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Account Coordinator-Group Benefits - #214695

Job Area:Insurance
Business Area:SBD Distribution
Location:KS - Overland Park
Career Category:Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time:Full Time
Date Posted:04/15/2013
Close Date:05/08/2013


One of the key roles on our team is our Account Coordinator. This opportunity can be a rewarding career for professionals who enjoy working in a fast paced sales environment with other highly motivated team members.

Our Account Coordinators provide support for local sales representatives through contact with brokers and clients to improve group benefits (dental, disability, life insurance) product sales. There are a variety of areas in which our account coordinators make a positive impact to ensure our brokers and clients have a successful new business implementation. This includes (but not limited to) preparing and working with sold case submissions to ensure the highest quality information is received which in turn expedites processing and creates a great first impression of our team . To be successful in this role, it takes professionals who possess the right combination of excellent communications skills, good judgment, business acumen and sound analytical skills.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
Prefer 1-3 years of related experience in group benefits services, marketing or sales.
Must obtain Life & Health licenses within 3 months and apply for required non-resident licenses.
Must maintain licenses by meeting continuing education requirements.
Requires broad understanding of insurance operations, products, and concepts with the ability to apply marketing strategies and systems.
Requires strong planning, organizational, problem solving and time management skills with the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities.
Requires effective verbal and written communication skills plus the ability to develop effective relationships and motivate producer behavior.
Must be self directed and be able to accomplish work with limited supervision and general work direction. Occasional overtime may be required.
Some travel may be required including overnight stays (5%).

Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by The Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Job Level:

With this position we may consider bringing in an individual at a higher level.

Background Check Requirements:

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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