Health Insurance Broker Representative

Job Location:

Richmond, VA 23226,USA

Job Category:

Healthcare & Medical

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Description

 

Choice Insurance Agency is one of the fastest-growing companies in our industry as identified by Inc 5000. We believe that by “protecting people’s present, we secure their dreams.”  We are searching for an experienced high-energy Health Insurance Broker Representative to work in either the Richmond area or the Va.Beach area.. The position involves creating and maintaining employer-based benefit programs, in-depth knowledge of insurance plans and the ACA, and extensive product knowledge and understanding of industry trends. The Broker Representative will be the primary point of contact for our independent broker partners and our carrier partners, for both current and new business. The Broker Representative may also assist in developing sales strategies and issue resolution. You should be an adaptable, knowledgeable multi-tasker with strong communication and computer skills.

Successful Broker Representative will be a skilled communicator and analyst who can help the Broker find the best fit for the Client.

Sensitivity to confidential information is required.

Salary: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year

Flexible work from home options available

Benefits

Benefits Included (after 60 days):

  • Employee Health Benefits (medical, dental, & vision) 
  • 401K Retirement Plan 
  • Employer-paid Group Life Insurance 
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability 
  • Employee paid Short Term Disability 
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits available 
  • Full reimbursement of costs for licenses or required training to employees on a 1-year pro-rated basis 
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Paid Bereavement 
  • Access to The Choice Insurance Agency business and self-improvement library 
  • Gym membership reimbursement 
  • Employee Referral Bonus 

Responsibilities

  • This position will require in-depth knowledge of multiple health carriers’ plans, policies, and parameters as well as a working knowledge of the Affordable Care Act.
  • The Broker Representative will process new and/or renewal business and keep broker updated as to status.
  • The Broker Representative will perform various administrative duties and assist our brokers with customer service and billing problems.
  • The role will keep detailed records of each service call, including copies of critical documents, in Salesforce CRM.
  • BR will become a credible and dependable resource, developing a trusting/productive relationship with the Brokers to facilitate client satisfaction and ultimately growth of the Broker’s book of business.
  • BR will also develop and maintain strong relationships with sales and support staff of carrier partners, managing their process and policy requirements effectively.
  • Will educate and train new and existing brokers on all aspects of health plans, including comparisons to the competition.
  • Will update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances insurance agency reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Stays current with legislation and trends affecting insurance
  • Provides high-quality, timely service and troubleshooting assistance

Maintains a positive, solution-focused attitude

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with technology and ability to learn new systems, including various specialist applications as well as Word and Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to understand the Broker’s needs
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Honesty and discretion when dealing with Brokers and staff members
  • Team player with a commitment to company values
  • Ability to work successfully toward hard deadlines each month

 

Education:

  • High School Diploma required; college degree in related field preferred but not required

Experience and Additional Competencies:

  • Life & Health Insurance License (required within 2 months)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software
  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with excellent multi-tasking and follow-up abilities
  • Basic analytical and mathematical skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor

 

Preferred:

  • Sales: 2 years experience (outside sales or inside sales representative, retail sales associate, or telemarketing)
  • Service: 2 years experience
  • Successful track record of meeting sales goals/quotas

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About Choice Insurance Agency

Choice Insurance Agency serves families, businesses, and insurance brokers throughout the Mid-Atlantic from our headquarters in Virginia Beach and additional offices in Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, and throughout Virginia.  


Our mission is to create custom solutions to help our clients protect what they value most.  Our trusted advisors help our clients understand their options so they may be confident they have the right protection when a catastrophe happens. 


We have over 100 accomplished team members providing personal, business, life, and health insurance and an array of additional employee benefits  We win awards every year for our growth and service and have grown over 600% since 2018.


Our continued growth is an ideal work environment for individuals who wish to work as part of a dynamic team and who seek personal growth.

 


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