Bilingual Farmers Insurance CSR (Bellingham) $

by Kate 18th February 2014

Bilingual Farmers Insurance Customer Service Rep.
Customer Service Representatives work to maximize positive customer experiences by responding to customer inquiries or complaints regarding the company's products or services. They will communicate with internal and external customers about basic
underwriting guidelines, policies, and marketing initiatives to service customer accounts. Additionally, Customer Service Representatives will analyze, clarify, and resolve policy and account-related questions. Client Relationship Management duties include but are not limited to: Must be licensed in P&C and Life/Health by the end of six months. Determine customer requirements and expectations in order to help the customer identify specific products and solutions. Solicit, sell, and negotiate new business policies. Review renewal business and identify appropriate follow-up action based on degree of change. Cross-sell/up-sell products to existing customers.
Keep records of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of
inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken. Assist with the annual review process by contacting customers and preparing personalized customer coverage recommendations and needs. Perform risk analysis and field underwriting Client/Claims liaison Refer unresolved customer grievances or complex customer interactions to senior team member. Implement/adhere to company and Agency guidelines. General customer service duties as presented Performs other duties as assigned.
Core competencies Business Results able to meet individual performance metrics and goals. Multi-tasking able to successfully juggle multiple priorities at any given time. Attention to detail maintain accurate and descriptive accounts of all customer interactions. Communication Possess outstanding English and Spanish written and verbal communication skills. Job Knowledge understand basic product, billing, underwriting, and processing guidelines. Teamwork accept feedback when offered and work well with others. Problem solving able to research and identify timely solutions to customer related problems.

Preferred skills and abilities
Four-year college degree highly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous customer service experience highly preferred. Ideal candidate will have basic PC skills, basic math skills, strong analytical capability, conflict resolution skills, the ability to multi-task, and strong English and Spanish verbal and written communication skills.
Note: This position may require having the flexibility to work nonstandard hours/shifts and having the ability to adhere to a structured schedule. Some travel is required.

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