Director of Brokered Business

<p>A career at The Auto Club Group (ACG) can be satisfying, exciting and rewarding. By aligning your professional development with our business objectives, ACG can help you attain your career goals &mdash; and make a difference. Get started by choosing the career that&rsquo;s right for you.</p>

Tampa, FL

The Auto Club Group

AAA was founded over 100 years ago for the purpose of lobbying for driver and passenger rights, fair laws and safer vehicles — all to better promote the love of the open road and the adventure of driving. Since then, AAA has grown to over 50 million members strong, while providing valuable membership services such as roadside assistance. Additionally, AAA has broadened its horizons to include all types of travel-related services, as well as offer a variety of insurance and financial products and services. Today’s AAA is a national federation comprised of more than 50 individual clubs throughout the United States and Canada. Whether you’re traveling around the world or to the corner grocery store, planning a honeymoon or weekend road trip, learning to drive or in need of a battery boost, the best way to begin your journey is with AAA.

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.</p> <p><strong><u>Work Environment:</u></strong></p> <p>Spend a varying amount of time traveling with exposure to road hazards and temperature extremes. Assigned to a temperature-controlled office location for use when not traveling.</p> <strong> <u>Compensation</u></strong><br /> The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance-based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, pension, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!
Responsibilities: <p>Responsible for Brokered Business activities and profit and loss for assigned states. Work with the Vice President of Brokered Business to create an infrastructure and develop a strategy for implementing new products and carriers. Develop strategic plans to establish and maintain profitable operations and meet financial performance goals.</p> <p>Understand members&rsquo; needs to determine Brokered products needed in the market place. Identify insurance carrier partners to provide products. Build, sustain and manage insurance carrier partner relationships. Ensure that the selected products and carriers support the corporate vision. Oversee the maintenance and adherence to corporate controls and federal regulations.</p> <p>Work with the distribution team and internal business partners to distribute products throughout assigned states. Distribution responsibilities include: ensuring proper education and training on products being offered and communicating product and plan changes/updates.</p> <p>Evaluate initiatives to ensure efficiency and alignment with plan objectives. Communicate performance goals and plan progress. Identify areas in need of improvements. Recommend, develop and implement plan enhancements.</p> <p>Maintain industry knowledge and understanding of best practices and requirements in Brokered Business activities and operations.</p> <p>Oversee the team of business analyst responsible for special products, reporting and carrier relationships and communication.</p> <p><u>Supervisory Responsibilities:</u></p> <p>Select, hire, train, develop and coach assigned staff in accordance with corporate and Human Resource guidelines.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong><u>Preferred Qualifications:</u></strong></p> <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Licensed P&amp;C, Life and Health agent.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Qualifications</u></strong></p> <p><strong>Required Qualifications:</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Education:</em></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Business, Management Sales, Marketing or a related field.</li> <li>Possession of a valid State Driver&rsquo;s license.</li> </ul> <p><strong><em>Experience:</em></strong></p> <ul> <li>Five years of experience managing brokered business, insurance sales or insurance marketing operations.</li> <li>Market development experience including analyzing territories and/or sales markets and developing long range strategic business plans to: increase the profit and quality of existing business; retain existing customers; cross sell products to existing customers and increase overall market share.</li> <li>Implementing strategies and plan objectives.</li> <li>Evaluating plan activity and results to determine next steps and necessary plan enhancements.</li> <li>Leadership experience to include coaching, mentoring, challenging and enabling employees and independent contractors to successfully meet objectives and goals.</li> <li>Preparing and monitoring operational budgets.</li> <li>Working with and presenting plan results and program progress to all levels of management.</li> </ul> <p><strong><em>Knowledge and Skills:</em></strong></p> <p><u>Knowledge of:</u></p> <ul> <li>Current and emerging brokered business, insurance sales or marketing principles, techniques and practices</li> <li>Insurance products and requirements</li> <li>Techniques used to develop, communicate and implement strategic plans</li> <li>Techniques and best practices in project analysis and evaluation.</li> </ul> <p><strong><em>Ability to:</em></strong></p> <ul> <li>Communicate effectively with managers/employees in order to share complex information (i.e., numbers, margins, customer service data, customer defections, quality data, contingency bonus tracking, etc.) In a clear and understandable manner.</li> <li>Identify strengths and weaknesses of assigned states/regions and model skills needed to facilitate corrective action in various areas including product knowledge, prospecting, professionalism closing techniques, mentoring, etc.</li> <li>Oversee business plans for the development of sales opportunities in assigned territories.</li> <li>Interpret reports and utilize as tools to increase performance of managers.</li> <li>Oversee the accurate assessment of insurance requirements consistent with company standards for writing policies.</li> <li>Perform compliance oversight and ensure adherence to agency principles.</li> <li>Recruit and develop sales personnel.</li> <li>Represent the company to industry representatives and general public in a favorable manner.</li> <li>Travel extensively throughout the state and to work irregular hours.</li> </ul>