National Interstate, a division of Great American Insurance Group (NYSE: AFG), is a leading writer of commercial transportation insurance with a 30-year history of growth and profitability. We sell our products through a network of specialty insurance producers nationwide. Our Business Development Specialists are the quarterbacks of new business deals, working with our producers to identify, qualify and ultimately win new business. The role is centered around developing relationships with producers and then determining if a particular prospect is worth investing time on; and if it is, figuring out how to win the business. You will be surrounded with a fun and talented team to collaborate with, including our product managers and underwriters who are pricing the deal.
Scope of Job: Performs work under moderate supervision and technical direction. Familiar with basic concepts, practices, and procedures. Works on assignments of low to moderate technical complexity. May be required to have full comprehension of systems to answer questions and train agents. Position may require day and overnight travel (10-25%) to visit producers, prospects or clients. Position prospects and solicits new producers or clients.. Uses communication skills to build and leverage excellent customer relationships and to provide opportunities for marketing products and services. Responsibilities of the role include:
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• Requires prolonged, sitting and/or standing.
• May require frequent travel, including overnight travel.
• May require ability to operate and/or travel in a motor vehicle for long periods of time.
• May require travel by airplane.
• Requires frequent use of computer.
• May lift, carry, push, or pull objects up to 50 lbs.
• Requires regular and predictable attendance.