Territory Manager Public Sector Commercial Insurance - Albany, New York, United States, 12201

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Develop and enhance relationships within the independent agency system to create opportunities for customized products for public sector business. Solicit, negotiate and sell all aspects of public sector business within a defined territory. Coordinate services (claim, loss control and etc.) and distribution strategies to enhance Public Sectors' local presence and relationships with customers and agents/brokers.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Execute the sales strategies for Public Sector Services throughout territory to meet the profitability and production objectives for the territory. Sell industry segment underwriting and service capabilities to agents and brokers. Identify and develop opportunities to achieve profitable growth through new business production and retention of renewal business throughout the territory. Identify and develop long-term relationships with the independent agencies within the territory to enhance the sales efforts. Provide ongoing customer service delivery and problem resolution to agents/brokers who write public sector business within the territory. Develop, analyze and share competitive market place information to identify and create a competitive sales advantage for Public Sector Services. Work with Public Sector Services Regional Underwriting Units to help identify and solve product and service development needs for public sector business.

Minimum Qualifications
3 years of experience in sales, underwriting or related field.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Position requires an extensive knowledge of the property/casualty insurance industry, with specialized knowledge of public sector business being an asset. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all parts of the Public Sector Services segment. Five to seven years of progressively responsible underwriting and/or marketing within the insurance industry with preferably some experience/knowledge handling public sector business. Demonstrated sales and customer service skills are required. Strong communication skills, including highly developed presentation skills. Must possess a strong ability to work effectively in a team environment. Effective influencing skills, including an ability to develop and coordinate the appropriate resources and work groups.

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Position requires extensive travel and demands the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.

Licensing or Certificates
IIA course work (CPCU, ARM, etc.) desirable.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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