CAREERS

The secret to our success is our people. At Overmyer Hall Associates, we believe in treating clients like friends, and associates like family. A career at OHA will not only provide you with an opportunity to be part of such a great team, but it will also provide you with learning opportunities to continue to grow your responsibilities.

We seek experienced, results-oriented insurance professionals with a passion for success and a desire to grow.

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

Current Available Positions:

Personal Lines Department Manager

Position Title:  Personal Lines Department Manager

Reports To:     CEO

                                                                                                                                           

Job Summary

Manages the operations and overall strategy for Overmyer Hall Associates’ growing Personal Lines department.   Establishes and implements best-in-class procedures and training programs to ensure our clients receive outstanding service.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and customer service by maintaining and improving ongoing service delivery methods.
  • Offer continuing service and advice to personal lines clients, many of whom fall into the high net worth category.
  • Formulate a long-term business plan for the personal lines department and develop strategies to accomplish and support key objectives.
  • Establish and implement department and agency policy.
  • Provide direct supervision, technical expertise, training and coaching to personal lines staff.
  • Promote a team environment within the personal lines department and the broader organization.
  • Manage relationships with personal lines carriers to ensure clients have access to the best insurance products available.
  • Stay informed regarding insurance technical knowledge, market trends, agency automation, company information, and other operating techniques.
  • Support the full utilization of the agency management system, Applied’s Epic.
  • Provide agency efficiency through process improvement efforts.

Job requirements and Qualifications

  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in personal lines insurance, underwriting and/or marketing.
  • Highly professional and comfortable in client-facing settings.
  • Proven ability to lead a team.
  • Ohio property and casualty license is required.
  • Professional designation (i.e. CIC, CPCU) is desired.
  • College degree or equivalent is preferred.
  • A desire to embrace and 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”.