Account Manager - Emerging Risk

Newfront Insurance

Newfront Insurance

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Insurance is a trillion dollar market that is fundamental to society, yet it has not modernized — until now.
Newfront is building the modern insurance experience.
We've reimagined the experience for clients, prospects, and employees, altering the way people create, understand, select, transact, and use insurance. We're changing the approach so that it starts and ends with the client, not the product, and empowering people for moments that matter.
Our unique approach recognizes both the vast potential of technology and the fundamental role of insurance experts. We're a technology-driven company with DE&I in our DNA and strong values; we believe people matter most.
Our mission is to define the future of the insurance industry, while instilling a high performance culture in combination with living our Work, Love, Play ethos each day. We value balanced lives and are passionate about creating a culture of wellness that results in healthier, happier, and more productive employees, and more successful clients.
SUMMARY: Responsible for managing the internal service process and relationships for assigned property and casualty client companies.
FROM THE TEAM: Come join Newfront’s Emerging Risk Team! We are a smart, dynamic, and fun-loving group privileged to be working with some of the most innovative companies across the world. We provide risk management guidance to companies across multiple industries. There’s something new every day! We promote from within whenever possible and are committed to the professional development of our team members, providing time and funding for courses and seminars. Oh yeah, we like to have fun too. Newfront is a team of expert advisors providing industry leading services and resources in insurance, risk management, employee benefits and retirement programs to our clients so they can focus on building success.
This position is an hourly, non-exempt, and full-time position and will be reporting to the Senior Account Executive. This is a US based hybrid or remote role (required to work until 4pm PST M-F), with the option to work from any of Newfront's office locations. Will be considered hybrid if living within 25 miles of a Newfront office location. #LI-Remote

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Independently manage client relationships and accounts within our industry leading Emerging Risk Group handling venture backed accounts.
  • Managing a book of up to $1MM in volume revenue made up of approximately ~85 clients.
  • Act as first and primary client point of contact to provide day-to-day service by responding to client questions and requests.
  • Develop, analyze, and implement competitive insurance programs, providing various alternatives for client consideration. Prepare market, quote rates for renewals and new business.
  • Manage the onboarding process of new clients.
  • Manage the marketing process for prospect companies.
  • Prepare and review client communications and finalize for delivery.
  • Communicate and collaborate with producers, clients and underwriters to obtain information, quote rates, prepare proposals, or service existing accounts.
  • Maintain current files and prepare policy renewal questionnaires, recommending coverage enhancements. Review, evaluate, rate and market Commercial Insurance applications and documents for accuracy.
  • Compile and organize all client information necessary to process new, renewal, cancellation and endorsements.
  • Perform thorough contract reviews for clients.
  • Perform database file management and input information. Accurately manage and maintain documents in agency management systems.
  • Provide training to Account Coordinators.
  • May manage Account Coordinators.
  • May manage and/or train the next level down (i.e. AE may manage and train AMs or ACs.; AM may manage and train ACs)
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills: written, public speaking and presentation preparation.
  • Excellent telephone/zoometiquette and customer service skills, professionalism and tact.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and its more complex features.
  • Ability to be resourceful, take initiative, solve problems and offer solutions.
  • Works well with others in a fast paced environment and be responsive to co-workers and colleagues. Ability to train, delegate, provide oversight and give feedback.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to address issues and client needs.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to learn and adopt and train use of technology systems and software applications.
  • Excellent at multi-tasking and flexibility to manage ever changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to review internal/external deliverables to ensure accuracy.
  • Intermediate project planning and management.
  • Ability to forge relationships and build trust.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of brokerage experience with a strong understanding of all lines of coverage including management liability.

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

  • Property and Casualty Insurance license required

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.

  • Requires moderate to long periods of time sitting at a desk, using computer monitor and keyboard, speaking on the phone, etc.
  • Requires short to moderate (intermittent) periods of time standing or walking, often to and from meetings that require sitting.
  • Requires very occasional lifting of objects (mostly documents, lap top equipment, etc.) that weigh fewer than 20 pounds.
  • Requires regular driving and seasonal travelling to visit clients and prospects.
At Newfront, we are committed to hiring diverse talent and supporting an inclusive workplace environment. If you are excited about a role at Newfront but feel you’re missing a few of the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself. You may just be the next Newfront team member that we are looking for!
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