• Agency Practice Leader / RVP

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    2020-1348
    Category
    Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Practice Leader is responsible for the overall direction and operation of the Agency in the Greater Atlanta market, performing a multifaceted array of duties to lead the day-to-day Sales, Sales Support, Customer Service, and Renewal/retention strategies. Activities will include involvement in a small number of key accounts, furthering our market strategy, leading growth/expansion, and ongoing recruitment of consulting and account management talent.

     

    SCOPE OF POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    The Practice Leader is the senior executive in the Greater Atlanta market and is in constant contact with referral sources, insurance carriers, customers and direct reports. Therefore all interactions are of significant importance and impact the initial and ongoing impressions and relationships between the company and contact. As such, the Practice Leader impacts how the company is perceived in the marketplace. The impression the Practice Leader leaves in the minds of the marketplace impacts the success of the organization. The Practice Leader is responsible for the financial performance of the Atlanta agency.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Lead and manage the day to day sales and operations of the Atlanta Agency.
    • Working with other senior leaders from The James Group and our partner(s), create, implement and carry out the mission and strategic plan for the Agency.
    • Supervise direct reports, hire, effect training, retain and evaluate.
    • Assist with creation of and manage fiscal year budget.
    • Maintain client privacy and confidentiality in accordance with all federal, state, local and company requirements. Promptly notify President of any questions or suspected issues with confidentiality or privacy.
    • Oversee the agency’s compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and insurance carrier requirements. Attention to detail is paramount as mistakes can financially and legally impact the agency and its business partners.
    • Maintain current insurance license at the appropriate licensure level in accordance with applicable state law.     

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

     

    • 4 year college/university degree required
    • Current licensed Georgia life and health insurance agent
    • Minimum 5 years insurance industry experience. Employee supervision, budget responsibility and team/workgroup management responsibility required.
    • Excellent Health, Life/ADD, Disability and Dental product knowledge required.
    • Excellent market carrier knowledge preferred.
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite

     

    The James Group, LLC (TJG) was founded in 2003 as a partnership with Adams Keegan, Inc. Today, TJG’s partner Bodock, Inc. has annual revenue exceeding $1 Billion. Since 2003, TJG has routinely achieved double digit revenue growth and currently has over $60MM in force health and life insurance premium. Our services include a fully integrated brokerage, HR, payroll and benefit administration package that allows clients to fully outsource and improve management of these key functions.TJG agents are licensed in all 50 states and appointed to do business with health and life insurance carriers across the United States. Our offices in Atlanta, Memphis and Nashville manage business in 45 states and include small, mid-size and large employers. Every employee of TJG is a licensed insurance agent (including customer service staff) and our team works daily to keep in touch with national markets and constantly update our knowledge of insurance trends across the US.

     

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