CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

THE SECRET TO OUR SUCCESS IS OUR PEOPLE

 

  

Do you have a passion for success and a desire to grow? Do you want to be part of a diverse, professional team who will always have your back?

Overmyer Hall Associates leads the insurance industry because of our expert team members and their access to continuing education.

A career at Overmyer Hall Associates means colleagues continue to grow, client relationships continue to strengthen, and the endless opportunity to thrive in a meaningful culture.

 

To apply for a position at OHA, please Contact Us and attach your resume as a PDF or Word Document.

 

Current Available Positions:

Risk Placement Manager

Position Title:    Risk Placement Manager

Reports To:       Commercial Lines Operations Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                

Primary Functions:

  1. Accountable for placement of new commercial lines accounts.
  2. Ensures profitable growth and account retention, long-term company and client relationships, and effective utilization of corporate resources.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate with producers and their prospective clients to prepare and submit applications for new commercial lines business.
  2. Work directly with underwriters to obtain quotes to be presented to prospective clients.
  3. Maintain long-term high quality relationships with carriers, which result in increased support from companies and provides high quality products to insureds.
  4. Negotiate with carriers to provide the best possible outcome for clients and prospects.
  5. Stay abreast of issues and developments impacting carriers, and share those developments with the commercial lines team
  6. Develop and maintain a deep understanding of coverages affecting our commercial lines clients and prospects
  7. Serve as a central point of contact within the agency for all commercial lines carriers.
  8. Locate, research and develop marketplace opportunities by forming affiliations with new markets and/or new programs with existing markets.
  9. Oversee the use of excess, surplus market placement and relationship with brokers.
  10. Offer direct support to client managers and producers on placement of key accounts during the renewal process.
  11. Conduct regular meetings with carriers to discuss submission activity, agency results, and receive carrier updates.
  12. Attend carrier sales meetings and other company functions, as determined beneficial to agency relationship
  13. Obtain carrier production reports on a regular basis and participate in annual planning meetings
  14. Assist in refining current marketing processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
  15. Participate and implement projects as assigned by the Commercial Lines Operations Manager or the Executive Committee

Qualifications

  1. Ohio Property and Casualty license is required.
  2. Professional designation is a plus.
  3. College degree preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  4. Knowledge of commercial insurance and products is essential.
  5. Knowledge of Applied Epic is desirable.
  6. Strong understanding and comfort using Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint).
  7. Good listening skills and attention to detail are important.
  8. Strong organizational and prioritization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple tasks.
  9. A high sense of urgency.
  10. A desire to live by “Our Culture.”
Assistant Client Manager

Assistant Client Manager

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide assistance to Account Managers and Producers in handling and processing of new and renewal commercial lines business.
  2. Provide customer service to clients as assigned and requested.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Coordinate expirations with Account Manager and Producer to obtain renewal and/or new business information.
  2. Maintain expiration lists.
  3. Issue Certificates of Insurance and handle endorsement requests.
  4. Check new and renewal policies for accuracy in rating, typing, coverages, signatures and input these transactions to generate billing invoices. Ensure these items are delivered to the client.
  5. Maintain client data in Agency Management System (Applied’s Epic Version) in accordance with agency procedure manual.
  6. Issue Auto ID Cards
  7. Prepare proposals
  8. Receive phone calls from clients and companies regarding coverage, claims, or administrative problems and comply with the request and/or refer to the producer only when necessary.
  9. Maintain a suspense system within Agency Management System to follow up on outstanding orders, correspondence, reports to follow up appropriately.
  10. Be familiar with and follow agency E&O guidelines.
  11. Run motor vehicle reports and determine driver eligibility.
  12. Perform special projects at management’s request.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be a self-starter, imaginative and creative with great communication skills both verbal and written.
  2. Must have a high sense of urgency.
  3. Willingness to obtain Property and casualty license during the training process.
  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  5. Strong organizational and prioritization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple tasks.
  6. A desire to live by “Our Culture
Commercial Lines Sales Executive

Position Title: Risk Management Advisor/Sales Executive/Insurance Producer

Reports To: Sales Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Overmyer Hall Associates is a fast-growing property and casualty insurance brokerage, and is seeking energetic, entrepreneurial commercial sales professionals to join our team. This position requires advanced communication skills and the ability to develop expert knowledge of insurance products and services. The role is consultative in nature, and the successful candidate will partner with clients, CEOs, CFOs, and business owners to help them mitigate risk. The individual in this position must be capable of pursuing and closing sales of new and existing commercial clients.

