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Marketing Specialist, Marketing Representative, Senior Marketing Representative - Omaha

Company: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company:
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.

Marketing Specialist

Job Objective:
Acts as marketing specialist visiting small to mid-sized agencies in the assigned territory. Provides marketing information to agents regarding product opportunities, how to transact business with Company and respond to basic inquiries on how to place various Property Casualty and Workers Compensation insurance products with the Company. Initiates contact with prospective agencies, sets up appointments for marketing representatives with prospective agents and prepares the basic marketing materials required for initial agency visits.

Major Duties:
- 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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (*minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job function)

Required Knowledge:

  • Bachelor degree business or related field or equivalent
  • Personal computer related spreadsheet softwarePreferred Knowledge:
    • 1-2 years related work experience
    • Company guidelines on acceptability and profitability for applications/accounts/policies
    • Principles of finance, business, statistics, and insurance
    • Knowledge of insurance and rating and insurance products
    • Insurance industry and marketing techniques
      • Skills:
      • Excellent oral and written communication
      • Excellent customer service
      • DocumentationAbilities:
        • Learn quickly
        • Work independently
        • Work well with others
        • Respond well to demands on time and resource
        • Maintain confidentiality
        • Organize time and resources and handle multiple high priorities
        • Work with detail with accuracyMarketing Representative

          Job Objective:
          Acts as marketing representative visiting agencies in the assigned territory. Responsible for monitoring and fostering agency relationships in an assigned territory. Monitors new binding activity as well as renewal retention for assigned group of agents for online products. 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. Initiates contact and sets up appointments with prospective agents.

          Major Duties:
          - Acts as marketing representative visiting agencies in the assigned territory. Routinely visits assigned agency partners with a minimum travel level of 50% of the time. Responsible for monitoring and fostering agency relationships in an assigned territory. Monitors new binding activity as well as renewal retention for assigned group of agents for online products.

          - 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 agencies directly to identify characteristics and qualifications of the agency and to understand the level of interest in the BHHC online products. Sets up appointments 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.

          - Attends 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 and troubleshoots most common problems. Identifies and communicates 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.

          - Performs related duties as directed or as situation dictates such as assisting other groups in various product marketing launches, attends continuing education classes or seminars for sales and marketing, etc.

          Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (*minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job function)

          Required Knowledge:
          • Bachelor degree business or related field or equivalent
          • 1-2 years related work experience
          • Knowledge of insurance and rating and insurance products
          • Company guidelines on acceptability and profitability for applications/accounts/policies
          • Insurance industry and marketing techniques
          • Personal computer related spreadsheet softwarePreferred Knowledge:
            • Principles of finance, business, statistics, and insurance
            • Company, Agency, and department practices and proceduresSkills:
              • Excellent oral and written communication
              • Excellent customer service
              • DocumentationAbilities:
                • Learn quickly
                • Work independently
                • Work well with others
                • Respond well to demands on time and resource
                • Maintain confidentiality
                • Organize time and resources and handle multiple high priorities
                • Work with detail with accuracySenior Marketing Representative

                  Job Objective:
                  Acts as senior marketing representative visiting agencies in the assigned territory. Responsible for monitoring and fostering agency relationships in an assigned territory. Monitors new binding activity as well as renewal retention for assigned group of agents. Sets up appointments with prospective agents and appoints new agencies within authority. Communicates issues raised by individual agents and troubleshoots the majority of problems raising only the most difficult to management to resolve.

                  Major Duties:
                  - Acts as senior marketing representative visiting agencies in the assigned territory. Routinely visits assigned agency partners with a minimum travel level of 50-60% of the time. Responsible for monitoring and fostering agency relationships in an assigned territory.
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Keywords: Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, Omaha , Marketing Specialist, Marketing Representative, Senior Marketing Representative - Omaha, Accounting, Auditing , Omaha, Nebraska

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