Employee Benefits Specialist

Salary:
Up to $60,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Near North Suburbs - Skokie, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Employee Benefits Specialist
Handle Customer Service and Client Support
For Top Employee Benefits Broker
Up to $58,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits
Near North Suburbs - Skokie, IL

As an Employee Benefits Specialist, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Supporting and assisting the Group Benefits Team
- Serving as a primary point of contact for clients
- Addressing client inquiries by phone and email
- Supporting clients with claim issues, employee terminations, enrollments, COBRA assistance and insurance carrier website navigation
- Acting as a liaison between clients and various insurance carriers
- Explaining coverages to their employees
- Maintaining and updating spreadsheets
- Creating booklets, slideshows and other marketing collateral for prospective client presentations
- Creating client newsletters using HR360
- Auditing enrollments, billings and deductions
- Performing routine and special analysis projects
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least 2 years of related / similar experience

And:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
- Advanced communication skills
- Analysis and decision-making skills

PLUSES...

+++ Any amount of related experience from an insurance and/or benefits brokerage

+++ An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

JobGiraffe's client is a leading Chicago-based provider of Employee Benefits and Life Insurance.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1932 - Skokie, IL 60077

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Human Resources/Benefits Administration/Payroll/Training/Recruiting/Staffing Insurance Human Resources/Benefits Administration/Payroll/Training/Recruiting/Staffing, Financial, Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Investment, Related Services

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