Account Manager

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Los Angeles, United States of America

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Client Services

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240178

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Account Manager

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Los Angeles, United States of America

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Client Services

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240178

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Working at Lockton

At Lockton, we’re passionate about helping our people achieve their ultimate potential. Our people are curious, action-oriented and always striving to make ourselves and those around us better. We’re active listeners working to ensure understanding and problem solvers developing innovative solutions. If you can see yourself delivering excellent service to clients, giving back to our communities and being a part of our caring culture, you belong here.

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About the Position

Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.

A few of the reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • A huge emphasis on community involvement
  • Frequent athletic and wellness events
  • Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10 year anniversary!
Business unit

West Series

Salary

$63,000-$84,000

Schedule

Full-time

Job type

Standard

Workplace

Hybrid

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Your Responsibilities

Position responsibilities
•    Services designated book of business as relating to marketing, claims, and administration
•    Responds to Client’s inquiries, maintains documentation of communications, existing issues, and issue resolutions
•    Supports implementation of new lines of coverage by setting up account, collecting needed documentation, and reviewing plan details with Client and Carrier
•    Ensure accuracy of exposure information from the Client, including reviewing loss-run schedules and client stratifications
•    Requests and collects quotes (new and renewal) from carriers
•    Audits quotes, binders, and endorsements and makes requests for changes as needed
•    Process audits and creates audit analysis for Client
•    Receives policy, then updates and completes policy check to ensure completeness
•    Updates specifications, application, and summary information to reflect changes during the year
•    Monitors receipt of quotes from carriers once submitted and negotiated by more senior staff
•    Binds coverage under direction of the Unit Manager/Account Executive
•    Informs Client of all changes that may affect insurance premiums or coverage
•    Gathers and compiles information for new business opportunities
•    Inputs client information into the data management system, ensuring accuracy and completeness
•    Generates materials for Client presentations and meetings
•    Creates and sends compliance communications as needed
•    Engages with Producer and Accounting Department to appropriately determine action plan and assist in collection efforts or billing discrepancies
•    Performs other work-related duties as needed

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Qualifications

Position qualifications
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and/or years of experience equivalent
•    Typically, two or more years of Client services experience is required
•    Demonstrates strong working knowledge and experience within brokerage/commercial insurance industry 
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
•    Strong attention to detail required
•    Ability to attend industry training sessions as needed
•    Understands industry trends and governmental regulations
•    Readiness to expand knowledge and effectiveness in the insurance industry by successful completion of extended insurance education beyond continuing education requirements as needed
•    Organizational and time management skills to prioritize heavy workloads to meet time-sensitive deadlines.
•    Ability to comply with all company policies and procedures, proactively protecting the confidentiality of client and company information 
•    Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to interact with clients, project team members, and associates at all levels of responsibility, representing Lockton in the highest professional manner
•    Ability to travel by automobile and aircraft and be away from home more than one day and night, as needed
•    Legally able to work in the United States 

This position may be eligible for annual discretionary bonus consideration.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockton Companies is proud to provide everyone an equal opportunity to grow and advance. We are committed to an inclusive culture and environment where our people, clients and communities are treated with respect and dignity.

At Lockton, supporting diversity, equity and inclusion is ingrained in our values, and we believe that we are at our best when we fully embrace everyone. We strive to cultivate a caring culture that learns from, celebrates and thrives because of our breadth of differences. As such, we recognize that recruiting, developing and retaining people with diverse backgrounds and experiences is vital and enabling our people to thrive personally and professionally is critical to our long-term success.

About Lockton

Lockton is the largest privately held independent insurance brokerage in the world. Since 1966, our independence has allowed us to serve our clients, take care of our people and give back to our communities. As such, our 10,000+ Associates doing business in over 100 countries are empowered to do what’s right every day.

At Lockton, we believe in the power of all people. You belong at Lockton.

How We Will Support You

At Lockton, we empower you to be true to yourself in all that you do. Your success is our success, and we provide opportunities to help you grow and create a rewarding career path, however you envision it.

We are ready to meet you where you are today, and as your needs change over time. In addition to industry-leading health insurance, we offer additional options to support your overall health and wellbeing.

Learn more about your Lockton experience

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