United Fire Group

  • Production Marketing Representative

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1810
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Webster
    Category
    Marketing
    Travel
    75+%
    Company Car Provided?
    Yes
  • Overview

    At United Fire Group (UFG), our commitment is to assist our independent agents and brokers in growing their businesses by offering competitive products and excellent after sale support.  This position will be working remotely in TX, LA, and MS. It requires heavy travel and reports to our Gulf Coast Branch in Webster, TX. The Marketing Production Rep is dedicated to our Small Business Pro-Series business. 

     

    As a critical key member of our front-line team your contributions will have a direct impact on that commitment.  Your marketing duties will include generating profitable production from selected agencies, as well as prospecting and appointing new small business agencies. You will work closely with our Small Business Unit to develop a profitable book of business across the region. 

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate strong people skills, communication skills, and negotiation skills
    • Become proficient with our paperless commercial rating and processing systems
    • Project a good company image and communicate what United Fire Group is looking for in an agency
    • Gather information on competitors and analyze
    • The position will frequently involve irregular and extended working hours.  Overnight travel is required.  The use of a company vehicle will require an acceptable driving record

    Qualifications

    Must possess:

    • Four year college degree strongly desired
    • At least five years marketing and/or underwriting experience with a property and casualty insurance company
    • Conceptual knowledge of underwriting, claims, loss control, premium audit and accounting functions

     

    Preferred to also have:

    • Additional educational achievement, related to insurance, is highly preferred.  Examples would be CPCU, CIC, etc. 

     

    Attributes we seek:

    • Must be able to accomplish the goals of the position, as well as the goals of the organization, with minimal supervision
    • Able to effectively and positively influence others; strong negotiation skills
    • Promote a positive image and develop productive relationships with agents
    • Demonstrate strong analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, planning, and time management skills
    • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Enthusiastic and energetic with great user and product sense
    • Demonstrate an open-minded, team-oriented, and collaborative work style through exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Have a flexible mindset and thrive in a dynamic work environment

     

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    United Fire Group has a policy to provide equal opportunity for all.  We continue to take positive action to recruit, hire, train, transfer and promote persons in all job categories based on the individual’s ability to perform the job and without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or genetics. 

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