Employment2020-01-16T12:24:46-08:00

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

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.

Category: Marketing

Salary: Monthly DOE

Reports To: Owners

Benefits: 401k, PTO, Vacation, Medical

Primary position objectives:

This position requires individuals to be well-versed in developing demand generation opportunities by creating automated marketing campaigns to solicit past and potential clients. This individual must be able to learn and use cloud-based CRM, Marketing, and/or Data Base Systems to systematically send email and video marketing campaigns in support of the company’s sales and retention goals. This position will include developing marketing strategies and promotional drip campaigns to increase the company’s customer base and overall revenue.

This individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently with little direction or oversight. This position must have outstanding organizational and communication skills, and able to create, format, and deliver reports to management.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Achieve goals established at annual performance review
  • Build and execute marketing campaigns across platforms
  • Follow and refine analytic procedures and reporting standards
  • Segment and analyze prospect database to target campaigns
  • Brainstorm and develop marketing strategies and test their success and key metrics
  • Work in cohesion with CEO and Sales Manager to build marketing campaigns targeted at former and future clients
  • Create and follow a campaign through its life cycle and complete audits as needed to maintain and report on campaign performance
  • Manage performance metrics, budget tracking, and reporting across select digital marketing channels
  • Educate and work with Producers implementing campaigns to achieve desired objectives
  • Retain current clients through drip campaigns using proactive outreach and communication, consistent follow-up, and providing industry insights or value-added information pertinent to target group

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business or marketing
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in sales marketing automation
  • Demonstrate strong technical and analytical skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • Familiarity with using one or more cloud-based sales/CRM/marketing systems such as Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, Salesforce, Data Base Management & Reporting, Pardot, Merketo or Hubspot
  • Detail oriented
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism
  • Possess a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Apply Here

Do you love helping people and making them feel welcome? This is a great opportunity to showcase your excellent people skills as the face of our company in the role of Receptionist and Admin Support. Are you intrigued by the opportunity to join a fast-growing, fast-paced company, becoming an integral part of helping our company to even greater success? We are in need of a positive, high energy individual, who can remain calm and professional in a fast paced and fun environment. This is a part-time position and hours are Wednesday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for a total of 23 1/4 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to both external and internal customers
  • Answer phones, greet customers, and assist or direct as needed to ensure customers are served in a friendly and prompt manner
  • Assist clients with printing Auto ID cards, accepting and processing payments, answering basic questions as allowed for non-licensed staff
  • Back up and assist with sorting and distributing of faxes, communication and requests from various resources including designated Outlook group emails
  • Back up mailroom admin with sorting daily mail and assisting with mail processing
  • Provide administrative support on assigned tasks and projects which may include but not limited to ordering supplies, emailing invoices, processing reports, paperwork, and electronic documents, prepping new hire packets, recoding of accounts, scanning documents, and other miscellaneous duties
  • Follow established agency procedures and guidelines and adhere to the employee manual

Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer 6-months experience in office setting with switchboard experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to work in fast paced environment and remain calm and professional
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, listening, written and verbal
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Cash handling experience
  • Creative, adaptable, and self-motivated
  • Strong technical skills
  • Maintain confidentiality of information

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.

APPLY HERE

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.

Apply Here

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