Activation Specialist
Efinancial Insurance Services - Bellevue, WA

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Position Summary
Finalize the life insurance policy for the customer by obtaining and
processing the payment and activation paperwork. Answer questions regarding policy dating and
premium amounts due for the customer.

Duties and Responsibilities
Call customers to ensure policy receipt. Review documents required to activate the policy.
Answers questions regarding payment methods and policy dating.
Maintain detailed, compliant and accurate files.
Confirm policy issue at the carrier and communicate mail dates to the customer.
Act as primary contact person to agents and customers for inforce policies.
Build relationships with agents and provide stellar customer service to agents and customers.
Process policy activation documents.
Ensure that policy activates at the carrier on time. Resolve any activation issues with the carrier and customer.
Notify customers of policy activation

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Strong attention to detail
Professional communication skills
Excellent time management ability
Highly organized
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced multi -deadline environment
Must be self motivated

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school; and two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a call center is highly desired.

Certificates and Licenses:
Must be eligible for life and disability license at time of hire. Must obtain life and disability license within the first 6 months of hire. Pay rate increases to $14.50 per hour at time of licensing.

Computer Skills:
High level of knowledge and skill with web-based applications, MS Office Products and other software programs

Language Ability:
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) with clients, team members and leadership

Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, instructions and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak and write effectively with clients, team members and company leadership

Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions,proportions and percentages

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and
ability to adjust focus to read a computer screen and various documents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands and fingers for keyboarding or similar use of hands. The employee is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed in a typical office environment. The noise level is
usually moderate.