Marketing Specialist, Marketing Representative, or Senior Marketing Representative
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies Chicago, IL
BHHIC Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Insurance Company
As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and "large company" benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, "small company" atmosphere.
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, a group of property and casualty companies rated A++ by A.M. Best, has an immediate opening for a Marketing Specialist to represent our organization by visiting agencies to build and foster agency relationships in assigned territories.
- Acts as marketing specialist visiting small to mid-sized agencies in the assigned territory. Routinely visits assigned agency partners with a travel level of approximately 50-60% of the time.
- Provides marketing information to agents regarding product opportunities, how to transact business with Company and response to basic inquiries on how to place various Property Casualty and Workers Compensation insurance products with the Company.
- Participates in group agency meetings in various locations throughout the year to introduce new products and enhancements. Trains agents on new online product technologies and changes to existing online products. Distributes regular agent communication regarding product changes and enhancements via e-mail or in person.
- Initiates contact with prospective agencies by calling the agency directly to identify characteristics and qualifications of the agency and to understand the level of interest in the BHHC online products. Sets up appointments for marketing representatives with prospective agents and prepares the basic marketing materials required for initial agency visits.
- Assists prospective agents in preparing Company appointment application and supplies information to Agency Licensing unit to prepare new agency contract. Obtains necessary agency licensing and producer information required for Company appointment process and assists in setting up login ids and passwords.
- May attend conventions or other industry functions to maintain visibility to current and potential agents. Responsible for generating interest and developing a clear understanding regarding how to conduct business with BHHC.
- Communicates issues raised by individual agents as well as changes in the marketplace regarding competitors, coverage forms, pricing, and other items that may come up to management and company underwriters.
- Completes and updates reports for underwriters and managers regarding agency calls, individual agency submission activity and product binds.
- Perform related duties as directed or as situation dictates such as assisting other groups in various product marketing launches, etc.
- Bachelor degree business or related field or equivalent
- Personal computer related spreadsheet software
- 1-2 years related work experience (preferred)
- Principles of finance, business, statistics, and insurance (preferred)
- Knowledge of insurance and rating and insurance products (preferred)
- Insurance industry and marketing techniques (preferred)
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Excellent customer service
A comprehensive benefits package is available for regular, full-time employees, including health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance as well as a 401(k) with company match. We also proudly offer 100% upfront tuition reimbursement to regular, full-time employees, to further your education. Our Omaha office boasts a complimentary state-of-the-art, on-site gym, a robust wellness program, low-cost downtown parking, and numerous volunteer and networking opportunities with other emerging professionals.
| Date Posted
September 11, 2019
| Date Closes
October 11, 2019
| Located In
Marketing BHHC Great Lakes
| SOC Category