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AssuredPartners EB Account Management Intern in West Des Moines, Iowa

AssuredPartners is the fastest-growing independent insurance agency in the U.S. Founded in 2011 as a national partnership of leading independent property and casualty and employee benefits brokerage firms, AssuredPartners is now one of the largest brokers in the nation after acquiring over 325 agencies. AssuredPartners has approximately 7,000 team members and offices in 40 states and two countries reaching 1.5 billion dollars in revenue. As our company continues to grow at a rapid pace, so do the opportunities for our current and future employees.

College 2 Career Internship Program:

At AssuredPartners, our internship program was created to support the next generation of talent in finding meaningful, professional development experiences within the insurance industry. We expect all of our teammates to actively present new ideas, take a thoughtful approach to responsibilities, and help contribute to building our culture. You will grow with the help of an assigned mentor, be exposed to leadership, departments, and other interns, and create lasting connections.

Overview of Role:

As an Employee Benefits Account Management Intern, you will gain an understanding of the Employee Benefits industry and the distribution models for health and welfare benefit products. The program will provide you with a broad understanding of the insurance brokerage cycle from identifying and properly marketing risks, set-up and implementation of data, building a service timeline, execution of service requests, and working through a renewal. You will build valuable skills in creating and presenting business proposals, understanding specific system and carrier conditions and requirements, and developing time management strategies.

Overview of Primary Responsibilities: During our Internship Program, you will:

  • Complete a rotation through critical teams, which help assess issues, develop solutions, and advocate on behalf of clients

  • Understand the different processes and forces shaping the employee benefits sector

  • Observe and participate in renewal process

  • Understand the organizational flow of revenue through departments

  • Assist in gathering quotations for clients and vendors

  • Assist in developing marketing materials for new plans for clients and prospects

  • Understand health and welfare insurance coverages and apply them to specific client opportunities

  • Copy data and compile records and reports

  • Support efforts in responding to client and vendor requests

  • Tabulate and post data in appropriate customer contact system and/or in applicable database

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Follow company policies with respect to all essential duties and responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be enrolled in post-secondary education, ideally in a degree program concentrating in Risk Management & Insurance, Business Admin, Human Resources, etc.

  • Ideal candidates will be professional and congenial - with inquisitive personalities and the ability to think critically.

  • Must be driven, self-starting, and coachable while demonstrating a high level of maturity.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business documents, and a high capacity for learning is critical.

ID: 2021-8965

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Street: 4200 University Ave