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Personal Lines Assistant

Personal Lines Assistant

Job ID 
22900
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 
1/9/2018
Category 
Administrative/Customer Support
Position Type 
Full Time
Travel Percentage 
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Job Information

Overview

Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

 

Dempsey & Siders Agency, Inc. is seeking a Personal Lines Assistant / Associate Account Representative. Dempsey & Siders is the first insurance affiliate of American Financial Group, the parent company of Great American Insurance Group. Dempsey & Siders Agency, Inc. has been providing insurance, risk management services and employee benefits to clients since 1950. Their list of commercial clients includes large corporate clients, as well as many other businesses of varying sizes and risk classifications. Dempsey & Siders also has a dedicated Personal Lines Department and staff providing and designing personal insurance programs for thousands of families to protect their family and personal assets.

 

Reasons to join our team at Dempsey & Siders Agency, Inc:

  • Affiliate of a Fortune 500 (AFG), Independent agency with access to multiple markets.
  • Consistently recognized as a top place to work.
  • Work in a team environment, where your ideas can be shared.
  • Average employee tenure of 10 years.
  • Committed to giving back to the community.
  • Numerous opportunities for career development and growth.
  • Employee wellness programs.

 If you enjoy building customer relationships and networking, this job is for you! Learn more at www.greatamericaninsurancegroup.com.

Responsibilities

  • Develops in-depth product and industry knowledge.
  • Becomes familiar with policies and procedures, as well as the business and organization. Complies with company and regulatory guidelines.
  • Becomes familiar with and utilizes computerized systems for tracking, documenting questions / responses, information gathering and / or troubleshooting.
  • Processes agency downloads - Reviews customer information provided from external insurance companies and through policy download
  • Builds relationships and favorable contacts with current Personal Line accounts.
  • Learns to interact with customers to provide information in response to routine inquiries (telephone, email, mail, etc.) about products or services. Refers non-routine / more complex issues to more experienced staff.
  • May help manage social media calendar, and help to develop original content via blog posts and social media posts.

    Answers agency phones calls and relays calls to appropriate staff members.

    Provide assistance to office support – orders office supplies, balances petty cash, etc.

  • (Once Licensed) Develops skills and actively seeks information to understand customer’s circumstances, problems, expectations and needs for the purpose of providing all the appropriate coverages, correct quotes and placed with the appropriate insurer. Shares and / or conveys information to customers, regarding their account(s) maintaining a professional demeanor in all situations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 0 to 3 years of experience.
  • Training provided to obtain Insurance P&C Agency licensure within 6 months.
  • Performs work under close supervision. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Develops working knowledge of company products and / or services and business systems used to perform job functions. Works within narrowly defined limits and authority on assignments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

 

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