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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: Bend, 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.

• Duties are done in a team environment.

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 high school graduate with a minimum of one (1) year of related 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 and maintain 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, Word, and Excel.

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

• Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

• Prioritize work and manage time effectively.

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

• Travel is primarily local with other teammates or as a training tool with rare trips to our Portland office

 

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

 

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.

 

Marketing Analysts’ primary responsibility is to gather and analyze market research on behalf of the Commercial Lines department. Based on this analysis the Marketing Analyst will provide creative strategies that will lead to the production of new and renewal business. Decisions regarding strategy and problem-solving are made using independent direction or otherwise established guidelines. Marketing Analysts are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the marketing process for an account from the initial submission to the carriers through the binding of coverage.  To facilitate the successful placement of client insurance programs, Marketing Analysts will also be responsible for developing and maintain close working relations with insurance company underwriters and wholesale brokers.

 

Responsibilities:

 

• Determine the appropriate markets to be approached for assigned accounts.

• Directly assist executives and producers in market selections.

• Obtain and analyze quotations and declinations from various insurance companies.

• Negotiate pricing and coverage terms.

• Prepare high quality and accurate proposals for presentations.

• Coordinate the implementation of research project plans and prepare status update reports and presentations.

• Monitor, identify, and develop new methods, new markets, and new opportunities.

• Calculate figures and provide oversight to trace, correct, and adjust errors.

• Maintain good relations with carrier personnel.

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

• Become significantly involved and develop expertise in a declared sector or market area by networking and participating in professional development activities.

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 three (3) years of experience in a similar position, or high school graduate with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience and/or training; other combination of work and/or education will be considered.

• Must have a Property & Casualty Agent License for all required states.

• Demonstrate clear knowledge of commercial insurance coverage and standard industry offerings.

• Familiarity with the appetite, coverage, programs, and guidelines of property & casualty insurance carriers.

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

• Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

• Ability to persuade and negotiate with clients and carriers.

• Prioritize work and manage time effectively.

• Handle multiple tasks and/or projects simultaneously despite their complexity.

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

• Determine “what” is needed and “when” to change approach.

• Knowledge of records management systems and storage.

• Read, analyze, interpret, and respond to difficult correspondences, comprehensive reports, and visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint software, graphs, tables, charts).

• Effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, teammate groups, and insurance carriers/brokers.

• Compute rate, ratio, discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages using Microsoft Excel.

• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

• Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

 

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: Property & Casualty

Location: Portland, 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.

 

A structured two-year program is designed to educate and prepare for a transition into a Producer role.  Other opportunities for advancement within the company will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Producers report to the Profit Center Leader, Vice President, or individual whose responsibility are in the sales and renewal of business and defined as “producer” by participation in the TOP GUN program.  Producers receive sales goals and objectives while operating within Brown & Brown quality control procedures. Compensation can consist of commission in addition to base salary, at the Profit Center’s discretion.  Business is primarily conducted outside of the physical location of the branch or office.

 

Responsibilities:

 

• Promote the growth of BBNW through the sale of new accounts.

• Develop and pursue cross-selling opportunities in concert with the Client Account Managers.

• Build, expand, and solidify relationships with the clients at all levels within the company and lead appropriate resources to address the client’s needs, including risk and the identification and resolutions of underwriting or policy issues.

• Obtain prospects and actively pursue and create interest by making telephone calls, writing letters, or through personal visits.

• Maintain and actively work a database of active prospects by identifying business needs and proposing company products and services.

• Monitor level of client service and assist with claim issues as needed.

• Handle and resolve client complaints and problems.

• Encourage and coordinate teamwork and communication among those who service clients.

• Set regularly scheduled meeting on a frequency that is appropriate for each client.

• Assist the Client Account Managers with the collection of receivables.

• Maintain good relations with carrier personnel.

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

• Become significantly involved and future develop expertise in declared sector or market area by networking and participating in professional development activities.

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) in business or financial related field is preferred, other combination of work and/or education will be considered

• Must have, or obtain within 90 days, a Property & Casualty Agent License for all required states

• Basic understanding of insurance and business terminology

• Highly competitive with a strong desire to succeed

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

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

• Exceptional telephone demeanor with above average empathy, able to read the subtleties of non-verbal communication, and respond accordingly

• Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

• Strong, consistent, and assertive communication skills

• Should be highly self-confident and able to rebound from rejection

• Maintain a high level of confidentiality with high energy and ability to work effectively at a fast pace

 

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: 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.