Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sons of Norway is Looking for a New Business Representative

We are looking for a qualified candidate for an open New Business Representative position at the Sons of Norway Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN! Are you a person with strong technical aptitude, attention to detail and excellent communications skills? If so, then you may be interested in working for Sons of Norway!

Here's the full job description:

New Business Representative

Sons of Norway of Minneapolis, MN is seeking a New Business Representative that will assist in our Insurance Services Division. 

About us:
Sons of Norway was organized as a fraternal benefit society by 18 Norwegian immigrants in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on January 16, 1895. The purposes and goals of the Founding Fathers were to protect members of Sons of Norway and their families from the financial hardships experienced during times of sickness or death in the family. Over time, the mission of Sons of Norway was expanded to include the preservation of Norwegian heritage and culture in our Society. We have grown since our beginning and are now the largest Norwegian organization outside Norway.

Job Summary:
This position is primarily responsible for registering new applications in our New Business system, ordering requirements as part of the underwriting process, and generating certificates of insurance after the application has been approved by the underwriter.  This position will also be handling of all incoming and outgoing mail in the department, and training of new/newer New Business employees by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Prepares and completes initial set up process for all annuity and life applications.
  • Orders the actual underwriting requirements through assigned vendors as directed by the underwriter.
  • Prepares and submits all the necessary paperwork to existing carriers/custodians, allowing for swift transfer of funds via 1035 exchange, rollover or transfer.
  • Upon underwriter approval of applications, generates and assembles policy pages for immediate distribution to FBCs.  This also includes making sure the producer is paid.
  • Upon receipt of outstanding delivery requirements, changes policy status to in force, and insures that FBC is paid.
  • Processes all new business mail.
  • Reinsurance Administration.
  • Trains new employees. 
Job Requirements:
  • Associates Degree  
  • 5+ years demonstrated knowledge and experience related to Insurance processes and procedures preferred.
  • Strong Technical aptitude.  Ability to analyze and use various computer software as needed with little training.
  • Strong attention to detail needed to manage new business process.
  • Exceptional communications skills. Ability to ‘lead’ team meetings and effectively work with both external and internal customers.

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to:
Sons Of Norway
Attn: Mike Wnek
1455 West Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

No comments: