Careers - Job Descriptions

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Want to join a stable and bullet proof industry? (Insurance)
Have you hit a ceiling in your present role?
Has COVID affected your company and your professional opportunities?
If you answered YES to any of the above questions, have incredible talent and are a go-getter with strong interpersonal skills, explore a career path at Premier. We are a home-grown Colorado business on the move with operations all over the country.  
Company Overview:
With over 20 years in business Premier Group Insurance is one of the largest and fasting growing Property & Casualty agency entities in the United States. In fact, Insurance Journal ranks Premier in the Top 15 in Personal Lines out of an independent agency universe of nearly 36,500 agencies, and #48 in total P&C.
Current Openings:
Office Receptionist:
As the Receptionist at PGI, you will be responsible for providing stellar support to both our internal and external customers. The right candidate will have the immediate and direct ability to understand the Property and Casualty insurance industry and impact our organization as you directly communicate with departments and agents. This client-focused professional will be assisting the company in servicing independent insurance agents and handling general office duties. This role is ideal for someone who is adept at operating efficiently in a very high-volume atmosphere, sharing best practices with the team, meeting the needs of agents, and achieving PGI’s business goals.

Office Receptionist Job Responsibilities:
  • Welcomes guests and customers by greeting them, in person or on the telephone, and answering or directing inquiries.
  • Navigate and find insured information on agency management system, proficiently and accurately as product excellence is the standard.
  • Scanning documents
  • Maintaining/ordering office supplies
  • Creating welcome sign for visitors
  • Maintaining clean conference rooms
  • Organizing lunches/events as needed
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related and additional duties as needed.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal & written communication to convey professionalism in all facets of the job, both internally and externally.
  • Detail oriented, resourceful, and can think critically
  • Positive disposition as you’ll be dealing with different office personalities
  • Computer software skills including Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Highly organized with the ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year of experience as a receptionist or similar role
  • Experience managing Outlook calendars
  • Prior event coordination experience, preferred
Industry:  Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time to Hire (6 month assignment)

Hours:  Mon- Fri 8:30- 5:30

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $16.00 to $18.00 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Benefits
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.
Office Assistant:
We are small, but stable business, where people are the most important thing to us. We genuinely care about providing excellent services to our clients and we treat them like our highly valued family. We are looking for someone that is a true “people” person, sincerely cares about helping others, and naturally has a positive personality to be our most client facing team member. Our ideal candidate is someone who is willing to learn, a good problem-solver, is a clear and concise communicator, and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Most importantly, we need someone who will not just solve customers’ problems with a smile one their face, but because they genuinely care about helping others.

Primary Responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Answering phone calls
  • Assisting with mail
  • Supporting the licensing team
  • General administration duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Professional phone and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request
  • Outstanding computer software skills including Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent time management skills
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • 6 months – 1 year of office experience within Property and Casualty preferred
  • A positive and professional attitude
  • M-F Reliability
Industry:  Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time/Temporary

Hours:  Mon- Fri 9- 5:30. (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $14.00 to $16.00 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.
Admin Licensing Specialist:
Let your excellent communication, organizational, and administrative skills take you above and beyond in a company where innovation and opportunity go hand in hand. As a Licensing Specialist you will build relationships between our agents and carrier partners to provide the product access they need to succeed. You will engage yourself in a multitude of processes and become familiar with all aspects of the ever-evolving insurance industry while building the bridge between agent, access, and success.

Primary Responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Help agent gain access through carrier appointment paperwork completion
  • Assist/train on EZLynx systems
  • Work with agents to get them producing fast
  • Customer Service
  • Detailed clerical work
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 6 months office or admin experience
  • Retail experience with general public in selling of insurance (Preferred, but not required)
  • Quick learner/coachable; (knowledge of commercial lines a plus, but not required)
  • Excellent verbal/written communication a must
  • Ability to think outside of the box and develop tools for agents
  • Ability to Multitask with accuracy and attention to detail
Industry:  Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours:  Mon- Fri 9- 5:30. (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $35,000 to $45,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.

Senior Office Assistant:

As Senior Office Assistant to the leadership team at PGI, the right candidate will have the immediate and direct ability to influence and understand to a higher degree the Property and Casualty insurance industry and impact our organization as you directly communicate with all departments and Insurance Carriers at all leadership levels. Your ability to better understand, work within, and impact the P&C industry on a national level are limitless.

Senior Office Assistant Job Responsibilities:

  • Conserves executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; and initiating telecommunications.
  • Executes commitments made to our one client; our agents, and our one stake holder; our carriers.
  • Maintains executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
  • Welcomes guests and customers by greeting them, in person or on the telephone, and answering or directing inquiries.
  • Prepares reports for presentation by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Represents the executives by attending meetings in the executive’s absence and speaking for the executive.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Completes projects by assigning work to office staff and following up on results.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems and recording meeting discussions. Utilizes the Agency management system and other reporting systems and dashboards to run and compile data and reports.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Reporting skills
  • Supply management
  • Scheduling
  • Event management
  • Computer software skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Organization skills
  • Time management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Travel logistics and events

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required.
  • Property and Casualty licensed preferred, but not required.
  • 3-5 years of office experience within Property and Casualty preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience as an Independent agent or employed by an Insurance carrier preferred
  • Experience managing multiple calendars.
  • Experience booking travel.
  • Prior Event management

Industry:  Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours:  Mon- Fri 9- 5:30. (Flexible)

Travel: Limited (<10% when permitting).

