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Client Advisor, Commercial Lines (Boise)

Company: The Buckner Company
Location: Meridian
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
Boise Office - Meridian, ID

Position Type
Full Time

Salary Range
$60,000.00 - $150,000.00 Base+Commission/year

Job Category


Who We Are + What We Do

Founded in 1936, The Buckner Company is a family-owned, full-service independent insurance brokerage headquartered in Salt Lake City. What started as a team of three people has grown into one of the largest and fastest-growing agencies in the western region with over 200 employees in seven offices. Although much has changed, one thing remains constant: Buckner's dedication to providing phenomenal service to its clients. In helping customers navigate a competitive and confusing industry, Buckner's knowledgeable and experienced professionals live by these core values:

  • People + Focus: Placing the people at the heart of every decision
  • Open + Fair: Discovering better solutions and making things happen
  • Performance + Drive: Acting with openness and clarity
  • Team + Value: Collaborating and trusting each other

    What you'll love about The Buckner Co.
    • A company emphasis for a work-life balance
    • Paid time off, paid holidays, and paid flex days
    • As stable as they come: The insurance industry is essential to our society and in constant demand
    • Company paid Continued Education Policy: insurance-related courses, designations, certifications, and licensing are paid for by Buckner
    • Top Notch 401K and Benefits: An industry-leading 401K policy combined with outstanding healthcare, dental, vision benefits, and health and wellness programs
    • Great culture, great people: With a culture centering on collaboration and comradery
      Position Summary

      This is a sales oriented position requiring advanced communication skills, a thorough knowledge of insurance products available through our agency. Capable of pursuing and closing sales of new and existing commercial lines accounts and retaining assigned book of commercial lines business.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Achieve objectives established in annual producer sales plan.
      • Prospect for new business from existing clients and identified target groups.
      • Contact prospects for the purpose of providing a quote and making sales appointments.
      • Survey prospects to determine insurance needs, inspecting current insurance policies, risk management plans, property, products and records.
      • Collect detailed risk and underwriting information including survey data and loss history.
      • Develop and deliver formal proposals of insurance including details of coverage's, limits, deductibles and other pertinent information.
      • Work with Account management service person and/or team to market and complete company submissions and selection of potential markets.
      • Conduct client and prospect appointments communicating proposals and renewals, explaining details and communicating desire to conduct business.
      • Introduce Account Manager to clients and request that service calls be directed to them and forward all service related calls to assigned Account Manager.
      • Stay informed of all claims or service issues and become involved in resolution when required.
      • Participate in renewals, when appropriate, by reviewing expiration listing with Account Manager to determine appropriate action and collection of information to prepare renewal submissions.
      • Maintain production reports and attend all sales meetings as required.
      • Promote agency and insurance industry in the community.
      • Keep informed of industry developments through review of trade press and by attending insurance carrier training meetings on new products, etc.
      • Perform other specific duties and projects as assigned by agency management.


        Education and Experience:
        • College degree from a four-year university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
        • Experience in commercial (property and casualty) insurance with larger and more complex middle market clients and risks is preferred

          Licenses or Certifications:

          • Active Idaho Property and Casualty license required; Idaho Life & Health license desired

            Required Job Knowledge and Skills:
            • Proven ability to pursue and close sales.
            • Ability to establish and develop strong relationships with clients, carriers, trusted business partners and coworkers
            • Business development and financial evaluation skills
            • Good organizational and time management skills

Keywords: The Buckner Company, Meridian , Client Advisor, Commercial Lines (Boise), Other , Meridian, Idaho

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