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Risk Services Associate (Producer Trainee)

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35243

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

Valent Group is a privately held independent risk consulting firm based in Birmingham, Alabama, with multiple locations in the southeastern United States. These offices provide all lines of insurance in partnership with specialized carriers. Valent Group was named a 2018 Best Practices Agency by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and has the backing of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a global corporation which began in 1944 and now owns more than 20 businesses in a variety of industries. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical/dental/vision plans, life insurance and other ancillary benefits, profit sharing, employee perks and more.

 

Are you a dynamic individual with an interest in insurance sales? We are expanding our team by hiring a risk associate (producer trainee) who is motivated to succeed quickly by learning insurance fundamentals and establishing relationships to build a profitable book of business and represent our agency in a professional manner in the market.

 

The ideal candidate has a Passion for our clients and their business. Has a responsive, can-do Attitude, which is at the center of our service. They have Curiosity to solve problems through innovative and out-of-the box services. And are Team-oriented, working with others to get the job done. It’s not just what we do, but how we do it.

 

This is what we believe it takes to deliver a Fortune 1000 customer experience to our middle market clients. And we believe our clients and their businesses deserve nothing less.

 

In this role you will:

  • Perform a multitude of duties across agency divisions to develop job knowledge and skills.
  • Under direct supervision, pursue the sale of various types of insurance policies to businesses and/or individuals on behalf of insurance companies.
  • Under direct supervision, communicates with prospective and current clients to explain features and merits of policies offered.
  • Utilize client information and circumstances to design and implement strategic efforts related to insurance coverage.
  • Develop prospective client networks and pursues business leads.
  • May interview prospective clients to obtain data related to insurance policies and needs.
  • Input and track activities in sales management systems.
  • Become familiar and knowledgeable of various company processes and procedures, including the use of the sales management system and various account management processes.

 

You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Currently possess or have ability to obtain Property & Casualty license within 90 days of hire
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to perform well in high-energy, dynamic and team-oriented environments
  • Demonstrate a high degree of dependability and motivation

 

You may have:

  • Previous experience in a sales environment
  • Prior experience in presentations and preparation of similar for both internal and external audience

 

 

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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