer sound customer service techniques that drive performance and ensure quality. THE OPPORTUNITY: Assurant Employee Benefits , a leader in the group insurance industry, is seeking a professional individual to work in our sales office.
The Employee Benefits Advisor will be responsible for meeting with brokers and policyholders to provide service and promote renewals and sales. Professional presentation skills as well as strong negotiating skills are required. This position reports to the Regional Field Operations Manager who is located in the field sales offices. This person will have daily interaction with our Sales Representatives, Brokers and Home Office Staff. This position requires a strong customer service focus in a high volume sales arena. High initiative, multi-tasking and reprioritizing will be key to success. THE ROLE: 25% Enroll New Accounts and cases with 45% or higher participation 15% Re-Enroll Existing Accounts: 50% of cases per year 20% Renew Existing Accounts by achieving 85% case and premium persistency for cases in block 20% Cross Selling - Cross sell new lines or coverage upgrades 10% Developing and strengthening both internal and external relationships, including brokers and policyholders. 10% Perform escalated service and administrative duties as required
Qualifications Qualifications include:
2-3 years of insurance industry background
Licensed in Life / Health
Proven client relationship management skills
Ability to travel up to 75% of the time
Presentation skills for both small and large groups
Self-starter who is service oriented
Ability to cross-sell lines of coverage
Ability to multi-task, work on several administration systems
Ability to succeed in a competitive environment
College degree preferred We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k with profit sharing, generous paid time off and much more. Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/AssurantCareers (@AssurantCareers)
Requisition Number: 32360
Assurant, Inc. (Assurant) is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in providing specialized insurance products and...