Compensation Information:

  • Pay Range: $35,000 to $50,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Performance Bonus + Benefits
  • Non-Exempt

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.

Commercial Lines – Producer:
At PGI, the Commercial Lines – Producer will prospect for new commercial lines business in the small to middle market business segments. The Producer will be tasked proactive outreach, relationship development, insurance evaluations, sales of insurance policies, client onboarding, and client retention. The Producer must deliver results that satisfy the requirements of PGI, in a manner that is consistent with PGI’s insurance carrier growth and profitability goals.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop a prospecting strategy aligned with carrier appetites.
  • Construction of lead lists and prospecting opportunities.
  • Phone, Digital, and In-Person calling to set appointments.
  • Conversion of opportunities into sales.
  • Complete information gathering and detailed underwriting submissions to carrier partners.
  • Presentation of quotes and proposals of insurance.
  • Binding of coverage, collection of payments, issuance of policies, complete client onboarding experience.
  • Risk management strategy and loss control guidance.
  • Annual reviews and remarketing of insurance when necessary.
Qualifications:
  • Must have an active P&C license – REQUIRED
  • Preferably 5+ years of experience in commercial lines insurance
  • Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Adobe, and basic computer skills
Additional Competencies:
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Able to work independently and drive results.
  • Motivated & self-starter
  • Attention to detail
Industry:  Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours:  Mon- Fri 9- 5:30. (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $50,000 to $70,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.
Commercial Lines Account Manager:
At PGI, the Commercial Lines Account Manager supports our clients, producers and independent agents in the quoting, issuing and service of commercial insurance policies. This is a dynamic role, requiring a solid knowledge of commercial insurance carriers, products, services, risk management, and claims processes. Additionally, this fast-paced position requires skilled organization, time management, and communication skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with insureds to underwrite commercial insurance risks.
  • Quote/Bind new and renewal business policies (WC, GL, Umbrella, Commercial Auto, etc. )
  • Provide accurate information by following processes and procedures
  • Evaluate coverages, proposals, renewals, endorsements.
  • General policy servicing 
  • General endorsement processing 
  • Answer billing questions and process payments
  • Follow up on items requiring resolution
  • Stay up to date with carrier appetites and new products in market 
  • Work alongside a team of Producers, Account Managers, and Commercial Business Consultants 
  • Assist all team members in daily tasks and deadlines
Qualifications:
  • Must have an active P&C license – REQUIRED
  • Preferably 2+ years of experience in commercial lines insurance
  • Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Adobe, and basic computer skills
  • Organized and able to multitask
Industry: Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours: Mon-Fri 9- 5:30 (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $45,000 to $65,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Performance Bonus + Benefits
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.
Agency Billing Specialist:
As the Agency Billing Specialist in the Commissions and Accounting Department, you will be a part of the team that is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of agency bill payments and financing. You will respond to both phone and email inquiries, in addition to making necessary outbound communication. You will be responsible for helping our clients out with a variety of insurance needs such as billing and payment services, providing necessary policy documents, processing policy change requests, and account reviews just to name a few.

Responsibilities:
  • Receive and sort incoming payments with attention to detail and credibility
  • Manage the status of accounts and balances and identify inconsistencies
  • Finance Processing
  • Review and disburse commission statements for all sub-agents
  • Ensure all agents remain informed on their outstanding debts and deadlines
  • Perform routine Commission Audits
  • Invoicing and Payment Processing
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Processing
  • Assist in Payroll duties
Qualifications:
  • At least 1 year of experience working in Accounts Receivable and/or Accounts Payable
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with emphasis in working with Excel
  • Good with numbers and attention to detail
  • Ability to think outside of the box
  • Ability to Multi-task is highly recommended
  • Fast Learner and Reliable
Industry: Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours: Mon-Fri 9- 5:30 (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $40,000 to $55,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Performance Bonus + Benefits
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.
Commissions and Accounting Assistant
As the Assistant to the Commissions and Accounting department, you will be a apart of the team that is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of our independent agent’s commissions. You will respond to both phone and email inquiries, in addition to making necessary outbound communication. You will be responsible for helping our clients out with a variety of insurance needs such as billing and payment services, providing necessary policy documents, processing policy change requests, account reviews just to name a few.

Role/Responsibilities:
  • Review and disburse commission statements
  • Assist with Commission and Payroll duties
  • Provide Customer Service Support to sub agents
Qualifications:
  • Must have an active P&C license – REQUIRED
  • Preferably 5+ years of experience in commercial lines insurance
  • Proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Adobe, and basic computer skills
Skills/Qualifications:
  • General Accounting knowledge
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with emphasis in working with Excel
  • Good with numbers and attention to detail
  • Ability to think outside of the box
  • Ability to Multi-task is highly recommended
  • Fast Learner and Reliable
Industry: Insurance

Employment Type: Full-time

Hours: Mon-Fri 9- 5:30. (Flexible)

Travel: None

Compensation Information:
  • Pay Range: $30,000 to $50,000 (Dependent on experience and/or qualifications)
  • Total Compensation = Pay + Performance Bonus + Benefits
  • Non-Exempt
Benefits include:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement – 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Flex Time

Apply today for the opportunity to work with one of the largest, fastest growing, award winning, independent insurance agencies in the US.