Essential Functions

• Serve as a consultative risk management professional to clients and prospects, to help them manage, mitigate or transfer risk.
• Build strong relationships with carriers and develop a deep technical understanding of their insurance products and services.
• Prospect for new business from existing clients and identified target groups.
• Become an industry expert in chosen niche markets.
• Achieve objectives established in annual producer sales plan.
• Survey prospects to determine insurance needs, inspecting current insurance policies, risk management plans, property, products and records.
• Collect detailed risk and underwriting information including survey data and loss history.
• Develop and deliver formal proposals of insurance including details of coverages, limits, deductibles and other pertinent information.
• Work with Marketing Manager to complete company submissions and selection of potential markets.
• Conduct client and prospect appointments communicating proposals and renewals, explaining details and communicating desire to conduct business.
• Stay informed of all claims or service issues and become involved in resolution when required.
• Participate in renewals, when appropriate, by reviewing expiration listing with service person to determine appropriate action and collection of information to prepare renewal submissions.
• Maintain production reports and attend all sales meetings as required.
• Promote agency and insurance industry in the community through involvement in networking groups, trade associations, and other relevant professional affiliations.
• Keep informed of industry developments through review of trade press and by attending insurance carrier training meetings on new products, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Proven ability to pursue and close deals.
• Three or more years of experience in commercial sales.
• College degree in business or related field is required.
• Must be able to operate with a high degree of autonomy, and with minimal oversight.
• Professional designations are preferred.
• Responsibilities include travel to local client and carrier locations during the work day, as well as occasional out of town travel.
• Candidate must have insured vehicle and be legally eligible to drive to client meetings.
• Must be willing to live by “Our Culture.”

Commercial Lines Client Manager

Commercial Lines Client Manager

Primary Functions:

  1. Provide prompt, accurate, courteous service to customers, producers and company personnel.
  2. Grow and develop talents and insurance knowledge to highest level possible.
  3. Provide, with a positive attitude, a high level of support in obtaining, maintaining, expanding and servicing commercial accounts.

 

Major Responsibilities

  1. Service Commercial Lines accounts as assigned and aid in collections.
  2. At the direction of producer, and with Assistant Client Manager, prepare company submissions for renewal business quotes and prepare proposals of insurance for established Commercial Lines clients, including visits to clients with producer when requested.
  3. Initiate, screen and prepare endorsement requests for Commercial Lines clients.
  4. Be sure all requests for certificates of insurance are issued within 24 hours of request.
  5. Review all applications, policies, endorsements and audits for accuracy.
  6. With Assistant Client Manager, Invoice all premium bearing transactions.
  7. Prepare account summaries as required.
  8. Be sure all requests for ID cards, evidence of property, certificates, binders, and/or obtain underwriter approval on manuscript endorsements are completed timely
  9. Maintain suspense items in a timely manner.
  10. Keep current on rates, forms and coverage changes through circulars, bulletins, trade publications, seminars and schools offered.
  11. Maintain all client activity in the agency automation system.
  12. Service commercial lines accounts in a manner to eliminate gaps in coverage, thus reducing our E&O exposures.
  13. Take claims and discuss merits of claim.  If necessary, report to carrier and monitor.
  14. Keep producers fully informed of all important activities on their accounts.
  15. Immediately report all malfunctions of system software to the systems manager.
  16. Assume other job responsibilities as assigned by producer or department manager.

 

Qualifications

  1. Education requirement:  college degree preferred.  High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. Ohio Property and Casulaty license is required
  3. Professional designation is a plus.
  4. Knowledge of computer systems and operations is desirable. (Applied’s Epic)
  5. Good listening skills and attention to detail are important.
  6. Knowledge of commercial insurance and products is essential
  7. A high sense of urgency
  8. A desire to live by “Our Culture”.

 

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