Direct Sales Representative - Commercial Lines Insurance

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West Trenton, NJ

NJM Insurance Group

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Full Time

Overview: Due to a recent promotion, NJM Insurance Group, a leading mid-Atlantic property-casualty carrier, is seeking a Direct Sales Representative in our Commercial Lines Department to support and grow the territory of Middlesex and Union Counties in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania (Bucks County).
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>effectively manage the existing and new flow of direct channel worker's compensation, commercial automobile, General Liability &amp; BOP/Umbrella business through collaboration with all NJM business units.</li> <li>work with direct customers to determine their insurance-related needs and provide solutions.</li> <li>demonstrate the ability to strategically develop and present effective proposals for direct worker's compensation, commercial automobile, general liability &amp; BOP/Umbrella new and renewal business.</li> <li>support the commercial lines culture and strategic initiatives including the autonomy of business channels through collaboration with NJM business units.</li> <li>regularly attend industry events or functions such as Chamber of Commerce, NJM Corporate Giving, and customer sponsored events.</li> <li>ensure premium payments are paid timely and manage effective collection methods.</li> <li>demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of all existing and new NJM commercial and personal lines product offerings in all states.</li> <li>effectively demonstrate to clients and prospects the NJM value proposition.</li> <li>thoroughly understand&nbsp;policyholder needs, competitive plans, and best industry practices to ensure that NJM remains a leading provider of property-casualty insurance products.</li> <li>be responsible for direct worker's compensation, commercial auto, general liability, BOP/Umbrella &nbsp;(&lt; 7employees) new business goals, and servicing/retention of direct accounts in assigned territory.</li> <li>manage account activities and utilize and manage prospecting material including SNL &amp;, CNC/Winback lists to meet weekly, monthly, and annual prospecting metrics. &nbsp;</li> <li>follow-up all lead inquiries and assist the department manager with commercial lines strategic initiatives when necessary.</li> <li>actively participate in direct new business proposal meetings and generating new business referrals.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education and Experience:</strong>​​​​​​</p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree preferred</li> <li>Minimum 5 years&rsquo; commercial insurance company experience in the insurance industry, specifically in either Commercial Lines Marketing, Sales, Production Underwriting, Distribution and/or Relationship Management.</li> <li>Specific knowledge of the commercial lines in New Jersey and Bucks County, Pennsylvania marketplace as it relates to new agent appointments and account opportunities&nbsp;</li> <li><u>Required Certifications or Licenses</u>: Must maintain and remain current with their (property and casualty) producers&rsquo; state licenses and continuing education credits</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Sales oriented with experience and successful track record selling standard commercial lines products in the noted territories.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to communicate orally and in writing with others to explain complex issues.&nbsp;</li> <li>Full knowledge of all commercial line&rsquo;s standard insurance products and usages.</li> <li>Ability to manage multiple clients, tasks, and requests.</li> <li>Adequate knowledge of rating procedures, coverages, and industry operations to effectively manage, maintain, and write assigned client and prospect lists.</li> <li>Knowledge of insurance markets and reference to markets.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of insurance underwriting procedures</li> <li>Results-oriented with the ability to meet strategic goals as required for the assigned territory.</li> <li>Excellent analytical, problem resolution, negotiating, and project management skills.</li> <li>Professional, committed, and self-motivated with the ability to focus on daily tasks&nbsp;</li> <li>Proficient with Microsoft Office &ndash; Outlook, Word, Excel &nbsp;</li> </ul> <br />NJM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is fully representative of the diversity that exists in the communities in which we do business.