Account Executive - Technology

Remote - California
Business Insurance – Technology Insurance Team /
Full Time /
Hybrid
Insurance is a trillion dollar market that is fundamental to society, yet it has not modernized — until now. 

Newfront is building the modern insurance experience. 

We've reimagined the experience for clients, prospects, and employees, altering the way people create, understand, select, transact, and use insurance. We're changing the approach so that it starts and ends with the client, not the product, and empowering people for moments that matter. 

Our unique approach recognizes both the vast potential of technology and the fundamental role of insurance experts. We're a technology-driven company with DE&I in our DNA and strong values; we believe people matter most. 

Our mission is to define the future of the insurance industry, while instilling a high performance culture in combination with living our Work, Love, Play ethos each day. We value balanced lives and are passionate about creating a culture of wellness that results in healthier, happier, and more productive employees, and more successful clients.


SUMMARY: This position is responsible for development, communication, and service needs for our client companies and for retaining large, complex accounts through relationship management.

FROM THE TEAM: Come join a well-rounded team of high energy, customer dedicated P&C professionals, who come together as one in supporting both our clients and our co-workers.  Reach for this opportunity to become part of our team and expand your horizons – come elevate with us!

GENERAL INFORMATION

    • This position is a salaried, exempt and full-time hybrid or remote role (within USA), with the option to work from any of Newfront's office locations. Will be considered hybrid if living within 25 miles of a Newfront office location. Requires seasonal or intermittent traveling to visit clients and prospects. #LI-Remote
    • This position reports directly to the Sr. Account Executive.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

    • Manage client relationships and develop team service strategy, plan and processes to meet client needs. Provide client advocacy as primary point of contact.  
    • Independently prepare for, plan and conduct client meetings.
    • Manage preparation of new business RFP’s; market new and renewal accounts; develop and manage service calendars and prepare presentations for new clients.
    • Provide strategic management new and renewal business risk identification and program design (including contract and claims history review.) 
    • Participate in prospecting activities to both identify and close new business.
    • Partner with production teams to establish and maintain aligned service offerings and delivery of client needs.
    • Participate in carrier activities.
    • Perform as team or subject matter expert and advanced resource.  Keep abreast of industry trends, changing markets, reviewing and mastering new or evolving specializations, policies or products.
    • Perform thorough contract reviews for clients.
    • Perform database file management and input information.  Accurately manage and maintain documents in agency management systems. 
    • May manage and/or train the next level down (i.e. AE may manage and train AMs or ACs.; AM may manage and train ACs)
    • Other tasks, duties or special projects as assigned.
    • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

    • Excellent negotiation and communication skills:  written, public speaking and presentation preparation.
    • Professional composure and exceptional customer service skills, diplomacy, professionalism and tact.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and its complex features. 
    • Ability to be resourceful, take initiative, solve problems, create solutions and direct process improvements.
    • Thrives working with others in a fast paced environment.  Excellent management skills.  Ability to train, delegate, provide oversight and give feedback. 
    • Adaptability and flexibility to proactively anticipate and address issues and client needs.
    • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to navigate demanding schedules, priorities and volumes.
    • Ability to learn, adopt and train use of technology systems and software applications.
    • Excellent at multi-tasking and flexibility to manage ever changing priorities and deadlines.
    • Advanced at multiple and strategic project planning including extended time management.
    • Ability to forge relationships and build trust.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of 8 years experience in the insurance industry, middle market risk management experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION

    • CA Property and Casualty Insurance license required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Requires moderate to long periods of time sitting at a desk, using computer monitor and keyboard, speaking on the phone, etc. 
    • Requires short to moderate (intermittent) periods of time standing or walking, often to and from meetings that require sitting.
    • Requires very occasional lifting of objects (mostly documents, lap top equipment, etc.) that weigh fewer than 20 pounds.
    • Requires seasonal or intermittent travelling to visit clients and prospects.
$105,000 - $137,000 a year
The pay range for this position in California, Washington, Colorado and New York at commencement of employment is expected to be between $105,000 and $137,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


At Newfront, we are committed to hiring diverse talent and supporting an inclusive workplace environment. If you are excited about a role at Newfront but feel you’re missing a few of the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself. You may just be the next Newfront team member that we are looking for! 

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