Employee Benefits Consultant
Job Description: Who We Are Were NFP, a five-time Best Places to Work award winner in Business Insurance for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. We are also recognized as an Elite 2018 Agency award winner named as a Top Employee Benefits Firm. We are a leading Insurance Broker and Consultant that provides Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, and Retirement and Individual Private Client solutions to help our clients reach and realize their goals because we believe business is personal. Our personal commitment to our team and our clients have created long-lasting and successful relationships across our growing 300+ nationwide offices and 17 international locations. To learn more, please visit: https://www.nfp.com/ The Role The Senior Account Executive interacts with clients on a day-to-day basis while developing and maintaining relationships with both client and carrier representatives. This individual will prepare applications, specifications and marketing strategy for new business as well as the renewals of assigned clients with little to no supervision from their Supervisor on difficult lines. This role requires the employee to take on the role of lead consultant and primary point of contact for clients. The Senior Account Executive may work on large, complex accounts with large premiums and multifaceted coverages. This is a full-time position working from an assigned office in the mid-Atlantic to the upper East Coast region (DC, MD, VA, NY); we also offer flexibility for well-experienced hires to work full-time from home who have the ability to come to an assigned office as required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Negotiates terms, conditions, coverage limits and pricing with carriers and wholesalers. level facilitates requests and needs of the carriers on behalf of NFP's clients. Works with the Claims Department on relevant claims for assigned clients. Requires expertise in multi-line accounts with more complex coverages including retrospective rating plans for large lines of coverages and foreign packages. Maintains a diary (follow-up system) to ensure policies, endorsements and other information is received to comply with requests May supervise and direct the daily job activities of the Coordinators, Account Managers and Account Executives. Build and maintain strong relationships with carriers, and clients through regular contact and client visits. Keep clients apprised of appropriate industry trends and events, including all state and federal regulatory issues. Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities: Excellent written communication skills writes clearly; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numeric data effectively; able to read and interpret written information. Self-confident to make sound independent decisions Ability to successfully interact with a variety of people/personalities Strong leadership skills Must be able to read, analyze and reconcile financial reports Possess technical expertise plus good analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to handle situations in a calm, courteous and professional manner Education and/or Experience: BA/BS preferred Typically more than 8 years of industry and product line experience Experience with an agency management system required; EPIC preferred Certificates, Licenses, Registration: Property & Casualty Broker's License required upon hire CIC, CPCU or other P&C designation preferred What We Offer NFP is proud to offer a competitive salary, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k) with match, exclusive discount programs, health & wellness programs, and more. Our PeopleFirst culture focuses on building and nurturing lifelong relationships with our employees because, at the end of the day, we exist to be there for others. NFP and You Better. Together. NFP is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer.