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Career Opportunities at Brown & Brown Northwest

Brown & Brown Northwest Mountain | BBNW Portland, OR

At Brown & Brown NW, we are competitive to our people, through providing a place that cultivates new ideas, innovative creativity, relationships, and solutions to our industry. We value people who have energy and are collaborative, innovative, demonstrate leadership and have the ability to energize both the team and our customers to make a difference in their workplace and community.

 

Our desire is to attract and retain the best talent in our business. If you think you’d like to run with our team of athletes, please submit your resume via the contact listed with the position you are interested in. Note that only resumes for current positions will be accepted – unsolicited resumes will not be retained.

 

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Every successful team thrives on diversity of talent, experience, character and work ethic. At Brown & Brown, our continued success depends on the full and effective recruitment and enhancement of the most qualified teammates. To be clear, Brown & Brown does not discriminate against teammates or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, absence of religious affiliation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, perception of disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, gender orientation, marital status, service in our armed forces, veteran status in our armed forces, political activity or political party affiliation. Put simply, Brown & Brown, Inc. is a Meritocracy® – our people rise according to their merits. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity for all our teammates and applicants for employment.

 

Our equal employment opportunity philosophy, in accordance with federal, state and local law, applies to all aspects of employment with Brown & Brown including recruiting, hiring, training, transfer/promotion, compensation, benefits and termination. At Brown & Brown, we endeavor to treat our people fairly and in a fair-minded way, free of discriminatory practices, and make employment decisions on the basis of job-related qualifications, including personal merit, competence and potential for advancement.

Department: Personal Lines

Location: Medford, OR

 

Overview:

 

Brown & Brown, Inc. is one of the largest and most respected independent insurance intermediaries in the U.S. We are a publicly traded company, listed on the NYSE as BRO and employ over 8,000 seasoned professionals. Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, our offices are located across the United States and we are looking for ambitious professionals to join our team!

 

With over 75 years of proven success, Brown & Brown is one of the insurance industry’s most powerful and influential leaders. Through our four business segments (Retail, National Programs, Wholesale Brokerage, and Services), Brown & Brown provides risk management solutions to businesses, corporations, governmental institutions, professional organizations, trade associations, families, and individuals.

 

There are no employees at Brown & Brown – only Teammates. We strive to attract people who are competitive, driven, and disciplined. Built on meritocracy, our company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to always doing what is best for their customers. With Brown & Brown you will be introduced to a career with virtually unlimited possibilities and will have access to the training, the mentoring and the tools you need to succeed.

 

The Client Account Manager’s primary responsibility is servicing existing accounts while generating additional revenue through cross-selling, accounting rounding, and new business.  Client Account Managers provide high level consulting services for our clients’ personal insurance needs. Developing strong relationships with our clients and understanding their risk exposures, ensures our clients’ personal assets and their financial positions are protected.

 

Responsibilities:

 

• Analyze client’s lost exposures and determine coverage needs.

• Annual revenue (commission) generation through cross-selling, account rounding, and new business.

• Meet or exceed annual department retention goals.

• Prepare proposals and meet with clients to present recommendations.

• Assist clients with day-to-day questions, coverage changes, billing issues, etc..

• Generate documents and produce correspondence including summaries of insurance, schedules, and proposals.

• Update and run account and policy information including claims in agency management system, AMS.

• Take initial loss information and report claims to carrier in a timely manner.

• Completes all policies and underwriting specifications on accounts; prepare all accompanying documentation and analysis.

• Prepare policy renewals and endorsements, account updating, and billing.

• Develop and maintain relationships with clients and carriers through phone calls, personal meetings, seminars, etc..

• Keep current on marketplace changes and inform client as necessary.

• Maintain appropriate level of confidentially of information processed.

• Attend required training sessions, courses, etc. to develop and maintain up-to-date skills, licensing, and product knowledge.

• Duties are done independently or in a team environment.

• Other duties may be assigned.

Required Skills:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

• Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) or equivalent with minimum one (1) year of experience as a Personal Lines Agent or high school graduate with a minimum of four years’ experience as a Personal Lines Agent, other combination of work and/or education will be considered.

• Must have or obtain within the first six (6) months a Property & Casualty Agent License for all required states..

• Solid knowledge and understanding of personal lines coverage, forms, and contract language.

• Familiarity with computerized rating programs.

• Basic understanding of company underwriting guidelines.

• Fluent with Microsoft Windows, Office365, Word, and Excel.

• AMS360 experience or skills to learn software program at an accelerated ability.

• Exceptional telephone demeanor.

• Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

• Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

 

To Apply for this Position:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

careers@bbnw.com

 

We offer a mentorship program and internal growth opportunities are encouraged.

 

Brown & Brown will provide a highly competitive compensation package. We also provide a full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, as well as 401K with company match and Employee Stock Purchase Program.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

Department: Commercial Lines

Location: Portland, OR

Job Details:

 

Position Summary:

 

The primary responsibility of the Junior Client Account Manager is to transition into a Client Account Manager position within two (2) years.  Under the guidance of the rest of the commercial department, the Junior Client Account Manager assists the team with routine tasks such as data entry/processing, prepare invoices, process endorsements, maintain various department spreadsheets, and correspond with clients and insurance companies. With an assigned select amount of accounts, the Junior Client Account Manager will learn all aspects of managing their own clients.

