Benefits Account Executive/Underwriter
Horton Group - Orland Park, IL

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JOB TITLE: Marketing Account Executive
REPORTS TO: Producer
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
DIVISION: Horton Benefit Services

GENERAL DESCRIPTION Summary

The Marketing Account Executive will develop a command of all benefits with an emphasis on group health, fully insured and partial self-funded benefit plans. This position will serve as a resource to the producer in identifying appropriate carriers and oversee the marketing process for accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

Monitor marketing process and revise whenever appropriate for most efficient system through continuous improvement efforts

Assist Producer in selecting competitive carriers to receive new business and re-market applications

Stay informed as to market availability, competitive markets used by others, and continuously expand knowledge of markets

Timely follow up for quotes and preparation of spreadsheet proposals

Prepare spreadsheet and promotional material on new accounts

Develop and manage agency relationships with carriers, clients and underwriters.

Be capable of handling advanced client, producer, and insurer service requests while maintaining a concern for timeliness and completeness when interacting with customers, agency, and company personnel

Perform other duties as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

A college degree is desirable or equivalent combination of education and experience

Life and Health License

Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation preferred

5-10 years underwriting experience required

Must be a self-starter, imaginative and creative with good communication skills both verbal and written

WORKING CONDITIONS

Fast paced multiple task environment requiring tolerance for schedule change and disruption.

JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

The job description is intended to describe the essential responsibilities The Horton Group requires. Essential functions are outlined; other duties may be assigned as needs arise or as required to support the essential functions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to:
Perform work on a computer for extended periods of time
Sit/stand for extended periods of time in work area
Grasp objects using your fingers (fine motor skills)

Nothing in this job description or in any other written documents or forms maintained by The Horton Group, creates, or may be deemed to create, an employment contract between The Horton Group and any of its employees.

The Horton Group reserves the right to revise the contents of this job description, at any time, without prior notice to its employees.

This job description supercedes any previous oral or written job descriptions.

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