Administrative / Customer Service

Salary:
Up to $55,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Near North Suburbs - Skokie, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Administrative / Customer Service
Administrative Support Specialist in Group Benefits
Up to $55,000 to start plus great company-sponsored benefits
Near North Suburbs - Skokie, IL

As Administrative Support Specialist in Group Benefits, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Providing day-to-day support within Group Benefits
- Learning to serve as the initial point of contact for Group Benefit clients
- Learning about Employee Benefits and Group Benefits
- Learning to explain various group benefit programs
- Assisting clients with their various benefit selections
- Handling employee enrollments and terminations
- Providing claim support
- Offering COBRA assistance
- Helping clients with their Website portal navigation

Additionally, you will be:

- Serving as a liaison between clients and insurance carriers
- Maintaining and updating enrollment spreadsheets
- Learning to administer Request for Proposals [RFPs]
- Learning to prepare and collate client presentations
- Learning to conduct routine audits
- Sending out monthly group newsletters

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least two years of Administrative and/or Customer Service experience
- Experience with client and/or customer contact

With:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
- Accurate data entry skills
- Above average computational math skills
- Comfort with numbers, spreadsheets and reports

Additionally:

- Effective communication and listening skills
- Relationship management skills
- Organizational skills with attention to detail
- Prioritization and follow up skills

Pluses:

- Related insurance industry or group benefits experience +++
- 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, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #20-1115 - Skokie, IL 60077

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Customer Service Skills Administrative Skills Customer Service Skills, Financial, Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Investment, Related Services

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