Brown & Brown is seeking a Benefits Consultant that can fit into a high-energy production team of insurance professionals. This individual is an integral part of a small team and it is essential that the candidate is resourceful and possesses strong analytical, technical and customer service skills. The ideal candidate must also be self-motivated, exercise sound judgment and be willing to acquire the expertise necessary to become a contributing and valuable addition to our staff.
Major purpose is to develop, manage and expand relationships with employee benefit clients employing 2-50 employees. This individual will also be responsible for generating and pursuing new business opportunities and delegates work as needed to an assigned Account Manager .
Major job duties include:
Assume management of current client base and support new business activities; Development, marketing, implementation, administration and communication of benefit plans; Organize and complete information for submission of new and renewal business; Work on preparation of Request for Proposals, analysis of carrier proposals and preparation of client presentations; Coordinate and conduct employee meetings for open enrollment; Review contracts, prepare documents and maintain client files; Assist with documentation for client benefit websites; Handle all benefit related client service and administration issues (i.e. billing, eligibility, claims, etc.); Act as a liaison between client and vendors.
q Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
q Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
q Superior organizational skills, attention to detail and a bility to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
q Strong technical skills, proficient in Word and Excel.
q Positive work ethic and commitment to team environment.
q Experience working with Health and Welfare Benefit Plans through brokerage or consulting, insurance carrier or employer.
q Ability to travel to client locations and maintain flexibility in schedule to meet client’s needs.
q Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional designation and/or experience.
q CEBS designation a plus.
q Must possess a Current Life/Health insurance license.
q Four or more years’ experience with benefit plan administration, brokerage or consulting support or insurance carrier background.