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Careers at Barkley

Barkley Insurance has a strong, forward-thinking culture where employees harness their skills and abilities to build success with their clients as well as in the community. Our optimistic spirit, creative thinking, and determination to serve our clients well drives our work and makes Barkley a great place to work.

Here are just a few of the great benefits that Barkley offers:

  • On Site Yoga Classes
  • Paid Professional Career Development
  • Monthly Chair Massages
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Generous Employee Benefit Package
  • Company Matched 401K Plan
  • Game Room
  • Employee Focused Lunch & Learns

If you’re ready to build a meaningful career that makes in difference in our clients’ lives, as well as in the community, we’d love to hear from you.

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Openings

Barkley Insurance & Risk Management is looking for an experienced Commercial Lines Manager/Account Executive to join our team.  We are growing regional agency located in Oxnard, CA with expertise in Commercial Lines, Employee Benefits, Safety Programs & Training, Claims Management, & Human Resources Management.

Job Summary (Dual Role):

Commercial Lines Manager:

Oversees all Commercial Lines Property & Casualty related activities, including oversight of the Account Management team and training process, directing and mentoring, interfacing with both internal/external customers, ensuring resolution of outstanding inquiries and concerns, and tracking customer service-related performance metrics. Cognitive of marketing trends.  Maintains knowledge, skills and abilities based on industry marketplace.  Works with the Management Team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement. Develops and tracks customer service-related performance measurements. Supports the functional team in their efforts to meet their service level agreements. Aligns the customer service teams strategy to grow business based on the overall department strategy.

Account Executive:

The Commercial Lines Property & Casualty Account Executive performs essential functions of the position, which include aiding the Producer and clients with service needs, making changes to existing accounts. Specific service/marketing renewal and new business responsibilities are required in this position. Meets service and sales delivery standards, while performing essential functions to the quality and service standards developed by the agency.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Professional designation preferred (CIC, CPCU, etc.). Active P&C Insurance license
  • Industry experience 7-10 years
  • 5-7 years managerial/supervisory experience
    • Strong supervisory skills required.
    • Experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Insurance Industry.
  • Ability to work independently of Producer & able to take the lead on all elements of client servicing
  • Advanced knowledge of insurance rating, underwriting procedures & markets
  • Proficient with client management systems (such as EPIC, SharePoint, Salesforce, Zoho)
  • Proficient with 3rd party outsourcing companies (such as PATRA, ReSource Pro)

Barkley Insurance & Risk Management has a strong, forward-thinking culture where employees harness their skills and abilities to build success with their clients as well as in the community. Our optimistic spirit, creative thinking, and determination to serve our clients well drives our work and makes Barkley a great place to work.

To apply, please contact Christa Ikona email: cikona@barkleyins.com or call 805-483-1995.

Risk Advisor

Our Risk Advisors are the driving force of our business! This position will focus on commercial insurance sales using a proprietary sales approach. We are an independent risk management, insurance, and employee benefits consulting firm that takes a consultative and diagnostic approach with our clients.

Duties:

  • Generate new business by leveraging existing relationships, prospecting, conducting market analysis and cold calling potential customers
  • Develop a good understanding of and adherence to the agency’s sales process. Drive this sales process by targeting top prospects, identifying client solutions, negotiating and closing
  • Expand revenue within current accounts by promoting additional lines of coverage
  • Retain existing business by delivering results and superior service. Act as a trusted advisor to clients regarding any insurance-related issue
  • Develop or maintain centers of influence through local connections
  • Represent the organization in a manner that is consistent with our core values
  • Establish yourself professionally to be a top Producer in your market
  • Establish premium payment arrangements according to agency policy, accepting accountability for outstanding receivables (agency bill only)
  • Maintain technical insurance skills through continuing education (CPCU, CIC)
  • Perform special projects at management’s request
  • Achieve superior internal customer satisfaction by performing the job in such a manner that team members consider it a pleasure and privilege to work with you

Requirements:

  • Strong self-motivation
  • Experience developing your own prospects
  • Excellent communication skills & ability to be resilient
  • All property and casualty and benefits insurance licenses required by the Department of Insurance
  • Effective presentation skills supported by excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proven track record of closing new business and exceeding sales targets

Preferred:

  • Minimum 1 year of strategic sales experience
  • Ideally, a Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of sales experience
  • Ability to push past rejection to achieve results
  • Drive, empathy, energy and integrity combined with the ability to influence others

To apply, please contact Christa Ikona email: cikona@barkleyins.com or call 805-483-1995.