Employment2019-09-09T10:16:17-07:00

Employment

Thank you for your interest in working with Rice Insurance. We believe that offering clients the highest level of service starts with creating a terrific work environment and that’s why we’re looking for only the best and the brightest. If you believe you fit this description then we invite you to follow the instructions or links below for a detailed description of each position.

We’re currently seeking a qualified individual for the following positions:

Bellingham Office

Do you strive to provide the best client experience and enjoy working with a team of professionals in a fast paced, fun and professional environment? Come join a company that has not only been a pillar of the community but continues to be highly successful and setting records. Recognized for the past four consecutive years as one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, by INC 5000 and rated as one of the top privately-held companies based in Bellingham, Rice Insurance is now hiring for Commercial and Personal Lines Processors. 

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • 401K
  • Work/life balance
  • Opportunities and potential for advancement

Major Responsibilities:

  •  Maintain, build, and solidify relationships with existing clients
  • Conduct full policy reviews and relay information to employees and clients as needed
  • Clearly and timely document all actions and correspondence between client, agent, and insurance carrier into agency system
  • Prepare and issue appropriate documents as needed including certificates of insurance
  • Process policy and billing changes
  • Assist with creating and verifying accuracy of sensitive correspondence

Qualifications:

  • Prefer minimum 1-year insurance industry or professional office experience. Experience in banking or finance is a plus
  • Demonstrate strong technical and analytical skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Target 60 WPM typing speed

Founded in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently-owned, full service insurance broker located in beautiful Bellingham, Washington. We believe in building long term relationships with our clients and holding our employees to a high level of integrity. At Rice Insurance we believe that offering clients the highest level of service starts with creating a terrific work environment and that’s why we’re looking for only the best and the brightest.

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MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately and thoroughly prepare proposals for new business
  • Work face-to-face and over the phone with clients in need of individual medical insurance
  • Provide excellent customer service to all existing and prospective clients
  • Maintain open communication with clients, account managers, and carriers.
  • Issue appropriate documentation and compliance requirements as needed
  • Enter and maintain accurate and clear documentation within agency computer system
  • Meet sales goals
  • Maintain active Life & Health License

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 1-year experience in sales
  • Demonstrate strong technical and analytical skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Products.
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Requirements:

• Obtain and maintain a Life and Health Insurance Agent License.
• Ability to pursue and close sales.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Self-motivated and goal orientated.
• Strong technical skills, computer and math skills, strong analytical capability..
• Strong organizational, prioritization. time management, and follow-through skills
• Maintain confidentiality of information.
• Prefer minimum 2-years’ experience in sales.

Issaquah Office

As a Rice Insurance Intern, you will be responsible for the generation of qualified sales leads as potential clients in the insurance industry. Building upon the same attitude, responsibility and self-motivation that enables you to earn a degree in Business, Marketing or Advertising; you will develop your skills by identifying and qualifying potential clients. Cold-calling, web based due diligence and the Salesforce CRM will be the tools for your success. This position will start in Bellingham, Washington for training with an expected duration of 2-3 months. Housing will be provided along with salary and benefits while you are in the training and development program. Upon successful completion this position will transfer to our Issaquah office with a salary and commission structure.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Achieve goals and objectives established in annual sales plan
  • Prospect for new business from identified target groups and resources
  • With oversight from Lead Sale Executive determine client’s insurance needs using effective questioning techniques, obtain necessary information to provide prospects a quote, complete applications and submit to the company with appropriate down payment
  • Enter calls and actions in the agency’s operation system and follow up in a timely manner
  • Maintain reports and attend all sales meetings as required
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to effectively sell a wide array of products offered by our various carriers
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Obtain a Property & Casualty Insurance Agent License
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Self-motivated, organized, and effective prioritization skills
  • Technically proficient
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to pursue and close sales

Founded in 1946, Rice Insurance is an independently-owned, full service insurance broker located in beautiful Bellingham, Washington. As a broker we work with well known A+ rated insurance companies allowing us to shop for the right insurance for you at an unbeatable value. We believe in building long term relationships with our clients and holding our employees to a high level of integrity. At Rice Insurance we believe that offering clients the highest level of service starts with creating a terrific work environment and that’s why we’re looking for only the best and the brightest.

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To apply for the following positions or any future opportunities, email your resume and cover letter to hr@riceinsurance.com.