MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The Crop Insurance Specialist provides direct and primary support to the region’s efforts in meeting annual insurance sales goals by assisting with new client sales, servicing and marketing to present customers, conducting individual and group product demonstrations, and participating in the development of regional marketing and business plans. The incumbent will provide technical guidance and support to the branch team by developing and servicing the crop insurance portfolio (MPCI and Hail). The incumbent will enhance the quality of the agricultural insurance program by maintaining a thorough understanding of hail and multi-peril crop insurance, administer the technical aspects of crop insurance processing, providing tracking reports, and assisting in development and implementation of crop insurance sales and marketing plans. In addition the incumbent will support other insurance programs as needed in assigned branch office.
The successful candidate must have or be willing to obtain an Illinois insurance license to sell and service crop insurance and must have 1-3 years of agricultural related work experience. A farm background and degree in agriculture are desired. The incumbent must have a solid understanding of marketing and sales principles and practices. The individual must possess strong skills in marketing/sales, accounting, analysis and interpersonal relationships. Exceptional customer service skills and demonstrated organizational skills required. Must be able to utilize computer technology. Travel will be required within the assigned territory.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
SUBMIT RESUME TO: Farm Credit Illinois, ACA
Attn: HR Department
1100 Farm Credit Drive
Mahomet, IL 61853