Property and Casualty Producer - All Locations in Illinois

Are you ready to join the largest privately owned independent insurance agency in Central Illinois?   Our sales team is growing and TROXELL is seeking an ambitious, outgoing, career-oriented licensed P&C Producer to join our dynamic team.   Candidates must be comfortable speaking with customers and willing to build and develop new customer relationships.  Current locations include Springfield, Bloomington, Champaign, and Chicago, Illinois.

Primary Functions:

  • Responsible for sales of new and renewal product lines business, calling on clients and prospects, identifying and assessment of client needs, and development of coverage proposals.
  • Provides guidance, assistance, and follow-up customer service to established clients and prospective customers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Initiates search and contacts prospective customers through existing client referrals and identified targeted groups. Schedules appointments, solicits quote opportunities, and conducts product orientation sessions.
  • Conducts detailed surveys to identify customer insurance needs, reviews existing policies, risk plans, property, products, and records. Expected to achieve annual producer sales plan objectives.
  • Prepares sales proposals and marketing information including coverages, limits, deductibles, exclusions, and cost comparisons. Delivers and discusses information with clients or prospects.
  • Works with service support staff to complete carrier submissions and to answer client questions about policy applications and likelihood of acceptance.
  • Maintains extensive contact in person, by phone and mail (electronic/postal), with clients, prospects, service line personnel, and division managers to facilitate appropriate and comprehensive product customer service.
  • Monitor expiration listings and participate in renewal collaboration with service personnel, follow-up as appropriate to seek information for renewal submissions with contacts.
  • Maintains electronic and/or paper production files in an orderly, timely manner to ensure follow-up on outstanding or pending business matters. Attends sales meetings as required.
  • Keeps informed through vigilant review and appraisal of industry development and competitive markets, participates in carrier and agency training meetings and sessions, and maintains appropriate licensure.
  • Performs special projects at management’s request.

 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to be highly organized, yet flexible in dealing with shifting priorities, fluctuating workloads, and evolving procedures.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and enjoy working with people in a high volume customer service environment.
  • Ability to pursue and close sales.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex industry documents such as policy limitations, underwriting standards, and procedure/policy manuals, and apply within prescribed routines and practices.
  • Ability to thoroughly analyze product information, and make timely and practical recommendations to managers, service personnel, and clients.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, while maintaining positive staff relationships within a team work environment.
  • Must possess basic familiarity with computers and office equipment, experience with Windows applications such as Microsoft Excel and Word, and the Internet are highly desired.
  • Must be able to secure and maintain insurance licensure, at company expense.

Education and Training:

  • Must be a High School graduate or GED, while advanced training at the technical business, or college level is highly desired.
  • Three years prior work experience in the insurance industry or a related field is preferred.
  • Have CIC designation.

TROXELL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive starting salary plus production bonus with a comprehensive benefit package. Competitive starting salary is dependent on experience and current clientele.

To apply, please upload your resume or send your complete resume to jobs@troxellins.com.

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