Solicit new business from agents and maintain current business levels by meeting territory volume and profit objectives, while maintaining and growing a relationship between National General Insurance, potential agents, current agents, and internal customers. This is a field based position covering the Columbus, OH territory.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
Manage relationships with the agencies in assigned territory
Meet the agreed upon new business production goals and aid appointed agents in underwriting or claims problems
Manage current agencies to increase written premium volume goals
Solicit new agencies, evaluate their potential to write quality new business, and appoint qualified new agencies
Decrease the percentage of non-producing agents within the territory, by reviewing agents' production figures periodically and work with more experienced personnel to suggest improvement, modify, or cancel agency appointments
Maintain competitor information and communicate key information within 24 hours of being made aware of situation
Research and provide product managers with detailed documentation
Carry out reporting and other required administrative duties
Handle special projects as requested which may include, but is not limited to, attending special events with agents and assisting with organization or agency seminars and continuing education classes.
Minimum Skills and Competencies:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
Previous experience in sales and/or Property & Casualty claims handling
Ability to evaluate agencies for new business potential
Solid understanding of the Insurance industry and organizational relationships of the company
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
Valid U.S. State-issued driver's license required
High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
Works independently with little supervision
National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.
In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.