 

Primary / Essential Duties:

 

• Manage a small book of assigned accounts.

• Attend any required training sessions and courses to maintain skills and licensing requirements.

• Process certificates of insurance for the team.

• Scan and attach all mail/correspondence in AMS for the team that were not processed by the operations team.

• Respond to client emails and phone calls as assigned and if licensed.

• Copy and assemble proposals.

• Address policy change requests by processing endorsements.

• Check policies ensure each policy is delivered to the client within 30 days of receipt.

• Review and verify renewals and issue invoices.

• Increase revenue by crossing selling and writing new business.

• Duties are done in a team environment.

• Other duties or special projects may be assigned.

 

Competencies:

 

• Receptive to the mentorship, training, and guidance of Team Leader and teammates.

• Working knowledge of business office practices and procedures.

• Prioritize work and manage time effectively.

• Efficiently deal with a variety of personalities inside and outside of the organization.

• Knowledge of records management systems and storage.

• Read, comprehend, and write simple and/or difficult correspondences, comprehensive reports, and visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint software, graphs, tables, charts).

• Effectively present information and respond to questions from prospects, teammates, and insurance carriers/brokers.

• Calculate basic math functions such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

• Compute rate, ratio, discounts, interest, commissions proportions, and percentages

• Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in all methods of communication.

 

Qualifications:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

• Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) with six (6) months of office experience, or high school graduate with a minimum of one (1) year of office environment experience; other combination of work and/or education will be considered.

• Basic understanding of insurance and business terminology.

• Fluent with Microsoft Windows, Office 365, Word, and Excel.

• AMS360 experience or skills to learn software program at an accelerated ability.

• Exceptional telephone demeanor.

• Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

• Maintain a high level of confidentiality

Certificates / Licenses:

 

Maintain, or obtain within the first six (6) months, a current Property and Casualty License for all required states.  Enroll in CISR/CIC Designation Program when required by Team Leader.

 

Physical Demands:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the teammate is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The teammate is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms for at least eight (8) hours a day. The teammate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are those a teammate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but the pace can be very busy.  No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

 

Travel:

 

None except for educational or training purpose.

 

Salary Range: Negotiable
Relocation Expenses: Not Covered

 

To Apply for this Position Please Contact:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

careers@bbnw.com

 

Brown & Brown will provide a highly competitive compensation package. We also provide a full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, as well as 401K with company match and Employee Stock Purchase Program.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

Brown & Brown of Oregon, LLC
Location: Portland,OR

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our structured two-year program designed to educate and prepare college graduates for a sales position within either the Commercial Property & Casualty or Employee Benefits Divisions of Brown & Brown Insurance. The Producer in Training is responsible for obtaining new business as well as managing existing accounts. The program will teach new Producers:

• Technical property and casualty & health insurance training
• In depth coverage analysis and policy review
• Insurance carrier marketing
• Outside sales and client consultation
• Business to business relationship development
• Account management and customer service.

 

Upon successful completion of the two-year program, the candidate will move into the Commercial Division as a Producer where he or she will focus on large commercial accounts. Additional opportunities for advancement within the company will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

 

Required Competencies:

• 4 Year College Degree
• Outgoing, sales-oriented personality
• Highly competitive with a strong desire to succeed
• Financially motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
• Detailed and analytical
• Works well in group environments
• Adheres to time lines in an orderly manner
• Excellent verbal / presentation skills

 

Salary Range: Negotiable
Relocation Expenses: Not Covered

 

To Apply for this Position Please Contact:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

careers@bbnw.com

 

Brown & Brown will provide a highly competitive compensation package. We also provide a full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, as well as 401K with company match and Employee Stock Purchase Program.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

Brown & Brown of Oregon, LLC
Location: Portland, OR

 

Job Summary:

 

Brown & Brown of Oregon, LLC is seeking an experienced Producers with a successful track record in writing new commercial insurance for clients in either Property & Casualty or Employee Benefits division.

 

Brown & Brown is one of the largest insurance agencies in the Northwest and the 6th largest insurance broker in the US. We are currently accepting applications for qualified producers who are looking to join our dynamic sales team. An ideal candidate will possess the following traits.

 

Responsibilities:

• Technical property and casualty or health insurance knowledge
• Ability to perform in depth coverage analysis and policy review
• Ability to create and maintain insurance carrier marketing relationships
• Outside sales and client consultation
• Business to business relationship development
• Ability to work effectively with account management and customer service teams
• Desire to join a larger, more capable firm to continue to grow personal book of business

 

Required Competencies:

• 3+ years of insurance sales experience
• 4 Year College Degree
• Outgoing, sales-oriented personality
• Highly competitive with a strong desire to succeed
• Financially motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
• Detailed and analytical
• Adheres to time lines in an orderly manner
• Excellent verbal / presentation skills

 

Salary Range: Negotiable
Relocation Expenses: Not Covered

 

To Apply for this Position Please Contact:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

Please forward your resume with the position you are applying to in the subject line to:

 

careers@bbnw.com

 

Brown & Brown will provide a highly competitive compensation package. We also provide a full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability, as well as 401K with company match and Employee Stock Purchase Program.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.