INTERN - Insurance Officer (Waite Park, MN)
Job Title:INTERN - Insurance Officer (Waite Park, MN)
Location:Waite Park, MN
Title: INTERN- Insurance Officer
Office Location:Illinois: Freeport; Minnesota: Mankato, Rochester, Waite Park; Wisconsin: Baldwin
Start/End Date:May 2019 – August 2019 (Full-time through the summer)
Position Overview: The Insurance Officer Intern will primarily work with and assist an Insurance Officer (IO) in providing crop insurance products available through Compeer Financial. The intern will develop the ability to combine his/her agricultural and business knowledge with an understanding of each client’s current insurance needs to provide solutions to meet those needs. The intern will assist the Insurance Officer to market Insurance products. The Intern will also collaborate with other team members throughout the organization to gain an understanding of the broader business.
Building relationships & networking w/ clients, prospects and Approved Insurance Providers (AIP)
Develop an understand of crop insurance products available through Compeer Financial
Develop an understanding of high touch client service.
Develop skills in creating prospecting plans, pre-screening and prospect clients
Ride along on crop insurance appointments
Understanding the importance of “cross selling”
Assist Crop Insurance team to collect, complete and review documents including, but not limited to: applications, annual production history, acreage reporting and claims for clients.
Reviews documents for accuracy and completion.
Assist crop insurance team to scan documents and keying data into insurance programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
· Pursuing a degree in agricultural economics, Ag business or equivalent Ag or business related degree; with at least two years completed
· Solid organizational, communication, problem solving, analytical, and influencing skills are required.
· Knowledge of farm production methods and products, a general understanding of farm business management, and finance or Insurance preferred.
· Demonstrate effective team skills.
· The understanding of and ability to use various computer, both business and financial, applications is required.
On July 1, 2017, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.
Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI,exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.
Qualified candidates please apply online atwww.compeer.com/CollegeRelations
Compeer Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.