Regional Broker Development and Marketing Representative

Agribusiness Risk Underwriters
Work from home
Salary + bonus+ benefits
Aug 29, 2018
Oct 14, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Regional Broker Development and Marketing Representative - Contract Poultry Growers National Commercial Program

Agribusiness Risk Underwriters:

Our Ideal Candidate - You are focused and motivated for success, with business and educational achievements that demonstrate a commitment to self-improvement.  You always present yourself professionally and have strong communication skills. Obstacles don’t daunt you; they interest you -- you enjoy creative problem solving and learning new concepts, and you have a high intellectual curiosity.  You have strong critical thinking skills, you pay close attention to details that others overlook, and you produce thorough and accurate work. You embrace modern technology, and you wield it to your advantage in your personal and professional lives.  Most important of all, you have the desire and ability to positively contribute to ARU being the best in the world.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficient with modern technology
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited brick-and-mortar 4 year college or university
  • 5 years of farm or commercial Property and Casualty insurance experience, with an emphasis on Property exposures
  • Very bright, fast learning, well-organized, and a high ability to deliver results with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills on the phone, with demonstrable successful history of ability to quickly build new relationships and maximize existing ones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Farm/ag insurance experience
  • 4 years of insurer or MGA marketing experience
  • One or more professional designations such as AFIS, CIC, CPCU, etc
  • Existing broker relationships in the Southeastern United States, which can be harnessed to drive company growth

Primary Duties

  • Directly responsible for growth of direct written premium; reports directly to ARU company President
  • Work primarily from home, with with some time spent at ARU headquarters in Mocksville, NC
  • Take a deep dive into the Poultry Farm insurance niche
  • Learn the the overall Poultry Farm insurance market and about various ARU competitors, on a regional and national basis
  • Master all aspects and product advantages of the Contract Poultry Growers National Commercial Program
  • Research geographic areas of potential growth for ARU, and pursue new Broker relationships in those areas
  • Provide sample quotes and web-based demonstrations of ARU’s products and online rating system and electronic policy issuance system
  • Carefully qualify and screen potential new Brokers to ensure the appropriate fit with ARU’s culture and the Broker’s ability to meet volume requirements
  • Onboard new Broker relationships, complete the contractual and licensing requirements, and set new Brokers up in the online rating system, and
  • Transition new Brokers to the ARU Underwriting team and introduce the Brokers to the ARU claims department
  • Post on-boarding, regularly followup with Brokers to ensure a long term mutually successful relationship, including the production of a healthy/growing book of business
  • Attend Poultry seminars at the National Poultry Technology Center, and take advantage of other opportunities to elevate other poultry-niche expertise


Offering a Competitive Compensation Package

  • Salary + Benefits Package
  • Group health and life insurance
  • Company sponsored retirement plan with company match
  • Generous paid vacation and sick days


More about ARU - We are a new spin-off of a 100+ year old company, formed to be a progressive outlet for creative ideas and methods.  Our core mission is to reduce property and casualty losses to commercial poultry confinement operations. To do this, we invest in research and technology, and we interface with universities, lending institutions, construction companies, insurance brokers, and insurance consumers, seeking solutions that sustain the long term interests of all stakeholders.  We also harness the results of our research along with proprietary “secret sauce” methodology to develop and distribute specialty insurance products through independent brokers across the United States.