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Account Executive

Company: Assurant
Location: Duluth
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive! We are a market leader in the Shared/Gig Economy, Leased and Financed Equipment and Classic Car space.  The Account Executive will foster and grow relationship with our clients. They will be single point of contact at Assurant for assigned clients and act as a liaison for in-house client services. You’ll succeed in this role if you thrive in a fast pace environment, you are problem solver, self-starter, energetic, possess a positive attitude and passionate about collaborating with various groups to provide innovative solutions for clients.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify new business opportunities within client organizations and highlight, sell and execute resulting initiatives upon client and Assurant agreement to proceed.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key contacts within client organization at a variety of levels.

  • Manage and monitor all initiatives and projects relating to our clients.

  • Ensure that all deliverables from Assurant to client organizations are delivered on time, every time.

  • Provide narrative to Sr. Management on a variety of business reports including the ability to evaluate the programs financial performance against various goals and benchmarks.

  • Work with various functional areas to develop recommendations based on program performance through financial analysis, report any problem areas and provide solutions and alternative recommendations.

  • Effectively communicate recommendations to Assurant Sr. Management and clients.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve critical issues independently and source appropriate support channels to resolve issues and/or move forward with new initiatives.

  • Ability to escalate issues appropriately and effectively when necessary throughout all levels of the organization.

  • Conduct or participate in training sessions that support client programs.

  • Prepare and conduct Business Reviews by coordinating, creating and verifying all documentation and all other participation and logistical arrangements.

  • Participate in contracting/re-contracting process as required.

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the financial and contractual arrangements for assigned clients.

  • Participate in the Request For Proposal process in conjunction with Business and Product Development as appropriate.

  • Recommend changes to existing processes and procedures and implement changes in a lead capacity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in a relevant Business environment or equivalent education

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA degree

  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas both written and verbally.

  • Business analyst experience

  • Sales experience and customer engagement

  • Strong Organizational skills

  • Must be PC literate (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

What You Should Know About Us:

At Assurant, our core values - integrity, change, urgency, and excellence - guide us as we work together to support our commitments to our clients, their customers and to each other. In collaboration with leading retailers, wireless carriers, utilities, and financial institutions worldwide, we underwrite, market and administer extended service or service contract programs for consumers and small businesses.

  • Assurant, Inc. helps people protect what matters most to them

  • We have been around for a while with our roots tracing back to 1892

  • We are a Fortune 500 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 21 countries

  • We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks

Assurant (NYSE: AIZ) is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renter’s insurance; lender-placed homeowner’s insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services. With approximately $42 billion in total assets and $8 billion in annualized revenue, Assurant is in 21 countries and operates across North America, Latin America, Europe and with an emerging footprint in Asia.  

For more information, please visit https://www.assurant.com/

Keywords: Assurant, Duluth , Account Executive, Other , Duluth, Minnesota

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