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Marketing Representative / Production Marketing Representative - Commercial Lines

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2017-1662
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1
:
US-CA
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12/1/2017
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Marketing
:
50%
Yes
 
 

Overview:

OPPORTUNITY SNAPSHOT:

At United Fire Group (UFG), our commitment is to assist our independent agents and brokers in growing their businesses by offering competitive products and excellent after sale support.  This position will be working remotely in the Fresno & Central Coast areas of California and reporting in to the Rocklin, CA office.

 

As a critical key member of our front-line team your contributions will have a direct impact on that commitment.  Your marketing duties will include generating profitable production from your assigned territory (Orange County & San Diego) by promoting products to develop existing agencies, as well as prospecting and appointing new agencies.    This can also be a great opportunity for a star commercial lines field underwriter looking for the next phase in their career growth!

 

Responsibilities:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate strong people skills, communication skills, and negotiation skills
  • Become proficient with our paperless commercial rating and processing systems
  • Project a good company image and communicate what UFG is looking for in an agency
  • Gather information on competitors and analyze
  • The position will frequently involve irregular and extended working hours.  Overnight travel is required.  The use of a company vehicle will require an acceptable driving record
  • Underwriting authority; focus on new business, middle market accounts

 

Qualifications:

Must possess:

  • Four year college degree strongly desired
  • At least five years marketing and/or underwriting experience with a property and casualty insurance company
  • Conceptual knowledge of underwriting, claims, loss control, premium audit and accounting functions

 

Preferred to also have:

  • Additional educational achievement, related to insurance, is highly preferred.  Examples would be CPCU, CIC, etc. 

 

Attributes we seek:

  • Must be able to accomplish the goals of the position, as well as the goals of the organization, with minimal supervision
  • Able to effectively and positively influence others; strong negotiation skills
  • Promote a positive image and develop productive relationships with agents
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, planning, and time management skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Enthusiastic and energetic with great user and product sense
  • Demonstrate an open-minded, team-oriented, and collaborative work style through exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Have a flexible mindset and thrive in a dynamic work environment


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